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Past Programs: recordings, handouts and activity sheets

(formerly Webinar Quick Links) On this page you’ll find recordings, handouts and activity sheets from past programs.

2023 Webinars and Workshops

Tech Days 2023

Handouts, slides, recordings, and activity sheets for all four webinars can be found on the Wisconsin Libraries Tech Days Website This year’s webinars included:  Artificial Intelligence and the Library:  The Current Landscape; Dealing with Digital Distractions:  Ideas and Recommendations for Libraries; When a Service Desk Isn’t Enough:  One-on-One Tech Assistance; and Making the Most of BadgerLink.

Compensation Study Q & A

Slides Compensation Study Q & A

Recording Compensation Study Q & A

Links and Information Shared in Compensation Q & A Chat

Wisconsin Trustee Training Week 2023

Handouts, slides, recordings, and activity sheets for all five webinars can be found on the Wisconsin Trustee Training Week website.  Webinars included:  No More Neutral:  How to Use Marketing to Position Your Library in Challenging Times; Wisconsin Library Law; Nurturing Your Library Culture; LGBTQ-Inclusive Trusteeship; Elected Officials Are People, Too.

Wisconsin Library Buildings & Spaces

Look at the Wisconsin Library Buildings & Spaces website for recorded webinars and resources about accessible and inclusive spaces, building and space planning, building maintenance, capital costs, multi-use buildings, old, existing, and historic buildings, project management, working with an architect, and more.

Wisconsin Libraries Talk About Race Spring 2023 webinars

Archives of all three webinars, along with any associated handouts and slides, are available on the Wisconsin Libraries Talk About Race website. You may need a free account to access some of the content. Webinars include:

Build Skills & Take Action to Stand Up for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion with Anne Phibbs, PhD

How to Move Past Midwest Nice and Towards Safety and Belonging with Alicia Treviño-Murphy and Charles Payne

Beyond Diversity 101:  Micro-Iniquities, Implicit Bias, and Moving Toward Equity with Anne Phibbs, PhD

Youth Services Series:  Workshops (in-person and virtual) with Leah Langby

Youth Services Series:  T(weens):  Programming, Partnership, and Burnout with Kymberlee Powe

Youth Services Series:  Developing Minds at the Library with Brooke Newberry

Youth Services Series:  Programs with Intention with Amy Smith

Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference all 14 recordings, slides, and Activity Reports

2022 Webinars and Workshops

The Reluctant Library Advocate webinar with Jill Markgraf

Beyond the Desk workshops

Marketing Is Not a Dirty Word with Rebecca Kilde

Recording of Marketing Is Not a Dirty Word

Marketing is not a dirty word slides and resources

Marketing Is Not a Dirty Word Activity Report

Wisconsin Tech Days 2022 four webinars, 6 hours.  Recordings, slides, and CE sheets are all here!

Mental Health in Library Customer Interactions with Libby Richter

Wisconsin Homeschooling Parents Associaton 101:  Library Edition with Rebecca Ahl.

Spring Webinar Series #3:  Public Libraries and Fake News:  How to Educate and Inform in an Age of Misinformation with Barbara Alvarez and Sam Molzahn.

From WVLS site (host):     Recording  Slides  Resources   Activity Report 

Spring Webinar Series #2:  Where Does the Money Come From? Wisconsin Public Library Funding with John Thompson.

Spring Webinar Series #1:  Enhancing Your Workplace Culture with Brenda Viola.  For recording, contact Jamie Matczak:  jmatczak@wvls.org

Bringing the Library To Your Community webinar with Heather Acerro, Rochester Public Library

Wisconsin Libraries Talk About Race webinars with Deborah Biddle

All of these webinar recordings are available when you register (for free) at the Wisconsin Libraries Talk About Race website.  (This extra step is required by our presenter to protect their intellectual property).  You can also find links to an Independent Study module (registration required).  Webinars in this series include:

  • Let’s Talk About Race at Work
  • Engaging in Sensitive Conversations and Handling Pushback
  • Understanding Why Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Matter in Majority White Spaces

Oceans of Possibilities–In Our Backyard with Anne Moser and Jenny Van Sickle

Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference 14 webinars!

Advocacy 101 with Jim Tripp and Rebecca Kilde

Talking Is Teaching:  Trusted Messenger Training with Jessi Peterson, Jerissa Koenig, and Amy Fink

2021 Webinars

Passive and Drop-In Programs:  Love that Journey For Us with Katherine Schoofs

Creating a Healthy Culture with Communication, Conduct, and Conflict Resolution with Emily Rogers and Karla Giraldez

Program Planning in a Pandemic:  There Have Been Stranger Things with Katherine Schoofs, Aram Public Library

Using Your Sphere of Influence to Create Big Ripples from Small Splashes with Zander Miller, Kenosha Public Library

A Recipe for Grant Success with Cricket LaFond, Clear Lake Public Library

Meet Your Partners in Workforce Development (Western Region)

Meet Your Partners in Workforce Development (Northwest Region)

Collection Development, Library Values, and Your Community:  Navigating a Busy Intersection

Health Information Online–Train the Trainers with Caitlyn Mowatt (Wisconsin Health Literacy)

Communicating with Plain Language with Reb Kilde

Marketing the Summer Library Program, Part 1 with Reb Kilde

2021 Wild Wisconsin Winter Web Conference Archives (slides and recordings and activity reports)

Annual Report Help recording


If you are looking for archives of webinars from before 2021, they may be available.  Please contact Leah Langby.