Emergency Broadband Benefit

Emergency Broadband Benefit

In late April, a new federal program called Emergency Broadband Benefit, or EBB, will go into effect.  The program will provide a $50/month discount for internet access ($75/month on Tribal Land) for low-income households.  An overview of the EBB program is here....
Spring Webinar Series – Public Service

Spring Webinar Series – Public Service

Wisconsin Valley Library Service, Northern Waters Library Service, and the Southwest Wisconsin Library System are excited to announce a Spring Webinar Series focusing on Public Services.  The webinars occur on three consecutive Thursdays (April 15, 22 and 29). They...
WAPL : May 4-May 7, 2021

WAPL : May 4-May 7, 2021

With a theme of LIBRARY STRONG, the goal of this year’s four day conference is that attendees will leave feeling emboldened, connected, and strengthened in their library work.  We’re looking for library leaders who have strengths in areas of mental health, technology,...
The Bayfield Carnegie Library is Hiring!

The Bayfield Carnegie Library is Hiring!

The Bayfield Carnegie Library seeks an organized and dynamic leader to direct the Library—responsible for the daily operation and implementation of its programs, including administrative, collection management, and services.  Bayfield Carnegie Library is located in a...
WAPL Conference Scholarships! Application due April 12

IUG Conference Scholarship

We are pleased to announce a new scholarship opportunity to attend the IUG Conference in April. Applications must be submitted to smachones@northernwaters.org by February 1, 2020. Fill out your application here.  
Census 2020: Why should we care?

Census 2020: Why should we care?

Why should the libraries and the public care about the 2020 Census? Below are four key points. It’s about $675 billion dollars of federal funds and grants. State, county, and community grants are based on Census data. This money is spent on schools, hospitals, roads,...