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Friday, October 30, 2020

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New and Upgraded EBSCO Resources in BadgerLink


Please note the following new and upgraded EBSCO resources in Badgerlink: Click here to get all of the information from WI Libraries for Everyone.

RB Digital Audiobooks Move to Libby/OverDrive


This week, our RB Digital Audiobook collection moved to the Libby/OverDrive platform. For now, the RB Digital Magazine collection will remain on the RB Digital platform and app. Click here to learn more about this transition.
 

Government Information Day Goes Virtual


From WI Libraries for Everyone:

"You’re invited to Wisconsin’s Government Information Day on Friday, November 13, 2020, from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm. This year's conference is free to all who are interested and will be held online via GoToMeeting.

Sessions include:

  • The political context of the 2020 Census with Dr. Margo Anderson, emeritus professor of history at UW-Milwaukee
  • Census data tools with trainers from the Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Legal reference with Carol Hassler, Wisconsin State Law Library
  • Open discussion about COVID-19 and its impact on our libraries
  • And updates from Wisconsin state and federal depository librarians!"
Click here for more information about Government Information Day.
Virtual Trivia! Fundraiser. Wednesday Nov 11, 7pm-9pm, via Zoom

Virtual Trivia Fundraiser by WLA


Join the Wisconsin Library Association for Virtual Trivia to support the WLAF! 

Join the Wisconsin Library Association Foundation for a fun, entertaining and educational trivia event! Its 90-minute contest allows you to play solo or on up to 4-person teams! The winning team will be awarded complimentary registration to the 2021 WLA Annual Conference! Sign up today!

Email any questions to wla@wisconsinlibraries.org or call the office at 608.245.3640.

Click here to sign up for Virtual Trivia!

Grant Opportunities

Science Kits for Public Libraries Grant Opportunity

 

The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)- Region 4 Science Kits for Public Libraries (SKPL) Grant project is offering up to $2,000 in funding to public libraries located within Region 4 to start a circulating collection of science kits.

Click here to learn more about the SKPL Grant.

Library Programming & Resources

Kelvin talking to the puppet on his arm

Magic Village Shows: Magician & Ventriloquist


Magician and ventriloquist Kelvin Saline is looking forward to summer 2021. Safety precautions are in place and the families are enjoying this magic and ventriloquism show. They are laughing, gasping, and having a TON OF FUN, just like families have done at his shows for the past 50 years.

Click here to learn more about Kelvin at Magic Village Shows.
It's not a mystery... Nancy Drew 90th Anniversary. An exclusive virtual streaming celebration.
This year, Nancy Drew is celebrating 90 years of adventure, mysteries, and empowerment of generations of girls and young readers!

The celebration will stream to libraries and museums across the country from April 28, 2021 and continue through Mother’s Day, May 9, 2021.

The booking deadline is NOVEMBER 30, 2020. Reservations are limited and access is being offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

Click here to read more about this opportunity for your library on the NFLS Programs & Resources Blog.

Upcoming CE, Deadlines & Celebrations

Remember to visit the NEWI website for the latest CE opportunities.
30-Minute Stress Management Program
October 30, Sept 6, 13, 20

Project READY Learning Cohorts Applications Due
October 31

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

Building Your Resilience in the Time of COVID-19
Nov 3, 10, 17

150 Million New Technology-Oriented Jobs and the Skills Needed to Get Them
November 5

Upper Midwest Digital Collections Conference
November 5-6

International Games Week
November 8-14


Digital Library Federation/DLF Forum 2020
November 9-10

The Accidental Facilities Manager
November 10

Power Your Job Search with Google Tools
November 10

WLA Virtual 1-Day Conference
November 11

WLAF Virtual Trivia! Fundraiser
November 11

WLA's Government Information Day 2020
November 13

AAC Meeting
November 13

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

Library Design Online
November 18
Providing Library Senior Services in a COVID-19 World
November 18

Who Are We Designing for and Why? Service Design Techniques for Responsive Libraries
November 19

LSTA Advisory Council Applications Due
November 20

The Science behind the Preservation and Conservation of Archival Records
November 28

PLA Webinar Proposals Due
November 30

Preserving Digital Archives
December 1

NFLS Librarians' Advisory Committee Meeting
December 4

NFLS Board Meeting
December 8

2020 WLA Leadership Development Institute ​Conference
December 8 - 10

Appraisal of Digital Records
December 9

WiLSWorld Shorts: Data Visualization in Excel 101
December 11

ALA 2021 Midwinter Meeting
January 22-26

Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference
January 27-28, 2021

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

Nancy Drew 90th Anniversary Celebration
April 28

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