Join fellow library professionals for this five-day virtual event packed with educational sessions, celebrity speakers and author talks designed to inspire and help your library navigate the year ahead. Hear new ideas from civic, social and educational innovators and learn the latest insights from experts on policy, research and technology. And get a front row seat to the Youth Media Awards, I Love My Librarian Award Ceremony, and other events.
SIJO: A Ready-to-Go, Virtual Library Program and Contest for People of All Ages
The Wisconsin Sijo Competition is open to Wisconsinites of all ages, offers monetary prizes of up to $400 to winning entries, and includes inducements for schools and libraries to promote participation in the competition.
The staff at Appleton Public Library started using the toolkit in 2019. Assistant Director Tasha Saecker reports, “The toolkit will change how you approach public library service by giving you a common language to better care for yourself, your coworkers, and your community.”
This training is conducted by Rogers InHealth and brought to you by the Department of Public Instruction using LSTA funding from IMLS.
Through the American Dream Literacy Initiative, the American Library Association (ALA) and Dollar General Literacy Foundation offer annual grants to U.S. public libraries to expand services for adult English language learners or adults in need of basic education and workforce development.
Public libraries are eligible if they serve adult English language learners and are located within 20 miles of a Dollar General Store, distribution center or corporate office. Visit the Dollar General Store Locator.
Promote Digital Resources Using OverDrive's Resource Center
Just a friendly reminder that OverDrive's Resource Center has lots of ways to promote digital services to patrons - AND offers staff training in the form of webcasts and on-demand staff training recordings.
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