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WSL Updates for July 20, 2017

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 Posted in Digital Collections, For the Public, Grants and Funding, News, Updates | Comments Off on 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

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Proof that libraries are swinging places

Wednesday, December 28th, 2011 Posted in Articles, For Libraries, For the Public, News | 1 Comment »


Dancing through the stacks

This  prize winning tap dancing video was filmed at the Mill Creek branch of the Sno-Isle libraries. Enjoy!

WSL Updates for January 27, 2011

Wednesday, January 26th, 2011 Posted in For Libraries, News, Updates, Washington Talking Book and Braille Library | Comments Off on WSL Updates for January 27, 2011


Volume 7, January 27, 2011 for the WSL Updates mailing list

Topics include:

1) FIRST TUESDAYS – INNOVATION AT WTBBL

2) LIBRARY LEGISLATIVE DAY

3) FREE GENEALOGY EVENT – BING CROSBY’S FAMILY HISTORY

4) WASHINGTON LIBRARY SNAPSHOT DAY

5) VIDEO CONTEST – ESPECIALLY FOR TEENS

6) FREE CE OPPORTUNITIES NEXT WEEK

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Gotta Keep Reading!

Friday, February 26th, 2010 Posted in Articles, For Libraries, For the Public | 5 Comments »


Ocoee Middle School in Florida put together an amazing video tribute to reading, based on the Black Eyed Peas / Oprah flash mob event in Chicago. Something inspiring for your Friday morning!



Comcast Newsmakers: Sam Reed

Tuesday, December 15th, 2009 Posted in Articles, For Libraries, For the Public | Comments Off on Comcast Newsmakers: Sam Reed


Comcast Newsmakers talks with Sam Reed about the various functions of his office. It’s a good summary of the (rather odd) variety of functions the Office of the Secretary of State performs: elections, corporations, charities, archives, legacy project, the state library.

The Washington State Library gets excellent treatment, both time-wise and praise-wise. If you’re impatient, you can skip ahead – we’re covered from 1:01 – 2:16.