Supporting Voter Turnout

Supporting Voter Turnout

Answers to Your Questions about the 2020 Election By Joy Schwarz, Continuing Education Consultant for the Winnefox Library System Are patrons putting absentee ballots in your library’s book drop? Are you wondering how your library could be a polling place? Are...
NWLS Marketing Team Meeting

NWLS Marketing Team Meeting

  Agenda Link to meeting 10/7 2:30 pm Clarify consortium marketing goals/intentions What are our priorities? Short term Long term What do we need to know to focus our efforts? What are we branding?  Catalog and … What is our audience or target population? How do...
ADA Barriers and Your Library

ADA Barriers and Your Library

October Recognizes Important Observance October is National Disability Employment Awareness Month. This observance was launched in 1945 when Congress declared the first week in October as “National Employ the Physically Handicapped Week.” In 1998, the week was...
Inclusive Services Update

Inclusive Services Update

Ryan Dowd’s Next Homelessness Webinar Dementia and Alzheimer’s: Compassionately and effectively working with people with dementia Some of the issues covered: What is the science behind dementia? How can you compassionately work with someone who is agitated or...
September is Library Card Sign Up Month

September is Library Card Sign Up Month

As Honorary Chair of this year’s Library Card Sign-up Month, DC’s Wonder Woman is starring in new artwork to champion the value of a library card. The free artwork includes a suite of digital graphics and customizable library cards. The artwork can be downloaded...
NWLS Marketing Team Meeting

Libraries Transform September Book Pick

The Libraries Transform Book Pick is a popular digital reading program that connects readers nationwide by offering free access to the same ebook through public libraries. At the same time, it gives public libraries and the professionals working there opportunities 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...