The Programming Committee selects, books, and makes available to members the slate of program offerings. They determine programs in response to priorities and interests identified by members and Illinois library patrons. To achieve this, they are responsible for identifying opportunities and trends; building relationships with publishers, agents, and booksellers; researching, pricing, and contracting with authors, speakers, and agents. Programming committee members work closely with Marketing and Event Production Committees to plan event promotion and smooth delivery of each event.
In the September 2022-June 2023 season, Programming Committee will be comprised of three sub-committees: