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  1. 1.       http://www.ila.org/ Not-for-profit organization More than 3600 members Produces practical products, workshops and conferences 13 committees and 11 forums Offers professional growth opportunities
  2. 2. Maintains a legislative voice in Springfield  Many publications such as the ILA Reporter  Annual conference in October  Pre-conferences, programs and vendor exhibits 
  3. 3. Discounted rates for conferences, workshops and professional development  Savings on ILA publications  Participation opportunities in different special interest groups  Employment services through Library Jobline of Illinois  Networking 
  4. 4. RDA-A Practical Guide to Use the New Cataloging Code  Trustee Forum Workshop  Reaching Forward Conference of Library Assistants  On the Front Lines Statewide Library Practitioners Conference  ILA Annual Conference 
  5. 5.     Held every October 3 day conference Members get a discounted rate to attend Keynote speakers and authors › Authors such as Tad Hills, author of the Rocket books (Rocket Writes a Story)  Dominican University alumni breakfast
  6. 6. E books  Job seeking  Social media  Using volunteers  Toddler art  Library marketing  Early literacy  Using mobile devices  Supporting common core standards  Preserving local history 
  7. 7. Takes place during the ILA conference  25 minute appointments for help with resumes and cover letters  Get help from librarians with hiring experience  Mock interviews available 
  8. 8.  Goal: to establish a network of library supporters › Make personal contact to public officials during key points in the legislative process  Encourages members to contact their local officials › Asks them to vote yes or no on a bill  Gives information to make the most effective contact
  9. 9. ILA Reporter  ILA E-Newsletter  Financial Manual for Illinois Public Libraries  Illinois Library Laws and Rules  Trustee Facts File  2013-2014 Illinois Library Association Handbook of Organization and Membership Directory 
  10. 10. Bimonthly forum  Provides free and equal access to information  Members can submit articles  Articles on professional concerns, news, legislation and libraries around the state  Explore new ideas, examines challenges, comments on important issues 
  11. 11. Sent free to members and subscribers  Semi-regular weekly basis  Inform membership about issues and events that are considered significant  Previous issues can be accessed on the ILA website 
  12. 12.       Advocacy Awards Best Practices Conference Program Cultural and Racial Diversity (CARD) Finance        Fundraising ILA Reporter Advisory Intellectual Freedom iREAD Marketing Nominating Public Policy
  13. 13. Collects and publicizes real-life examples  Successful programs, services and management strategies  Composed of 8 committee members serving 2 years  At least 3 new members appointed every year  Has a facebook page  Surveys 
  14. 14.        Summer reading program Provides resources and products to enable library staff to promote reading Audience: k-8 Supplemental materials for preschoolers, teens and adults Provides resources and projects for libraries of all sizes Includes activities, graphics, incentives, crafts and reading lists Theme: Paws to Read
  15. 15. Sponsored by ILA  Job openings announced  Matches employers with job-seekers  Job listings appear for 30 days  New posts are listed within 48 hours 
  16. 16.  Why should I join?? › Great networking opportunities! › The highly popular annual conference › Job resources such as Jobline › Plenty of committees to join › Get your voice heard with the LAN! › Stay up to date with the ILA Reporter and ILA e-newsletter › Visit http://www.ila.org/ to learn more!!

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