Future Dates & Training Opportunities
All times are in Central Standard Time (CST).
September 13, 2021, 10 am @ Haskell Township Library – Connecting with Teens with Connected and Computational Learning/Registration Link
September 14, 2021, 10 am TumbleBook Library Webinar/ Zoom Link
September 18, 2021, 9 am – 4 pm, Kansas Book Festival/Information Link
September 24 at Gray County Fairgrounds – Tech Day+ 2021/Registration Link
October 1 2021 Tech Day+ 2021 Virtual on Zoom/Registration Link
Also: Community Foundation of SW Kansas grant application due / Video recording and notes on the Wiki from Aug. 3’s Train U.P.! Link
October 13 2021 – New Leaf pick-up locations = DCPL, Haskell Township, and Ness City
October 5, 2021, 2PM – Train U.P.! (topic TBD)
October 20 2021 – New Leaf pick-up locations = Ashland, Plains, and Protection
October 20-23, 2021 Association for Rural & Small Libraries / Registration Link
November 1, 2021 – Western Kansas Community Foundation grant applications are due / Video recording and notes on the Wiki from Aug. 3’s Train U.P.! Link
November 2, 2021, 2PM – Train U.P.! (topic TBD)
December 10, 2021 – 2nd Annual Crafting Your Collection 2021 at the G.C. Zoo
TumbleBook Library Webinar
The State Library has sent out the new date, time and zoom link for the TumbleBook Library Webinar. The training is set for Tuesday September 14, 2021, at 10:00 am CT. There is no registration required you just have to enter through this Zoom Link.
KANSASWORKS Virtual Statewide Job Fair
There will be a KANSASWORKS virtual Statewide job fair September 29 – 30, 2021.
Kansas Book Festival
There will be an in-person Kansas Book Festival this year. It is set for Saturday, September 18, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm at the Washburn University Campus in Topeka. If you might be interested or know someone that might be interested in attended they can follow this link to the Festival’s website for directions, author schedules and livestream instructions.
If you are planning to attend be sure to take a face mask with you. All indoor events will require masks and encouraged for the outdoor events.
Cataloging, Collection Development, and ILL
CatExpress Monthly Report
The most recent usage report is now available on the Wiki. / Link
A Little Make-over for VERSO & SHAREit
AG has informed us that a few pages in VERSO and SHAREit will soon receive a make-over, including Request Manager and Circ Reports. The goal is to make these pages more user-friendly and easier to read. We will distribute more information as it becomes available.
New Leaf is coming! Bring your weeded items to:
- Call the directors at each library prior to drop off, please!
- October 13th
- Dodge City
- Haskell Township (in Sublette)
- Ness City
- October 20th
Last Day is September 16, 2021
Registration closes for Tech Day+ on Thursday, September 16, 2021, please register on Eventbrite. The following is the link to Tech Day+ 2021 webpage. If you would like to do a poster or bring something to the petting zoo please let us know. Don’t forget to take pictures of your wildflowers.
Virtual Tech Day+ closes September 23, 2021 click here for the Virtual Tech Day + registration.
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Please contact SWKLS Staff if you would like an area for the poster session on Tech Day+. We would love to see your hobbies, your activities, and your pictures. Show us what you have in your library such as crafts, programming, and/or technology. We want to see it.
If you would like to highlight your library, we’d like to hear from you. Whether it’s about your activities, programs or anything else that is going on that you’re proud of we can hold a spotlight on your library here in the Weekly Wrap UP if you email Jody at firstname.lastname@example.org