Date: Thursday, March 30 Time: 2:00pm- 4:00pm Location: American Library Association, 40 East Huron Street, Chicago, IL Join the Recharge Committee for a futures-focused field trip to the American Library Association in Chicago. Hear about some of the ways that ALA is planning for the future of libraries with a visit to their headquarters, including a tour of … More Field Trip: ALA Headquarters
Date: Saturday, February 4, 2017 Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm Location: Des Plaines Public Library, 1501 Ellinwood Avenue, Des Plaines Your personal and professional brand is important. It matters when you seek a new position, promotion, or any kind of new pursuit. During this panel discussion, you will learn how to present yourself within your community … More Build Your Personal Brand
Date: Tuesday, November 1, 2016 Time: 2:00-4:30pm Location: Arlington Heights Memorial Library (Hendrickson Room), 500 N Dunton Ave, Arlington Heights Increasingly libraries across the country are seeing a need to provide social services to the populations they serve. Many libraries are starting to work more closely with social service agencies in their communities and some libraries … More Extending Our Reach: Libraries, Social Workers, and Community Partnerships
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
Date: Friday, June 3, 2016 Time: 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM Location: Pritzker Military Museum and Library – 104 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60603 Join us for a “Behind-the-Scenes” tour for librarians of the Pritzker Military Museum & Library on Friday, June 3rd at 2pm. Experience areas not normally available to the public like a … More Field Trip: Pritzker Military Museum
Date: Friday, April 29, 2016 Time: 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM Location: DuPage Children’s Museum – 301 N. Washington Street, Naperville, IL 60540 As more libraries provide hands-on learning experiences and interactive spaces for children and families, we can learn from children’s museums and their knowledge of child development, exhibit design, and techniques for scaffolding … More Field Trip: DuPage Children’s Museum
Date: Thursday, May 5, 2016 Time: 9:30am-12:00pm Location: Naperville Public Library – 95th Street Library Are you interested in starting a 3D printing program at your library, or do you already have one and would like to learn some tips and tricks from other libraries? At the 3D Printing Summit, you will hear from four libraries … More 3D Printing Summit
Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2016 Time: 2:00-4:00pm Location: Arlington Heights Memorial Library, Hendrickson Room on the 2nd Floor Join the Recharge Committee for a great presentation and panel discussion at Arlington Heights Memorial Library on Wednesday, March 30. Our speakers will share their expertise in providing library services to set teens down the right road … More Jobs & College & Careers, Oh My!
Date: October 30, 2015 Time: 9am-4pm Location: Gail Borden Public Library District, 270 N Grove Ave, Elgin, IL 60120 Looking to re-energize your innovation and creativity? Join us as we transform to Recharge: Continuing Education for Library Leaders at our first Unconference. You’ll participate in hands-on learning activities, hear from innovators in the field, and be … More Recharge Unconference 2015
In addition to Beck Tench as the keynote speaker, the Recharge Unconference offers amazing local librarians leading mini workshops. Your library peers will share their best tools to empower you to regain energy, get inspired, and increase creativity. Check out the full line up of Recharge Workshops below! Build New Partnerships Through Shared Economy Amy … More Check Out the Recharge Workshop Line Up!