Extending Our Reach: Libraries, Social Workers, and Community Partnerships

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

Amy Alessio recap

On March 20, Amy Alessio did a fascinating program on cookbooks, crafting books and related genres – which ones we should purchase and what to weed from our collections. Her presentation was full of clever ideas for programs – Knit a Cupcake (for teens), displays – combine cookbooks with fiction titles and lots more. Check out … More Amy Alessio recap

Making Lemonade Out of Lemons – RLA-CE’s PLA Presentation

Thanks to everyone who attended Making Lemonade Out of Lemons at PLA.  We hope you all learned something and that the  Free CE  will start to percolate throughout the country.   For those who are interested, here are the links I’ve promised.  Well, most of the links.  I’m actually writing this on Monday and will schedule … More Making Lemonade Out of Lemons – RLA-CE’s PLA Presentation

Toby Greenwalt Recap

On November 10th, approximately 60 librarians attended Mobile Solutions for Libraries.  Toby Greenwalt has graciously supplied us with his slides from the presentation, and a short 10-minute videoclip is now posted to YouTube for your viewing enjoyment. Mobilie Solutions for Libraries: Where We Are, Where We’re Going View more presentations from Toby Greenwalt