December 20, 2014

Chicago Public Library to Expand YOUmedia Program in 2014

Chicago Public Library to Expand YOUmedia Program in 2014

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced Monday that he would expand the Chicago Public Library’s (CPL) YOUmedia digital skills program by $500,000 in order to serve 25 percent more teens in 2014. The program teaches web design, digital media production, and programming. The announcement comes just a week after the online expansion of CPL’s homework help program.

A Day's Work and Then Some: DuPage Library System Cites LJ's Mike Kelley for Excellence in Journalism

We here in the LJ newsroom were happy to see a note from the DuPage Library System (DLS) recognizing LJ‘s Michael Kelley for “Excellence in Investigative Journalism.”

Consolidation of Illinois Library Systems Approved

Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White has approved the merger of five northern and central Illinois library systems. The new Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) will begin operations on July 1, 2011. The merging systems are Alliance Library System (ALS), DuPage Library System (DLS), Metropolitan Library System (MLS), North Suburban Library […]