Consultant Team Report to
sponsored the Designing a Marketing Plan with Nicolet Federated Library System
about 50 people attended.
Met with Vicki and Shawn to talk about the customer service training
h Connie Von D
er Heidi at the Wisconsin State Law Library about setting up another
legal services workshop in 2014 (we last held one in 2009)
Met with Rose to talk about scheduling Drupal Training
Hosted Genealogy: Everyone's a Beginner for 26 peo
ple. Lori Bessler presented this workshop
Attended the statewide Continuing Education Consultant's Meeting in DeForest
Facilitated a brief activity about outcome
based planning for the youth services staff of the
Madison Public Library
itated Creating Welcoming Environments workshop for Columbus staff in
Library visit to Prairie du Sac
Library visit to Wisconsin Rapids
day Customer Service workshop at Southwest Wisconsin Library System (SWLS)
day Organizational Health workshop sponsored by South Central Library System
(Kevin King presentation)
With Deb, facilitated discussion with Middleton staff about efficient and practical use of Archer
day meeting of Wiscons
in youth services liaisons
Library visit to Marshall
Did some initial calculations for shelving needs for Cambridge for Building meeting.
Meeting with Monroe to look over design plans.
Ordered samples for Pittsville.
Numerous graphic fall pro
Made modifications to 1000 books before Kindergarten materials for Pinney Branch Library
Wrote up suggestions and recommendations to cut the proposed project budget down for
Several graphic projects for Madison Central.
tended meeting in Middleton about meeting room needs.
Sent Pittsville rug options for final approval so I can pick paints.
Worked on materials for SCLS Marketing Work Group and shared with members
video clips and added "call to act
ion" messages; drafted informational pieces for packet for
Library Legislative Day.
Continued to share SCLS library editorials with Speak Up for your Library email list (part of
Marketing Work Group Effort)
Met first time with a Dane County group to work o
n new options for marketing databases
(Diana Skalitzky, Erick Plumb, and Tracy Herold). This is a project that will be made available
to the entire system in the future.
Prepared invitation and program for 2013 SCLS Foundation Cornerstone Award reception.
Drafted press releases for Portage and Stevens Point Newspapers about local recipients of the
SCLS Foundation's Cornerstone Award.
Met with Arrowhead Library System member libraries to talk about a partnership with SCLS to
provide Continuing Education prog
ramming in 2014. Reached agreement for cost sharing on
several programs, and also a sharing of online resources that SCLS will make available to
Attended Wisconsin Library Association's Library Development and Legislation (LD&L)
tended webinar about using different marketing tools at libraries (Ben Bizzle).
Drafted press release for Friends of Madison Public Library annual book sale during Wisconsin
Drafted press release for Prairie du Sac about board member who was
Library Association Trustee of the Year.
Top 5 (weekly) and Online Update (every
Printed and delivered numerous requests for member libraries
Denise Anton Wright
Attended the first meeting for the 2014 Wisconsin Association o
f Public Libraries (WAPL)
Conference Committee at the Blue Harbor Resort in Sheboygan.
In my role on the WAPL
Board, I am coordinating programs for the 2014 WAPL Conference.
Attended the September 17 Library Board meeting at Columbus Public Library.
Plains library visit.
With Marty Van Pelt, met with the directors of the LaValle, North Freedom, Rock Springs &
Wyocena libraries to discuss challenges faced by our smallest SCLS libraries.
Attended the 2013 ARSL (Association for Rural and Small Libraries
) Conference in Omaha.
Presented two sessions on "Mind Mapping Your Library, Mind Mapping Your Life."
Working with key SCLS staff, began testing pre
population data for the 2014 Annual Reports.
Visited LaValle on October 3 to assist them in weeding their
Working with members of the SCLS ILL Subcommittee, prepared the agenda for the
Communicated with members of the library board and the village administrator in Pardeeville
regarding their new library directo
Finalized plans for the nine 2013 WLA Conference sessions that are part of my "Library Issues
& Challenges" program track.
Communicated with SCLS member libraries that are part of the Muslim Journeys project
regarding their upcoming programs/events.
lied to numerous e
mail and phone requests from SCLS member libraries regarding a wide
variety of library administration questions.
Email & phone contacts: digital projects discussion (Kelly Hiser,
Madison); Delivery Twitter
migration schedule (
managing sidebar blocks in
make Library Value Calculator embeddable for Drupal sites (
troubleshooting DNS (
update hours on website (
managing homepage blocks (
update homepage &
Children's page (
restore Drupal website from backup (
Drupal software updat
es: completed testing & updated
Drupal theming & tweaking
Marshall (color changes); Cross Plains (
; Entity Registration retesting
Web maintenance: Domain name renewal (techatalka.org), update template for menu links
Drupal theming & tweaking:
, retesting Entity Registration module
Drupal Migration Phase 2: planned training sessions to start in 2014 with Jean, webinars for
remainder of 2013
Google Analytics training opportunity