Friday, May 8, 2020

FAQ Friday for May 8, 2020

Dear Library Staff Serving Youth, 

Happy Friday! Here is the latest installment of Friday FAQs for Youth Services. The slides used in the recording are attached as a PDF. Also, the FAQ Friday form is open for your input on next week’s episode.

            FAQ Friday 5/8/2020 recording (6:24) 


Resources related to this week’s topics
The Cardigan is a one-stop shop monthly newsletter for library staff working with children.  Each month, Allie and Katherine highlight new research, books, fun programs, and lots of other tips and tricks related to library services for children. 

DPI hosted a webinar in which four libraries shared their procedures and best practices around curbside service. Each library presentation has been separated into its own video. The question and answer section and additional information from DPI has also been broken out.

  • Reopening Guidelines Webinar Recording
URL not yet available; check the Wisconsin Libraries for Everyone blog for updates
DPI hosted a one-hour webinar that included  a walkthrough of the Guidelines document, the process for developing the library service levels, and some Q & A. 

  • Being Still in an Emergency Webinar Recording
URL not yet available; check the Wisconsin Libraries for Everyone blog for updates
DPI hosted a one-hour webinar on how to take care of ourselves in this time of COVID-19 featuring library consultant Beck Tench.

CSLP put together a set of modified summer library program materials for service during the time of COVID-19. A PDF version is located on the front page of the CSLP website for easy printing and download capabilities (a red rectangular button—the large PDF downloads as soon as you click it). For a more editable version CSLP members are encouraged to sign into their CSLP account and access content from the online manuals.

Have a restful weekend,

Tessa Michaelson Schmidt
Public Library Consultant – Youth and Inclusive Services
Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction
Division for Libraries and Technology
(608) 267-5077

Links to YSS COVID-19 series:
Online Storytimes
SLP & Programming Resources
Re-Opening and Safety Issues
Permissions (Books, Authors and Music)
      Music Permissions? Look No Further  3/27/20; updated 3/31/20
Professional Development
Kids Resources
WI Online Program Data
Friday FAQs with Tessa Michaelson Schmidt
4/10/20 recording       4/17/20 recording          4/24/20 recording        5/1/20 recording               5/8/20 recording
Taking Care of You

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