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Surplus furniture & equipment at Champaign office

We are pleased to announce the availability of office furniture and equipment at the Champaign IHLS office which has been declared surplus by the IHLS Board.  The Champaign Office is located at 1704 W. Interstate Dr. Champaign IL 61822.  These items will be free of charge to member libraries. 

Member libraries cannot reserve items by telephone, e-mail, fax, etc.  All available items will be given to member libraries on a first come, first served basis and must be immediately removed from the IHLS Champaign Office between the hours of 1:00 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday, December 16, 2013; or Tuesday, December 17, 2013 between the hours of 9:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.  Interested library members must be prepared to carry items out to their vehicles with minimal or no support from IHLS staff.

Here is a list of the items available.

For information on the availability and/or descriptions of items please contact Michelle Ralston at 217.352.0047 ext. 717 or Linda Kates at 217.352.0047 ext. 705

Moving Forward Together - December 6, 2013

The December 6, 2013, IHLS newsletter includes:

  • Board Meeting Recap
  • Mandatory Library Certification
  • Delivery Update - Weather Closings
  • "It's a Writingful Life"
  • Soon to be Famous Illinois Author Deadline January 6
  • eRead Illinois
  • SHARE Chat
  • New! IHLS Discussion Board
  • WorldShare Watch Browser Requirements and Training Webinars
  • 24th Annual Library Legislative Breakfast
  • ILA Library Trustee Forum 2014 Workshop
  • Upcoming WebJunction Webinars
  • DPLA Community Reps Outreach
  • Libraries in the News
  • E-News from the Illinois State Library
  • ILA E-Newsletter
  • Grant Opportunities

 “A good head and good heart are always a formidable combination.
But when you add to that a literate tongue or pen,
then you have something very special.”
― Nelson Mandela (7/18/1918 - 12/5/2013)

Browser requirements for WorldShare ILL

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