Library News

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IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - April 15, 2016

The April 15, 2016, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Today is the Deadline
  • A message from IHLS Board President Leander Spearman
  • LIS Spring Symposium – April 19, 2016
  • Please Comment on Proposed IHLS Bylaws Changes
  • IHLS Is Offering Two ASD Workshops
  • Vendor Discount Page Updated
  • Smart Money Week
  • National Library Legislative Day May 2 - 3, 2016
  • Member Spotlight
    • Edwardsville Public Library
    • Sparta Public Library
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • I Love Libraries Newsletter
  • Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning

Upcoming ILDS Delivery Changes

Illinois Library Delivery Service (ILDS) is the courier service that distributes library materials between academic libraries (who are members of Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois…CARLI) and the Illinois Library Systems (IHLS, RAILS and CPL). Since it is a courier service, periodically that contract has a Request for Proposal (RFP) managed by the University of Illinois Procurement Division. The current contract for the ILDS expires on June 30, 2016.

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - March 29, 2016

The March 29, 2016, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Connect with Leslie – March 30, 2016
  • IHLS Board Recap
  • Please Comment on Proposed IHLS Bylaws Changes
  • IHLS Board Elections open for voting
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) Workshops
  • Presenters Needed for ISLMA Conference
  • Grant Information
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning

Board Meeting Recap - March 22, 2016

A recap of significant actions taken by the board at their March 22, 2016, meeting.

Next board meeting date: Tuesday, April 26, 2016

IHLS Board Elections now open for voting

Voting is now underway for the 5 open seats on the IHLS Board of Directors.

Seats to be filled are:

  • 1 Public Library Representative
  • 4 Public Library Trustee Representatives

The sample ballot contains complete instructions. Please read these instructions carefully prior to voting.

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - March 8, 2016

The March 8, 2016, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Delivery Tip – Labeling Items
  • Teen Tech Week
  • Member Spotlight – Edwardsville Public Library
  • ISLMA/LBSS Endowment Fund Readers’ Choice Grant
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • I Love Libraries Newsletter
  • Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - February 12, 2016

The February 19, 2016, IHLS newsletter includes:

 

  • IHLS Board Seat Interest Survey
  • IHLS Board Meeting – February 23, 2016
  • Connect with Leslie – February 25, 2016
  • Delivery Update – Allowable Items in Delivery
  • Member Spotlight
    • Blackburn College
    • Marion Carnegie Library
  • Save the Date - Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference, August 9-11, 2016
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • I Love Libraries Newsletter
  • Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning

IHLS Board Seat Nomination Survey

The Illinois Heartland Library System Board of Directors Nominating Committee is preparing for the 2016 election cycle and has opened the nomination process. The following positions on the board are up for election this year:

  • 1 Public Library Representative (3 year term)
  • 4 Public Library Trustee Representatives (Each is a 3 year term)

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - February 12, 2016

The February 12, 2016, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • IHLS Holiday Closing – February 15, 2016
  • Connect with Leslie Recording & Follow-up
  • From ILA:  2016 Legislative Issues Summary Now Available
  • IHLS Board Meeting – February 23, 2016
  • Delivery Tip – Required Delivery Count February 15-19
  • Member Spotlight – Hoopeston Public Library
  • ILA Membership Survey
  • Online Conference:  Big Talk From Small Libraries
  • Illinois Youth Services Institute (IYSI)
  • Reminder: Early Bird Registration Deadline February 29 for IACRL 2016 Conference
  • Illinois State Library:  Targeting Autism Forum Openings
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning

IHLS News: Moving Forward Together - February 5, 2016

The February 5, 2016, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Connect with Leslie – February 8, 2016
  • New Safety Procedures
  • Annual Library Certification
  • IHLS Holiday Closing – February 15, 2016
  • Delivery Tip – Required Delivery Count February 15-19
  • Online Conference:  Big Talk From Small Libraries
  • Great Lakes Resource Sharing Conference Proposals – Deadline Extended
  • Grants, Awards & Scholarships
  • 2016 Legislative Meet-ups
  • In the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • I Love Libraries Newsletter
  • Free Webinars & Workshops
  • Upcoming Events in Library Learning
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