Partner Power: Tapping the Unlimited Power of Community Engagement

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 your community. Spark Talks will be followed by an opportunity for you to ask questions of library staff and their partners. Power up your Partners to expand your library’s community presence.

Cost: FREE – Sponsored by Today’s Business Solutions and H.W. Wilson.


This event is intended for library staff, library professionals, and library school students.

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Management From All Sides

Date: Friday, May 19thManagement From All SidesGail BordManagement From All SidesGail Borden Library, ElginMay 19th, 10-00Manen Library, ElginMay 19th, 10-00
Time: 10:00-12:30
Location: Gail Borden Public Library
270 N Grove Ave, Elgin

Are you interested in learning more about management in a public library? Are you new to a supervisory or management role and want practical pointers on how to succeed? Join us for a panel and small group discussions on a variety of management topics, including teamwork, career progression, adjusting to management styles and more.  Come away with a list of great resources that you can use as you continue in your career.


Erica Christianson, Assistant Director, Ela Area Public Library

Jolie Duncan, Assistant Manager Customer Services, Arlington Heights Memorial Library

Monica Harris, Executive Director, Schaumburg Township District Library

Nancy Kim Phillips, Deputy Director Strategic Operations, Mount Prospect Public Library

Robert Moffett, Division Chief of Access Services, Gail Borden Public Library

Christina Stoll, Adult Services Manager, Indian Trails Library

Cost: FREE – Sponsored by H.W. Wilson, Recorded Books, and TBS