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May 2017

What's New?

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Your library needs the IMLS. The IMLS needs federal funding. Your voice needs to be heard.
Find out more in the latest article from Bridges staffer Jill Fuller.
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Brookfield's Magic Kingdom
Wall, tree, and bookshelves in the toddler area at Brookfield Public Library
A castle wall, comfy seating, and a full-sized tree are all part of the Brookfield Public Library's new toddler area. The $19,000 renovation was funded through a generous donation from Brookfield resident Jerry Hestiken and the library's Friends group.
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Mark Your Calendars
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Wednesday May 10:
Emotional Intelligence Workshop for library supervisors, directors, and managers
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Going to ALA on Saturday, June 24? Skip the hassle of driving to Chicago and take a charter bus instead.
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Thursday, May 25:
Registration is now open for the SSCS (Support Staff and Circulation Services) conference in Fort Atkinson.


Around the Libraries
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Muskego Public Library received an...interesting...cake from a patron for National Library Workers Day.
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Painting flowers and trees at Irvin L. Young Memorial Library's Maker Monday.
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The Karl Junginger Memorial Library celebrated National Library Week with an ice cream social. Yum!
The Movers for Moms donation box at Pewaukee Public Library
The Pewaukee Public Library is collecting items for various women's shelters in honor of Mother's Day.
What's In the Catalog?
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Mobile hotspots! Soon, every library in the Bridges Library System will offer these nifty little devices for patrons who need a WiFi connection at home or on their next trip. 
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Good Idea!
Libraries, want to help parents find titles for their kids this summer? Make a virtual book display for your website or catalog home page using carousels. Below are examples of record sets for Penguin's "50 Best Books" lists. 
Cover of "Bathtime for Biscuit" book
Cover of "Esperanza Rising" book
Cover of "Frindle" book
Cover of "American Born Chinese" book

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