CE Opp: 30-Minute Thursday: Leading with Compassion Webinar

Leading with Compassion Webinar Thursday, August 2, 201810:00 – 10:30 a.m.Presented by: Dominic Frandrup, DirectorAntigo Public Library.5 CE Credits It takes leadership to be gentle and kind. How do we balance these qualities without being a pushover? Loosely based on the WAPL Conference keynote address by Lance Werner, this webinar will discuss the art of authentic leadership. Learn how to build trust and confidence with your staff and...

Bring Elvis Presley and Roy Orbison to your library!

Roy Orbison and a second (different) Elvis Presley stand-up have been added to the Arrowhead Library System collection. If you would like bring either gentleman to your library please make your reservation now using this online form. Cardboard stand-ups are a great way to enliven spaces in your library, draw attention to signs and displays, and encourage selfies and social media posting at your...

WLA 2018 Awards: Now Accepting Applications!

Applications are due Sept. 1, 2018 Honor the innovative and exceptional library services, staff, trustees, and supporters in Wisconsin. Nominate an individual, group, or library for one of the 2018 WLA Awards with the streamlined application process. Visit the WLA website for a list of awards or see the list below. The criteria, application form, and instructions to apply are listed under each individual award on the WLA's website. Winners will...

We’re going to the fair!

Sign up for a shift at the library fair booth! ALS member libraries voted to continue the tradition of hosting a booth at the Rock County 4-H Fair in Janesville. Word-of-mouth is the most powerful marketing tool on earth, let's use it to promote upcoming events and services at our libraries. Please check your calendars and sign up to work the booth with a colleague, friend, or family member for at least one shift during fair week Tuesday, July...

Total Circulations in May 2018

  • Traditional (104,178 Items) 89.9%
  • OverDrive/Libby (9,320 Items) 8%
  • Hoopla Digital (2,404 Items) 2.1%


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OverDrive & Libby Apps and Websites

OverDrive and Libby (powered by OverDrive) offer access to Wisconsin’s Digital Library with two apps, libbyapp.com, and overdrive.com. Instantly check out available materials and place holds on materials currently in use.

  • eBooks
  • eAudiobooks
  • Movies (OverDrive Only)

Learn more about Libby/Overdrive.

Hoopla Digital App and Website

Hoopla’s on-demand checkout means never having to place a hold. Use the Hoopla digital app or hoopladigital.com.

  • eBooks
  • eAudiobooks
  • eComic books
  • TV shows, Movies
  • Music albums

Learn more about Hoopla.

BiblioBoard Library App and Website

BiblioBoard features independent, self-published ebooks with no account needed, no checkout due dates, and no waiting. Use the BiblioBoard Library app or library.biblioboard.com.

  • eBooks
  • Content to Watch, Read, & Listen

Learn more about BiblioBoard Library.


Gale Courses

Choose from over 365 free, 6-week, online classes, led by professional instructors.

  • Professional Development
  • Technology Skills
  • Personal Enrichment
  • Test Preparation

Learn more about Gale Courses.

Lynda.com App and Website

View thousands of professionally produced video tutorials taught by industry experts anytime, anywhere.

  • Software Training
  • Creative Fields
  • Business Skills

Learn more about Lynda.com.

LearningExpress Library Website

LearningExpress Library helps students and adult learners improve the skills required for academic and career success.

  • College, Adult, & Career Skills & Preparation
  • H.S. Equivalency & College Admissions Test Preparation – ACT, SAT, etc.
  • Classroom/Homework Skill Building
  • Career & Citizenship Preparation in Spanish

Learn more about LearningExpress Library.

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