IMLS Accepting Applications for National Leadership and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Grants

The Institute of Museum and Library Services announced the guidelines for the first round of 2018 National Leadership Grants for Libraries (NLG) and Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program (LB21). Apply now!

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Webinar: Developing Inclusive Library Services to Teens with Disabilities

Please consider registering for this free webinar from Minitex on September 20th, 2017 at 10am. Public libraries have a mission to serve and include all members of the community, including teens with disabilities.

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Get Your Library Ready to Code: Libraries Ready to Code ALA Grant

Apply now for a Libraries Ready to Code grant from ALA. The grant program, sponsored generously by Google, will fund a cohort of school and public libraries to design computational thinking and computer science programs for and with youth, including underrepresented youth. A total of 25-50 grants up to $25,000 each are available.

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Introducing Book Club Central from ALA

Book Club Central—a new ALA initiative for book clubs and their readers—has officially launched and is ready to share with libraries and patrons!

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Division of Motor Vehicle (DMV) Motorists’ Handbook is available online and in OverDrive!

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) Division of Motor Vehicle (DMV) Motorists’ Handbook is available online and can be read on a desktop computer or handheld device.

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Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Sounds off on TSA try-out of new book screening rules

American Libraries reported on July 7 that the Transportation Security Administration has called a halt to its “pilot test” requiring passengers to remove books and other paper items from their carry-on luggage during security screening. Where the AL story link sent its readers for more information will surprise you!

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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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VCat: 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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Wausau, WI 54403