Ellsworth Keeps Away Winter Blahs

The folks at Ellsworth sure know how to scare away the winter blahs! An American Girl Beach Party, based on the book Aloha Kanani, kept the attendees warm. Participants learned to dance the hula, including learning what the hand motions in the dance mean. They wore...

Great Use for Flip Video Camera Kits!

From Barb Huntington’s Monthly Posting for System Youth Services Liaisons:The “Why I Need My Library” contest seeks to engage young library advocates and asks them to create short, original videos on why they think libraries are needed now more than...

Summer VISTA opportunity

This just in via Barb Huntington, from Betsy Pruett at the Department of Public Instruction:The Department of Public Instruction is excited to announce the availability of a second summer VISTA grant for communities across Wisconsin. This grant will allow us to...

Two Children’s Choice Awards!

Check these out–encourage kids to participate, or build some programs around these 2 children’s choice awards. If you do, let me know! The Children’s Choice Book Awards voting will open on Monday, March 14th. The downloadable ballot will be available here...