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2013 CE Schedule

January 24

Current Issues in Library Administration

  9:00am – 12:00pm Library Administration Issues
  12:00pm Lunch on your own
  1:15pm-3:15pm Issues Discussion continues
    Location:  South Community Library, 1307 S 16th St, La Crosse
    Workshop Flyer
February 28

The Power of Storytelling – for All Library Staff and Adult Reading Programs

  9:00 – 12:00pm  The Power of Storytelling – for All Library Staff
  12:00pm Lunch – on your own
  1:15pm-3:15pm  Adult Reading Programs – Why Should Kids Have All the Fun?
    Location:  Onalaska Public Library, 741 Oak Avenue South, Onalaska
    Workshop Flyer
March 21

Volunteers – The Gift of Time: Recruiting, Managing, and Keeping Volunteers and NOOK E-Reader Training

  9:00am-10:30am  Volunteer Programs
   10:30am-12:00pm  Offering A Library Home Delivery Service with Volunteers
  1:15 – 3:15pm NOOK E-Reader Training
    Location:  Hazel Brown Leicht Memorial Library, 201 Neshonoc Road, West Salem
    Workshop Flyer
April 25

CCBC:  Outstanding Tradebooks from 2012 and Mini-workshops on Reading Aloud

  9:30am – 3:00pm Book display and book examination
    Lunch on your own
    Lecture and book examination and “read aloud” mini-workshops
    Location:  CESA 4, 923 East Garland St, West Salem
    Workshop Flyer
May 29

Wisconsin Library Association Support Staff and Circulation Section Conference

  9:00am-12:00pm  Emerging role of libraries in the Kindle world; Safety in the workplace or Consumer health information on the Internet
  12:00 Lunch
  1:15pm-3:15pm  Interlibrary loan…seriously? or Free, fast, fun digital collections; see link for more breakout sessions
     Location:  La Crosse Public Library, 800 Main St, La Crosse
    Please cut/paste link for more details: http://wla.wisconsinlibraries.org/sscs/conference-archives/sscs-one-day-conference-2013
September 26

Makerspaces in the Library:  Full STEAM Ahead!

  9:00am-12:00pm Makerspaces in public libraries
  12:00pm Lunch on your own
  1:15pm-3:15pm  Makerspaces in public libraries
    Location:  La Crosse Public Library, 800 Main St, La Crosse
    Workshop Flyer
October 15

Growing Wisconsin Readers Workshop – collaborating systems: Winding Rivers Library System, Indianhead Federated Library System, Northern Waters Library Service, Wisconsin Valley Library Service

   9:30am-12:00pm  Introducing the Growing Wisconsin Readers statewide initiative; Early literacy library spaces
   12:00pm  Lunch (and idea-sharing opportunities) provided
   1:15pm-3:30pm  Best practices for helping children develop pre-reading skills; Designing an action plan for your library
     Location:  Best Western Arrowhead Lodge & Suites, 600 Oasis Road, Black River Falls
    Workshop Flyer 
November 21

Summer Library Program 2014:  Fizz, Boom, Read!

  9:00am-12:00pm  Practical programs for every age; Introduce STEAM into your summer reading program
  12:00pm Lunch
  1:15pm-3:15pm  Space for summer sanity; Youth Librarians’ new ideas and Grass Roots discussion
    Location:  La Crosse Public Library, 800 Main St, La Crosse
    Workshop Flyer
December 12

Little Free Libraries:  libraries big and small – we love them all!

  9:00am-12:00pm Libraries big and small – we love them all!  Rick Brooks, Co-Founder, Little Free Library
    Location:  La Crosse Public Library, 800 Main St, La Crosse
  12:00pm Holiday lunch location:  Howie’s on La Crosse, 1128 La Crosse St, La Crosse WI
  2:00pm NAC meeting
    Workshop Flyer

Certification

All public library directors in the state of Wisconsin require certification.

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