DATE: Friday, September 6, 2019 TIME: 10 AM – 12:30 PM LOCATION: Kane County Law Library and Legal Self Help Center 37W777 Rt. 38 St. Charles, IL 60175 COST: Free Located within the Kane County Judicial Center, the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center is open to the public and provides access to digital … More Field Trip: Kane County Law Library
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: Wednesday, April 1, 2015 Time: 9:30 am-12:00 pm Location: Ela Area Public Library, 275 Mohawk Trl, Lake Zurich, IL (Rooms A and B) Genealogy research is no April Fool’s joke. Genealogy reference questions can be intimidating, especially for the non-genealogist. Reference librarian and genealogy specialist Carol Bartlett will walk you through getting patrons started with their genealogical inquiries. Learn … More Genealogy Without Fear: Taking the Foolishness Out of Family Trees
Our recent program highlighting legal resources for reference librarians was a big success! Thank you to both attorney Teri Ross, who spoke about Illinois Legal Aid, and reference librarian Steven Jablonski, who gave a presentation on legal resources. Steven was kind of enough to share his presentation slides with us to post on this site!
In this economic climate, it seems like more people are taking it upon themselves to find answers to their legal questions. If you’re a reference librarian in need of a refresher on legal resources, we have a great program for you on March 4! Attorney Teri Ross will demonstrate the features of the Illinois Legal … More Legal Resources for Reference Librarians
Seriously. There will be a future and that future will include newspapers and libraries. Whew, I’m glad THAT’s settled. OK, it’s a bit more complicated than that, of course. Today’s program on the changes occurring in newspapers and their impact on libraries shed some much-needed light on how newspapers got themselves into their current situation, … More The Future of Newspapers and Libraries? Surprise! There IS One!
Newspapers across the country have been going through major changes. Most have gotten smaller to some degree. Many have cut staffs. Some have even given up paper for an all-web presence. Librarians are paying close attention to these changes because newspapers are so integrated into the services we provide. We all have “The News Crew” … More Upcoming Program: The Future of Newspapers and What it Means to Libraries
Has anyone else out there read this recent article from Duke magazine, “Brave New World: Reference Librarians in the Age of Google“? There’s nothing really new in it from what I could tell. It mostly talks about the challenge librarians are facing adapting to a world in which most people start searching for information on … More Reference librarians in the age of Google