Date: Friday, November 8, 2019 Time: 9:30 AM – 12 PM Location: Addison Public Library, 4 Friendship Plaza, Addison, IL 60101 If you had unlimited time, money, and power, what half-baked or wild idea would you want to make a reality at your library? Using the principles of the Design Thinking for Libraries toolkit, this … More Workshop Your Wild Idea
If you’re an information professional eager to get involved in the library world and create learning opportunities for other library professionals, consider joining the Recharge Committee! We’re looking for people who are creative, organized, and motivated to try new things. Recharge is committed to providing free continuing education opportunities that address new and emerging technologies, transcend department … More Join us!
Date: Friday, September 27, 2019 Time: 10 AM – 12 PM Location: Gail Borden Public Library District: Main Library – 270 N Grove Ave, Elgin, IL 60120 What does it take to be a powerful partner? Learn from the Gail Borden Public Library Community Engagement Team and their Community Partners on what it takes to make an impact in … More Partner Power: Tapping the Unlimited Power of Community Engagement
Date: Friday, March 1, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location: Skokie Public Library, 5215 Oakton Street, Skokie, IL 60077, Radmacher Room Join the Recharge Committee for a workshop on participatory culture in libraries. Participatory experiences put the user in charge of their learning and provide the opportunity for meaningful community connections. Learn strategies to facilitate and scale … More Creating a Culture of Contribution: A Fresh Look at Participatory Learning in Libraries
Mark Aaron Polger is the First Year Outreach Librarian at the College of Staten Island, City University of New York (CUNY), and an Information Literacy Instructor at ASA College. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of Marketing Libraries Journal, a new open source, peer-reviewed scholarly journal that is dedicated to research in library marketing and its components. … More Interview: Mark Aaron Polger, founder of Marketing Libraries Journal
Date: Saturday, August 12 Time: 10:30am – 11:30am Location: Stony Island Arts Bank, 6760 South Stony Island Ave, Chicago, IL 60649 The Stony Island Arts Bank is a hybrid gallery, media archive, library and community center in the South Shore neighborhood. Designed by William Gibbons Uffendell and built in 1923, the bank at 68th Street and Stony … More Field Trip: Stony Island Arts Bank
We are no longer accepting applications for the Recharge Committee. Thank you to everyone who applied. -Recharge Committee 7/7/17 If you’re an information professional eager to get involved in the library world and create learning opportunities for other library professionals, consider joining the Recharge Committee! We’re looking for people who are creative, organized, and motivated … More Join Us! (Updated)
Date: Wednesday, August 10, 2016 Time: 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM Location: Morton Grove Public Library — 6140 Lincoln Ave., Morton Grove, IL 60053 Libraries are working harder than ever to discover new and exciting ways to work with the community. Virtual community engagement is one of those ways. Librarians nationwide have begun participating in the LocalWiki … More Building Online Community with LocalWiki