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WSL Updates for August 24, 2017

WSL Updates for August 24, 2017

Volume 13, August 24, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) OUTSIDE THE LINES – LIBRARIES REINTRODUCED 2) GIRLS WHO CODE – FREE STARTER KITS 3) READERFEST 2017 4) BREAKING THE FOURTH WALL 5) AUTISM WELCOME HERE 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK ————————————————————————————————————— 1) OUTSIDE THE LINES – LIBRARIES REINTRODUCED Libraries and library staff are skilled in their ability to adapt to meet the changing needs of their communities. Step into today’s library, and you might…

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WSL Updates for August 17, 2017

WSL Updates for August 17, 2017

Volume 13, August 17, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) SEEKING LIBRARY COUNCIL MEMBERS 2) RURAL HERITAGE GRANT AWARDS 3) WIKIPEDIA + LIBRARIES: BETTER TOGETHER 4) ACADEMIC LIBRARIES TRANSFORMING COMMUNITIES 5) STATEWIDE PURCHASING & CONTRACTING WORKSHOP 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK ————————————————————————————————————— 1) SEEKING LIBRARY COUNCIL MEMBERS The mission of the Library Council of Washington (LCW) is to help all Washington citizens access library services, information, and resources. The LCW advises the State Librarian and…

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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 July 20, 2017

WSL Updates for July 20, 2017

Volume 13, July 20, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) IMLS BUDGET VICTORY 2) TWO NEW RURAL HERITAGE COLLECTIONS 3) CENTER FOR THE BOOK 4) MEASURES THAT MATTER PART 3 5) GRANTS – RECORDINGS AT RISK 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK Please follow and like us:

WSL Updates for April 27, 2017

WSL Updates for April 27, 2017

Volume 13, April 27, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) FIRST TUESDAYS DOES LINCOLN CENTER 2) METADATA CLEANUP GRANTS 3) SCHOOL LIBRARY GRANTS 4) GRANTS FOR BANNED BOOK WEEK 5) BEST BUY COMMUNITY GRANTS 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK ——————————————————————————————————– 1) FIRST TUESDAYS DOES LINCOLN CENTER Wish you had an easy way to host community engagement cultural experiences for your library patrons?  Our First Tuesdays speaker for May, Kami Morasco, program manager at Lincoln Center…

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WSL Updates for April 20, 2017

WSL Updates for April 20, 2017

Volume 13, April 20, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) ARSL CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS 2) WASHINGTON RURAL HERITAGE GRANTS 3) CALLING FOR VOLUNTEERS 4) GOVERNOR’S SUMMIT 5) UNITED STATES OF ANCHORS 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK ————————————————————————————————————— 1) ARSL CONFERENCE SCHOLARSHIPS The information and application form for the 2017 Association of Rural and Small Libraries (ARSL) Conference Scholarships are now available at the ARSL website at sos.wa.gov/q/ARSLships. These scholarships are for first time attendees so anyone…

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WSL Updates for April 6, 2017

WSL Updates for April 6, 2017

Volume 13, April 6, 2017 for the WSL Updates mailing list Topics include: 1) SCHOOL LIBRARY GRANTS 2) GRANTS FOR DIGITIZATION 3) NEH PRESERVATION ASSISTANCE GRANTS 4) CIVILITY GOES VIRAL 5) IMLS GRANTS TO STATES 6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK ————————————————————————————————————— 1) SCHOOL LIBRARY GRANTS The Washington State Library (WSL) is accepting applications for RSL-2: a new cycle of “Refreshing School Libraries” grants. The purpose of the grant is to help bolster schools’ nonfiction collections. We hope to help…

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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: