New Directors

Welcome to new library directors: Denise Korenuk (Cornell Public Library), Nick Andrews, (Elmwood Public Library), Kallie Anderson (Boyceville Public Library).

ed. note: Weekly Digest tries to catch all the new directors. If WD missed your staffing change, please send an email to Reb at with “Weekly Digest” in the title. 

After School (from Valerie Spooner, Rusk County Community Library)

I was recently invited to a webinar hosted by the Wisconsin Afterschool Network and was really impressed with the quality and the information. I had never heard of the program before but it seems like a natural fit with many of the things youth services librarians are trying to do. Here’s a link with info about the program.

Randy Neve is the person who contacted me and he is very interested in getting libraries involved and would be happy to answer any of your questions. His email is

Happy Spring and Happy Collaborating!

Solar Eclipse Activities for Libraries (from Barb, Deer Park)

The site includes a link to requesting free eclipse glasses. Some of us are attending a workshop next week on activities that libraries can hold relating to the annular eclipse in 2023 and the total solar eclipse in 2024.

Registration is open: LSLS23

Registration for the eleventh Lake Superior Libraries Symposium is now open! LSLS23: Matter of Fact: Information Literacy in an Age of Fake News will be held on Friday, June 9, 2023, at Kathryn A. Martin Library on University of Minnesota Duluth campus in Duluth, Minnesota. Library staff, administrators, trustees, and students from the Upper Midwest and beyond are invited to attend and participate. Register today.

Free webinar from ALA

In this free ALA webinar learn best practices and strategies for supporting staff, board, and community members through program challenges. When: May 31, 2023 at 2:00 pm CST.  Info and registration


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