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Do You Need A Disclaimer?

A question that has been coming up frequently now that libraries are opening to the public is whether or not there should be a disclaimer stating that the library is not responsible should a visitor or patron become ill with … Continue reading

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Nebraska 1K Reading Challenge

In this difficult year, librarians learned about using technology to do a wide variety of tasks. One example is using Reader Zone to keep track of Summer Reading Goals instead of collecting that information on paper reading logs. Some found … Continue reading

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Two Important Websites to Review

Strong libraries are essential to the recovery of communities devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic. To help guide communities, library workers, and library supporters along the path to recovery, on July 15 ALA launched a curated, online repository of tools, guides, … Continue reading

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YouTube Channel

The Central Plains Library System has a new means of communication. We have a YouTube Channel! This will allow us to post videos of our CPLS Board Meetings and to offer a way for all of our librarians to participate in continuing … Continue reading

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CPLS Annual Meeting to be Monumental

The Central Plains Library System will be hosting their FIRST EVER Virtual Annual Meeting via Zoom! We might not be able to get together in person, but that will not stop us from celebrating all that has been accomplished this … Continue reading

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NEW Reader Zone Features!!

The Additional Questions feature allows you to gather more data from your readers.You can ask up to five questions for your readers to answer anytime they’re participating with a Reading Group. The questions are:1.  What is your date of birth?2.  What is … Continue reading

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COVID-19 Signage

Here is the customizable signage I mentioned on our Zoom call this morning. Thanks to DEMCO for providing these templates.

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DIY Sneeze Guards

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NLA Condemns Racism and Violence Against Black People and People of Color

NLA Statement Condemning Racism and Violence against Black People and People of Color The Nebraska Library Association condemns racist and violent acts against Black people and all People of Color (POC). Racist oppression has been with us since before this … Continue reading

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Fighting Coronavirus

All products on this list meet EPA’s criteria for use against SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19. The American Chemistry Council’s Center for Biocide Chemistries has compiled a list of products that have been approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection … Continue reading

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