Nicolet Federated Library System
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Friday, September 18, 2020

What's News this Week


Gillett Public Library has a New Website

As of Tuesday, September 15, Gillett Public Library's official website address has changed to The new web address also comes with a new look.

Grants & Scholarships

Professional Development Scholarship: 2020 Local History and Historic Preservation Conference

The Wisconsin Historical Records Advisory Board, with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) is offering a scholarship to attend the 2020 Local History and Historic Preservation Conference. The conference will be held online on October 21-23, 2020. To be considered for the scholarship, the application should be received no later than October 12, 2020. Recipients will be notified by email of their status by October 19, 2020. 
More information about the conference, including a schedule of events, can be found here:
PDF and word document versions of the application were emailed to NFLS library directors on September 17, 2020. If you have any questions about the application or the conference, please email

Upcoming CE, Deadlines & Celebrations

Remember to visit the NEWI website for the latest CE opportunities.
Banned Books Week
September 20-26

Launching eCards During COVID
September 23

Tech Days 2020
September 23-34 (Online)

Library Journal's Fall Day of Dialog
September 25

Responding when COVID comes to your Library:  Learning from Real Stories
September 28

ARSL Conference
September 28 - October 2

Equity in Action: Fostering an Antiracist Library Culture
September 29

NFLS Librarians' Advisory Committee Meeting
October 2

Library Journal’s Summit: What’s Next? Libraries Adapt to the New Abnormal
October 6

Introduction to Marketing: It’s More than Emails, Newsletters, and Social Media
October 6

Library Engagement: What Your Community Needs and How to Respond
October 13

NFLS Board Meeting
October 13
Advocacy: Promoting the Value of Your Library
October 21

One Step at a Time: How Libraries Can Promote Healthy, Thriving, and Livable Communities
October 22

National Friends of Libraries Week
October 18-24

International Games Week
November (TBD)

Nominations Due for IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Service
November 2

Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference
November 5-6

AAC Meeting
November 13

Lead the Way: Libraries at the Heart of Community Engagement
November 16-17

NFLS Librarians' Advisory Committee Meeting
December 4

NFLS Board Meeting
December 8

2020 WLA Leadership Development Institute ​Conference
December 8 - 10

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

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