Youth Services Workshop (all-day offerings) and Mini-Grants Available

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It is our pleasure to announce the mini-grant component of the Youth Services Workshop on Friday, September 25 at the Franklin Public Library from 9am-4pm. Come for one session or all three. Please take a moment to register for Youth Services Workshop Sept 2015

This workshop is sponsored by the Southeastern Wisconsin (SEWI) library systems: Eastern Shores Library System, Kenosha County Library System, Lakeshores Library System, Mid-Wisconsin Federated Library System, Milwaukee County Federated Library System and Waukesha County Federated Library System. It is also funded in part by an Institute of Museum and Library Services LSTA grant made available through the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction Division for Libraries and Technology.

Mini-Grants available:
Details of the mini-grants were just finalized last Friday. Those attending the Youth Services Workshop will be given special consideration when applying for a mini-grant up to $500. Mini-grants will be awarded to the libraries in support of continuing education or projects in the areas of youth services and/or special services. The application is brief and due on Friday, October 16. Libraries will be notified no later than Friday, October 23 regarding their application status. More information on the mini-grants, including the application, can be found here at Mini-Grant opportunity

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