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Webinars & Resources


September 2020

Research and Data 101 with WiLS

A quick introduction to using demographics and Census Data in an effort to learn more about the community you serve.


August 7, 2020

Making It Stick: Creating an Engaged Organization with Thriving Libraries

You’ve committed to turning outward, centering your community in the work you do at the library and your organization. This means you’ll be spending a lot of time doing things that may not look like traditional work to the casual observer. To be successful, you’ll need to build buy-in, support, and capacity from your board. Find out how to get your board excited about community engagement, and bring them on as motivated collaborators.


June 5, 2020

Conversation with Your Community with Thriving Libraries and Brandon Morris

How do we know what matters to our community? The simple answer is, by asking questions. Find out what to ask and how to get people to participate in virtual community conversations during a pandemic with Amber Williams (Thriving Libraries) and Brandon Morris (Building Our Future, Kenosha WI).


May 8, 2020

It Takes a Village: Partnerships and Collaboration with Thriving Libraries

Learn how to identify, approach, and structure partnerships to benefit all while being an authentic, accountable partner who is able to set healthy boundaries.


May 5, 2020

Stillness in an Emergency with Beck Tench

DPI’s Division for Libraries and Technology is proud to bring Beck Tench to Wisconsin for a one-hour webinar on how to take care of ourselves in this time of COVID-19.

For questions about this information, contact Cindy Fesemyer (608) 266-8053