Join Us! (Updated)

  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)

One Time, at Tech Camp: Modern Learning Environments Teens Love

Date: Thursday, April 27, 2017 Time: 10:00am – 1:00pm Location: Elmhurst Public Library, 125 S Prospect Ave, Elmhurst IL, 60126 Today, many libraries are seeing teens fall for ongoing technology-focused camps. Going beyond what a single program accomplishes, tech camps build a learning environment for exploration and camaraderie. Speakers will discuss Gail Borden Public Library’s Summer Digital Media … More One Time, at Tech Camp: Modern Learning Environments Teens Love

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

Building Online Community with LocalWiki

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

Field Trip: DuPage Children’s 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