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The Wisconsin Library Association engages, inspires and advocates for library workers and supporters to improve and promote library services for the people of Wisconsin. By your membership and involvement in the Wisconsin Library Association, you impact your library and your community as you engage, inspire and advocate for library workers and supporters throughout our great state. We encourage members to become involved with any one of our many units - member participation and engagement is vital to supporting and promoting WLA's mission. Join us!

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Be a Member, Get a Member Campaign

We’re pleased to bring back the popular “Be a Member, Get a Member” campaign for 2024. Starting January 1, 2024, when you refer a new member to join the Wisconsin Library Association, both you and the new member will be entered in a drawing for a chance to win a cash prize ($250 each).  

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WAPL 2024 CONFERENCE

"Power to the Public Libraries"
May 1 - 3, 2024 | Holiday Inn Stevens Point - Convention Center
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Prevention First:  Book Protection & Repair Workshop

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. | May 1, 2024
Holiday Inn Stevens Point- Convention Center

Facilitated by Kary Barth of Book Kare with Kary, this 3-hour workshop is designed to demonstrate quick and easy techniques for extending shelf life on general circulating materials. Prevention is the key, but we will address specific, common repairs: re-inserting loose pages, broken spines, torn header caps, ripped and torn pages. This event is sponsored by the WLA Support Staff & Circulation Service Section (SSCS) and the Technical Service Section (TSS).  

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