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Friday, September 4, 2020

September Webinars Listing from NEWI

Please check the NEWI list of free webinars to find online continuing education opportunities you can attend from where you are, whether in the library or working from home. Most sessions are 60 minutes long, and are provided – at no charge to you – by associations, agencies, companies, and library systems.

Click here to access NEWI's September Webinars listing.

What's News this Week

September 17 Drive Thru Job Fair Locations

The Wisconsin Workforce Development Association (WWDA) is partnering across the state on September 17 for Wisconsin’s second statewide Drive Thru Job Fair. Participants can stay safely in their cars and collect job postings and career opportunities.

Some locations in our neck of the woods include:
  • Green Bay: Riverside Ballroom Parking Lot, 1560 Main Street
  • Menasha: Menasha Job Center, 1802 Appleton Road
  • Shawano: Shawano County Job Center, 607 E. Elizabeth Street
  • Sheboygan: Sheboygan County Job Center, 3620 Wilgus Avenue
Employers and Job Seekers can find more information at

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New CCBC Website with Enhanced Search Features

From WI Libraries for Everyone: 
The Cooperative Children’s Book Center (CCBC) is a unique and vital gathering place for books, ideas, and expertise in the field of children’s and young adult literature. The CCBC is part of the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Education, and receives additional support from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction.

Check out the new CCBC website and its valuable tools: Read the entire article from WI Libraries for Everyone here.

Nominations Now Open for IMLS National Medal for Museum and Library Service

The Institute of Museum and Library Services is now accepting nominations for the 2021 National Medal for Museum and Library Service, the nation’s highest honor awarded to libraries and museums for service to their communities.

Get more details at the WI Libraries for Everyone blog.

Link to https://www.cslpreads.orgCollaborative Summer Library Program Newsletter

Click here to check out the latest CSLP Newsletter, where you will find:
  • The 2021 Tails and Tales Incentive Catalog
  • Sign-up for a 2021 CSLP Committee
  • Submit your 2022 Oceanography programming ideas
  • Library stories - and more!

How to Ignore Email Conversations in Microsoft Outlook

Ever get emails followed by "replies to all" that do not pertain to you?

This short video (1:36) will show you how to ignore specific email chains in Microsoft Outlook - keeping your email inbox just a little cleaner. Click here to watch How to Ignore Email Conversations in Microsoft Outlook.

Virtual Programming

Wildlife In Need Center: Connecting Communities through Wildlife Education

Nestled in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin, the Wildlife In Need Center (WINC) is a non-profit organization that provides free medical care for our sick, injured, or orphaned wild neighbors with the intention of returning them to their natural habitat. WINC offers virtual educational programming, as its program may be a fun fit for members of the library community! 

Click here to learn more about what WINC has to offer your library.
Click here for more programming resources.

Employment Opportunity

Circulation Assistant - Egg Harbor Library

The Egg Harbor Library in Door County has an opening for a part-time Circulation Assistant.

Please spread the word and send interested parties to NFLS Employment Opportunities for more details.

Upcoming CE, Deadlines & Celebrations

Remember to visit the NEWI website for the latest CE opportunities.
CCBC Shorts Webinar
September 9

"Lead the Way" Conference Scholarship Applications Due
September 10

WLA Leadership Development Institute Grant App Due
September 15

WiLSWorld Shorts: Redesigning Spaces for Health + Safety
September 15

Strengthen Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Practice Through Self-Paced Learning
September 15

Drive Thru Job Fairs
September 17

Getting Hit On By Customers
September 17 (Live Webinar)

AAC Meeting
September 18

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

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

NFLS Board Meeting
October 13

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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