Connect with other Illinois library employees who are interested in marketing and telling their libraries' stories.
Library employees anywhere in Illinois are welcome to join this email discussion list, which has several hundred subscribers. Subscribe to the list and view message archives through the Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) website. Login required for subscriptions/archives.
This group is open to any library staffer in Illinois from the professional to the accidental marketer who has been charged with marketing their library's collection, services and/or programming.
The Heart of Illinois Library Marketing Group serves as a way to connect library staff in central Illinois who facilitate communications and marketing for their public libraries. Anyone who handles related responsibilities for their library is welcome to join. The group meets quarterly at different member library locations to discuss relevant issues and trends, best practices, and communication tools. The group also has a Facebook group for collaboration and sharing.