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ILA Calendar of Events


June 2015 

20  Deadline for August issue of the ILA Reporter.

22-25  ILEAD USA: Innovative Librarians Explore, Apply and Discover
Sponsored by the Illinois State Library at the University of Illinois Springfield

25-30th  ALA Annual Conference, San Francisco, Calif.; phone:  312-280-3225; http://www.ala.org


July 2015

10   iREAD Meeting, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Normal Public Library, 200 College Ave., Normal, IL  61761-2552; phone:  309-452-1757.

21  LIRA Full Membership Meeting, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, Room E & F, Itasca

23   Conference Program Committee meeting, Peoria

23   ILA Executive Board meeting, Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main, Normal, IL  61761; hone:  309-438-4781

24   Orientation Session, Illinois State University, Alumni Center, 1101 North Main, Normal, IL  61761; phone:  309-438-4781

27-30   Synergy


August 2015 

6   Youth Service UnCon, Dominican University, River Forest, Ill.

15-21   World Library and Information Congress:  81st International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA) General Conference and Assembly, Cape Town, South Africa.

20  Deadline for October issue of the ILA Reporter.


September 2015

8   ILA Public Policy Committee meeting, 10:00 a.m., Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge) via VTEL videoconferencing.

8   ILA Advocacy Committee meeting, 1:00 p.m.

10   Illinois State Library Advisory Committee in person

11   iREAD Meeting, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Normal Public Library, 200 College Ave., Normal, IL  61761-2552; phone:  309-452-1757.

27-October 3, 2015  Banned Books Week


October 2015 

5   ILA Public Policy Committee meeting, 10:00 a.m., Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge) via VTEL videoconferencing.

5   ILA Advocacy Committee meeting, 1:00 p.m.

15  LIRA Executive Committee meeting, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, Room E & F, Itasca

20  Deadline for December issue of the ILA Reporter.

22-24  A Library State of Mind:  2015 Illinois Academic, Public, School & Special Libraries Conference,  Peoria Civic Center


November 2015

2   ILA Public Policy Committee meeting, 10:00 a.m., Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge) via VTEL videoconferencing.

2   ILA Advocacy Committee meeting, 1:00 p.m.

5   LIRA Membership meeting, Arthur J. Gallagher & Co, Room E & F, Itasca

19   Family Reading Night

20   ILA Executive Committee meeting, 10:00 a.m., ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL  60654; phone:  312-644-1986; fax:  312-644-1899.

21   International Gaming Day


December 2015 

4   ILA Executive Board meeting, 10:00 a.m., Heartland Community College, 1500 W. Raab Rd., Normal, IL  61761, phone:  309-268-8279.

4   iREAD Meeting, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Normal Public Library, 200 College Ave., Normal, IL  61761-2552; phone:  309-452-1757.

6   Hanukkah begins at sundown

7   ILA Public Policy Committee meeting, 10:00 a.m., Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge) via VTEL videoconferencing.

7   ILA Advocacy Committee meeting, 1:00 p.m.

20   Deadline for February issue of the ILA Reporter.


January 2016 

4   ILA Public Policy Committee meeting, 10:00 a.m., Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge) via VTEL videoconferencing.

4   ILA Advocacy Committee meeting, 1:00 p.m.

8-12  ALA Midwinter Meeting, Boston, Mass.; phone:  312-280-3225; http://www.ala.org

21   Forum and committee reports due in the ILA Office for upcoming meeting.

22   ILA Finance and Executive Committee meetings, 10:00 a.m., ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL  60654; phone:  312-644-1896; fax:  312-644-1899.


February 2016 

1   ILA Public Policy Committee meeting, 10:00 a.m., Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge) via VTEL videoconferencing.

1   ILA Advocacy Committee meeting, 1:00 p.m.

5   ILA Executive Board meeting, 10:00 a.m., via VTEL videoconferencing Chicago Public Library and Illinois State Library in Springfield.

5   iREAD meeting, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Normal Public Library, 200 College Ave., Normal, IL  61761-2552; phone:  309-452-1757.

20  Deadline for April issue of the ILA Reporter.

29   2016 Illinois Annual Conference program proposals due


March 2016

7   ILA Public Policy Committee meeting, 10:00 a.m., Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge) via VTEL videoconferencing.

7  ILA Advocacy Committee meeting, 1:00 p.m.

18  Illinois Asssociation of College and Research Libraries Conference, Chicago Marriott O’Hare, 1401 W. 22 St., Oak Brook, IL  60523; phone:  630-573-8555.

30  Forum and committee reports due in the ILA Office for upcoming meeting.

30  ILA Finance and Executive Committee meeting, 10:00 a.m., ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL  60654; phone:  312-644-1986; fax:  312-644-1899.


April 2016

1-2  Illinois Youth Services Institute, Marriott Bloomington-Normal.

4   ILA Public Policy Committee meeting, 10:00 a.m., Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge) via VTEL videoconferencing.

4   ILA Advocacy Committee meeting, 1:00 p.m.

5-9   Public Library Association National Conference, Denver, Col.

20  Deadline for June issue of the ILA Reporter

22   ILA Executive Board meeting, 10:00 a.m., Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI), 100 Trade Centre Dr., Ste. 303, Champaign, IL  61820, phone:  800-904-5843

22   iREAD meeting, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., Normal Public Library, 200 College Ave., Normal, IL  61761-2552; phone:  309-452-1757.


May 2016

2-3   National Library Legislative Day, Washington, D.C.

6   Reaching Forward Conference of Library Assistants, Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, Ill.

9   ILA Public Policy Committee meeting, 10:00 a.m., Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge) via VTEL videoconferencing.

9   ILA Advocacy Committee meeting

15   All award nominations are due in the ILA Office.

25   Forum and committee reports due in the ILA Office for upcoming meeting.

26   ILA Finance & Executive Committee meetings, 10:00 a.m., ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL  60654; phone:  312-644-1896; fax:  312-644-1899.


June 2016 

6   ILA Public Policy Committee meeting, 10:00 a.m., Illinois State Library (Springfield), Reaching Across Illinois Library System (Burr Ridge) and (Rockford) via VTEL videoconferencing.

6   ILA Advocacy Committee meeting

10   ILA Executive Board Meeting, 10:00 a.m., Location:  ILA, 33 W. Grand Ave., Ste. 401, Chicago, IL  60654; phone:  312-644-1896; fax:  312-644-1899.

20  Deadline for August issue of the ILA Reporter.

23-28  ALA Annual Conference, Orlando, Fla.; phone:  312-280-3225; http://www.ala.org


August 2016 

20  Deadline for October issue of the ILA Reporter.


October 2016 

18-20   ILA Annual Conference, Rosemont, Ill.

20  Deadline for December issue of the ILA Reporter.


December 2016 

20  Deadline for February issue of the ILA Reporter.


January 2017 

20-24  ALA Midwinter Meeting, Atlanta, Ga.; phone:  312-280-3225; http://www.ala.org


February 2017 

20  Deadline for April issue of the ILA Reporter.


April 2017 

20  Deadline for June issue of the ILA Reporter.


June 2017 

20  Deadline for August issue of the ILA Reporter.

22-28  ALA Annual Conference, Chicago, Ill.; phone:  312-280-3225; http://www.ala.org.


August 2017 

20  Deadline for October issue of the ILA Reporter.


October 2017 

10-12   ILA Annual Conference, Tinley Park, Ill.

20  Deadline for December issue of the ILA Reporter.


December 2017 

20  Deadline for February issue of the ILA Reporter.


January 2018 

19-23   ALA Midwinter Meeting, Los Angeles, Calif.; phone:  312-280-3225; http://www.ala.org/.


February 2018 

20  Deadline for April issue of the ILA Reporter.


April 2018 

20  Deadline for June issue of the ILA Reporter.


June 2018 

20  Deadline for August issue of the ILA Reporter.

21-27  ALA Annual Conference, New Orleans, La.; phone:  312-280-3225; http://www.ala.org/.


August 2018 

20  Deadline for October issue of the ILA Reporter.


October 2018 

20  Deadline for December issue of the ILA Reporter.


December 2018 

20  Deadline for February issue of the ILA Reporter.


January 2019 

25-30   ALA Midwinter Meeting, Seattle, Wash.; phone:  312-280-3225; http://www.ala.org/.


February 2019 

20  Deadline for April issue of the ILA Reporter.


April 2019 

20  Deadline for June issue of the ILA Reporter.


June 2019 

20  Deadline for August issue of the ILA Reporter.

20-26  ALA Annual Conference, Washington, D.C.; phone:  312-280-3225; http://www.ala.org/.


August 2019 

20  Deadline for October issue of the ILA Reporter.


October 2019 

20  Deadline for December issue of the ILA Reporter.


December 2019 

20  Deadline for February issue of the ILA Reporter.