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WSL Updates for March 29, 2018

WSL Updates for March 29, 2018

Volume 14, March 29, 2018 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) IMLS FUNDING INCREASE 2) PUBLIC LIBRARY POLICIES UPDATE 3) TURNING OUTWARD TO LEAD CHANGE 4) LIBRARY SNAPSHOT DAY RETURNS 5) DIVERSITY RESEARCH GRANT PROGRAM 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK ————————————————————————————————————— 1) IMLS FUNDING INCREASE On Friday, March 23, President Donald Trump signed into law a $1.3 trillion spending bill to fund the federal government through the end of September 2018. The legislation includes $240 million…

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WSL Updates for September 14, 2017

WSL Updates for September 14, 2017

Volume 13, September 14, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include resources: 1) RESILIENCE RESOURCES 2) FREE BOOKS 3) THINK, DO, SHOW – SAVE THE DATE 4) THE FORGOTTEN WAR REMEMBERED 5) LATINO CULTURES RESOURCES 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK ————————————————————————————————————— 1) RESILIENCE RESOURCES Many people around the country are facing difficult, trying times right now. Evacuees displaced by the recent hurricanes in Texas and along the southeastern seaboard states, immigrants, refugees, and others who have had…

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WSL Updates for August 31, 2017

WSL Updates for August 31, 2017

Volume 13, August 31, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include several literacy programs: 1) ZINES TO THE FRONT 2) FINANCIAL LITERACY FOR LIBRARIANS 3) HEALTH LITERACY MONTH 4) IMMIGRANT LITERACY GRANTS 5) OPIOID CRISIS TOWN HALL 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK ————————————————————————————————————— 1) ZINES TO THE FRONT Zines to the Front: Building a Library Collection for the People, by the People is the title of September’s First Tuesdays program. Agatha Burstein and Kelsey Smith from the…

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WSL Updates for July 27, 2017

WSL Updates for July 27, 2017

Volume 13, July 27, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) STEM PROGRAMS – FIRST TUESDAYS 2) WASHINGTON READS – ONE STATE/ONE BOOK 3) WELCOME TO SKILLPORT 4) LIBRARIES READY TO CODE 5) IMLS GRANTS WEBINAR 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK ————————————————————————————————————— 1) STEM PROGRAMS – FIRST TUESDAYS There is a wealth of information available regarding STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) but how does one decide what type of STEM program(s) to implement into the…

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WSL Updates for June 8, 2017

WSL Updates for June 8, 2017

Volume 13, June 8, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) WSL PRESENTS: NEWS FROM WASHINGTON LIBRARIES! 2) UPDATE – EVERY CHILD READY TO READ 3) MEASURES THAT MATTER PART TWO 4) PROQUEST GOES HTTPS 5) THE PRESIDENT’S BUDGET 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK Please follow and like us:

WSL Updates for May 4, 2017

WSL Updates for May 4, 2017

Volume 13, May 4, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) NATIONAL LIBRARY LEGISLATIVE DAY 2) LSTA 5-YEAR EVALUATION & PLAN 3) 2017 ARSL CONFERENCE 4) SERVING NEW AMERICANS 5) PATRON PRIVACY CHECKLISTS 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK ————————————————————————————————————— 1) NATIONAL LIBRARY LEGISLATIVE DAY Cindy Aden, Washington’s State Librarian, is among the 500 library supporters from every state, who gathered in Washington D.C. to advocate for federal support for libraries during the American Library Association’s (ALA)…

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WSL Updates for March 23, 2017

WSL Updates for March 23, 2017

Volume 13, March 23, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) REFRESHING SCHOOL LIBRARIES GRANTS 2) RAISING VISIBILITY AND RELEVANCY 3) PUBLIC LIBRARY POLICIES UPDATE 4) THINK, DO, SHOW – EVALUATION WORKSHOP 5) IMLS RELEASES STATEMENT ON BUDGET 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK Please follow and like us:

WSL Updates for March 16, 2017

WSL Updates for March 16, 2017

Volume 13, March 16, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) WASHINGTON RURAL HERITAGE GRANTS 2) USER EXPERIENCE JUMPSTART 3) METADATA CLEANUP GRANTS 4) ONECLICK 2017 RENEWAL 5) LIBRARY 2.017 VIRTUAL CONFERENCE 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK Please follow and like us:

WSL Updates for March 9, 2017

WSL Updates for March 9, 2017

Volume 13, March 9, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) SERVICE EXCELLENCE IN YOUR LIBRARY 2) JOIN NASA IN CELEBRATING EARTH DAY 3) SUMMER MEALS PROGRAM 4) TRENDS ANALYSIS 5) CONFRONTING MISINFORMATION 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK Please follow and like us:

WSL Updates for February 23, 2017

WSL Updates for February 23, 2017

Volume 13, February 23, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE 2) FEDERAL LEGISLATIVE HISTORY 101 3) BEYOND THE WALLS – TV WHITESPACE FUNDING 4) THE CHANGING ROLE OF LIBRARIES 5) ALA LEADERSHIP INSTITUTE 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK ————————————————————————————————————— Please follow and like us: