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Speak up for your Library January News

Happy New Year and thank you for your willingness to “Speak Up for Your Library!” 

Did you get a gift card for Amazon, Barnes and Noble, or Half Price Books this Christmas? As you lounge by the fire in a post-holiday glow, remember book recommendation services from BadgerLink!  NoveList and NoveList K-8 are fiction recommendation databases that you can use to find book lists, read-a-likes, and other fun stuff.  Browse for books not just by subject but also by tone, writing style, pace, genre, and audience.   NoveList is the perfect resource for finding your next book!

Speak up for your Library October News

Good morning and thank you for your willingness to “Speak Up for Your Library!”

Local governments are working on their 2015 budgets. If you have thoughts on library funding be sure to contact elected officials.  Your voice may be needed to support your library.

What’s a Winnefox?

You may have noticed that this email comes from Winnefox or may have seen our vans on the roads.  So, just what is a Winnefox?

Speak up for your Library September news

Good morning and thank you for your willingness to “Speak Up for Your Library!”

September is library card sign-up month: a time to remind parents and kids that a library card is the most important school supply of all.   Research has shown that children who read regularly do better in school than those who don’t.

These sites offer tips to help your child love reading

Speak up for your Library June news

Good morning and thank you for your willingness to “Speak Up for Your Library!”

Fight Summer Slump!   Over summer vacation children are at risk of losing several months of reading and math ability.  One way to fight summer slump and give your kids a boost next fall is reading.   Enroll your child in the library’s summer reading program.

Speak up for your Library May news


May

Good morning and thank you for your willingness to “Speak Up for Your Library!”

Libraries Help us Achieve our Goals
State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers issued a guest editorial in honor of the April 13 to 19 observance of National Library Week and School Library Month. In the editorial he notes some of the ways that libraries help us all.   Read it at http://news.dpi.wi.gov/files/eis/pdf/dpinr2014_52.pdf

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