Weekly Update: December 23, 2020

Future Dates & Training Opportunities

December 23-25, 31, & January 1 – Auto-Graphics will be closed. To contact AG for emergencies only use: emergencysupport@auto-graphics.com

December 24 – 28, 2020 – SWKLS Office will be closed.

December 29 SWKLS Office will be back open.

January 1, 2021 – SWKLS Office will be closed.

January – 1st week: SWKLS Unity Project (SWKLS U.P.!) calendar will be distributed. Recordings of Auto-Grpahics Q&A Sessions 1-4 will become available on wiki.swkls.org.

January 5, 2021 – Directors Forum at 2:00 pm

January 6, 2021 – Clean Up, Clean Out, Cling Onto – Email Session at 2:00 pm

January 6, 2021 – Rural Library Network Launch Registration https://berea.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_le7ScXcTTBihnuIi7AMmCA

January 13, 2021 – Clean Up, Clean Out, Cling Onto – Desktop Session at 2:00 pm

January 12, 2021 – SKLWS U.P. : How to digitize your ILL tracking system at 11:00 am – Open to all ILLers.

January 15, 2021 – Full Board Meeting (Online with Zoom) at 10:00 am

January 20, 2021 – Clean Up, Clean Out, Cling Onto – Privacy Session at 2:00 pm

January 27, 2021 – Clean Up, Clean Out, Cling Onto – Methods Session at 2:00 Pm

Cloud Library: New eAudio titles are here!

SWKLS has added these eAudio titles to the State’s Cloud Library collection. They are available now!

  • Titles in Spanish:
    • (Children’s) Los Cerditos = The Three Little Pigs by Charles Perrault
    • (Children’s) Las aventuras de Peter Pan = The Adventures of Peter Pan by James Barrie
    • (Children’s) Aladino = Aladin by Anonymous
    • (Juvenile) Cuentos de tia Lola = The Tia Lola Stories by Julia Alvarez
    • (Juvenile) Las aventuras más morrocotudas de Geronimo Stilton 1 = The Adventures of Geronimo Stilton #1 by Geronimo Stilton
    • (Juvenile/Teen) El ladrón del rayo: Percy Jackson 1 = The Lightening Thief: Percy Jackson, book 1 by Rick Riordan
    • (Adult) El Alquimista = The Alchemist by Paolo Coelho
  • Titles in English
    • (Juvenile) Hard Gold by Avi
    • (Teen) The Left-handed Booksellers of London by Garth Nix
    • (Western) From Missouri by Zane Grey
    • (Western) Missouri Guns by Larry Names
    • (Inspirational) The Divided Family by Wanda & Jean Brunstetter
    • (Inspirational) The Forbidden by Beverly Lewis
    • (Inspirational) Amish Quilt Shop Mystery by Samantha Price
    • (Romance) Guilt Ridden by Marie Johnston
    • (Romance) Her Cowboy Billionaire Bodyguard by Liz Isaacson
    • (HistFic) How Much of These Hills Is Gold by C. Pam Zhang
    • (Inspirational) Secrets of the Amish Diary by Rachael Philips
    • (Inspirational) Simple Lies by Jan Fields
    • (Western) To Keep a Promise by B.N. Rundell
  • Kansas-related Titles:
    • (Family) Night Beat: The Girl From Kansas by Larry Marcus (old timey radio show)
    • (Juvenile) Prairie Lotus by Linda Sue Park
    • (Western) Leaving Kansas by Frank Roderus
    • (Adult Nonfic) Chris Porter: A Man from Kansas by Christ Porter

In the month of January, we will have four sessions all at 2:00 pm. We will present tips and tricks on how to get yourself organized for 2021.

  • January 6 – Clean-Up & Clean Out Emails
  • January 13 – Clean-Up & Clean Out Desktop
  • January 20 -Cling Onto – Privacy
    Perfect time of the year to review privacy settings and how to protect yourself.
  • January 27 – Cling Onto – Methods
    Directors will discuss some methods they cling to throughout the year. We will have Holly Mathes (Grant County Library) a veteran director and Sara Koehn (Haskell County Library) a novice director as a presenter.