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See all upcoming events WiLS is hosting, attending, or sponsoring on our calendar or read about WiLS’ Events Missions and Purpose.

Recurring Events

WiLS Membership Meetings

WiLS’ Virtual Membership Meetings are an opportunity to hear from voices within the WiLS community as well as news on what WiLS is up to and is going to be up to in the coming months.  Save the date! WiLS 2018 Membership Meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 13th at 10 am.
2018   |   2017   |   2016

WiLSWorld Shorts

WiLSWorld Shorts are quarterly, free webinars to continue the learning that happens at WiLSWorld all year long!  These webinars are designed to do all the same things as WiLSWorld – connect our member community around important issues, foster the exchange of ideas, and help members form professional connections and collaborations to get done what they need to get done.


Peer Council is an assembly of technical services librarians in Wisconsin. The WiLS Peer Council meetings are an opportunity to learn new things, share information with peers, and interact with a diverse group with shared common interests. Save the date! Peer Council 2018 will be held on Monday, June 4th at the Madison Public Library, Central Library.
2017   |   2016  |  2015  |  2014  |  2013  |  2012  |   2011  |  2010


WiLSWorld is an annual library innovation and technologies forum hosted by WiLS. Save the date! WiLSWorld 2018 will be held on Tuesday, July 24th and Wednesday, July 25th at the Pyle Center in Madison.
2017  |  2016  |  2015  |  2014  |  2013  2012  |  2011  |  2010


Gathering of members from all library types, held in six locations around the state, to share ideas and collaborate with one another.
2017   |   2016   |   2015   |   2014   |   2013

 WiLS Fall Classic

Held in conjunction with the Wisconsin Library Association Annual Conference held each fall, this fun, free, and informal event connects librarians with one another and with library vendors over various games and social activities.

2017   |   2016   |   2015   |   2014


Other Events

Webinar: Using ACRL Frames in Your Instructional Design

This free webinar on how to use the ACRL Frames in your instructional design was hosted by WiLS and presented by Sheila Stoeckel, ‎Director of the UW-Madison Libraries Teaching & Learning Programs.


An opportunity for digital content creators and curators to network, share best practices and learn from leaders in the digital cultural heritage field. WiLS co-sponsors this biennial conference in collaboration with partners in the region.
2016 | 2014


An annual gathering of ILL librarians for review of issues, new developments and systems for interlibrary services.
2015  | 2014  |  2012  |  2011  |  2010


A single-day workshop hosted by WiLS, in conjunction with the McIntosh Memorial Library in Viroqua, the Soldiers Grove Public Library, and Engberg Anderson, to learn about the process of building or renovating library spaces including two library tours.


In conjunction with our partner OCLC, WiLS is offering four webinars this Spring:  Library Spotlight; OCLC Updating – A Sharing Session; Using the WorldCat Knowledge Base to Save Time and Improve Service; and Best Practices for Managing “Born Digital” Content.


Online events: Online event registration will be closed 2 business days before the event. Refunds will not be given for online events. Archives will be made available to registrants shortly after the event. These archives should be available for a full year. For questions on online registration, please contact .

In person events: Cancellations must be made at least two business days prior to the event in order to receive a refund. If a registrant cancels less than two working days prior to the date of the event, the registrant remains responsible for payment; no fees will be refunded.

A substitute may take the place of the original registrant, but either the registrant or their institution is responsible for coordinating and communicating changes to WiLS. Cancellations and/or substitutions may be reported to .

If an event is canceled by WiLS, due to low registration or inclement weather, registrants will be notified and fees will be refunded.