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Cornucopia of Messages!

Can you believe it is the middle of May?! Library media specialists are busy working to gather materials from students, promote summer reading...
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Beanstack Access Renewed for School and Public Libraries through April 2025

The Library Services Team at the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is pleased to announce that we have secured a one year contract...
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Celebrating School Library Month: A Message from Dr. Darrell Williams

This guest blog post is from Dr. Darrell Willliams, Assistant State Superintendent for the Division for Libraries and Technology at the Wisconsin...
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New Tools for Library Planning

Over the last four years, the Department of Public Instruction (DPI) has prioritized working with and supporting districts in creating board approved...
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Opportunities for Learning from PBS Wisconsin Education

The Department of Public Instruction (DPI) is fortunate to have PBS Wisconsin Education as a remarkable collaborative partner. The resources they...

Common School Fund Announcement

Aid for school libraries from the Common School Fund will be $52 million for the 2022-23 school year. This amount is a 27% increase from the 2021-22...
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Library Planning Checklist

Greetings and welcome to the 2022-23 school year! This time of year is often one of new beginnings and goal setting, thus making it a wonderful time...
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Stay Connected This Year

When it comes to content area connections, library life can be lonely. But it does not have to be! Staying informed and networking with other library...
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Beanstack Updates

Didn't get to launch Beanstack at your district last year? No problem! We're diving into year two as the DPI continues to offer Beanstack to public...
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Don't Put Away Your Party Hat!

April has been a fantastic National School Library Month! Wisconsin library media specialists and all those who contribute to the success of school...