Are you a specialist in something other than libraries?
If you have a passion, hobby, interest, or skill that you’d be interested in sharing with others via library programming, now’s your chance! Help out other libraries with your skills in game-mastering or master-gardening, art of any kind, animal husbandry, cooking or preserving food, wildcrafting, or any other quirky hobby or passion you would love to share. Fill out this form and we’ll start sharing the results in late September.
Apply for one last scholarship opportunity by September 20! Learn about equity, diversity, and inclusion with either the Library Journal course Equity in Action: Fostering an Antiracist Library Culture, or the online conference Toward One Wisconsin.
One More Time
Yep. Ancestry’s enabled for remote use for library card holders until Dec 30.
ALA award nominations
Talk it up! Nominations are accepted online now through Nov. 9, 2020. Ten librarians will each receive $5,000 in recognition of their outstanding achievements. Awardees will be honored at the virtual I Love My Librarian Award ceremony on Jan. 23, 2021, which will take place during ALA’s Midwinter Meeting & Exhibits; winners will also receive free full conference registration as part of their award packages. Read more
New on the Website
Updated spreadsheet for results from the Library Operations During COVID survey. If you’d like to update or add information, you can do it right on that form.
Spam is going crazy right now, the hackers have plenty of time. Never click the link on that suspicious email.