Upcoming Events

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.



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



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 […]



Creating Experiences: Customer Service in Libraries

Dec 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

As public libraries strive to retain patrons in the face of competition with big box retailers, websites, and other community resources, it becomes vital to provide a positive and welcoming experience. This program will discuss different models of customer service and how we can better serve patrons in a technology driven world. Missy Brown, of […]



How Did They Do That?…The Importance of Documenting the Creation Process

Nov 28th, 2011 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

When library staff or patrons use equipment hosted by the library to create content, it is usually an afterthought to document the creation process. This program will focus on four areas of content creation and digital preservation: video production, audio production, photography and historical artifacts.



Speed Networking for Super Librarians

Oct 13th, 2011 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

Friday, October 28 at 9:00am Elk Grove Village Public Library 1001 Wellington Avenue Elk Grove Vlg, IL 60007-3389   9:00am Coffee and breakfast pastries 9:30am:  Speaker Brendan Sullivan      “I NEED NEW IDEAS-Collaborative Creativity” Brendan Sullivan is a creativity coach. He helps organizational teams, leaders and individuals to create more innovative solutions, more successful […]



LACONI-OPP September 30th Registration

Aug 23rd, 2011 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

Registration for the September 30th program, Nuts and Bolts of Adult Programming: Getting the Goods, Avoiding the Bad and the Ugly is now available. Please check your email, and/or download the flyer and registration here.