Register for our next field trip to The Newberry Library! In addition to a tour of the library, the Newberry will have two large-scale exhibits: one on current research they’re doing and related materials, and one on the history of the library. photo from Dottie B. on flickr.com When: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 10am Where: The … More Field Trip: The Newberry Library
Thank you so much to everyone who filled out our field trip survey! And now, the results! Our next field trip will be a behind the scenes tour of the Newberry Library. So here is your save the date information! When: Wednesday, September 26, 2012 at 10am Where: The Newberry Library, 60 W. Walton Place, Chicago, … More Save the Date – Field Trip
On Friday, September 9, 2011 RLA-CE will be sponsoring a field trip to the Chicago Botanic Garden. Beginning at 10:30AM, the group will go on a tour of the Lenhardt Library and also take a 35-minute tram tour that showcases the Heritage, Rose and English Walled Gardens, along with the gardens of the Great Basin. The … More Field Trip: Chicago Botanic Garden
We pride ourselves on our longstanding tradition of visiting cultural institutions, libraries, or archives who are making a difference everyday. This year, we are delighted to announce the Pritzker Military Library, a winner of the 2009 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, as our destination at their brand new location (104 S. Michigan Ave) … More Field Trip: Pritzker Military Library
This morning, 40 librarians joined RLA CE Committee members for our annual fall field trip. This year, the group toured the recently opened Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center, located in Skokie, IL. Besides being quite an impressive facility, the museum contains an incredible collection of artifacts, artwork, videos, and other materials that combine to … More Remember the Past, Transform the Future
Each fall, the RLA CE Committee sponsors a field trip to a local library, museum, or archive. We’re happy to announce that this year’s field trip will take place at the new world-class Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center in Skokie, IL! The trip will consist of a tour of the museum itself and then … More Field Trip to the Illinois Holocaust Museum and Education Center
This morning, a group of librarians gathered at Loyola University’s beautiful lakefront campus for a tour of their new Information Commons, recognized as an impressive example of the national trend for academic libraries. Leslie Haas, director of the IC, kindly led the tour of the entire facility and I think it’s safe to say that … More The Old (Archives) and the New (IC) at Loyola
On Friday, October 3, join us for a visit to the much talked-about, technology-rich Information Commons at Loyola University! Leslie Haas, director of the IC, will be giving us a tour of this state-of-the-art facility that features sustainable architecture. Afterwards, we’ll also be touring the Women and Leadership Archives. It should be a very fun … More Field trips aren’t just for kids!