WVLS will be closed Tuesday, July, 4th in observance of the holiday. 

Audio Books ARE Real Books: How Audio Promotes Literacy

Audiopub.org has produced an amazing infographic “How Audio Promotes Literacy” and offers other resources for librarians and educators on the topics of sound learning and transmedia literacy. 

Be Skeptical: The Wisconsin Senior Guide

The Wisconsin Senior Guide is a “summary of common consumer protection issues facing Wisconsin’s senior citizens” and covers topics too numerous to list here.

Wizarding World Book Club

Read and discuss the Harry Potter stories with anyone, anywhere. The Wizarding World Book Club is available free to all registered users of Pottermore, the digital publishing, e-commerce, entertainment and news company from J.K. Rowling.

Letting Go: Assist Patrons then Disengage

Service suffers when one patron monopolizes limited available public library staff. Learning how to disengage from patrons contributes to an increase in overall service if a staff members are able to better assist all patrons and attend to their regular duties.

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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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