An AP article hit quite a few newspapers over the weekend and told about the struggles some libraries are having.
Thanks to those who were quoted in the story.
The ILF SAMS conference coming up in West Lafayette on September 15 & 16. Registration is still available through the 8th
Bookselling This Week posted an article why it is beneficial for bookstores and libraries to work together. See if it is something that might help your cause.
Over 90 Indiana Library staff members attended the conference held in Anderson on August 9th. In case you missed it, here is a recap on the ILF site.
An extremely unique conference is planned on August 9th on the Future of Indiana Libraries. Follow this link to the ILF site for more information and to sign up. IPLA has joined forces with ILF and MCLS to bring this great opportunity to Anderson.
IPLA, ILF, and MCLS are working in partnership to co-host a “futuring” conference for Indiana public libraries on August 9, 2011. The conference, which will be held at the Flagship in Anderson, Indiana, will focus on planning for the future of technology in Indiana public libraries. Directors, managers, and librarians from Indiana public libraries are encouraged to attend. Registration and more info coming soon to the ILF site.
A move to eliminate township government in Indiana has suffered a set back, and is "probably" dead for this session. Check this story in the Louisville Courier-Journal
Haper Collins has announced new ebook restrictions for vendors that provide their books, such as Overdrive. Libraries will be forced to buy another copy after each book circulates 26 times. This link is the Library Journal story.
Please take this poll about a possible IPLA Conference. Your response is VERY important.
It's funny, because some of this looks vaguely familiar