The Cooperative Children’s Book Center, a part of UW Madison - School of Education and partially supported by the Department of Public Instruction, recently released their CCBC Choices best-of-the-year list in a virtual format this year.
Librarians of the Cooperative Children’s Book Center are recommending 257 books published in 2020, out of the nearly 3,000 books they received."
Data that Counts: Intro to Census Data for Public Libraries
Tuesday, April 6, 2021 | 1-2 p.m. Central
Libraries were central to helping people be counted in the 2020 Census. Now, learn how to make the data count for your library and community!
This free webinar will introduce you to the important role that public libraries can play in assisting individuals, groups, and organizations with finding, accessing, and using census data for planning and decision-making. Resources and tools for searching basic census sources will also be covered.
You will hear from librarians who have offered data literacy programs at their libraries to reach multiple audiences, including small businesses and entrepreneurs, local historians, students, and nonprofits and government agencies. REGISTER NOW!
Talk Story: Sharing Stories, Sharing Culture Grant
"Each year the American Indian Library Association and Asian/Pacific American Librarians Association team up to offer a total of 4 grants worth $750 each to encourage libraries, schools, and community organizations who serve Asian American, Pacific Islander American, and/or American Indian children and families to conduct intergenerational programs to celebrate the cultural heritage of their communities.
The deadline to apply is coming up on April 1st, and in light of the current pandemic, there is some flexibility on how the grant money can be used this year."