After the Latest Trend: How to Identify Trends in Your Community

Date: Friday, February 28, 2020

Time: 10-11:30 AM

Location: Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 South Roselle Road,
Schaumburg, IL 60193

Keeping up with the latest trends in libraries and beyond can be exciting but also overwhelming. Learn some tips for spotting trends in your own community and getting buy-in from your boss for the next big idea.

Featured Speakers:

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.

Program Resources

Building Support for Big Ideas Hovanec – Jenn Hovanec (PDF)

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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 related to their library careers. Participants will be able to ask questions and get their head shot taken. 

At the end of the event, participants will:

  1. Identify action steps to start incorporating new ways of professional development in their work lives.
  2. Evaluate what is important to them during the course of their career.
  3. Deconstruct traditional linear methods of career road-mapping relevant to their career aspirations.

Featured Speakers:

Jason Driver, Branch Manager of Legler Regional Library, a Chicago Public Library Branch

Leah White, Learning & Development Coordinator, Skokie Public Library — Presenter Slides

Debra Wischmeyer, Member Services Coordinator, Cooperative Computer Services

Amy Alessio, Presenter, Author, and Teen Librarian



Jeremy Slayton

Cost: Free



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


Programming through Partnership for Adults with High-Functioning Autism & Asperger’s Syndrome

Date: Wednesday, November 11, 2015

Time: 9:30-11am

Location: Schaumburg Township District Library, 130 S. Roselle Road, Schaumburg IL

Join the Recharge Committee for a great panel discussion at the Schaumburg Township District Library on Wednesday, November 11.

The Center for Disease Control & Prevention reports that one in 68 children have autism—and the numbers are rising. As these kids turn 21, all of the supports and services they have been receiving under the federal Individuals with Disabilities Education Act are no longer available.

Learn how the Schaumburg Township District Library implemented a successful series of programs targeted towards its adult patrons with ASD. Representatives from STDL’s community partners will talk about the specific needs of the ASD community and how public libraries can help fill some of the gaps in service.


Kate Niehoff
Program & Outreach Coordinator
Schaumburg Township District Library

Linda Hoeck
Program Coordinator
Career Skills Institute at Harper College

Teri Dudasik
Parent in the Schaumburg community

Alexian Brothers Autism & Developmental Disorders Resource Center

Register here