January 2023

WRLS WeeWorkshop: Beanstack Refresher w/ Rebekah Garrety

Wed 1/11/2023 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM


Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference 

January 25-26, 2023

Register and find all archived webinars here: https://www.wildwiscwinterweb.com/

February 2023

WRLS WeeWorkshop: Wisconsin Talking Books and Braille Library

Wed 2/15/2023 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Microsoft Teams meeting
Join on your computer, mobile app or room device

Click here to join the meeting


Marketing & Branding Workshop

Thu 2/16/2023 9:30 AM – 11:30 AM

Please join us for this in-person workshop on marketing and branding! 

Sarah Arendt-Beyer hosts a two-hour workshop on developing your library’s brand. 
Note: There will be no afternoon segment of the workshop.

March 2023

WeeWorkshop: Wisconsin Historical Society– Genealogy Resources

Wed 3/8/2023 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Click here to join the day-of: https://wisconsinhistory.zoom.us/j/84405884448 
“Ask the Old Librarian”
Lori Bessler has been researching family and local history for over 40 years.  She has been a librarian at the Wisconsin Historical Society for over 30 years.  The scope of her work is international and she’s developed many strategies to assisting researchers in this field.  Attend this online meeting to hear her stories and come with questions to ask this “old” librarian.

In-Person Genealogy Workshop

Tue 3/14/2023
Learn genealogy essentials so that you can help your patrons and maybe even explore your own family history!
9 am-Noon with Hannah Scholze
Learn about free and select paid genealogy tools including FamilySearch.org, FindAGrave.com, MyHeritage.com as well as local online collections/databases such as ECHO, the La Crosse Public Library Archives Genealogy Database, and the Monroe County Local History Room & Museum website (where Hannah works her day job) which has over a million searchable records for Monroe County families. 
Lunch- On your own
1 pm-3 pm BadgerLink genealogy resources with Jen Champoux from the DPI

April 2023

WRLS WeeWorkshop: Password Security

Wed 4/12/2023 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM
Microsoft Teams meeting
Join on your computer, mobile app or room device

May 2023

Intellectual Freedom & What’s New in Kidlit with the Cooperative Children’s Book Center

Thu 5/18/2023 9:00 AM – 3:30 PM
At the Holmen Public Library (121 W. Legion St., Holmen, WI, 54636)

9:15-11:45: Intellectual Freedom Discussion/Q&A

11:45-1: Lunch on your own.

1:00pm-2:30pm: CCBC Choices Presentation

2:30pm-3:30pm: Browse the books!

FREE. Registration is required.

Go to tinyurl.com/CCBCworkshop2023 to register.

Questions? Email Cole Zrostlik, cole@wrlsweb.org.

Sponsored by Winding Rivers Library System, Southwest Wisconsin Library System, and CESA #4.

WRLS Events & Continuing Education Calendar

Contains WRLS-specific meetings, events, and workshops as well as significant non-WRLS conferences and workshops.
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