1. Thank you to all who offered to join the new IDEA (Inclusive, Diversity, Equity and Access) Team! Our Team members are Laurie Ollhoff (Merrill), Sue Heskin (Superior), Jeanne Wolfe (Lac du Flambeau), Emilie Braunel (Sayner), Angie Bodzislaw (Spooner). We will be meeting in March to formally create a charge for our group and our annual goals. Stay tuned!
2. New from the ALA bookstore and getting alot of buzz: The Librarian’s Guide to Homelessness: An Empathy-Driven Approach to Solving Problems, Preventing Conflict, and Serving Everyone https://www.alastore.
We will be adding this book to the NWLS Professional Collection for you to check out!
3. Also from ALA, this collection of resources to help with drag queen story hour events: http://www.ala.org/
4. DPI Blog post on Award-winning Translated Books for Kids: https://bit.ly/2SUqSG9 T
5. Successful Sip ‘n’ Swipe program in Bridges Library System: Seven libraries in their system have had great success with a free program for older adults that teaches them how to use tablet technology.
Katie Burke, Sip & Swipe Project Manager at Generations on Line KBurke.GoL@comcast.net or 215-222-6400
Berkeley PL Launches Cards for Patrons Without Fixed Address https://www.
Director – Northern Waters Library Service