Below are the headlines from the 06/12/2020 - 📢 Nic News Weekly:
Following are the headings in the June 11, 2020 Libraries Transform newsletter:
Below are the headlines from the 06/05/2020 - 📢 Nic News Weekly:
The latest version of reopening guidelines for public libraries has been released. The Wisconsin Public Libraries Reopening Guide, a collaborative effort between the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) and the Wisconsin public library community, provides a process to help libraries develop their own reopening plans.
This reopening guide focuses on the safety of staff and the community and is specific to the needs of libraries and library services during this COVID-19 public health event. The decision about how and when to reopen a library remains a local decision.
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Below is an outline of the June 3, 2020 Crossroads newsletter from WebJunction:
Join ALA on Thursday, June 4, 1:00 - 2:15 pm CT for “The Library Community Moving Forward in the New Normal." This free webinar will offer insight and discussion with leaders from state, public, academic, and school libraries on the continued efforts and strategies to reopen library facilities across the country.
Attendees will benefit from hearing about preliminary results from the recent national “Libraries Respond: COVID-19 Survey,” and have the opportunity to ask questions and compare and contrast planning and guidance across the range of library types to inform your own robust planning and services
Facilitator: Patty Wong, Incoming ALA President-elect, Santa Monica Public Library
Ramiro Salazar, PLA President, Director, San Antonio Public Library
Jon Cawthorne, ACRL President-elect, Wayne State University
Mary Keeling, AASL President, Library Services Supervisor, Newport News (Va.) Public Schools
Jake Speer, State Librarian, Indiana State Library
Lucinda Nord, Executive Director, Indiana Library Federation
Presented by the American Library Association
Source: "The Library Community Moving Forward in the New Normal", American Library Association, May 15, 2020.
http://www.ala.org/united/forward (Accessed June 1, 2020). Document ID: 747158f3-a22e-4be0-8f40-d5c25c95364c
The call for proposals is now open for Power Up! Power Up is a leadership conference for library youth services managers and staff, and will be held in Madison, Wisconsin on March 25-26, 2021. Proposals are due by August 3, 2020. Submission details and instructions are available at https://go.wisc.edu/power-up-21.
Please check the NEWI list of free webinars to find online continuing education opportunities you can attend from where you are, whether at work or at home. Most sessions are 60 minutes long, and are provided – at no charge to you – by associations, agencies, companies, and library systems.
For webinars on COVID-19, click on a title to register:
Here’s a sample of webinars on other topics; click on a title to register:
NEWI is a continuing education (CE) partnership of library systems located in North Eastern Wisconsin. The NEWI website aims to be a central source of CE info for staff working at libraries in four library systems: Manitowoc‐Calumet Library System (MCLS), Nicolet Federated Library System (NFLS), Outagamie Waupaca Library System (OWLS), and Winnefox Library System (WLS).
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