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Weekly Digest: best webinar this week, new and free things and two more (important) surveys
Webinar recommendation from Cecelia Only available until Nov 18! Updating Your Collection: Selecting & Deselecting Materials with Native Content SCLS Continuing Education & Professional Development - Originally presented on October 20, 2022 by Dr. Debbie...
Weekly Digest: delivery study, voter resources, anti-racism tools, survey and resources
This week’s high points, in the order I got them! Delivery Study Next Week: Oct. 24 to 28 Don’t forget that the delivery study will be starting on Monday, Oct. 24th. Look for an email from Katelyn this Friday containing the instructions and the chart to fill out. A...
Weekly Digest: friends week, join Talk About Race group, job center bookmarks and coming events
It’s a short one this week, folks! Celebrate your Friends! Oct 16-22 is National Friends of Libraries Week: a good time to recognize and thank thank those who govern, promote, advocate, and fundraise for libraries. Whether it be the official Friends of the...
Weekly Digest: Lots happening, and a treat at the end
It’s a doozy! Phillips in the news In September, Becky and Jake were interviewed for a piece by Wisconsin Public Radio station in Rhinelander. It's about a five-minute listen. IEEE Grant Opportunity The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Science...
Weekly Digest: survey response needed; money deadlines; coming up; new on the website
Important for all library and system staff! From John: Hello Everyone–Please see the message below. This is an important survey and anyone who uses data in some way is encouraged to complete this survey. They are seeking at least one response from every library and...
Upcoming Check-Ins, Follow-up to Last Check-in, and 3M Wizards!
Upcoming Check-ins: October 13, 2-3:30: Disinformation Virtual Escape Room and Discussion. Misinformation, disinformation, and manipulation of facts are prevalent and can be tricky to spot. Librarians have been trying to find a way to share information about this...
Weekly Digest: money, webinars, new on the website and upcoming events
Money for you! from an email from Leah on 9/12 Reminder: Thanks to a grant from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, with funding from the Institute for Museum and Library Services, IFLS has funding for scholarships this fall! Even if you have received...
Weekly Digest: wash yer bins, bulk library card order due, upcoming events
WALTCO Bin Washing Week 2022 It’s that time of year again! During their travels to and from our many libraries this past year, our WALTCO bins have become rather grimy and gross. During the week of September 12-16 please empty out and clean any WALTCO bins in your...
Weekly Digest: bulk card order, scholarships, news and events
Library Card Order Starting Early There have been staffing changes at the printer. In order to get cards in hand by early November we need to start now! This form is mandatory, deadline is Sep 9: We need an answer from everyone to make sure nobody misses this annual...
Weekly Digest: free facilitation e-course, award nominations for WLA, e-letter subscription troubleshooting, calendar and a surprise
Katelyn’s Pick of the Week Free E-Course: Community Conversations, Learning Facilitation Skills Whether you want to start some community conversations about challenging topics, have a more effective book club discussion or gather information for a strategic plan,...
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