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WVLS Adult Services Summit

The WVLS Adult Services Summit was held on Thursday, November 1. The event was well-attended by librarians throughout WVLS who work in adult services. Below are some of the resources and ideas that evolved from the day. Program Ideas Music in the Stacks (Merrill),...

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MLA Conference Update

WVLS staff member Anne Hamland attended the Minnesota Library Association Conference on Oct. 11 and 12 in St. Cloud, MN. Below are some notes from the sessions she attended.  Libraries in Laundromats Libraries Without Boarders has a mobile library that fits into 4...

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Award-Winning Youth Author Aisha Saeed To Visit Greenwood

Author Aisha Saeed will visit Greenwood on Monday, October 22, 2018, to speak about her book, her heritage, and her experiences as a writer. Ms. Saeed will speak to students in grades 3-6 at the elementary school and grades 7-8 at the high school. A presentation open...

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Maureen Hayes Author/Illustrator Award Application Open

This $4,000 award was established with funding from Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, in honor of Maureen Hayes, to bring together children and nationally recognized authors/illustrators by funding an author/illustrator visit to a library. The ALSC Grant...

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Adult Services Summit: Adult Programming and Services Gathering

WVLS invites all WVLS member library adult services librarians to gather on November 1, 2018, after the V-Cat Council meeting, to talk about programming and services for adults. The meeting will last for 2 hours.  The group will share successful and unsuccessful...

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Charging Fees for Library Programs

Did you know that it is against the law for public libraries to charge fees for their programs? With the popularity of technology, Pinterest, DIY, and HGTV’s home improvement shows, community interest in library programs on crafting, homemaking and handmade goods is...

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