How Collection Weeding Makes a Better World

While collections constantly grow, shelf space doesn’t. Join us for a discussion on how Better World Books solves weeding issues and reduces operational costs all while giving new life to your old books, empowering worldwide literacy, and supporting the environment.

Office 365 Now Supports No Password Expiration

Microsoft Office 365 now supports no expiration on passwords. While there will always be trade-offs between convenience and security in maintaining user accounts and passwords, it is the lack of choice which tends to be irksome.

Embracing eBooks Like a Boss

Join us as we hear from four public library thought-leaders as they speak to how their libraries address non-fiction collection challenges by embracing Gale eBooks on GVRL…like a boss.

Library Director Focus Groups: PLSR is calling for volunteers!

Directors are strongly encouraged to submit your name for consideration. A key stakeholder group in the PLSR process is the public libraries themselves.

Championing Children’s Services: Take the Survey – Enter by December 1 to a Win Prize!

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC) is working on a new campaign that will help you promote all the terrific things Children’s Librarians do to those who hold public office.

Affordable Care Act

Open enrollment is Nov 1- Dec 15, 2017. Find information on getting coverage, plan options, the law and citizen rights and protections here.

Libraries Transform

Libraries Transform

The ALA Libraries Transform! campaign is designed to increase public awareness of the value, impact and services provided by libraries and library professionals.
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V-Cat: Enhanced Online Library Catalog

V-Cat is the shared library catalog for most WVLS public libraries and contains holding information and access to a variety of books, audiovisual materials, and more.
Badgerlink: Wisconsin's Online Library


BadgerLink is Wisconsin’s Online Library, providing Wisconsin residents with licensed content not available through regular search engines. Explore the resources!

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Wisconsin Valley Library Service

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Wausau, WI 54403


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