What's New for Member Libraries

Posted by Joy Schwarz
Winnefox Library System
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 - 2:18pm

The free one-day online conference Big Talk From Small Libraries 2017 is aimed at staff who work at small libraries. Each of their speakers is from a small library or directly works with small libraries. Everyone is welcome to register and attend, regardless of how big or small your library.

Register here to attend one or all the sessions via GoToWebinar. All you need is a computer or mobile device, and speakers or earbuds; microphone not needed.

What's New in WALS

Posted by Melissa Klein
Winnefox Library System
Friday, January 27, 2017 - 12:54pm

As a reminder, for those who are printing out the report of the Sendlist (if you use the Onshelf Items Wizard in Workflows, the following doesn't apply):

On occassion, you will see an item duplicated on the Sendlist; for example, from Oshkosh's list:


What's New in General

Posted by Joy Schwarz
Winnefox Library System
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 11:29am

Teen Tech Week™ is March 5–11, 2017 and the theme is "Be the Source of Change". Use these free tools to make Teen Tech Week a success at your library:

  • Activitiy Ideas Toolkit — 50 ideas to try at your library
  • Webinar Recordings — videos on topics including Developing Hands-On Learning Experiences for Teens, and TTW Activities for Older Teens
  • Event Planning Toolkit — includes materials list, planning calendar, and more
  • Publicity Toolkit — sample press release, sample letters to the editor, PSAs, and other tools to publicize TTW in your community
  • Making in the Library Toolkit Image — provides materials and resources for programs (stealth programming, sewing, bicycle repair, etc.), outreach, and collections
  • 25 Easy Tips for Teens — ideas for getting teens involved in Teen Tech Week at your library
  • websites on youth empowerment & community service, STEM resources, and internet safety
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