June 4, 2020 - 12:29pm

The next Acquisitions Users Meeting will take place Thursday, June 11, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. You can find the agenda on the Meetings & Documents page of the SWAN support site. If you have not already done so,... Read more

June 2, 2020 - 3:31pm

The voting remains open but the SWAN AP is calling the approval vote: 70 votes in favor of admitting the libraries, 0 against. Congratulations to the incoming new libraries and thank you to everyone who participated!Read more

June 1, 2020 - 3:45pm

The June Quarterly agenda and packet is posted for the meeting on Thursday, June 4th at 10 a.m.

This meeting will largely be an opportunity for library directors/administrators... Read more

June 1, 2020 - 2:57pm

The next Acquisitions Users meeting will take place via GoToMeeting on Thursday, June 11 from 9:30 to 12:00. Please submit topic ideas to or

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June 1, 2020 - 10:53am

The agenda for the June 4th GoToMeeting is available. Please register via L2:  

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May 29, 2020 - 2:34pm

As shared in the Fireside Chat on Tuesday, May 26th, autorenewal, courtesy, and overdue notices to patrons will resume on Monday, June 1st. This resumption of notices is necessary to accommodate the majority of libraries that will be open in some service capacity.

We have extended due... Read more

May 28, 2020 - 3:55pm

As more libraries are starting curbside service and Unique's Curbside Communicator, it is important to review how patrons and staff communicate. 

  • Staff who will be using Curbside Communicator should review the training webinar -
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May 28, 2020 - 2:00pm

The election ended Friday, May 15th at 5 p.m. The election had 46 libraries participate. The results for the 2 seats are the following:

Jennifer Cottrill 37 votes

Ted Bodewes 28 votes

Jesse Blazek 25 votes

Jennifer will begin her 3-year term July 1, 2020. Ted will be... Read more

May 26, 2020 - 4:32pm

The SWAN Board recommends the admission of Glenside, Roselle, and Warrenville Public Library Districts for SWAN Full Membership. SWAN ByLaws "Article IX - Members and membership" require 2/3 membership approval for admission. The online ballot will remain open until the threshold is met or the... Read more

May 20, 2020 - 12:29pm

Cataloging Users Meeting – Call for Topics

The Cataloging Users meeting will take place via GoToMeeting on Thursday, June 4th from 9:30 to 12:00.

It will depend on the agenda if the meeting will last 2.5 hrs ; however, I will be available for the full duration if need be.

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