Delivery service is now operating out of the new Bolingbrook service center located at 1000 W. Crossroads Parkway in Bolingbrook. RAILS has closed on the sale of the Shorewood building and is leasing a smaller space. When the office area is ready, former Shorewood PrairieCat staff will move to the new location. RAILS staff members working in or moving to the Bolingbrook service center can be reached toll-free at 877.542.7257.
The Peoria Public Library Bookmobile will resume service to Peorians in June after being off the road since January 1, 2013 due to budget constraints. The library posted this article in RAILS Library News.
RSA, one of RAILS four shared online catalog organizations, held a training and sharing event in May for members of ADML (Alliance Digital Media Library) at RAILS East Peoria service center. Training events are one of the key benefits offered to members of RAILS online catalog organizations. More Information
RAILS serves academic, public, school, and special library members in a 27,000 square mile area. RAILS provides delivery service, technology support for shared online catalogs, and Talking Book Services.
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