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    7/14 Update - Considering Certification? Join a study group!

    If you've been considering taking the CLM certification exam, please review the following informaton regarding joining the historically successful study group of the Chicago ALA Chapter. 

    ALA Chicago has worked hard to elevate their study group and bring it to the level it is today. In anticipation of the November 23, 2020 CLM exam date, they are about to launch their fall study group.

    A few things to note:

    • Visit ALA Chicago’s website for information on its Study Grouphttps://alachicago.org/page/ChicagoStudyGroup
    • The upcoming Chicago Study Group will begin on August 5 and end on November 19, 2020. Note: Some weeks have two sessions! The complete schedule can be found in the above link.
    • ALA Chicago has decided to start charging all non-Chicago ALA members a nominal $100 fee to join its study group. If you are interested in joining the group, it is important you are aware of the $100 fee.
    • The Google Drive where they store all the study materials is locked down. If you join the study group and want access to all the information on their Google Drive, you will need to enter your Gmail email address when you register for the Chicago Study Group. Yes, you need a Gmail address to get in … it’s owned by Google, so it is required. Therefore, if you do not have a Gmail account, it is suggested you make one for this purpose.

    The Chicago chapter is hosting a Zoom informational meeting on July 14 at 11:30 am Central Time.about (1) the Chicago Study Group; (2) qualifying to take the CLM exam; and (3) to answer members' questions. 

    In summary, if you want to join the July 14 informational presentation and/or the upcoming Chicago Study Group, please register by following these links:

    Register for the Informational Meeting on July 14 at 11:30 AM:

    https://alachicago.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1397720&group= 

    Register for Chicago Study Group:

    https://alachicago.org/events/EventDetails.aspx?id=1378412&group=