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WSL Updates for May 5, 2016

May 5th, 2016 Shirley Lewis Posted in For Libraries, Grants and Funding, News, Training and Continuing Education, Updates No Comments »

Volume 12, May 5, 2016 for the WSL Updates mailing list

Topics include:

1) REFRESHING SCHOOL LIBRARIES GRANT CYCLE CLOSES MAY 10

2) WASHINGTON RURAL HERITAGE DIGITIZATION GRANTS CLOSE MAY 25

3) DIGITAL LITERACY 2016 GRANT CYCLE CLOSES MAY 25

4) OPEN DATA FOR PUBLIC GOOD OPPORTUNITY

5) SCHOOL LIBRARIAN’S WORKSHOP WEBINAR

6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK

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WSL Updates for April 28, 2016

April 27th, 2016 Shirley Lewis Posted in For Libraries, Grants and Funding, News, Training and Continuing Education, Updates No Comments »

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

Topics include:

1) MEMOIR WRITING FOR ADULTS WEBINAR

2) RELEASE THE ROBOTS

3) SUPERCHARGED STORYTIMES – THE VIEWS2 WAY

4) REFRESHING SCHOOL LIBRARIES GRANT CYCLE OPENS

5) DIGITAL LITERACY 2016 GRANT CYCLE OPEN

6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK

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WSL Updates for April 21, 2016

April 21st, 2016 Shirley Lewis Posted in For Libraries, Grants and Funding, Letters About Literature, News, Updates No Comments »

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

Topics include:

1) RELEASE THE ROBOTS

2) LETTERS ABOUT LITERATURE 2016

3) SUPERCHARGED STORYTIMES – THE VIEWS2 WAY

4) SEE YOU AT WLA

5) US DOE ACCEPTING GRANT PROPOSALS

6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK

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WSL Updates for April 14, 2016

April 14th, 2016 Shirley Lewis Posted in For Libraries, Grants and Funding, News, Updates No Comments »

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

Enjoy this GRANTZILLA issue of WSL Updates!

Topics include:

1) REFRESHING SCHOOL LIBRARIES GRANT CYCLE OPENS

2) WASHINGTON RURAL HERITAGE DIGITIZATION GRANTS NOW ACCEPTING PROPOSALS

3) DIGITAL LITERACY 2016 GRANT CYCLE OPEN

4) METADATA ENHANCEMENT & REMEDIATION PROJECT GRANTS

5) PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT GRANTS

6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK

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WSL UPDATES SPECIAL EDITION for April 11, 2016

April 11th, 2016 Shirley Lewis Posted in For Libraries, Grants and Funding, News, Updates No Comments »

WSL UPDATES SPECIAL EDITION FOR MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2016

Please note: The next regular edition of WSL Updates will appear on Thursday, April 14, 2016.

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Legislation Affecting Libraries 04/08/2016

April 11th, 2016 Jeremy Stroud Posted in For Libraries, For the Public, Updates No Comments »

Courtesy of the Legislative Planning Committee, Washington Library Association. The Washington Library Association (WLA) tracks state legislative activity that will potentially affect Washington Libraries. Their tracker is posted weekly on this blog.

For information on the legislative process or becoming involved, see the WLA site referenced above.

Bill Title Sponsor Status Date Companion Bills
ESHB 2148 State auditor Chandler H Rules 3C 3/10/2016  
  Feb 24 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Accountability & Reform at 8:00 AM.
2ESHB 2376 Operating sup budget 2016 Dunshee Del to Gov 3/29/2016 SB 6246(Ssubst for)
  Feb 23 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 3:30 PM.
ESHB 2380 Supplemental capital budget Tharinger Del to Gov 3/29/2016 SB 6201(Ssubst for)
  Feb 26 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Capital Budget at 1:30 PM.
SHB 2427 Local gov. modernization Springer C 95 L 16 3/31/2016  
  Feb 25 Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Government Operations & Security at 5:45 PM.
HB 2741 State & local fiscal agents Kuderer C 105 L 16 3/31/2016 SB 6397(SRules X)
  Feb 29 Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 12:30 PM.
HB 2996 Tax preferences/K-12 funding Lytton H Rules R 2/29/2016  
  Feb 29 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Finance at 8:00 AM.
SSB 5864 Annexed areas/sales & use tx Nelson C 5 L 16 3/10/2016 HB 1576(Hsubst for)
  Feb 24 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Finance at 3:30 PM.
SB 6171 OPMA civil penalties Roach Gov signed 3/29/2016 HB 2353(HRules R)
  Feb 24 Executive action taken in the House Committee on State Government at 8:00 AM.
ESSB 6201 Supplemental capital budget Honeyford S Rules 3 3/10/2016 HB 2380(Hsubst for)
  Feb 25 Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 3:30 PM.
ESSB 6246 Operating sup budget 2016 Hill S Rules 3 3/10/2016 HB 2376(Hsubst for)
  Feb 25 Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 3:30 PM.
SSB 6273 Schools/safe technology use Liias Gov signed 3/29/2016 HB 2595(HEducation)
  Feb 25 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Education at 8:00 AM.
SB 6475 Health coverage through PEBB Dansel Gov signed 3/29/2016  
  Feb 29 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 1:30 PM.
SB 6664 Pblc service retirement T.O. Braun S Ways & Means 2/24/2016  
   
SB 6667 Fiscal matters T.O. Braun S Ways & Means 2/24/2016  
  Mar 11 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 2:00 PM.
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WSL Updates for April 7, 2016

April 7th, 2016 Shirley Lewis Posted in For Libraries, Grants and Funding, News, Training and Continuing Education, Updates No Comments »

Volume 12, April 7, 2016 for the WSL Updates mailing list

Topics include:

1) NEW WSL PILOT PROJECT

2) DIGITAL LITERACY 2016 GRANT CYCLE OPENS

3) WASHINGTON RURAL HERITAGE DIGITIZATION GRANTS NOW ACCEPTING PROPOSALS

4) FREE SUPERCHARGED STORYTIMES WORKSHOPS WITH SAROJ GHOTING

5) 2016 NORTHWEST ELEARN CONFERENCE

6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK

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WSL Updates for March 31, 2016

March 31st, 2016 Shirley Lewis Posted in For Libraries, News, Training and Continuing Education, Updates No Comments »

Volume 12, March 31, 2016 for the WSL Updates mailing list

Topics include:

1) FREE FOOD FOR THOUGHT WEBINAR

2) A THIRD GAINING STEAM WORKSHOP ADDED

3) HIGHLINE COLLEGE ONLINE LIBRARY COURSES

4) WALE CONFERENCE PROPOSALS WANTED

5) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK

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Proposed Legislation Affecting Libraries 03/29/2016

March 30th, 2016 Jeremy Stroud Posted in For Libraries, For the Public, Updates No Comments »

Courtesy of the Legislative Planning Committee, Washington Library Association. The Washington Library Association (WLA) tracks state legislative activity that will potentially affect Washington Libraries. Their tracker is posted weekly on this blog.

For information on the legislative process or becoming involved, see the WLA site referenced above.

Bill Title Sponsor Status Date Hearing
Date
Companion Bills
ESHB 2148 State auditor Chandler H Rules 3C 3/10/2016 2/24/2016  
  Feb 24 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Accountability & Reform at 8:00 AM.
2ESHB 2376 Operating sup budget 2016 Dunshee Del to Gov 3/29/2016 2/23/2016 SB 6246(Ssubst for)
  Feb 23 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 3:30 PM.
ESHB 2380 Supplemental capital budget Tharinger Del to Gov 3/29/2016 2/26/2016 SB 6201(Ssubst for)
  Feb 26 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Capital Budget at 1:30 PM.
SHB 2427 Local gov. modernization Springer Del to Gov 3/10/2016 2/25/2016  
  Feb 25 Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Government Operations & Security at 5:45 PM.
HB 2741 State & local fiscal agents Kuderer Del to Gov 3/8/2016 2/2/2016 SB 6397(SRules X)
  Feb 29 Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 12:30 PM.
HB 2996 Tax preferences/K-12 funding Lytton H Rules R 2/29/2016 2/29/2016  
  Feb 29 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Finance at 8:00 AM.
SSB 5864 Annexed areas/sales & use tx Nelson C 5 L 16 3/10/2016 2/24/2016 HB 1576(Hsubst for)
  Feb 24 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Finance at 3:30 PM.
SB 6171 OPMA civil penalties Roach Gov signed 3/29/2016 2/24/2016 HB 2353(HRules R)
  Feb 24 Executive action taken in the House Committee on State Government at 8:00 AM.
ESSB 6201 Supplemental capital budget Honeyford S Rules 3 3/10/2016 2/25/2016 HB 2380(Hsubst for)
  Feb 25 Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 3:30 PM.
ESSB 6246 Operating sup budget 2016 Hill S Rules 3 3/10/2016 2/25/2016 HB 2376(Hsubst for)
  Feb 25 Executive action taken in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 3:30 PM.
SSB 6273 Schools/safe technology use Liias Gov signed 3/29/2016 2/25/2016 HB 2595(HEducation)
  Feb 25 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Education at 8:00 AM.
SB 6475 Health coverage through PEBB Dansel Gov signed 3/29/2016 2/29/2016  
  Feb 29 Executive action taken in the House Committee on Appropriations at 1:30 PM.
SB 6664 Pblc service retirement T.O. Braun S Ways & Means 2/24/2016    
   
SB 6667 Fiscal matters T.O. Braun S Ways & Means 2/24/2016 3/11/2016  
  Mar 11 Public hearing in the Senate Committee on Ways & Means at 2:00 PM.
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WSL Updates for March 24, 2016

March 24th, 2016 Shirley Lewis Posted in For Libraries, News, Training and Continuing Education, Updates No Comments »

Volume 12, March 24, 2016 for the WSL Updates mailing list

Topics include:

1) GAINING STEAM WORKSHOPS ADDED

2) SUPERCHARGED STORYTIMES – THE VIEWS2 WAY

3) COOL CREATIONS COMEBACK

4) SERVING DIVERSE COMMUNITIES ONLINE COURSE

5) WALE CONFERENCE PROPOSALS WANTED

6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK

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