January 24, 2019 - 1:38pm

Due to the inclement weather conditions on Friday, January 25th, the following libraries have reported closures or late openings:

Frankfort Public Library (Opening at 12 pm) Lansing Public Library (Closed)
January 22, 2019 - 4:28pm

Due to the ice storm hitting the region, the following libraries are closing:

Frankfort Public Library District will be closing early today at 5 p.m. due to inclement weather and icy conditions. Justice Public Library District at noon today due to weather / icy conditions. They will reopen...
January 19, 2019 - 8:12am

Due to the inclement weather conditions on Saturday, January 19th, the following libraries have reported closures or late openings:

Batavia Public Library (Opening at 10am) Bellwood Public Library Blue Island Public Library (Opening at 12pm) Clarendon Hills Public Library (Opening at 10am)...
January 16, 2019 - 10:42am

UPDATE January 16, 2019, 4:20 PM

You are now free to run your EDI File Transmission (edisend) reports. If your report fails, please check the FTP_PASS field in the EDI Address tab. If the FTP_PASS field is set to NO, change it to YES and re-run your report. If it continues to fail,...

January 9, 2019 - 9:32am

SWAN Member Libraries and Information Technology Staff:

We’ve received several inquiries regarding expiring Public Web Browser (PWB) licenses at our libraries. We’re happy to report that RAILS has renewed the ongoing subscription to PWB and continue to share their subscription with the...

January 8, 2019 - 5:01pm

SWAN Libraries,

The SWAN consortium will welcome Green Hills Public Library District on January 29th! A small team of SWAN staff have been working on the migration over the last five months with Green Hills staff and we're in the final...

January 7, 2019 - 4:41pm
New Year's Resolutions

A long-standing December tradition here at SWAN has been the 12 Days of Gifts. For each of the 12 days, SWAN staff prepared and distributed a "gift" in the form of new documentation, service upgrades, and similar useful delights. This was Kate Boyle's annual labor of love...

January 7, 2019 - 12:18pm

Happy 2019! We have received the 2019 SWAN calendars. These will be available for distribution at our upcoming membership meetings. Please see the SWAN 2019 list of meetings and events in L2 -

December 5, 2018 - 2:23pm

--Update at 11:00am on 1/16--

The SWAN IT team has been closely monitoring the Symphony/WorkFlows server throughout the morning, and have yet to encounter any instability that has impacted the server over the last two days. At this point, all services have been fully restored, including...

September 26, 2016 - 3:15pm

The recommendations for January 2017 adoption process for LINC & MAGIC libraries joining SWAN are outlined in the whitepaper below. This article is an archive of the news post from September 26, 2016.