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New Date Added–Illinois Library Association Strategic-Planning Sessions

(via the Illinois Library Association)

ILA is planning a series of focus groups to understand what creates value for its members and stakeholders. The input received will be factored into creating a dynamic strategic plan with goals that will shape the future of ILA. Reservations to attend the focus groups are now OPEN<https://ila.us12.list-manage.com/track/click?u=6e70654dccbd86e15c572ad55&id=30dda4dccd&e=6c7f1a78dd>.

Members, non-members and others interested in offering their input are encouraged to attend one of the focus groups. The questions to be discussed will be the same at each session:

*   November 14 – 3:00-4:30 p.m. at RAILS Burr Ridge (intended for those in RAILS’s service area)
*   November 19 – Noon-1:30 p.m. Online Session (open to anyone)
*   November 26 – Noon-1:30 p.m. Online Session (intended for ALA ethnic affiliates: AILA, APALA, BCALA, CALA, REFORMA.) Affiliate members may choose to attend this or any other session.
*   November 28 – 9:00-10:30 a.m. IHLS Carbondale (intended for those in IHLS’s service area)
*   November 28 – 3:00-4:30 p.m. IHLS Edwardsville (intended for those in IHLS’s service area)
*   November 29 – 10:00-11:30 a.m. IHLS Edwardsville (intended for those in IHLS’s service area)
*   NEW DATE: November 30 – 8:30-10:00 a.m. IHLS Champaign
*   December 5 – 3:00-4:30 p.m. ILA Office Chicago (intended for Chicago-area participants)

For questions regarding the focus groups, please contact Tamara Jenkins, ILA Communication and Engagement Manager, at (312) 644-1896 or tjenkins@ila.org<mailto:tjenkins@ila.org>.

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