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Friday, December 11, 2020

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Public Library System Redesign (PLSR) Implementation Update

Posted by WI Libraries for Everyone on Monday, December 7, 2020:

The PLSR Project Implementation web page has recently been updated and includes a link to the project roadmap for the activities and timeline for each of the recommendations. A recorded video presentation can be viewed to see what’s been updated on the web page and provides an overview of the roadmap.

Additionally, you can view this recorded presentation or see the slide deck for the presentation given during Wisconsin Trustee Training week in August 2020. This presentation provided a general implementation overview for each PLSR Steering Committee recommendation, including priority levels and next steps.

For questions about this information, contact Bruce Smith (608) 225-5391

Read more about Public Library System Redesign (PLSR) Implementation Update

Libraries Transform Newsletter

The latest Libraries Transform Newsletter was full of great information, with topics like:
  • Natalie Portman named NLW honorary chair
  • Gifts to support libraries
  • and more
If you have not yet subscribed to the newsletter, be sure to check it out here.

Programming Resources

Successful Programs for Youth, This Summer & Year-Round (Webinar)

When: Feb 5, 2021 09:00 AM

With years of experience as a program coordinator at the Baraboo Public Library and contributor to the Collaborative Summer Library Program Manual, Anne Horjus will share his tips for successful library programs and events for school-age children.

During this 90-minute webinar, he will …
  • Provide ideas to expand your library’s online presence with virtual activities
  • Share examples of adapting outdoor activities for safe social distancing
  • Show ways to create custom professional-looking "print at home" or "take & make" crafts
  • Discuss ways to connect with your local community for “Tails & Tales” outdoor activities
There will be ample time for discussion and Q&A.

The webinar will be recorded, captioned, and available for viewing afterwards on the NEWI website.

Continuing education contact hours: 1.5

Click here to register for the Successful Programs for Youth, This Summer & Year-Round webinar.

Upcoming CE, Deadlines & Celebrations

Remember to visit the NEWI website for the latest CE opportunities.

Tails and Tales: Summer Library Program and Early Literacy
December 11

WiLSWorld Shorts: Data Visualization in Excel 101
December 11

Beanstack #WinterRead2021 Registration Deadline
December 14

Libraries & Public Media: Family Engagement to Advance Young Children’s Computational Thinking
December 15

Taking Care of Your Staff (and Yourself) During the COVID-19 Pandemic
December 16

Engaging Literature Students in the Virtual Classroom with the MLA International Bibliography
December 16

How to Set up Instagram's Free Fundraising Tools to Drive Donations
Dec 17

AAC Meeting
December 18

Registration Due - Fill Up Your Fuel Tank with Compassion Resilience
December 18

A Year of Community Engagement Alone, Together from Bang the Table
December 18

A Happier You: Work Habits to Enhance Performance and Well-Being
December 23

Video Production: Tools, Tips and Tricks
December 30

Recollection Wisconsin Steering Committee Nominations Due
December 31

Proactive Advocacy and Communication for Library Trustees and Staff
January 13

Compassion Resilience Facilitator Training (4 part series)
January 20, 21; February 8, 10

ALA 2021 Midwinter Meeting
January 22-26

Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference
January 27-28, 2021

Resources for Wellbeing: Toolkit Tour for Rural & Small Libraries
February 5

Successful Programs for Youth, This Summer & Year-Round
February 5

2021 Library Legislative Day
February 16-18, 2021

Power Up 2021 Conference
March 25-26, 2021 (Madison)

Nancy Drew 90th Anniversary Celebration
April 28

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