It is time to fill out the annual public library survey. You can view the informational video, on demand, thanks to the people at the State Library Kansas (SLK), using this Zoom link.
The survey’s due date is February 1, 2021, if you need an extension to February 10, please contact Robin Hastings immediately, she will relay that request to SLK . Your funding from SLK and NEKLS is dependent on this survey being complete.
NEKLS will be offering a drop-in and pop-out Zoom room for our members on the afternoon of January 19, 1pm until 3pm, so that we may help you with any questions you may have, here is the Zoom link . You can download a helpful workbook (PDF), to aid you in your preparations.
Some wisdom regarding the public library survey from NEKLS:
- All public libraries must complete the survey, your aid depends on it.
- If you do not have the login credentials for your library to access the survey portal, please contact Robin Hastings.
- It is recommend to print out the workbook/template and note your data on these sheets first — and then sitting down and doing the data entry.
- You do not, however, have to complete the online data entry in one sitting — you can save your work and come back to it several times before making a final review and submitting to the State Library.
2021 Labor Law Posters
It’s that time of year! Many of you may be receiving advertisements for ready-made labor law posters. Remember that libraries do not need to purchase labor law posters to meet state and federal requirements. You can print them out for free! You do not need to keep old, or outdated posters. As long as you have the current posters displayed, you are meeting the requirements.
Here is the link to the State of Kansas required posters:
Here is the link to the Federally required posters:
Printing the posters on standard-sized printing paper is perfectly acceptable. Just be sure to display the posters where your employees can easily view them.
If you would like to have NEKLS print the posters for you, please email Jessi.