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Friday, September 16, 2022

Library Employment Opportunities

Hiring: Library Director for the Marinette County Consolidated Library Service

""The Marinette County Consolidated Library Service is searching for its next library director. 

Library Director - Marinette County Consolidated Library Service
Full Time 40+ hours
Salary: $68,993 - $88,700
​Deadline: October 3, 2022

Get more details about the Library Director position here.

""Hiring: Children's Librarian at the Suring Area Public Library

The Suring Area Public Library is seeking an energetic, outgoing and creative Children’s Librarian willing and able to work 16 hours a week.

Get more details about the Children's Librarian position here.

View more library employment opportunities at

Continuing Education Opportunities

Using Workforce Assistance resources for your library


This webinar will discuss how library staff may best use resources provided through the Library Activating Workforce Development Skills (LAWDS) project, including:

Date: Thursday, September 29, 2022
Time: 11:00 a.m. to Noon
Register at

Library staff members are often asked to help library users navigate job-seeker and employment services. In partnership with the Job Center of Wisconsin, the Department of Workforce Development, and Wisconsin Workforce Development Boards, the DPI has developed multiple resources for library staff in their work to assist in building partnerships with workforce development teams and to enhance knowledge of workforce systems, and programs and services that support job seekers.

If you have any questions regarding the webinar, please email

WLA Fall Conference registration is open


phoenix rising from a book with the phrase "Rising to the Challenge"Registration is now open for the WLA Annual Conference, scheduled for November 1 - 4, 2022 at the Grand Geneva Resort & Spa in beautiful Lake Geneva, Wisconsin. 

This year, your registration fee includes:

  • Three educational and informative keynote speakers, including New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds, Library Freedom Project Founder and Director Alison Macrina, and 2021-2022 Wisconsin and Milwaukee Poet Laureate Dasha Kelly Hamilton.
  • Access to luncheon presentations by former Wisconsin Lieutenant Governor Barbara Lawton, and Caldecott Medalist, Newbery Honoree, and #1 New York Times bestselling author and illustrator Kevin Henkes.
  • Nearly 70 breakout sessions.
  • Access to a growing list of exhibitors in the Exhibit Hall that includes vendors, independent authors, and library presenters offering new tools, services, innovations, programs, and materials for your library.
  • Five meals (three breakfasts and two lunches), two afternoon snack breaks, and an opening reception- a great value!
  • Special events, including library tours and the chance to try your hand at playing the Dungeons and Dragons tabletop role-playing game.
  • Numerous networking opportunities to develop, rekindle, and maintain relationships with peers from around the state. 

Early bird rates and the cutoff date for the hotel guest rooms end on October 10, 2022 - so register today!

Upcoming CE, Deadlines & Celebrations

Items in red were added since the prior newsletter.
Remember to visit the NEWI website for the latest CE opportunities.

The 21-Day Plan to Disarming Microaggressions
September 16

Banned Books Week
September 18-24

Racial Equity in Libraries: Hiring, Retention, and Promotion of BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) Employees
September 19

Cultivating a Great Relationship with Your Municipal Clerk
September 20

Overcoming the Email Avalanche: Three Steps to an Empty Inbox from Tech Days
September 20

Making Your Images Ready for the Web from Tech Days
September 20

Canva for Teachers and Librarians from Tech Days
September 21

What's on the Technology Horizon for 2023 from Tech Days
September 21

Cultivating Adaptability: Normalize Change
September 21

Librarianship and DEI
September 21

Nothing About Us Without Us: Inclusive Services for Youth with Disabilities at Brooklyn Public Library
September 22

Managing Emotions in Workplace Conflict
September 22

Christian Fiction: Good Books for Lovers of the Good Book
September 22

Civil Legal Issues of Natural Disasters: Libraries Can Help from WebJunction
September 22

NFLS Staff Development Day @ Brown County Library
September 23

Moving Towards Holistic Healing in Libraries
September 28

Conversation Cafés: Engagement Strategies to Encourage Dialog with WLA Outreach Services Roundtable
September 28

WLA Inclusive Services Special Interest Group Meeting
September 28

“Let this Radicalize you”: Re-Envisioning LIS from Niche Academy
September 28

Beginner's Guide to Being in Charge
September 28

Addressing Implicit Bias
September 28

Using Workforce Assistance Resources for Your Library
September 29

Graphic Design Crash Course webinar from the Southeastern Wisconsin public library systems (SEWI)
September 29

WAAL Library Showcase @ UW-GB Libraries
September 30

I Love My Librarian Award submission deadline
September 30

Back in Circulation Conference in Madison, WI
October 3-4

Public Library Staff and Diversity: Results from PLA’s 2021 Survey (webinar)
October 4

Beyond the Post: Making Social Media Work for Your Library webinar
October 6

WilsWorld Shorts: Tell Your Library's Story with Wisconsin DPI
October 7

WLA Fall Conference Early Bird Registration Deadline
October 10

Prejudice: How to respond to prejudicial comments from customers (by Ryan Dowd, recorded 4/2021)
October 10

Backup: How to backup a coworker during a crisis (by Ryan Dowd, recorded 8/2021)
October 10

Mental Illness: Basic introduction to mental illness (by Ryan Dowd, recorded 5/2022)
October 10

2022 Local History and Historic Preservation Conference from the Wisconsin Historical Society
October 12-14

MN+ Digital Collections Conference and Minnesota Digital Library Annual Meeting
October 17 (in person) & 18 (virtual)

Library of Things: The What, Why, and How of Lending Objects from WebJunction
October 19

WLA Annual Conference - Lake Geneva, WI
November 1-4

How to Train Your Community on Libby - from OverDrive
November 9

Open Outreach Discussion with WLA's Outreach Services Roundtable
November 29

2023 WLA Annual Conference - Madison Marriott West in Middleton, WI
October 25 - 27, 2023

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