Upcoming Events

Admin Program: Bite-Sized Marketing

Oct 19th, 2012 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

Join Nancy Dowd, author of Bite-Sized Marketing: Realistic Solutions for Overworked Libraries, and learn strategies that you can use that will help you spread the word about your library to users and non-users.



How to Safely Manage Disruptive Patrons

Sep 26th, 2012 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

Does your library have…Unruly cell phone users? Out of control kids? Upset patrons? Then you (and/or your staff) should attend:“How to Safely Manage Disruptive Patrons” Presented by CPI (Crisis Prevention Institute) on Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 9am-12pm at the Fountaindale Public Library located at: 300 W. Briarcliff Road in Bolingbrook.



Admin Program: Serving the Homeless in Public Libraries

Aug 24th, 2012 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

This LACONI program will feature a panel of Library Directors and Executive Directors of local homeless shelters providing information on their experiencing is serving this segment of our patron population. There will be brief presentations followed by a Q and A session.



LACONI-OPP Best of the Best Website & Speed Networking

Aug 23rd, 2012 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

Best of the Best Website & Speed Networking Friday, September 21, 2012, 9:30 am Downers Grove Public Library Click to view the flyer Click to register



Tech Services Program: SkyRiver & OCLC Presentations

Jul 17th, 2012 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

SkyRiver & OCLC Presentaions
Representatives from SkyRiver and OCLC will present a brief overview of their companies future.



Admin Program: eBooks: The New Wild Wild West

Apr 20th, 2012 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

Join us for a two-part conversation about the challenges and opportunities we face in the eBook environment (the new wild, wild west!!).



Pritzker Military Library Visit

Apr 13th, 2012 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

This 90 minute, docent-led tour is an overview of the rich collection of the Pritzker Military Library. The Pritzker houses a major collection of books and related materials on military history, with a special focus on the role of the citizen soldier in American history.  Knowing what resources are available to our patrons can help […]



Circulation Program: What is RFID?

Apr 11th, 2012 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

What is RFID? Join us for a general discussion about the benefits and  implementation of RFID at your library! Our special guest will be Shai Robkin, President, The Americas, and CEO of Bibliotheca ITG LLC. Thursday, May 17 2012 9;00 am-12:00 pm Warren Newport Public Library 224 n. Oplaine Rd. Gurnee, IL WE ARE STILL […]



Building a Digital Media Lab: Libraries as Creative Spaces

Mar 9th, 2012 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

April 20, 2012 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Fountaindale Public Library District 300 W. Briarcliff Road Bolingbrook, IL 60440 Click here to register Libraries have always stored and provided access to content, but as technology changes and the digital divide persists how will libraries adapt to best serve their communities? For some, the next step is […]



Seeking Nominations for Reaching Forward Awards

Feb 1st, 2012 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

LACONI MEMBERS:  Here is your opportunity to nominate one of your staff or co-workers who are support staff for the Oberman Rich Award or the Robert P. Doyle Award.  The award winners will be given recognition at Reaching Forward on May 4, 2012.  Anyone submitting a nomination will be entered into a drawing to win […]