♦ Jan. 28, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. (come and go as your schedule permits), Schreiner Memorial Library in Lancaster: Annual Report Work Day. If you would like time away from your home library to work on your 2019 annual report, Lancaster will provide space and friendly faces, along with coffee and tea. Share your questions, see how others do things, or just grab some table space and work for a while. Stay all day or come and go as you like between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. If planning to attend, please RSVP to Jennifer via email or (608) 723-7304.
♦ Jan. 22-23, online: Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference. Seven webinars will offered each day, all free to participants, sponsored by 15 Wisconsin library systems. Learn more about the sessions and register at http://www.wildwiscwinterweb.com/
♦ Feb. 20, 9 a.m.-noon, Platteville Public Library: Techniques for Youth Behavior Management Workshop. Back by popular demand, Brad Van Epps of CESA 3 will address teens’ and tweens’ behavior in your libraries and how best to develop positive and productive relationships with young patrons. Also, you’ll learn about techniques teachers use to get the best behavior from these challenging and fun kids. Be sure to bring your questions for the Q & A portion of the workshop; Brad has answers! Brad works with beginning teachers and provides workshops on many teaching topics, including classroom management. Sponsored by Platteville Public Library and Southwest Wisconsin Library System. Register here: https://forms.gle/crfFMqY8WZZi9jhh6
♦ April 29-May 1: WAPL Conference, Oshkosh. Best Western Premier Waterfront Hotel & Convention Center.
♦ Oct. 27-30: Wisconsin Library Association annual conference, Green Bay. Hyatt Regency Green Bay and KI Convention Center. Watch for details to come at the conference web page.