Weekly Digest: scammy emails, look at the love, website updates, coming events

Don’t believe that email There’s been a spate of phishing emails going out right now. The sender poses as a board president or coworker and tells you to go out and buy a bunch of gift cards right now. Don’t believe that email! This article explains the scam (thanks,...

Weekly Digest: participants needed, Recovery voucher program, COVID tests available, coming up soon

Participants Needed – Wisconsin Humanities Community Powered Training Program Wisconsin Humanities is currently seeking participants for its 2024 Community Powered training program. This spring, Community Powered, our community resilience program, will select 8...

Weekly Digest: tip jar, Shelley’s interview, new program tracker, Library Love Story + (this one is packed!)

Tip Jar! Interlibrary Loan Oftentimes requests contain a specific due date wanted, usually for book club use. This information and more can be found in the Note field of the item paging slip – please remember to update the due date after checking out the item to the...

Weekly Digest: this one’s packed with opportunities, new & updated resources, and events

Opportunities to participate in the larger library community WAPL 2024: Call for Session Proposals (from WAPL) This year’s conference is May 1- 3, 2024 at the Holiday Inn Stevens Point Convention Center. The conference theme is “Power to the Public,” which...

Weekly digest: holiday ILL, annual report help, Library Legislative Day, news and ho-ho-ho

Tip Jar ILL might be delayed Please note – During the timeframe of December 23 through January 4, interlibrary loan processing may take longer than normal due to IFLS ILL staffing availability. WISCAT requests may still be placed as normal during this timeframe, just...

Weekly Digest: a short one (calendar & Explore MORE updates)

Not much to share this week! Send your news, announcements and other info by end of the day on Wednesdays to be included in Weekly Digest. Coming up on the IFLS calendar Build Skills & Take Action to Stand Up for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Wed May 17th...

Weekly Digest: partnership opportunity, Passport Program update, coming up at IFLS

Partnership Opportunity with books and stipend, apply by May 10 ALA invites library workers to apply for “Imagining Tomorrow: Building Inclusive Futures.” This brand-new series in ALA’s Great Stories Club will feature science fiction books that explore questions of...

Weekly Digest: privacy, Beanstack news, advocacy, Passport update, coming up

Privacy: is your library up to speed? Wisconsin public library workers have access to a tutorial covering the basics of privacy and public libraries, with specific attention to Wisconsin laws. All the details are on the IFLS Continuing Education page and is now added...

Weekly Digest: a grant, WAPL conference, Explore MORE, coming up

Grant Alert Deadlines: Quarterly; the last day of each quarter T-Mobile Hometown Grants is a $25 million, five-year initiative to support the people and organizations who help small towns across America thrive and grow. Hometown Grants are given every quarter to up to...

Weekly Digest: Book Challenges Hindsight, Grant alert, WAPL Conference registration open, some important dates and more

WiLSWorld Shorts – Book Challenge Hindsight: What You Wish You’d Known On Friday, March 24th at 1:00 pm CT, WiLS is hosting a WILSWorld Shorts with a panel of people involved with K12 and public libraries who have valuable experience and advice to share on...

Weekly Digest: solar grant, new on Libby, Community Conversations, Hi Katie! and coming up

Grant for Solar! EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is accepting applications for grants that will fund solar installations at libraries around the world. $300,000 in grants are available to libraries looking to fund a solar project to reduce electricity costs. All...

Weekly Digest Extra: Beanstack

Missed one! What you need to know about this year’s Beanstack If you are a library that has used Beanstack in the past, you should have received this information already from our Beanstack rep Becky Garrety.  If you didn’t receive it, OR if your library hasn’t used...