What's New for Member Libraries

Winneconne Public Library's Wizard of Oz Cast Party Featured in School Library Journal Teen

Winneconne Public Library is featured in a national publication - School Library Journal!!! Children's Librarian Amanda O'Neal took part in an online class called "Programming on a Shoestring," taught by Marge Loch-Wouters (of the La Crosse Public Library). For one of the assignments, she submitted an article about the Wizard of Oz Cast Party that we hosted here at the Winneconne Public Library in March (see the link below for Amanda's article:)

What's New in WALS

Removing Patrons--Dead or Alive!

There has always been some confusion about what to do with patrons whom you are sure are never coming back into your library or who ask to have their record removed. Perhaps they moved to Turkmenistan, perhaps they died, perhaps both.  The procedure for dealing with these patron records has changed in the past year or two. Here is the current procedure:

Use Modify User to edit the patron record. 

What's New in General

A New Face in Winnefox

Welcome WALS’ newest employee, Melissa Klein!  Melissa comes to Winnefox from Lake Geneva Public Library where she worked the circulation desk. She is fresh out of grad school having completed her MLIS from UW-Milwaukee in May of 2013. Melissa has a strong background in cataloging and public service. As Melissa becomes more familiar with Winnefox and we become more familiar with her, we will start figuring out which questions can be directed her way.

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