Career Roadmap: Strategies to Chart a Path & Build Connections

Date: Saturday April 6, 2019 Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Location: Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 South Roselle Road, Schaumburg, IL 60193 Learning non-linear ways to road-map your career, this event will provide you the opportunity for meaningful professional connections. Participants will learn strategies to supplement their career, and will be inspired by our speaker’s stories … More Career Roadmap: Strategies to Chart a Path & Build Connections

Jobs & College & Careers, Oh My!

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!

Displays on Parade

Date: September 23, 2014 Time: 9:30am-12:30pm Location: Barrington Area Library Tired of doing the same old book displays? Need inspiration for displays that are fresh, clever, visually appealing, and designed to drive circulation? Join Steven Jablonski of Skokie Public Library for a rundown of rules of thumb to use when thinking up your own thematic displays. … More Displays on Parade

The Young and the Restless: Reaching Patrons in Their 20s and 30s

Date: June 3, 2014 Time: 9:30-12pm Location: Des Plaines Public Library Curious about how libraries are connecting with this hard to reach demographic? Come hear librarians from 3 different libraries talk about strategies, programs and collections for the Millennials. Presenters: Alicia Hammond, Community Engagement Librarian, Forest Park Public Library Rebecca Malinowski, Librarian, Oak Park Public … More The Young and the Restless: Reaching Patrons in Their 20s and 30s

The Modern Discussion Group – Books Optional

We all knew it was inevitable once libraries started easing on their “NO BEVERAGES ALLOWED” rule. Discussion groups were going to be held in bars. Or even if they were still held in the Library, they…they….they weren’t BOOK CLUBS anymore! No more pound cake! No more (or maybe just less of) Alexander McCall Smith! Is … More The Modern Discussion Group – Books Optional

Gotta Love Dot Gov!

Do you love dot gov resources? Well, you should! Federal, state, and local government agencies produce some of the most helpful websites out there, but how well do you know them? Join Skokie Public Library reference librarian Steven Jablonski for a tour of online government resources every librarian should know about. This program will meet … More Gotta Love Dot Gov!

Working Knowledge with Mary Pergander!

Mary Pergander, Director of the Deerfield Public Library and American Libraries columnist on employment issues, will discuss ways to recognize opportunities to manage your relationships with your boss and others, enabling you to lead from any position in an organization. Download Program Flyer Oh, and we’re also offering free breakfast! Can’t beat that!  Register Online!

Field trips aren’t just for kids!

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!