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WSL Updates for May 28, 2015

May 28th, 2015 Shirley Lewis Posted in For Libraries, News, Training and Continuing Education, Updates No Comments »

Volume 11, May 28, 2015 for the WSL Updates mailing list

Topics include:

1) IT ACADEMY SURVEY

2) BUILDING A COMIC AND GRAPHIC NOVEL COLLECTION WEBINAR

3) NCCE FREE TWO-DAY WORKSHOPS

4) TRAINING COMING SOON IN JUNE

5) NCCE 2016 CONFERENCE CALL FOR PROPOSALS

6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK

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Clippings May 8, 2015 (Published May 22, 2015)

May 22nd, 2015 Marilyn Lindholm Posted in For Libraries, For the Public, News, Updates No Comments »

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Library Clippings for the week of May 8, 2015
(Published May 22, 2015)

Library News

Edmonds Library will change its hours in May
Sno-Isle Libraries is changing, in some cases, expanding library hours to meet customer needs, according to library district officials. The changes will take place May 3. “We’ve realigned hours to better match the needs of our local communities, and will provide morning, evening and weekend hours in every location,” Deputy Director Kendra Trachta said. (The Edmonds Beacon, Mukilteo, 4/16/15)

Roslyn Library receives grant (Daily Record, Ellensburg, 4/22/15)

Shelton Timberland Library a popular place
Visitors to the Shelton branch of the Timberland Regional Library are borrowing fewer physical books while increasingly downloading more electronic books. That’s also the trend nationwide, Library manager Patty Ayala Ross told the Shelton City Commission Monday at its regular meeting. The library is evolving into a community center where patrons not only read, but also knit, hook up to Wi-Fi, and participate in activities, said Ross, who has managed the library for nine years. “People are coming,” she said. “They’re coming in droves.” (Mason County Journal, Shelton, 4/23/15)
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WSL Updates for May 21, 2015

May 20th, 2015 Shirley Lewis Posted in For Libraries, Grants and Funding, News, Training and Continuing Education, Updates No Comments »

Volume 11, May 21, 2015 for the WSL Updates mailing list

Topics include:

1) BUILDING A COMIC AND GRAPHIC NOVEL COLLECTION WEBINAR

2) TEMPORARY LIBRARIAN POSITION

3) WALE 2015 CALL FOR PRESENTERS

4) LEADERSHIP TRAINING APPLICATION DEADLINE MAY 30

5) 2015 ARSL CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIP OPPORTUNITY

6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK

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Clippings May 1, 2015 (Published May 15, 2015)

May 15th, 2015 Marilyn Lindholm Posted in For Libraries, For the Public, News, Updates No Comments »

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Library Clippings for the week of May 1, 2015
(Published May 15, 2015)

Library News

Kitsap Regional Library rebrands to inspire county (Independent, Port Orchard, 4/17/15)

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Kettle Falls to expand library
The City of Kettle Falls is planning to expand its library facilities this summer to include new study areas, a new community area, and bathroom upgrades. The city was recently awarded a $750,000 Community Development Block Grant from the Washington State Department of Commerce for the project. The grant, which requires matching funds from the community, has found financial support from a $40,000 contribution from the Friends of the Kettle Falls Library and $13,500 from the City of Kettle Falls. (The Independent, Chewelah, 4/9/15)
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WSL Updates for May 14, 2015

May 13th, 2015 Shirley Lewis Posted in For Libraries, News, Training and Continuing Education, Updates No Comments »

Volume 11, May 14, 2015 for the WSL Updates mailing list

Topics include:

1) STEM SURVEY

2) OCLC WORLDCAT DISCOVERY SERVICES

3) COMMUNICATING IN THE MIDST OF CHANGE WORKSHOP

4) FREE BOOKS FOR WASHINGTON LIBRARIES

5) CONFERENCE OPPORTUNITIES

6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK

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Clippings April 17, 2015 (Published May 13, 2015)

May 13th, 2015 Marilyn Lindholm Posted in For Libraries, For the Public, News, Updates No Comments »

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Library Clippings for the week of April 17, 2015
(Published May 13, 2015)

Library News

Working to engage through excellence in books, services (Tri-City Herald, Kennewick, 3/26/15)

Library bond set to be on August ballot
The Spokane County Board of Commissioners adopted a resolution in March regarding a proposition to finance new and expanded libraries in the greater Spokane Valley and Millwood. This action places a proposition on the Aug. 4 ballot that would more than double the public library space in the greater Valley area. Ballots will be mailed July 17. For more information, visit www.scld.org. (The Current, Liberty Lake, 4/–/15)
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Clippings April 10, 2015 (Published May 8, 2015)

May 8th, 2015 Marilyn Lindholm Posted in For Libraries, For the Public, News, Updates No Comments »

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Library Clippings for the week of April 10, 2015

Library News

Puyallup to start search for new library director (The Herald, Puyallup, 3/18/15)

Library bond headed back to ballot
Area voters are going to get another chance to build two new libraries in Spokane Valley. The Spokane County Board of Commissioners adopted resolution No. 2015-0219 Tuesday regarding a proposition to finance the new construction and an expansion of the Argonne branch. This action places a proposition on the Aug. 4 ballot that more than doubles the public library space in the greater Spokane Valley and Millwood. Ballots will be mailed and voting begins July 17. (Valley News Herald, Spokane, 3/20/15)
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WSL Updates for May 7, 2015

May 7th, 2015 Shirley Lewis Posted in For Libraries, Grants and Funding, News, Training and Continuing Education, Updates No Comments »

Volume 11, May 7, 2015 for the WSL Updates mailing list

Topics include:

1) WSL SDL PROQUEST RENEWAL

2) COMMUNICATE WITH CONFIDENCE WORKSHOP

3) WASHINGTON LIFE SCIENCE & GLOBAL HEALTH CENTER

4) GRANT OPPORTUNITY FOR SCHOOL LIBRARIES

5) CHARITY & NONPROFIT TRAINING SESSIONS

6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK

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WSL Updates for April 30, 2015

April 30th, 2015 Shirley Lewis Posted in For Libraries, Grants and Funding, News, Training and Continuing Education, Updates No Comments »

Volume 11, April 30, 2015 for the WSL Updates mailing list

Topics include:

1) WSL SDL PROQUEST RENEWAL

2) SDL NEEDS ASSESSMENT RESULTS RELEASED

3) NOW HEAR THIS: LESSONS IN MUSIC ADVISORY WEBINAR

4) WASHINGTON RURAL HERITAGE GRANT CYCLE OPEN

5) CONFERENCES AHEAD

6) HELP FOR THE SMALLEST

7) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK

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WSL Updates for April 23, 2015

April 22nd, 2015 Shirley Lewis Posted in For Libraries, News, Training and Continuing Education, Updates No Comments »

Volume 11, April 23, 2015 for the WSL Updates mailing list

Topics include:

1) RETURN TO RELEVANCE WORKSHOPS REGISTRATION OPEN

2) NOW HEAR THIS: LESSONS IN MUSIC ADVISORY WEBINAR

3) COMMUNICATING IN THE MIDST OF CHANGE WORKSHOP

4) COMMUNICATE WITH CONFIDENCE WORKSHOP

5) ESSENTIAL LEADERSHIP WORKSHOP

6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK

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