Managing Stress & Building Resilience

Managing Stress & Building Resilience

Webinars on managing stress & building resilience: Self-Care During a Pandemic, Part 2 – 1:30 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16 Attend to Your Well-Being: How You Can Avoid Mental, Physical and Emotional Exhaustion- 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18 Fill Up Your Fuel Tank...
Science Kits for Public Libraries Grant Project

Science Kits for Public Libraries Grant Project

Science Kits for Public Libraries Grant Project – The institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers-Region 4 is offering up to $2000 in funding to public libraries located within Region 4 to start a circulating collection of science kits. Develop your library of...
Grow with Google / ALA Partnership

Grow with Google / ALA Partnership

Wisconsin DPI / Grow with Google / ALA Partnership  A virtual workshop to help our communities learn digital skills will be held Tuesday, November 10, 9-10am. Read more here. A Grow with Google trainer will teach your patrons and library staff to discover new job...
Inclusive Services Update

Inclusive Services Update

November Inclusive Services Update I wanted to take the time to also address some of the questions I have received about holiday books and events going into the next two months of the holiday season. As librarians and information professionals, we have a duty to...
Look to Libraries Campaign

Look to Libraries Campaign

The Association for Library Service to Children (ALSC), a division of the American Library Association (ALA), has a new campaign called #LooktoLibraries. ALSC encourages parents and caregivers to look to libraries as they consider their options for the education and...
Public Libraries Reopening Guide

Public Libraries Reopening Guide

The latest version of reopening guidelines for public libraries has been released. The Wisconsin Public Libraries Reopening Guide, a collaborative effort between the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) and the Wisconsin public library community, provides a process...
Public Libraries Reopening Guide

Libraries and Coronavirus – COVID-19

With the spread of the coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, the Northern Waters Library Service and the public libraries in all eight counties are actively following the Center for Disease Control’s sanitation and hygiene recommendations and protocols to ensure the...