Category Archive: Additional Resources

Looking for Community Partners?

Look to the United Way! The Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC) had a great post today about two different library partnerships with the United Way, one for early literacy and one for a tween one community, one book program. To read the article, click here: United Way–Partnerships that Create Partnerships. There are a …

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Story Time Resource Display

When you come to the NCKLS offices, check out our display area right around the corner on the east entrance.  Story Time resources are showing currently.

WebJunction Course Catalog

Beginning on July 1, 2014, access to WebJunction’s library-specific courses became available for free to all library workers and volunteers across the nation. Through the generous support of OCLC, the Gates Foundation, and many state library agencies across the U.S., WebJunction will continue to provide timely and relevant learning content for you to access anytime, …

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Make Your Summer Reading Program More Inclusive

The Association for Library Services to Children (ALSC) had a good post today with ways to improve your Summer Reading program by making it more accessible to patrons of all abilities: 10 Ways to Make Your Summer Reading Program Inclusive

Libraries Make Space for 3D Printers

At hundreds of libraries across the U.S., 3-D printers can sometimes be heard whirring in the background, part of an effort to encourage interest in the new technology and foster DIY “maker spaces.”

April is Autism Awareness Month

Want to add a Sensory Storytime to help meet the needs of autistic children in your community? Looking for ways to help that autistic patron feel comfortable in the library? Wondering what training library staff needs in order to best accommodate patrons on the Autism Spectrum? Since April is Autism Awareness Month, it’s a good …

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Configure the Browser for best use of Auto-Graphics VERSO

  You may use Chrome or Firefox to run Verso but if settings are changed in IE then Firefox and Chrome should pick up those settings. The basic settings that need to be checked and changed include: Set Pop-ups to: Always open pop-ups in a new window Set Browsing history (cache) to: Every time I …

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What Can I Say. . .It Was Super!

The 2015 Summer Reading Workshop was a big success! You can access the documents and resources shared by Kathy and NCKLS here: Every Hero has a Story Workshop.

“Riley County Relics:” A new exhibit

RILEY CITY LIBRARY is delighted to announce two Sunday Special Presentations March 8 at 2 pm called “A Ramble through Riley a Hundred Years Ago” by Riley County Historical Museum Director Cheryl Collins. It promises to be a very interesting presentation. Also the opening of the exhibit “Riley County Relics”. The exhibit is a collection …

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Free and Affordable Apps for Accessibility Webinar

NCKLS Is Hosting a Watch Party for the Free and Affordable Apps for Accessibility Webinar When: Thursday, March 26, 2015: 1:00 – 2:30 p.m. The Association for Specialized and Cooperative Library Agencies (ASCLA) is presenting a webinar to help librarians learn about the apps that can make libraries more accessible to patrons with disabilities. NCKLS is …

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