6 opportunities to attend:
Tech Days East: September 10 – 12, 2019
Tech Days West: November 5 – 7, 2019
Tech Days is a series of full-day workshops held at locations around Wisconsin. Each day includes a keynote / plenary session by a guest presenter, and a variety of breakout sessions of presentations & hands-on learning activities.
Breakout session topics and presenters vary with venues, so check the complete list to see what & who will be where & when. There is no charge to attend a Tech Days workshop.
Registration is open for Tech Days East workshops:
Each day will include a keynote presentation, and concurrent breakout sessions and hands-on learning activities on topics like coding, digitization, partnering with the Girl Scouts, VR, free CRM software, tech classes for adults & seniors, DPI scanning kits, and computational thinking and connected learning in youth services.
Below are the headlines for the 06/14/2019 - 📣 Nic News Weekly newsletter.
Congratulations to these staff at NEWI-area libraries for having been chosen as members of the 2019 Youth Services Institute Cohort:
The Wisconsin Youth Services Development Institute provides professional development and networking for Wisconsin public library staff who serve babies, children, and teens in smaller public libraries. The Institute targets library staff who have no graduate degree in librarianship and/or work in rural/isolated library communities. For these individuals, there is a need to improve skill and knowledge base, foster a supportive network, and develop stronger peer-to-peer and professional community connections within the Wisconsin public libraries infrastructure.
The Institute is supported through an LSTA grant from the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) administered by the Public Library Development Team at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI).
View the entire list of participants at https://dpi.wi.gov/wilibrariesforeveryone/announcing-2019-youth-services-institute-cohort.
Below are the headlines for 05/17/2019 - 📣 Nic News Weekly newsletter.
Do you have a tech tool that makes library work easier, a technology program or service that draws adults, teens or children into your doors, or apps you’ve found or created for library use?
Please fill out this form to let us know what you’d like to share and show at Tech Days East this September!
All topics at the intersection of technology and libraries are welcome.
Date: Wednesday, April 10, 2019
Time: 9am – 3pm
Location: Appleton Public Library
Register at https://newilibraries.org/ccbc2019
Cooperative Children's Book Center (CCBC) librarians Merri Lindgren and Megan Schliesman will talk about Great New Books for Children and Great New Books for Teens, highlighting selected books from the publication CCBC Choices 2019. Books included in CCBC Choices 2019 will be available for hands-on examination.
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The NEWI Youth Services & SLP 2019 Workshop was held on February 21 and 22 at the EAA Aviation Museum in Oshkosh and the Kress Family Branch of Brown County Library in De Pere. Speakers and facilitators did such an amazing job, and attendees had opportunities to share ideas and work on teams for various STEM-based challenges.
UPDATE: Both sessions of the workshop have now filled.
Both forms are still open for staff who want to be put on the waiting list.
Registration is now open for the Creativity and Aging: Arts Education for Older Adults workshop!
You have two opportunities to attend:
NEWI (Northeastern Wisconsin CE Partnership) is the place to go for continuing education activities throughout the region each year. These free workshops and webinars are designed for the professional development of librarians and trustees and, in most cases, the programs may be attended by any library personnel.
Here is a list of just some of the upcoming events:
Visit NEWILIBRARIES.ORG for a complete list of upcoming events, news, and live webinars. Webinars are provided by agencies, companies, associations, and library systems. Registration for the programs is required.
NEWI is a continuing education (CE) partnership of four library systems located in North Eastern Wisconsin: Manitowoc‐Calumet Library System (MCLS), Nicolet Federated Library System (NFLS), Outagamie Waupaca Library System (OWLS), and Winnefox Library System (WLS).
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