Look for several ISL related presentations at next week’s Illinois Library Association Annual Conference at Navy Pier in Chicago.
- On Tuesday September 28th ISL Network Consultant Gwen Harrison will host a discussion about our ILEAD U initiative from 9-10:30 a.m. in Rooms 201-202.
- Coordinator Bonnie Matheis and the Illinois Center for the Book are sponsoring acclaimed central Illinois author Taylor Pensoneau at the Illinois Authors dinner Tuesday evening from 6-8 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom.
- Vandella Brown will receive the ILA’s Hugh Atkinson award at 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, September 29 in the Grand Ballroom. Vandella will also moderate the annual DiversiTEA on Wednesday from 3-4:30 p.m. in Room 329.
- Karen Egan will moderate a conversation with author Elizabeth Berg from 2-3:30 p.m. in Room 205.
- On Wednesday from 4-5 p.m., ISL Reference Outreach Coordinator Debra Aggertt will moderate a discussion about Illinois LegalAid Online in Rooms 206-207.
- Finally, Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White will speak at the closing session in the Grand Ballroom from 3-4 p.m. Thursday Sept. 30th.
If you’re not able to attend the ILA conference in person, sign up for the ILA’s first ever Virtual Conference on Wednesday September 29th. The program will feature highlights from the conference, with a focus on partnerships and planning. Find out more