- Facebook Removing Certain Business Page Info Sections on August 1
- Summer Learning Week Events & Programs: July 8-13
- 12 Months of Coding - FREE Resource from WLA
- Spotlight on Inclusive Service: Share Your Library's Story
- Children's Literature Conference: October 12, 2019 in Oshkosh
- DUE TODAY: 2019 WI Public Libraries CE Survey
- TeachingBooks Enhancements
Below are the headlines for the 06/28/2019 - 📣 Nic News Weekly newsletter.
CSLP encourages the collaboration of innovative and age appropriate ideas, resources, and programs through the production of its manuals. The manuals include program ideas, book lists, decorations and activities for age groups, from babies to adults.
Since public librarians are our users of the manual, CSLP wants your ideas! You know what will work best in your libraries. Use the form below to submit your idea and any related materials (pictures, worksheets, etc.).
The theme for 2021 is: Animals
The slogan for 2021 is: "Tails and Tales"
Submit your programming idea at https://forms.gle/ebHUdBKUsJfu1VNbA.
The Wisconsin Library Heritage Center Steering Committee is accepting nominations for individuals to be inducted into the Wisconsin Library Hall of Fame for 2019. Nominations must be submitted by Friday, August 30, 2019. Procedures and nomination form can be found here.
Both the Wisconsin Library Heritage Center and the Wisconsin Library Hall of Fame are programs of the Wisconsin Library Association Foundation.
Tuesday, July 16, 2019
12:00 - 1:00 PM
Most American communities are aging, and libraries are in a position to identify opportunities to meet the needs of older adults in their communities. Your library can help anticipate the growing technological needs of mature audiences, so they can better understand the digital landscape.
In this 60-minute webinar, you’ll learn how you can increase opportunities for older adults in your community to learn the latest gadgets, obtain government resources and services, develop personal awareness, and actively participate with accessible gaming equipment. Discover how your library will remain a vital point for seniors who wish to engage more deeply with the world around them.
Sharing a few announcements from UW-Madison iSchool:
Facebook has announced the addition of 22 new digital marketing training courses as part of its free Facebook Blueprint education platform. The new Blueprint courses will be available at facebook.com/blueprint at the end of the month.
One module that is particularly valuable for libraries is Get Started with Events, which shows you how to use Facebook to create, share, and promote events. Even the experienced Facebook user is likely to pick up some great tips to make their next library event or program really stand out!
Looking for more tips on effectively marketing your library? Be sure to check out the Marketing category on the right for handy tips and tricks you can use on the library's social media page, website and more!
NFLS member libraries are also encouraged to reach out to the NFLS marketing contact for additional assistance, training, or answers to questions regarding library marketing and communication needs.
Facebook is removing a number of Page info fields on August 1, with prompts urging Page admins to integrate those fields into other sections:
Not sure which fields you need to move or lose? Here's an easy way to find out:
Below are the headlines for the 06/21/2019 - 📣 Nic News Weekly newsletter.
It's not too late to join WiscNet in Waukesha for a WiscNet Community Conversation: Listening Session on Security.
Steve Schlomann from the School District of Waukesha will share some of his answers to these questions. Attendees will have the chance to listen and learn from each other's experiences, successes, pain points, and wishlists. In addition, they’ll walk through some exercises from the design thinking process to explore together ideas about security, and what steps you might take next.
RSVP here to join WiscNet at Room 129 in the School District of Waukesha at 222 Maple Avenue from 9:30am-12:00pm to be part of the discussion on security.