Upcoming Events

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.

LACONI CSS Fall Program

Aug 9th, 2011 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

GEEKS BEARING GIFTS:  Technology Trends for Circulation Staff How do you check out a digital download?  Is the smartphone the new library card?  Join Toby Greenwalt of Skokie Public Library Tony Molaro of Highwood Public Library and advisory board members of the LACONI Technology Section as they give us a look at all things digital, […]

LACONI-OPP Workshops 2011-2012

Jul 12th, 2011 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

Nuts and Bolts of Adult Programming: Getting the Goods, Avoiding the Bad and the Ugly Friday, September 30, 2011, 9:30 am Indian Prairie Public Library, Darien, IL  Click to download flyer and registration Networking Roundtable Friday, October 28, 2011, 9:00 am Elk Grove Village Public Library Click to download flyer and registration   Programming for Senior Adults Friday, March 9, 2012, 9:30 am Oak Park Public Library […]

LACONI YSS Harvest of Resources

Apr 19th, 2011 | By | Category: Upcoming Events

Harvest of Resources Performer Showcase September 23rd, 2011 9am-3pm Youth Services and School Librarians can get the inside scoop on performers in our area. Watch great performances and network with other librarians at: Harold Washington Library Center 400 S. State Street Chicago, IL 60605   Performers will be demonstrating their talents either in the showcase […]