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July is already moving so fast. Hopefully, you are able to enjoy what the month and the weather has to offer. Keep being excellent to each other! ~Sherry Resources: Lambda Literary announces 2021...
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July Newsletter Now Available

The WVLS July Newsletter is now available here: Features include: Rhinelander Holds Pet Parade Three Lakes Starts Summer Collaborations Crandon Continues “Tasting Tuesdays” Weekly History Chats at...
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Tech Days Set for September

Learn from experts without having to travel! Tech Days 2021 is a two-day webinar series. Schedule at a glance:   Wednesday, September 15 Thursday, September 16 10:00 – 11:30am Digital First:...
Wisconsin Trustee Training Week

Registration Open for Trustee Training Week

Wisconsin Trustee Training Week is set for August 23-27. Sponsored by all 16 public library systems, the annual Trustee Training Week offers a one-hour webinar each day of the week on a topic of...
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WLA Conference Accepting Program Proposals

The WLA Programming Committee is now accepting proposals for the 2021 WLA annual conference! The conference will be held in Green Bay from November 16-19 at the KI Convention Center. The Conference...
Trustee Training Week

Core Values. Equity. Recruiting. Inclusion.

Trustee Training Week registration is now open! Here's this year's lineup: Monday, August 24 -- Core Values of Librarianship with Jessamyn West Tuesday, August 25 - Recruiting and Engaging Friends...

Reopening Guidelines Released

The latest version of reopening guidelines for public libraries has been released. The Wisconsin Public Libraries Reopening Guide, a collaborative effort between the Department of Public Instruction...
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“Beanstack” Office Hours Available

On April 24, 2020 the Wisconsin Department of Instruction finalized a three-year, statewide contract for Beanstack, an online reading challenge platform and mobile app, with the assistance of...

Recorded Webinar on “Giving Bad News” Now Available

The first recorded WVLS webinar of 2020 is now available, on our YouTube Channel. “Giving Bad News” is a presentation by Betsy Bleck, director of the Oconomowoc Public Library. This presentation is...

Spotting Fake News

In a time when information is overwhelming, it is important for librarians and other information professionals to be vigilant about the information they share and be prepared to guide others to the...

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