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23 Science-Backed Ways to Reduce Stress Right Now... and Other Tips to Retain Summer Sanity

You say the population of your community has tripled for the summer while too many of your library's public computers ahve decided to take a vacation? That municipal street reconstruction has closed your parking lot and given new meaning to the CSLP theme "Build a Better World?" And the daily patron who only reads books by dead authors is testing your bibliographic skills?

Our Courts: State Bar of WI offers programs for libraries and organizations

The State Bar of Wisconsin offers a program called "Our Courts," free of charge, to community groups and organizations. Read the "Our Courts" brochure for more information.

State bar members, including judges and attorneys, have developed these programs specifically directed toward providing information to the public about the courts and legal system.

Joint Finance Committee Unanimously Supports Extra $1.5 Million for Public Library Systems!

IT’S TIME TO WRITE THANK YOU NOTES! All 16 members of the legislature’s powerful Joint Finance Committee voted to approve the Wisconsin Library Association request for additional public library system aid! 

At its Executive Session on May 31, the Joint Finance Committee (JFC) added $1.5 million in state aid for public library systems to the 2017-2019 biennial budget! Distribution of the additional dollars was negotiated over the 2-year budget biennium as follows: $500,000 in the first year and $1,000,000 in the second year. 


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