It is time once again to collect the dates that your location will be closed during the holiday season. Please report your closure dates by completing this survey no later than October 18th, 2019, so there is ample time for us to share this information with the RAILS and IHLS.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding ILDS, please send an email to .  

Starting September 24 Chicago History Museum (CHM) has been added to ILDS. Please join us in welcoming them to the ILDS community!

Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS) will be closed for a staff in-service meeting on Thursday July 25. RAILS will be not be providing ILDS delivery on that day. Normal delivery will resume on Friday July 26th.

If you do not know whether or not you receive delivery from RAILS, you can check by looking up your library on the L2 website. That information will be listed under System.

Illinois Heartland Library System (IHLS) will be closed for staff development training on Monday July 22nd.  IHLS will be not be providing ILDS delivery on that day.  Normal delivery will resume on July 23rd.

If you do not know whether or not you receive delivery from IHLS, you can check by looking up your library on the L2 website. That information will be listed under System.

There will be no ILDS service on Thursday, July 4. The CARLI office is also closed on July 4. Service will resume on July 5. 

On Monday, May 27 the CARLI office and ILDS service will be closed for the Memorial Day holiday. Service will resume on Tuesday, May 28. 

It is time once again to collect the dates that your location will be closed for the summer. Please complete the survey no later than March 28, 2019, so that there is ample time for us to share this information with the RAILS and IHLS.

If you have any questions or concerns regarding ILDS, please send an email to
 

We are pleased to welcome Tim David to the role of ILDS Program Coordinator as Diane Day, the ILDS Program Coordinator for the last 11 years, assumes new responsibilities for CARLI. 

Please continue to send all ILDS inquiries to and Tim will assist you with any questions or concerns that you may have regarding ILDS.

Due to weather conditions there will be limited ILDS service on Thursday, January 31st.

For those Libraries who receive ILDS service from RAILS:  RAILS will be providing delivery service on Thursday. However, delivery times will vary due to the weather and school closures.  If you are opening late tomorrow, you may not receive delivery.  

Due to extreme temperatures there will be no ILDS delivery or pickup on Wednesday, January 30.  If weather permits there will ILDS service later in the week.   This applies to all ILDS locations across the State.