Nationwide Teen Lock-In

Many libraries in the area have teen lock-in programs, extravaganzas that happen after-hours.  Some last all night, some for a few hours, but in every case teens clamor for more chances to spend time together in the library when no one else is there. ...

Partnership Inspiration

A few weeks ago State Superintendent Tony Evers awarded the Standing Up for Rural Wisconsin Schools, Libraries and Communities Award to the St. Croix Falls Elementary School Library and the St. Croix Falls Public Library.  How cool is that?!  Read on for...

Represent!

Eau Claire teens advocating for strong school, public and university librariesYesterday was Wisconsin’s Library Legislative Day, which I attended for the second time.  We took a bus from Eau Claire, and people got up at crazy hours so they could be at the...

Books ARE Magic!

Hooray for Jo and her gang up in Phillips for a very successful launch of their Books Are Magic (aka 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program).  Over 60 people attended their big sign-up party, and at last count, 50 kids had signed up to participate in the...