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Try Work Like A Patron Day on Oct. 12th

ImagePut yourself in the shoes of one of your library's customers by observing Work Like a Patron Day on October 12, 2011.  Proposed by Brian Herzog (the "Swiss Army Librarian"), he says "The point of Work Like A Patron day is to remind librarians that libraries are for patrons, and it's important to gauge the result of our efforts from their point of view.

Ideas for Banned Books Week, Sep. 24-Oct. 1

ImageBanned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment. It highlights the benefits of free and open access to information, while drawing attention to the harms of censorship by spotlighting actual or attempted bannings of books across the United States.

Money Smart Week @ Your Library

ImageMoney Smart Week Wisconsin events in past years have been so successful that the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago partnered with the American Library Association to go national.  So to to coincide with National Financial Literacy Month, Money Smart Week will be celebrated nationally April 2-9, 2011. According to Lori Burgess' posting on WisPubLib:


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