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Registration is Now Open

Fourteen sessions will be available in four different tracks, including Management, Marketing, Small and Mighty, and Wellbeing (new). In addition, a "Stretch Break" and "Canva Demo" will be held...
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WVLS November Newsletter

The WVLS November Newsletter is now available. Features include: Congratulations, Alice! WVLS Member Librarians Attend ARSL Conference Aspen Discovery Layer Update Marketing Plan Grant Recipients...
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November Inclusive Services Update

I wanted to briefly talk about November themes you might be using this month and how you might want to rethink what has been used historically in the past. We just passed the Halloween season, a...
October Newsletter

October Newsletter Now Available

The WVLS October Newsletter is now available. Features include: Save the Date for Youth Services Workshop Antigo and Three Lakes Continue Grant Work 10 Things to Know About: Taylor Weinfurter...
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Registration Open for WLA Conference

Mark your calendars! Registration is now open for the Wisconsin Library Association (WLA) conference from November 16-19, 2021 at the Hyatt Regency and KI Convention Center. More information about...

Marketing Grant Now Available

There is a competitive, statewide mini-grant opportunity now available for any public library in Wisconsin to develop and implement a marketing plan. Those selected will be awarded $1,000 to...
Library Card Sign-Up Month

September is Library Card Sign-Up Month

Browse the ALA webpage to learn about Library Card Sign-up Month and prepare to celebrate in a way that fits your staffing capabilities. Social Media: Share these social media images and invite your...
Fall Webinar Series

Fall Webinar Series on Staff Empowerment

More than ever, library staff need access to tools and resources to feel empowered while at work. Wisconsin Valley Library Service, Northern Waters Library Service, and the Southwest Wisconsin...
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“Beanstack” Office Hours Available

On April 24, 2020 the Wisconsin Department of Instruction finalized a three-year, statewide contract for Beanstack, an online reading challenge platform and mobile app, with the assistance of...

Recorded Webinar on “Giving Bad News” Now Available

The first recorded WVLS webinar of 2020 is now available, on our YouTube Channel. “Giving Bad News” is a presentation by Betsy Bleck, director of the Oconomowoc Public Library. This presentation is...

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