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The 2019 Public Library Public School LSTA Subawards application process will open on Monday, September 16, 2019. Applications from collaborating Wisconsin public libraries and public school libraries will be accepted on a rolling basis through January 14, 2020. For more details, view Friday’s post on the Wisconsin Libraries for Everyone Blog: https://dpi.wi.gov/wilibrariesforeveryone/2019-public-library-public-school-lsta-subawards
Please take a look at this special funding available to Wisconsin public libraries for collaborative projects with local public school libraries. These subawards will offer financial and material resources that will emphasize specific aspects of library services.
Projects require focus on one (1) of the following areas:
Following is information the September 17, 2019 issue of Crossroads, the e-newsletter from WebJunction.
Highlighted are three self-paced courses that can help you better serve the needs of immigrants in your community:
To access all of WebJunction's upcoming events and webinar recordings, go to its Events Calendar.
Three webinars are being offered to libraries by the South Central Library System this month:
See below for webinar descriptions and registration links.
The following workshops that are being offered by ALA September - October, 2019:
We all know libraries and their services are supposed to be available to everyone. It’s even in Wisconsin law that public libraries have to be accessible to people with “special needs.”
But how can we predict which special needs we need to accommodate? … or which unique combinations of barriers and assets people will need us to address?
The Inclusive Services Assessment and Guide for Wisconsin Public Libraries is meant to be your roadmap for these issues. To see what we mean by this, watch this short video about how one library navigated inclusive services.
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Please see the below Call for Applicants from the Badger Bulletin:
The BadgerLink team seeks applicants to participate in the BadgerLink Advisory Group. This group seeks to improve the ability of all Wisconsin residents to access and effectively use high-quality, licensed resources provided by BadgerLink, expand program visibility, and build stronger relationships between the program and stakeholders. By gathering the diverse opinions and expertise of Wisconsin’s learner communities, the BadgerLink team will develop strategies to adapt and grow the program as needs evolve.
We seek applicants representing diversity in race, gender, ethnicity, language, disability, sexual orientation, and professional background from libraries and schools of all types, sizes, and Wisconsin regions. Applicants from community organizations will also be considered.
Members serve staggered, two-year terms and the group meets twice annually, in the spring and in the fall. For more details, see the Participation Handbook: http://bit.ly/baghandbook.
Applications will close at the end of the day on August 16, 2019, with review and selection finalized on or before September 15, 2019.
Questions? Want to learn more? Please email email@example.com.
Please feel free to share this call for applicants (bit.ly/bagannouncement) widely.