Monday, April 26, 2004

On April 21, Governor Doyle vetoed AB 431, relating to exemptions from county library tax, stating, "I feel strongly that library funding arrangements are working statewide and object to any bill that endangers the quality of our libraries." While WLA had agreed to compromise language, given its likely passage in the legislature, the association felt it was a bill that offered a bad statewide solution to a local problem.

Monday, April 19, 2004

It's National Library Week!

Sunday, April 18, 2004

The WLA Board voted on Friday to sign on to the Society of American Archivists statement about the nomination of Allen Weinstein as archivist of the United States. Here's why...
Jim Lundstrom wrote a nice National Library Week column in the Appleton Post-Crescent: "This would be the time to say thank you to your local librarian"
Get behind the "I Love Libraries and I Vote" campaign. It's good and good for you.
My new favorite WLA thing: The WLA Organization Manual online -- otherwise known as The Maroon Binder of Doom.