Low-Income Subsidies for Internet Access (from DPI)

The DPI and public library systems have been discussing a federal program that can provide $50/month to low-income households to defray or cover the cost of internet access.

DPI is highlighting the program, and encourages libraries and other colleagues in the workforce development community to share this information.  https://www.fcc.gov/emergency-broadband-benefit-program

Questions? Contact Martha Farley Berninger (DPI Adminstrative Manager/Records Officer, Library Services Team) at 608-224-6161.

Just In Case You Missed It: Kathy Setter Recognized for Awesomeness

We’re so pleased to share this news! The consensus is that it’s well-deserved. Congratulations on the Beacon Award, Kathy!

“Innovative Interfaces is pleased to congratulate Kathy Setter, MORE Project Manager for the IFLS Library System, as the recipient of the 2021 IUG Beacon Award at the IUG 2021 virtual conference.

Setter has a long history of education and leadership in the IUG community, serving for many years as IUG Secretary, two terms as IUG Chair, and on the IUG Enhancements Committee and Idea Lab Leadership Team.” Read the whole article.

New on the Website

Program Tracking: What You Need to Know info sheet put together by Leah Langby. You can find links in the Youth Services, Adult Services and Budgets and Statistics pages, or in the Article Index.

Coming Up on the IFLS Calendar

  • Thu Apr 1st 10:00am – 11:30am: Human Resources: Accommodations and Self-Reflection
  • April 14 & 15 (various times): Health Information Online: Finding Information You Can Trust–Train the Trainer 2-part webinar or virtual workshop.

Eau Claire Delivery Changes

Eau Claire library is preparing to move to their temporary location. Here are the delivery dates around that move:
April 2 – last day for Drop Off at the Eau Claire St. location.
April 5-9 – Pick Up Only at Eau Claire St. location.
No delivery to Eau Claire library on April 12-13.
April 14 – restart delivery at new Mall Dr location.
Please hold any materials in transit to Eau Claire from April 2-April 13 to lessen the number of materials at the Waltco terminal. If you could do a pre-sort bin for EC for that time, it will help with sorting as of April 14 as well. Contact Maureen with any questions.

That’s it! Have a great weekend.