- The Wisconsin Folk Arts Directory is maintained by the Wisconsin Arts Board and includes information on 70 artists from around Wisconsin, with specific information about craft, food, music, dance, and regional specialities
- SELCO (southeast MN) short list of vetted program presenters.
- The Minnesota History Center’s History Players
- Directory of Minnesota Authors and Illustrators of books for children and young adults who present programs in libraries, schools, and other venues.
- Teaching Books collection of Wisconsin Authors (with links to author websites/blogs)
Please contact Leah if you need help tracking down performers or presenters not on these lists.
It’s a great idea to share performers–saves on travel costs and often performers give a special break if they can have several gigs in one or two days. If you want to suggest sharing a performer to all youth services librarians in the system, send a note to the youth services list.