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Clippings February 5, 2016

February 5th, 2016 Marilyn Lindholm Posted in For Libraries, For the Public, News, Updates No Comments »

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Library Clippings for the week of February 5, 2016

Washington State Library News

The Washington State Library illuminates rural digital collections with visual mapping (OCLC, online, 1/26/16)

Library News

City Council seeks additional details about FVRL annexation (Camas-Washougal Post-Record, Camas, 1/12/16)

Vashon Friends of the Library looking to build on success, growth (The Vashon-Maury Island Beachcomber, Vashon, 1/13/16)

Turning the page on independence? (The Columbian, Vancouver, 1/14/16)
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WSL Updates for February 4, 2016

February 4th, 2016 Shirley Lewis Posted in For Libraries, News, Training and Continuing Education, Updates No Comments »

Volume 12, February 4, 2016 for the WSL Updates mailing list

Topics include:

1) CSLP REPRESENTATIVE NEEDED

2) NATIVE VOICES EXHIBITION

3) BIG TALK FROM SMALL LIBRARIES 2016

4) NEW RESEARCH GRANT OPPORTUNITY

5) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK

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Clippings January 29, 2016

January 29th, 2016 Marilyn Lindholm Posted in For Libraries, For the Public, News, Updates No Comments »

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Library Clippings for the week of January 29, 2016

Library News

New Little Free Library opens to community in Snoqualmie (Snoqualmie Valley Record, Snoqualmie, 1/6/16)

Library system sets check-out record (The Wenatchee World, Wenatchee, 1/7/16)

Digital archives increase with partnership (The Daily Evergreen, Pullman, 1/11/16)

Timberland Library business manager charged in King County prostitution sting (The Chronicle, Centralia, 1/12/16)

Olympia man charged in prostitution sting (The Olympian, Olympia, 1/13/16)
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WSL Updates for January 28, 2016

January 27th, 2016 Shirley Lewis Posted in Digital Literacy, For Libraries, News, Training and Continuing Education, Updates No Comments »

Volume 12, January 28, 2016 for the WSL Updates mailing list

Topics include:

1) CREATING A MOBILE MAKERSPACE PROGRAM

2) WSL HOSTS “LEARN AND TEACH” CODING PRECONFERENCE

3) HACK THE CLASSROOM DIGITAL EVENT

4) DFI TO HOST MONEY SMART WEEK

5) WORKFORCE SUPPORT NEWS

6) LAST CHANCE – 2016 CONTINUING EDUCATION NEEDS ASSESSMENT

7) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK

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Clippings January 22, 2016

January 22nd, 2016 Marilyn Lindholm Posted in For Libraries, For the Public, News, Updates No Comments »

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Library Clippings for the week of January 22, 2016

Library News

School winners: little libraries (The Herald, Snohomish, 12/21/15)

Stolen library DVDs worth $2,000 found (Stanwood/Camano News, Stanwood, 12/22/15)

biz bits: Good deeds
Waste Management presented a $1,500 donation on December 17 to the Sno-Isle Libraries Foundation. The donation was part of a collaboration between Waste Management and the Glassybaby White Light Fund. (The Herald, Everett, 12/21/15)

Leona Clarno leaves $20,000 to library (The Times, Waitsburg, 12/24/15)
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WSL Updates for January 21, 2016

January 21st, 2016 Shirley Lewis Posted in Digital Collections, For Libraries, News, Training and Continuing Education, Updates No Comments »

Volume 12, January 21, 2016 for the WSL Updates mailing list

Topics include:

1) NEW DIGITAL COLLECTION — A CENTURY OF STEWARDSHIP: THE NESSET FAMILY FARM

2) CREATING A MOBILE MAKERSPACE PROGRAM

3) GAINING STEAM WITH LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3®

4) HACK THE CLASSROOM DIGITAL EVENT

5) NN/LM PNR CONTINUING EDUCATION

6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK

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Clippings January 15, 2016

January 15th, 2016 Marilyn Lindholm Posted in For Libraries, For the Public, News, Updates No Comments »

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Library Clippings for the week of January 15, 2016

Library News

Everett Public Library’s historic mural gets a makeover (The Herald, Everett, 12/16/15)

New library effort over (Spokesman Review, Spokane, 12/17/15)

LVCU donates $10,000 to Sunnyside Community Library
Lower Valley Credit Union presented the Sunnyside Community Library with a donation in the amount of $10,000 on December 8, 2015. The donated funds updated the library’s two technology work rooms which are available to students and the public alike. The donation also funded a hand painted mural displayed in the children’s section of the updated library, and contributed to purchasing various pieces of furniture that were placed throughout the building. (Record-Bulletin, Prosser, 12/23/15)
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WSL Updates for January 14, 2016 Special Edition

January 14th, 2016 Shirley Lewis Posted in For Libraries, News, Training and Continuing Education, Updates No Comments »

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Special Edition – Continuing Education Alert

The next regular edition of WSL Updates will be published on January 21, 2016.

Topics include:

1) GAINING STEAM WITH LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3®

2) FREE RESOURCES FOR WASHINGTON EDUCATORS WEBINAR

3) VIRTUAL REFERENCE CONFERENCE

4) STORYTIME SHARING EXTRAVAGANZA

5) BECOME A STATE-APPROVED CHILD CARE TRAINER

6) MORE CE RESOURCES

7) 2016 CONTINUING EDUCATION NEEDS ASSESSMENT

8) 2016 CONFERENCE DATES

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WSL Updates for January 14, 2016

January 14th, 2016 Shirley Lewis Posted in For Libraries, News, Training and Continuing Education, Updates No Comments »

Volume 12, January 14, 2016 for the WSL Updates mailing list

Topics include:

1) PUBLIC LIBRARY POLICIES WEBPAGE UPDATED

2) 2016 CONTINUING EDUCATION NEEDS ASSESSMENT

3) HACK THE CLASSROOM DIGITAL EVENT

4) MATERIALS AVAILABLE FOR MICROSOFT IMAGINE ACADEMY

5) NN/LM PNR CONTINUING EDUCATION CLASSES

6) USCIS GRANT PROGRAM WEBINAR

7) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK

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Clippings January 8, 2016

January 8th, 2016 Marilyn Lindholm Posted in For Libraries, For the Public, News, Updates No Comments »

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Library Clippings for the week of January 8, 2016

Library News

Growing literacy and community (Camas-Washougal Post-Record, Camas, 12/8/15)

Library board trustee position open
The Denny Ashby Library Board of Trustees has an opening for a Garfield County resident who cares about libraries and is interested in actively promoting the library in the community. Applications were due on December 28, 2015. The library board will review the applications and make recommendations to the Garfield County Commissioners for appointment. (East Washingtonian, Pomeroy, 12/9/15)
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