Daily Digest for Friday, May 22

Have a great weekend. See you on Tuesday. From Leah and Reb: Where to Find IFLS webinar archives on the IFLS website You can link to them from the Continuing Education page, or search the Article Index on “IFLS Webinar”, it’ll come up on top. Recordings, slides and...

Daily Digest for Thursday, May 21

From OCLC/IMLS: Round 1 material testing underway Five items commonly found in public libraries have been selected for initial lab testing to determine the length of time the COVID-19 virus may live on the surface of these materials. Testing began May 13, 2020, using...

Daily Digest for Wednesday, May 20

There won’t be a Daily Digest on Monday, May 25. Enjoy your holiday. From Leah: Adult Services Check-In Round-up Discussion of re-opening and how that might look in stages, referred to Demco webinar with Dr. Dipesh Navsaria One quibble Lori Roholt had with that...

Daily Digest for Tuesday, May 19

From Maureen: Signed, Sealed, Delivered No Duct tape on the bins.  Masking tape or packaging tape is okay for dating the closed bins, but please do not use duct tape. The courier says that it is difficult to remove & leaves a residue. No new WISCAT interlibrary...

Digest for Friday, May 15

From the CDC: Handwashing Posters These free downloads are available in multiple languages for different age groups. From The WHO: Teaching Handwashing to Kids On the CDC Kids site, this hand-washing page is complete with a tutorial and downloadable graphics. Have a...

Digest 5/14: Supreme Court Decision guidance

The Digest will focus on pandemic-related information as it becomes available. Watch your inbox from your favorite IFLS staff for the usual great information about webinars, library news and meeting information. While the Supreme Court ruling has struck down the Safer...

Daily Digest for Wednesday, May 14

From John: And the Answer Is…We don’t know yet Here is the WPR Report and the Opinion– https://www.wpr.org/wisconsin-supreme-court-strikes-down-safer-home https://www.wpr.org/sites/default/files/wi_legislature_v._andrea_palm_-_decision.pdf Please watch for...

Daily Digest for Tuesday, May 12

From Leah: Updated Summer Reading Link We’ve added an option to share your ideas. From Leah: Adult Services Check-In Round-Up Curbside tales: Some folks are asking for other services, like printing and faxing.  How will your library handle that?  Good to think about...

Daily Digest for Monday, May 11

From Maureen and Gail: Courier Procedure – Dating Closed Bins WALTCO will be using a pricing gun sticker to  label the bins with the date a bin was closed (picture of the label on a Green Bay bin below).  Once you have emptied the bin, please remove the sticker....

Daily Digest for Friday, May 8

Kudos to Menomonie’s Debbie and Jodi They had a drive-by parade for their story time families and got some wonderful fan mail. Here’s the Facebook post:  (Who should get kudos? Email Reb: kilde@ifls.lib.wi.us) From Cricket (Clear Lake): COVID-19 Safety Tips for...

Daily Digest, May 7

Kudos to Jo: she sent out 120 masks to library and IFLS staff, and she’s willing to sew some more! Thanks, Jo! From Maureen: NewspaperARCHIVE free temporary access extended to June 15 This is the archive we used to get through BadgerLink. Some of your users might have...

Free COVID-19 testing: local sites and dates

Residents have access to free, drive-thru COVID-19 tests will be available in your community in the forthcoming days. The State Emergency Operations Center, Wisconsin Department of Health Services (DHS), Wisconsin Emergency Management, and Wisconsin National Guard are...