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November 2017

LACONI CSS: Tech Trends in Circulation and the Library

November 16, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove Ave.
Elgin, IL 60120 United States
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Come check out some of the latest technology trends in circulation and libraries including self-checks, automated material handler, mediabank, and a POS system just to name a few.

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Strengthening the Virtuous Circle: Why Diversity and Cultural Competence are Important to LIS

November 17, 2017 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Woodridge Public Library, 3 Plaza Dr
Woodridge, IL 60517 United States
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Speaker: Dr. Nicole A. Cooke,  Assistant Professor, MSLIS Program Director Join author, professor, speaker, and social justice advocate Dr. Nicole Cooke for a powerful discussion about diversity in the library field. Learn important distinctions between diversity and inclusion, and how administrators can champion effective, proactive retention methods. Dr. Cooke, an Assistant Professor at the School of Information Sciences at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, was awarded the 2017 ALA Achievement in Library Diversity Research Award and the 2016 ALA Equality Award.  She was the University…

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January 2018

Large-Scale, All Ages Programs – OPP

January 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Elmhurst Public Library, 125 South Prospect Ave
Elmhurst, IL 60126 United States
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Public libraries are offering large-scale, all-ages programs to showcase their relevance and engage families in memorable, shared experiences. A panel of seasoned programmers will explain why these types of programs are important, share their practices in developing them, the components that make them successful, and lessons learned along the way.  Panel Includes staff from Highland Park Library, Arlington Heights Memorial Library, River Forest Public Library, and Schaumburg Public Library. 9:30 - 10:00 a.m. - Check in/networking/breakfast 10:00 a.m. - Large-Scale,…

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February 2018

Developing Tech Training for your Library

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Gail Borden Public Library, 270 N. Grove Ave.
Elgin, IL 60120 United States
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Libraries fulfill a genuine community need for digital literacy and computer training. We will share trends in technology, tips and tricks for librarians new to training and, for those more advanced, we'll provide ideas for future training. Panelists: Brady McNeil Associate Director of Technology Education and Training, New York Public Library Library Journal's Movers & Shakers 2017 Monica Dombrowski Director of Digital Services, Gail Borden Public Library Library Journal's Movers & Shakers 2017

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LACONI YSS Using Multicultural Literature to Teach Empathy and Literacy

February 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm

LACONI YSS is hosting a lively discussion about why we need multicultural literature in our collections and how to use them in our library programs. We’ll hear from experts in the field who not only know multicultural literature but have lived abroad! 9:00- 9:50 a.m.               Registration & Light Breakfast 9:50 a.m.-10:00 a.m.      LACONI Business Meeting 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.    Using Multicultural and Urban Children’s Literature to Accelerate Literacy Learning         Dr. Sujin…

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Leadership Principles for 2018

February 23 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Downers Grove Public Library, 1050 Curtiss St.
Downers Grove, IL 60515 United States
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$30.00

This is an all day workshop with lunch included. Facilitated by Executive Coach Nels Flatebo, this workshop will provide real world solutions to daily challenges faced by managers at all levels.   In the mornining session we'll start by: Identifying barriers that prevent professional and personal growth in your team Understanding the difference between positive and negative accountability Discovering how to solicit and receive open, honest feedback The afternoon session will be a collaborative discussion with active participation Bring your…

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March 2018

Tech Services Section: Technical Services Workflows

March 1 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
Naperville Public Library – 95th Street Branch, 3015 Cedar Glade Dr.
Naperville, IL 60564 United States
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Panelists Rebecca Bartlett (La Grange Public Library), Laura Murff (Lisle Library District), Rohini Bokka and Technical Services staff (Naperville Public Library) will help you optimize the workflow in your Technical Services department.

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To Infinity and Beyond: Career Advancement

March 9 @ 12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Woodridge Public Library, 3 Plaza Dr
Woodridge, IL 60517 United States
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  Where do you want to be in five years? 10 years? Join us for this presentation about career advancement into administration at the Woodridge Public Library. Speakers Kate Buckson (LaGrange Park Public Library), Christine Lazaris (Geneva Public Library District), Keisha Hester (Broadview Public Library), and Monica Harris (Schaumburg Township District Library) will discuss their paths to becoming directors and share advice about career advancement in libraries. The program will include individual presentations, topic discussions, and a Q&A session. We…

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LACONI CSS: Mental Health First Aid Thursday, March 15

March 15 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Indian Trails Public Library District, 355 Schoenbeck Road
Wheeling, IL 60090 United States
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Mental Health First Aid is a training provided in over 40 countries worldwide to increase mental health awareness by breaking down the stigma of mental illness.. This training addresses potential warning signs of presenting mental health problems and provides the tools to help someone in crisis. As we continue the dialogue to improve mental health literacy we are shattering the barriers associated to mental illness and helping make recovery possible. Over 1 million people across the nation are trained in…

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April 2018

CANCELED: Community Engagement Beyond Boundaries: Open 24 Hours

April 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Joliet Public Library, 3395 Black Rd
Joliet, IL 60431 United States
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$20

This event is canceled.    

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