12 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Libby

Original post from September 19, 2017 by Adam Sockel under Library, Promotional Ideas, Service News. Readers around the world have fallen in love with our new app Libby. The new interface, simple one-tap experience and all-in-one shelf have made finding your next...

OverDrive adding a History page the week of October 2nd: Keep track of what you read

OverDrive is making updates that will add a History page to the Wisconsin’s Digital Library site the week of October 2nd. The History page automatically displays titles a user has borrowed (beginning the day the feature is live), and users have the option to manually add titles previously read (through OverDrive or other sources).

Today is Read an eBook Day!

Read an eBook Day is a celebration of modern storytelling. Join the conversation by sharing what you’re reading and stories about why you love eBooks and by using the hashtag #eBookLove on social media. – OverDrive Team

Banned Books Week 2017

“Books won’t stay banned. They won’t burn. Ideas won’t go to jail. In the long run of history, the censor and the inquisitor have always lost. The only sure weapon against bad ideas is better ideas.” — Alfred Whitney Griswold, Essays on Education

October is Health Literacy Month: Use ALA’s free toolkit!

The National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NNLM) and the American Library Association (ALA) have partnered through the Libraries Transform public awareness campaign to create a free toolkit for Health Literacy Month, which is observed in October. Libraries are partners in a healthy community.

WVLS Youth Services Workshop: Save the date for Dec 12th!

A day of learning: Space redesign, collection marketing, coding, and inclusive services. School and public youth librarians from all Wisconsin public library systems are welcome!

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Libraries Transform

The ALA Libraries Transform! campaign is designed to increase public awareness of the value, impact and services provided by libraries and library professionals.

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V-Cat: Enhanced Online Library Catalog

V-Cat is the shared library catalog for most WVLS public libraries and contains holding information and access to a variety of books, audiovisual materials, and more.

Badgerlink: Wisconsin's Online Library


BadgerLink is Wisconsin’s Online Library, providing Wisconsin residents with licensed content not available through regular search engines. Explore the resources!

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