Nic News Weekly: October 29, 2021
Here are the headlines from the October 29, 2021 - 📢 Nic News Weekly:
Wisconsin Library Heritage Center Announces 2021 Library Hall of Fame Inductees
The Wisconsin Library Heritage Center has announced the names of the 2021 Wisconsin Library Hall of Fame inductees.
Carol L. Diehl (posthumous award) - Carol Diehl was a school librarian, library administrator, and local, state, and national library advocate. Diehl was a “big picture” person who understood the significance of state and national policies and their impact on local libraries. As a tireless worker for school and public libraries, she made significant contributions to improving library service at all levels.
Thomas J Hennen, Jr. - Hennen is known for his significant contributions to the Wisconsin library community, as well as to the planning, evaluation, and development of public libraries throughout the United States during his 40-year career as a librarian.
Paul E. Nelson - Nelson’s contributions to Wisconsin librarianship include many years as a highly successful library administrator, dedicated Wisconsin Library Association leader, skilled legislative advocate, library educator and author.
Alice A. Sturzl - Alice has lived many kinds of lives within the Wisconsin library community, devoting her time and talents to library service and leadership as a school librarian, a library trustee, an active member of numerous professional organizations, and a dedicated public servant.
The official induction will take place Thursday, November 18 at 7:00 p.m. at the Awards & Honors Ceremony held during the Wisconsin Library Association’s Annual Conference at the KI Center in Green Bay, Wisconsin.
For more information about these and past Hall of Fame honorees, please visit heritage.wisconsinlibraries.org.
Branch Manager 1 - Fish Creek Branch - Door County Library
4097 Hwy 42, Fish Creek WI 54212
Part Time .50 FTE - $24.53 Hourly
This position is responsible for administration and provision of library services that are offered at library branches in Door County. Performs professional library services, which include selection of materials, programming and record keeping. Regular attendance and punctuality along with being prepared to commence work at designated work locations, on the assigned or scheduled days and hours is expected.
This is a part-time position working Monday, Wednesday and Saturday (17 hours per week) during Fall, Winter and Spring. This position will work Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday (26 hours per week) during Summer.
Tentative Interviews: November 29, 2021
Get more details at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/codoor/jobs/3281246/branch-manager-1-fish-creek-branch
Circulation Assistant, Forestville Branch - Door County Library
123 Hwy 42 South, Forestville, WI 54213
Part Time .10 FTE - $16.03 Hourly
This position performs routine clerical and physical tasks as required. Reports to Library Head of Circulation and Branch Managers. Regular attendance and punctuality along with being prepared to commence work at designated work locations, on the assigned or scheduled days and hours is expected.
Tentative Interviews: November 16, 2021
Get more details at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/codoor/jobs/3281283/circulation-assistant-forestville-branch
Page, Sister Bay Branch - Door County Library
2323 Mill Road, Sister Bay, WI 54234
Part Time .10 FTE - $11.00 Hourly
Under immediate supervision; performs routine clerical and physical tasks as required. Reports to Head of Circulation or Branch Manager. This position will work about 6.5 hours per week.
Get more details at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/codoor/jobs/3281456/page-sister-bay-branch
View more library employment opportunities at www.nfls.lib.wi.us/libraries.html#Employment.
Nic News Weekly: October 22, 2021
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On July 16, 2020, the FCC adopted rules to establish 988 as the new, nationwide, easy-to-remember 3-digit phone number for Americans in crisis to connect with suicide prevention and mental health crisis counselors.
To ensure that calls to 988 reach the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, all covered providers will be required to implement 10-digit dialing in areas that both use seven-digit dialing and use 988 as the first three numbers in seven-digit phone numbers.
Timeline for Transition to 10-Digit Dialing:
InfoSoup: New Catalog is Live
Our New InfoSoup Catalog, powered by BiblioCommons, is live! We think you will find it easier to use and will love the new features. Your library card number and PIN will remain the same, but you will need to register a username on the new catalog. Information about registering is below. If you set up an EZ Login on our old catalog, that will not work on the new catalog, but you can continue to use it to login to the old catalog.
Our BiblioCommons catalog provides new features and a new interface, but our current catalog will remain available if you prefer to use it. Unfortunately, BiblioCommons cannot import lists from our current catalog, nor can it import or access the borrowing history in our current catalog. If your borrowing history is currently enabled, it will continue to keep track of items you check out, and can be accessed by signing into your account at https://catalog.infosoup.org/?section=MyAccount. If you have lists in the current catalog, those will remain. You will have the option to recreate them in BiblioCommons using the new shelves and lists features.
To learn more, take a look at some of our introductory videos
Or you can dive right in. The first time you sign in, you will need to register.
Nic News Weekly: October 15, 2021
Here are the headlines from the October 15, 2021 - 📢 Nic News Weekly:
On Wednesday, October 6, Gillett Public Library hosted the first “National Coffee with a Cop Day” social at the Library Community Center.
The Cracked Cup provided six dozen cookies and carafes of coffee for Gillett citizens to enjoy a coffee and a treat while getting to know their law enforcement personnel in an informal forum.
Officer Eric spoke to the kids about the important role that police officers play in their community.
Nic News Weekly: October 8, 2021
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October Webinars (NEWI)
Please check the NEWI list of free webinars to find online continuing education opportunities you may attend from where you are. Most sessions are 60 minutes long, and are provided – at no charge to you – by associations, agencies, companies, and library systems. There’s a lot to choose from, so here’s a sample of topics that may be of interest to you.
Managing stress & building resilience:
Equity, diversity and inclusion:
A sample of webinars on other topics:
Nic News Weekly: October 1, 2021
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