Employment Opportunity – closed

Office Manager General Description:  Office Manager’s main responsibilities will include support of all current technology as well as overseeing all bookkeeping and all payable/receivable accounts.  Other duties include maintaining the website and online presence, recording meeting minutes, and other general office duties.  Experience in clerical, administrative, and library work preferred.  Minimum Required Qualifications:  High school Read More

Records Retention and Disposal Information for Michigan Public Libraries

White Pine Library Cooperative went through boxes that were kept for years and needed to eliminate a lot of the papers and dated information. There are certain items that need to be kept for different amounts of time.  We used the State of Michigan  Records Retention and Disposal Schedule, General Schedule #17 – Public Libraries.  Read More

TechSoup for Libraries newsletter

If you don’t already get the TechSoup for Libraries newsletter consider signing up for it so you receive news about deeply discounted software that may be useful for your library organization. Below is the latest newsletter from TechSoup. To subscribe to the TechSoup for Libraries newsletter: https://www.techsoup.org/subscribe-to-our-free-newsletters https://message.techsoup.org/2020-04-13-ts4l?ecid=ACsprvuB7a7ME-JjRbE8kR12JKAzsng8R6vxBLa747aikoORlHi3kQPLm04Ue_ko3hFXSqHcWwWE&utm_campaign=TechSoup%20for%20Libraries&utm_source=hs_email&utm_medium=email&utm_content=86242440&_hsenc=p2ANqtz–Z-VEofm4B7Ik43Kop6cTcOvBnWnte0a08BLfmln86PaeNFMSHIAMZW5ptdg1ZUQ_akuohi2isEwUC4wzOCmbPr4b7Ew&_hsmi=86248475 The most recent newsletter has info on: Read More

Free & Open Sourced PDF books for children’s mental health

COVID19 Books for Children from Children’s Advocacy Centers of Michigan (4 titles). When Everything Opens – a response story and distance Learning during COVID-19  – FREE registration and download from Teachers Pay Teachers. Coronavirus: A Book for Children by Elizabeth Jenner, Kate Wilson & Nia Roberts, illustrated by Axel Scheffler. Resources & Activities Developmental Trauma, Read More

COVID-19 Resources

Health Departments in WPLC Service Area Michigan Public Libraries: Re-opening Considerations after closures during the Covid-19 Pandemic Library of Michigan COVID-19 Resources for Michigan Libraries ALA Covid-19 Recovery  Michigan Executive Orders & Directives Michigan.gov Coronavirus Centers for Disease Control and Prevention COVID-19 IMLS Covid-19 Updates Leaning in Place – Mel.org Covid-19 Resources PLA Free COVID-19 Read More