Illinois Libraries in the News week of January 25, 2010

Illinois residents show support for library systems
Pekin Daily Times
Operating near red, Illinois library regional-delivery systems were able to get much needed funds released from the state last week, …

A New Flavor Of A Community Library
Chicagoist
Chicago Underground Library, which will be celebrating its grand reopening this Saturday, is based on a bit of a different model. …

Brookfield Library re-opens on Monday
Riverside Brookfield Landmark
After undergoing a thorough interior face-lift over the past 10 weeks, the Brookfield Public Library, 3609 Grand Blvd., will re-open on Monday …

Profile: New Steeleville Library director Christine Kamprath
The Randolph County Herald-Tribune
Since beginning her job at the library Kamprath has been busy reviewing acquisitions policies. “I have also partnered with Steeleville High School in …

Plainfield library board needs 1
Plainfield Sun
The board of trustees has a vacancy, and library officials are taking applications. …

Cherry Valley Library plans for better days
Rockford Register Star
On one hand, the economic downturn can be credited for soaring growth in library usage. On the other, it’s the very thing that prevents the …

Funding shortfall puts strain on library program
Bloomington Pantagraph
Until last Wednesday, Alliance Library Systems had not received any state money since June and had gone through its reserves trying to remain in operation, …

‘Paper’ library seeks Reddick Library services
MyWebTimes.com
The Wallace Township Library, a “paper” library with no facilities, would like to contract for services with the Reddick Library District, which operates …

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