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Professional Learning for Library Staff

View upcoming and past professional learning events, participate in discussion lists & groups, and read library-related news from the Library Services Team.

Wisconsin Public Libraries Professional Learning Calendar

The Wisconsin Public Libraries - Professional Learning Calendar lists professional learning events for public library directors, staff, and trustees. Most events are Wisconsin-based, however major library conferences are also listed. The calendar is hosted by the Wisconsin Dept. of Public Instruction Library Services and curated with Wisconsin regional public library system staff. 

View the calendar on the TeamUp website or on your library system's CE webpages. 

Library News

Email Discussion Lists & Groups

The Library Services Team moderates the following email lists, each organized around library information and topics relevant to their targeted audiences. Listservs are not open to general audiences and all subscriptions are subject to approval by list administrators. Please contact the listserv administrator for more information and to inquire about subscribing to a specific list.

List Name Target Audience List Administrator(s)
LIBCERTCE Wisconsin library system staff covering director certification and continuing education; closed discussion group  
LIBRARYIT Wisconsin library system technology staff; closed discussion group


WISCAT Anyone associated with Wisconsin libraries participating in and interested in sharing procedures, ideas and promotion tips around WISCAT interlibrary loan.  Send blank email to:
WISPUBDIR Closed announcements list for Wisconsin Public Library Directors only. Directors are automatically added upon hire, with the option to unsubscribe.


WISSYSDIR Wisconsin Library System Directors only; closed discussion group


YS Wisconsin Library Staff Serving Children, Teens, and Families; DPI announcements only

Subscribe to the state Youth Services email list

YSANDSN Wisconsin Youth Services and Inclusive Services System Staff and Liaisons; closed discussion group