V-Cat Online Catalog

V-Cat Resources

To suggest additions, please email Inese Christman at ichristman@wvls.org.

Training & Guidelines

Please find V-Cat Training and Guidelines for Sierra and V-Cat Council guidelines for policies regarding process and patron management.

V-Cat Resources

Find information on V-Cat budget, strategic and migration plans. bylaws, participation agreements, complaint procedure, committees and more!

Agendas & Exhibits
Bylaws, Participation Agreement, Complaint Procedure
Patron Privacy Policy
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V-Cat Asset Allocation
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V-Cat Reports

  • Web management report information.
  • Monthly circulation totals report.

WVLS Representatives February 2, 2017

Kneeling from Left: Cara Hart, Jenny Jochimsen, Erica Brewster, Mary Dunn, Sue Bedroske, Teresa Hall, Don Litzer

Standing from Left: Virginia Roberts, Mary Stachowiak, Ellie Schwartz, Tammie Blomberg, Felicia Albrecht, Cynthia Taylor, Vicky Calmes, Michelle Gobert, Mary Taylor

Not Pictured: Candice Celestina-Smith, Denise Korenuk, Kay Heiting, Kim Metzke, Erica Clarkson, Loralee Petersen, Carla Huston, Julie Beloungy.

V-Cat Officers

Sue Bedroske, Dorchester: Chair

Erica Brewster, Three Lakes: Chair Elect

Inese Christman, WVLS V-Cat Administrator

Marla Sepnafski, WVLS Director

Bibliographic Control/Interface Committee

Chris Luebbe, MCPL: Chair

Maria Pregler, Antigo

Deb Valine, Rhinelander

Mary Taylor, Minocqua

Pat Schmitt, MCPL

Inese Christman, WVLS

Carol Wendorf, T.B.Scott

Cooperative Circulation Committee

Mary Stachowiak, MCPL-Wausau: Chair

Marathon: Kitty Roesler, MCPL Wausau

Lincoln: Ellie Schwartz, T.B.Scott Free Library

Oneida: Virginia Roberts, Rhinelander District Library

Taylor: Tammie Blomberg, Rib Lake Public Library

Forest: Michelle Gobert, Crandon Public Library

Clark: Kim Metzke, Greenwood

Taylor: TBD

Inese Christman, WVLS

V-Cat Library Members & Representatives

City Library Representative Agreement Signed
Abbotsford Abbotsford Public Library Jenny Jochimsen 8/10/1999
Antigo Antigo Public Library Dominic Frandrup 8/23/1999
Colby Colby Public Library Vicky Calmes 9/7/1999
Crandon Crandon Public Library Michelle Gobert 2/22/2007
Dorchester Dorchester Public Library Sue Bedroske 7/2/2001
Gilman Western Taylor County Public Library Ruby Wenzel 9/20/1999
Granton Granton Community Library Kay Heiting 2/26/2013
Greenwood Greenwood  Public Library Kim Metzke 8/19/1999
Laona Edith Evans Community Library Felicia Albrecht 4/10/2003
Loyal Loyal Public Library Teresa Hall 10/7/1999
Medford Frances L Simek Memorial Library Erica Clarkson 8/19/1999
Merrill T.B. Scott Free Library Ellie Schwartz 8/5/1999
Minocqua Minocqua Public Library Mary Taylor 8/26/1999
Neillsville Neillsville Public Library Cara Hart 6/28/2011
Owen Owen Public Library Loralee Peterson 2/7/2001
Rhinelander Rhinelander Distict Library Virginia Roberts 2/5/2002
Rib Lake Rib Lake Public Library Tammie Blomberg 6/22/2000
Stetsonville Jean M. Thomsen Memorial Library Carla Huston 8/6/1999
Thorp Thorp Public Library Julie Beloungy 8/19/1999
Three Lakes Demmer Memorial Library Erica Brewster 2/5/2002
Tomahawk Tomahawk Public Library Mary Dunn 2/4/2000
Wausau/Marathon County Wausau/Marathon County Public Library Mary Stachowiak 7/1/2006
Westboro Westboro Public Library Candice Celestina-Smith 7/2/2001
Withee Withee Public Library Teresa Miniatt 4/15/2003

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