Speak up for your Library February News

How to Make Your Child Smarter
A recent study has confirmed what many of us knew all along.  Interactive reading (involving the child, asking them questions, etc) with children under 4 years of age can increase their IQ by over 6 points.  That is just one of 4 things parents can do.  This link  http://tinyurl.com/k2w98u7 will give you a PDF of the paper.  There’s a good summary on this blog:  http://www.danielwillingham.com/1/post/2013/02/how-to-make-a-young-child...

State Superintendent Tony Evers has signed a proclamation designating February 5, 2014, as Digital Learning Day (DLDay) in Wisconsin.   More information is at:  http://imt.dpi.wi.gov/imt_dlday

Top Four Things Library Supporters Can Do To Make a Difference

  • Number One: Know What You Want
  • Number Two: Know Your Audience
  • Number Three: Know How to Talk to Them Using the SPIT Technique
  • Number Four: What Really Matters in Effective Influence

Read more at:  http://lj.libraryjournal.com/2013/01/advocacy/top-four-things-library-su...

Library Systems in Wisconsin
This email comes to you from Winnefox Library System, one of 17 public library systems in Wisconsin.  To learn more about systems, click here http://blogs.winnefox.org/speakup/2012/01/26/library-systems-in-wisconsin/

Don’t forget the Wisconsin Library Association’s Legislative Day coming up on the 11th.   Information is at http://wla.wisconsinlibraries.org/legislative/legislative-day.

Check out the Library Value Calculator at http://sql.winnefox.org/winnefox/roi.html