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The DPI Library Services Team presents at WLA Conference in November

The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction (DPI) Library Services Team will be joining colleagues across the state for the Wisconsin Library Association Annual Conference 2022, November 1-4, 2022. Stop by the Library Services Team’s booth B402 to say hello to our team and meet our newest public library consultants Chris Baker and Jeni Schomber, ask questions, and pick up some statewide information including posters and bookmarks for your library.  

2022 Wisconsin Public Libraries Continuing Education Topics Survey

Wednesday, October 12, 2022

The continuing education coordinators from public library systems across the state recently released a survey inviting all Wisconsin public library staff to identify their learning priorities. Survey responses will help shape and develop the offerings in your region and the state. Click on the 2022 WI Public Libraries CE Topics Survey to select topics for the areas that are of interest to you or your staff. You can also suggest topics in areas not listed. This should take eight (8) minutes or less. Please submit responses by Friday, October 28, 2022.

Questions? Problems? Contact Laurie Freund ( or 262-896-8083).


Celebrating 120 Years of Providing Access to Wisconsin State Documents

The National Archives is celebrating October as American Archives Month to highlight how history is made accessible to you. Wisconsin is celebrating, too! For nearly 120 years, Wisconsin libraries have been providing access to Wisconsin state documents distributed by the Wisconsin Document Depository Program giving historical perspective on the activities of Wisconsin state government.

Professional Development Opportunities in October 2022

Guest post by Joy Schwarz

Please check the NEWI list of free webinars to find online continuing education opportunities you may attend from where you are. Most sessions are 60 minutes long, and are provided – at no charge to you – by associations, agencies, companies, and library systems. There’s a lot to choose from, so here’s a sample of topics that may be of interest to you.

Managing stress & building resilience; click title to register: