Resources

Disaster Planning

Library’s Place During a Community Disaster (and After) Disasters We’ve all heard about disasters happening in communities throughout the country. The odds of it happening in your community are small, but when it does happen, you need to have a plan in place. Emergencies can be floods, fire, tornadoes, excessive snow and ice, hurricanes, and …

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File for Unemployment

Find out how to file for unemployment.

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Grants from Corporations and other resources

National Funding Opportunities from Corporate Funding and other resources   $100 of Free Books from Enslow Publishers Deadline: Monthly Priorities:  Every month, Enslow Publishers awards $100 of free children’s books to a single winner through an online raffle. No purchase is necessary- applicants just need to fill out a simple online form each month to …

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Library Acronyms

Library Acronyms and Definitions For those that would like the pdf version. ALA AMERICAN LIBRARY ASSOCIATION. The national professional association for librarians. The organization includes many divisions and roundtables such as the Public Library Association and the Intellectual Freedom Roundtable AV  AUDIOVISUAL. An umbrella term for audio and video recordings. B T or BAKER AND …

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Professional Collection

Professional Collection Book Titles in the North Central Kansas Libraries Search the NorCat catalog for the NCKLS Professional Collection.

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Standards

Standards for Kansas Public Libraries The “2012 STANDARDS FOR KANSAS PUBLIC LIBRARIES” are a tool for measuring the effectiveness of local library service and planning for future development. NOTE: You’ll need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view these files. Acrobat Reader is available free from Standards for Kansas Public Libraries 2012 revision Checklists Checklist for budget …

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Technology Plan

Planning the budget requires all aspects of the library’s operation be considered and evaluated. Though technology is not the largest budget line item, planning for technology has become more important since computer and Internet access has become a significant part of library service. Technology takes many forms but a short list of the major components …

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Transition Notebook

The transition notebook (in .pdf) discussed at the recent Director’s Meeting as “Where to find the water shut-off” for your library is not available. Also available in word format

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Volunteer

Volunteer Resources Sample Applications & Interview Questions: Abilene Teen Volunteer Application Abilene Child Registration Reading Buddies MPL Teen Volunteer Application MPL Teen Volunteer Interview Questions Wamego Teen Volunteer Application   Informational Pieces: Abilene Information for Parents of Little Buddies Abilene Teen Volunteer Information MPL Teen Volunteer Agreement MPL Teen Volunteer Handbook MPL Teen Volunteer Task …

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