How are you using your 2019 Youth Services Support Grant?
The Lena Public Library recently brought in The NEW Zoomobile. 146 people (99 children) enjoyed some animals up close and personal!
How are you using your 2019 Youth Services Support Grant? We'd love to hear your stories - so please email us a short recap and any photos or perhaps a video of how your libraries are using your 2019 grants, and we'll add them to the 2019 Youth Services Support Grants web page. If you don't have photos, a simple description is fine - we can make it work.
New Release ‘The Public’ Available July 2 with Swank License
Featuring a star-studded cast, Emilio Estevez’s new film tackles important issues like addiction, mental health, homelessness and more while highlighting the goodwill role public libraries – and librarians – play in their communities.
This film – available for showings starting July 2 – is covered under Swank's annual public performance site license. > > LEARN MORE
Facebook Adds 22 Free Training Modules to Facebook Blueprint
One module that is particularly valuable for libraries is Get Started with Events, which shows you how to use Facebook to create, share, and promote events. Even the experience Facebook user is likely to pick up some great tips to make their next library event or program really stand out!> > LEARN MORE
Six WI Public Library Director Certification Course Scholarships
Continuing Education Services at the UW-Madison iSchool announces a scholarship for Wisconsin library directors currently taking certification courses. Six scholarships are available for Fall 2019 certification courses. We will cover the entire cost of one certification course for each of the six winners. > > LEARN MORE
2019 Wisconsin Library Hall of Fame Nominations Requested
The Wisconsin Library Heritage Center Steering Committee is accepting nominations for individuals to be inducted into the Wisconsin Library Hall of Fame for 2019. Nominations must be submitted by Friday, August 30, 2019. > > LEARN MORE
Transparent Language Online: New Features
Two features have been added to Transparent Language Online over the past few months: