WAPL and WLA Conference Scholarships available!

Purpose This scholarship is to be disbursed for the purpose of providing financial assistance for in-person, conference continuing education opportunities for Directors in NWLS libraries. Disbursement of Funds The NWLS Management Team shall have full discretion as to...

New to the Northern Waters Professional Development Collection!

Check this out! Homelessness is a perennial topic of concern at libraries. In fact, staff at public libraries interact with almost as many homeless individuals as staff at shelters do. Empathy and understanding, along with specific actionable advice that’s drawn from...

Join the IDEA Team!

Join the IDEA Team! We are looking for volunteers to be part of the new IDEA (Inclusive, Diversity, Equity and Access) Team. This team will be assembled from both NWLS and WVLS member libraries and will meet 2-4 times annually to address member libraries’...

Overcoming the Email Avalanche

Overcoming the Email Avalanche: Three Steps to an Empty Inbox Huge volumes of email are a fact of office life, yet it threatens to overwhelm our work. Is there a way to get email under control short of mass deleting your entire inbox? Yes there is! In this...

National Library Week

National Library Week April 7-13, 2019National Library Week is an exciting opportunity for libraries of all types to raise awareness of their value and impact in the communities they serve. Free tools are already available for you to start planning—stay...

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