Highlights in Hawkins

The population in Hawkins, WI:  302, give or take a few.The number of kids involved in the summer library program:  51Wow! “Keeping children reading over the summer and having fun while doing it, is always the main focus. Having the library filled...

Performer Rave Review

Pint-Size Polkas:  best so far this year in Eau Claire!Shelly Collins Fuerbringer says:  “I just had to drop you a note and tell you what FUN Pint-Size Polkas was last week for our Wednesday performance.  Mike was just so, so nice to work...

Meet a Librarian–Patti Blount

Patti Blount is the director at the Durand Community Library, one of the few public/school combination libraries in the state. How long have you been at the Durand Public Library?  What did you do before that?  I have been director of the Durand Public...

Baby Storytime resources

Thanks to Marge Loch Wouters over at Tiny Tips for Library Fun for the suggestion of checking out Ten Favorite Baby Storytime Plans from Melissa Depper’s Mel’s Desk blog.  Mel’s Desk has all sorts of other excellent posts about storytime for the...

International Games Day @ Your Library

Registration is now open for International Games Day @ Your Library, which will take place Saturday, November 3.  International Games Day @ Your Library is a celebration of communities coming together to play at the library, and includes chances for libraries to...