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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...
Weekly Digest: new advocacy center, Together We Read, leadership institute and the regular news and helpful resources
ARSL Advocacy Center Build your advocacy muscles with the new ARSL Advocacy Center! Built and maintained by the ARSL Advocacy Committee, our advocacy resources are tailor-made for addressing the needs and effectively communicating the impact of small, rural libraries....
Weekly Digest: snow day! grant, program tracker help, new and coming soon
$$$ opportunity closing Feb 28 Libraries Transforming Communities: Accessible Small and Rural Communities will offer more than $7 million in grants to small and rural libraries to increase the accessibility of facilities, services, and programs to better serve people...
Weekly Digest: Bins needed, events coming up, Bad Graph contest winners
Bins needed at Waltco! The Waltco terminal is running very low on empty bins. Libraries with an abundance of empties are encouraged to send them to Waltco for redistribution. Katelyn is looking into the bin inventory. Any questions to Katelyn (email@example.com)...
Weekly Digest: important dates, virtual swag and a bad graph
Supply order due Feb 24 If you didn’t get the email with all the details and the form, contact Kathy at firstname.lastname@example.org. (Reminder from the Marketing Committee: this might be a good time to order swag for Explore MORE Passport prizes.) On the IFLS calendar...
Weekly Digest: Are you watching right now? And a flurry of other news and resources.
Are you going? It’s not too late! It’s the second day of the Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference. These are nationally recognized and local experts and you get to go for free! It’s not too late to register. If you miss a session, don’t worry. Recordings will be...
Weekly Digest: Bye Overdrive! And: conferences, webinars, campaigns oh my!
End of the OverDrive app The OverDrive app will sunset at the end of April 2023. This change will simplify how you promote your digital collection, train your staff, and support your users. In the weeks before the OverDrive app sunset, current in-app messaging will be...
Weekly Digest: great learning opportunities near and far, Library Love Story is picking up steam! Plus: annual report made easier
Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference: Did you know? It’s free! (Thanks for support from all 15 Wisconsin Library Systems, and the Public Library Team from the WI Department of Public Instruction with funds from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.) You can...
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