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Periodic Resource and Reminder Round-Up

  WEIGH IN ON UPCOMING YOUTH SERVICES CHECK-INS We really want to make Youth Services Check-Ins work for YOU.  If you are at all interested in checking in with other YS library workers, please take 5 minutes (tops!) to fill out this survey by April 28.  BEANSTACK...

Youth Services Updates

March is certainly an exciting and tumultuous month weather-wise (and otherwise, too!).  I hope things are going as well as possible for you all.  Here are a few resources I recommend taking a look at: Summer Library Program: Looking to work with your schools to...

Mental Health First Aid Training

There are lots of reports about the mental health effects of the pandemic on young people, and according to the Wisconsin Rural Opioid and Simulant Engagement (WIROSE) Project of the UW Madison, 3 in 4 Wisconsin high schoolers report that they do not receive the help...

Weekly Digest: SPRING! Webinars and information.

Coming Up at IFLS Mon Apr 4th - Launch: Explore MORE Passport Program Tue Apr 5th 1:00pm - 2:30pm - Bringing the Library to Your Community Thu Apr 7th 2:00pm - 3:00pm - Youth Services Check-In Thu Apr 14th 1:00pm - 2:00pm - Wisconsin Libraries Talk About Race:...

Here’s an update on few resources and upcoming events for youth services folks. This YSS blog post sums up some excellent upcoming resources related to Pollinator Month, coming up in June. Our upcoming Youth Services Check-In is on Thursday, April 7, 2-3 pm.  We’ll be...



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Cathy and Mike, Altoona Public Library supporters