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Nic News Weekly
Friday, July 26, 2019
Trustee Training Week 2019 logo

Wisconsin Trustee Training Week
August 12 - 16, 2019


As Wisconsin Trustee Training Week approaches, we'd like to pass on a few reminders about this important event. Please pass this information on to anyone you feel should attend:
  • Wisconsin Trustee Training Week is a series of five webinars taking place from noon to 1pm each day.
  • All library board trustees, directors, library staff, volunteers, and Friends group members are welcome. 
  • Participants are welcome to watch webinars at the NFLS Office - please call 920-448-4410 to let us know you're coming.
  • There is no charge to attend, and all webinars will be recorded.
  • Contact hours for continuing education toward public librarian re-certification: 1 per webinar.
More information about Wisconsin Trustee Training Week, including Registration and instructions for those who are new to webinars, can be found > > HERE < <.
What's News this Week

BadgerLink Advisory Group: Call For Applicants


The BadgerLink team seeks applicants to participate in the BadgerLink Advisory Group. This group seeks to improve the ability of all Wisconsin residents to access and effectively use high-quality, licensed resources provided by BadgerLink, expand program visibility, and build stronger relationships between the program and stakeholders.

Applications will close at the end of the day on August 16, 2019, with review and selection finalized on or before September 15, 2019. 

> > LEARN MORE
Upcoming Events
DigitalLead: Hotspot Lending @ Your Library
July 30

ALA Nominations Due
July 31

WLA Awards Nominations
Due August 1

WiscNet Listening Sessions @ BCL
August 1

NFLS Librarians' Advisory Committee Meeting
August 2

WLA Leadership Development Institute
August 7-9

WI Trustee Training Week
August 12-16

ALA Emerging Leaders Program Applications Due
August 30

WI Library Hall of Fame Nominations Due
August 30

Digital Preservation Advocacy (Webinar)
September 6

Proposals Due - Lead the Way: Libraries at the Heart of Community Engagement
September 6

WLA Poster / Visual Displays Due
September 6

Sequences & Stories, Part 2
September 23

Tech Days East
September 10, 11 or 12

Marketing the Value of Your Library (Webinars)
October 1, 15, 29

WLA Conference
October 8-11

Children's Literature Conference
October 12

Social Justice & Public LIbraries (Chicago, IL)
October 28-29

Tech Days West
November 5, 6 or 7

Libraries Transform®­ Newsletter - Lots of Great Topics


The July 18, 2019 Libraries Transform newsletter featured lots of great topics, including:
  • Free Tools to Spread the Word about the I Love My Librarian Award
  • Catch “The Public” on DVD or Blu-ray
  • Check out the Star Wars™ READ® collection
  • ... and more!
> > LEARN MORE

Inclusive Services Assessment and Guide


The Inclusive Services Assessment and Guide for Wisconsin Public Libraries was recently produced by the Wisconsin DPI Public Library Development Team and the participants in the 2018 Inclusive Services Institute.

This publication aims to foster inclusive library environments where everyone is safe, welcomed, and respected.

> > LEARN MORE

Part-Time Children's Librarian Wanted at Marion Public Library


The Marion Public Library is seeking a creative, energetic, and detail-oriented individual with excellent communication and interpersonal skills to fill a part-time Children’s Librarian position.

Hours include weekdays with some early evenings.  Position open until filled.

> > LEARN MORE
Reminders

Please note the following events and due dates for the next week:

July 30 - DigitalLead: Hotspot Lending @ Your Library
July 31 - ALA Nominations Due
Due August 1 - WLA Awards Nominations
August 1 - WiscNet Listening Sessions @ BCL
August 2 - NFLS Librarians' Advisory Committee Meeting

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