Author Archives: Denise

Library Assistant Position – Part Time

Maltman Memorial Library in Wood River is looking for a permanent part-time Library Assistant.  Must have technology skills and be willing to obtain a Nebraska Public Librarian Certificate through the Nebraska Library Commission.  Pick up an application at the library … Continue reading

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Book Repair on a Budget

Below is a link to the “Book Repair on a Budget” workshop that was held on Monday, April 19. During the workshop, I highlighted Kapco book repair products. Here is a link to their webpage. If you want to participate … Continue reading

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Central Community College Summer and Fall Classes for LIS

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Summer Reading Program Recordings

Great News! The recordings of our Summer Reading Program workshop sessions are now available. They are located on the new Summer 2021 page on our System website. You will find the presentations and documents  from the workshops on that page, … Continue reading

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S.T.E.A.M.-ing Through 2021

February is over, but we received such a terrific response to our Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead program last month, we decided to keep the fun going.  And now (drumroll please), we are going to email out an activity that is appropriate for … Continue reading

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April Display Ideas

It has been a while since I have posted a list of display ideas. I know preparing displays takes a lot of time and when our patrons were just pulling up to the curb, there was no reason to use … Continue reading

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Reader Zone Workshop

Build Readers Today Summer Reading 2021 Now is a great time to begin planning for summer reading success! The Nebraska Library Commission has contracted with Reader Zone to offer libraries throughout the state a web-based tool for managing reading programs. You are invited … Continue reading

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Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead February

It’s here! 2-1-21 Full S.T.E.A.M. Ahead February. We are focusing on Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math programming for all ages, Preschool – Young Adults. In order to receive the activities in your Inbox, you need to belong to the … Continue reading

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Public Library Accreditation and Certification Extensions

In March of this year, we extended the Public Library Accreditation expiration dates for all public libraries by one year. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we are again extending the expiration dates, by one more year. So, there will … Continue reading

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A Blizzard of Snowflakes

Do you need an activity to send home for a winter story time? How about snowflakes? Here is a link to twelve snowflake templates.

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