Category: FYI

Tech Day 2017

Come join us for our annual SWKLS Tech Day.  Registration is live! Registration will start at 9.  Official start time is 9:30. Inclement Weather Date:  Friday, February 20 . Cost: $10 SWKLS Libraries $75 Non-SWKLS Libraries Pay at the door (checks and cash accepted) Includes: Informative Sessions Continental Breakfast Lunch (Beef and Chicken Taco Bar …

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CommuniTeach in August

Use the form below to submit your topic to SWKLS by August 1st: Questions?  Email Savannah at  

Wireless Stats – Unifi Controller

A quick overview on getting statistics form the Unifi wireless controller (click on images for larger size).   After logging into the controller (, click ‘Statistics’ on the left side of the screen. 2. The screen will default to the last 24 hours of statistics as denoted by the calendar picker located near the top right. …

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StoryWalk Books Available to Borrow

Savannah has completed the first set of StoryWalk® books. She cut apart each page of the book and laminated them. StoryWalk® books can be shared on yard signs, wooden stakes, in the windows of businesses, and a variety of other ways. You will be able to attach them with tape to whatever type of display, …

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Spring 2016 Newsletter

The Spring 2016 Newsletter is now available.  If you haven’t received it, yet you should be getting it soon via the courier or mail. Here are some of the featured topics in this edition: Tech Day Recap Getting to Know You Librarian Feature Library Happenings Upcoming Events And more…  

Measuring and Describing Success Workshop

Friday, April 1, 2016 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CDT) Learning Center & First Stop 308 West Frontview Street Dodge City, KS 67801 Measuring and Describing Success: Focusing on more than just the numbers How would you know that your neighborhood was prosperous? By numbers from a census report, or by driving around, looking …

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Winter 2015 Newsletter

The 2015 Winter Newsletter has been finished.  You should be receiving it soon via the mail or courier. Here are  some highlights from this edition: Stanton County Filling Holiday Need Getting to Know You Librarian Feature SWKLS Office News Library NEWS

Creating a Memorable Brand Experience Course

  On October 9th, following the board meeting (1:00 pm), we’ll be hosting the course, “Creating a Memorable Brand Experience” Brand experience is a term used in the business and marketing world, but has many implications for libraries and their services. A brand experience is how your brand’s actions are perceived by people. Every interaction …

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Wired Kids: Technology Impacts Early Child Development Seminar

The Southwest Kansas Library System is pleased to host the free one-day seminar, Wired Kids: How Technology Impacts Early Child Development, presented by Cari Ebert, MS, CCC-SLP. October 23rd, 9 am – 3:30 pm in Dodge City, KS Held at the Little Theater located on the  Dodge City Community College campus Ebert, a pediatric Speech Language Pathologist, …

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Recorded Books and Zinio for Libraries Service Update

On March 10, 2015 Recorded Books and Zinio did a major service update. The improvements for this upgrade include: ONE ACCOUNT New patrons will create only ONE account to register for Zinio (no need to create dual accounts between both Zinio for Libraries and APPS A new app is available for iPad and Android …

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