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Weekly Digest: New on the website, snow snow snow

Hello colleagues! IFLS staff wishes you a warm and cozy holiday.  New on the website Checklist: Preparing for Materials Challenges at Your Library This four-step checklist, created by IFLS staff and located near the top of the Challenge Support & Intellectual...

Weekly Digest:

Libraries in the News! (ed. note: cool!) Ellsworth On December 8, 2022, Mike Benoy (computer engineer and library volunteer who teaches the Robotics program at the Ellsworth Public library) and Caroline Herfindahl (Ellsworth Public Library Youth Services Librarian and...

Teens and Mental Health

The Wisconsin Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS) had some sobering statistics about teen mental health, including that: More than half of all students self-reported “significant problems with anxiety,” with 80.5 percent of students who identify as lesbian, gay, or...

Weekly Digest: talking to each other, e-materials fund

Talking to each other There are a lot of good ways to communicate with each other in our system. Here’s a breakdown. IFLS and MORE email lists These email lists are maintained by IFLS staff, and are the way you send group emails to a particular audience. I share this...



Our local library continues to be a strong partner in our community and in our school.

Cathy and Mike, Altoona Public Library supporters