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Library Learning Roundup October 2023

Illinois Heartland Library System

Published : Oct. 2, 2023
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We've crawled the web for some of the most useful library learning opportunities, most of them free and all of them curated for the librarians of Illinois.

Here's where you can expand your skills in October 2023...

All learning is online unless noted otherwise.


Library Issues & Book News 




Grants & Fundraising 


Leadership and Communication 






Upcoming Conferences 

Grab your tickets! These conferences are coming up in the next few months. 

  • Oct. 24-26, 2023 
    ILA Annual Conference 2023 (Illinois Library Association; Springfield, Ill.) 
  • Feb. 8, 2024 
    IHLS Member Day — SAVE THE DATE! (Illinois Heartland Library System; Virtual) 



Events by IHLS

Illinois Heartland Library System has an expanding variety of learning opportunities, too. View them all on our Events page.

IHLS Events

All upcoming continuing education events by IHLS and its divisions; many are for IHLS members, some are open to system members statewide

SHARE Events

For SHARE members

Statewide CMC Events 

Free cataloging trainings available to system-member libraries statewide



Have suggestions, ideas, or questions about Continuing Education? Contact our Continuing Education Coordinator at 618.474.9948