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Meet Your Partners: Workforce Resources

Contact Anne Hamland with any questions at ahamland@wvls.org.

Workshop Description

Public library staff are invited to attend your choice of three upcoming workshops offered through the Libraries Activating Workforce Development Skills (LAWDS) project. 

Meet your partners in providing workforce and community resources! Library staff and workforce partners will gather virtually to learn about services and resources provided by job centers, workforce partners, and libraries. Attendees will get to know their counterparts, tour online resources, work through service scenarios, and brainstorm communication and collaboration strategies going forward.

1.5 CE contact hours are offered for these workshops. Please choose the date and location that works best for your schedule. 

Learning Objectives

  • Attendees will understand the services and resources available to the public provided by libraries and workforce development job centers.
  • Attendees will work through customer scenarios together and brainstorm potential areas for communication and collaboration.

Dates and Registration Links

  • April 27th at 10 a.m. Register Here. With the North Central Workforce Development Area covering: Marathon, Langlade, Lincoln, Oneida, Forest
  • May 19th at 10 a.m. Register Here. With the Northwest Wisconsin Development Area covering: Taylor
  • June 16 from 1-2:30pm. Register Here. With the West Central Wisconsin Development Area covering: Clark 


Libraries Activating Workforce Development Skills

The LAWDS project brings together public library staff with regional Workforce Development Boards (WDBs) and Wisconsin Job Centers, to facilitate more seamless support of job-seeking patrons, business owners, and entrepreneurs. This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Wisconsin Valley Library Service
300 N 1st Street
Wausau, WI 54403