Upcoming Library Events

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Teen Summit on Social Emotional Skills

Presented by the University of Minnesota Extension "Social emotional skills are powerful and complicated. There are no cookie cutter methods that work with every young person, but youth workers can influence how social emotional skills are caught and taught within their program. This training builds an understanding of how to support social emotional learning (SEL).  [...]

Counting Every Minnesotan

State Library Services has partnered with the Minnesota State Demographic Center to provide support to library staff in helping patrons complete their 2020 Census forms. Because the 2020 Census will be available online, people who lack internet connectivity, a device, and/or digital literacy skills may visit your library for any of these three essentials. Join [...]

Lake Superior Libraries Mid-Winter Unsymposium

Registration Is Now Open Registration is now open for the 8th Annual Lake Superior Libraries Mid-Winter Unsymposium at the Superior Public Library! Join us on January 10th, 2020, for an afternoon of networking, discussion, and collaborative problem-solving! Sometimes you need a break from the average conference: you need an UNCONFERENCE! At the LSLS Unsymposium, you [...]

Recruitment for CSL’s IMLS Grant Project, EXCITE

Recruitment for CSL’s IMLS Grant Project, EXCITE Transformation for Libraries, Minnesota Regional Bootcamp opens September 1st, 2019 early submissions welcome! Who can apply? •    Individual librarians (academic, public and school) •    Library teams of up to 4 participants OVERVIEW of Standalone Bootcamp Program: Three Days, Four Journeys… •    In this fully-immersive EXCITE Bootcamp, you will [...]

Minnesota Library Association Conference

Libraries: Stronger Together September 19 and 20, 2019 at Mystic Lake Center Join us in Prior Lake to celebrate all the ways libraries and communities are Stronger Together! Through collaboration, whether internally in developing new services to support a growing need within our communities or by strengthening partnerships between different types of libraries to support [...]

Teen Summer Read Grant

Prairielands accepting applications. Apply at: https://www.tfaforms.com/4733003 Apply by May 31, 2019. Teen Summer Read runs from June 3-August 30. Deadline for reimbursement requests and evaluations is Sept. 27, 2019. Read the guidelines at: https://www.prairielands.org/Teen-Summer-Read-Grant For more ideas and information: https://www.ireadprogram.org/

Book Repair Workshop – Register by Aug. 23

Book Repair Workshop Rescheduled! August 29, Willmar Public Library, 1:00 – 4:30 Lunch provided August 30, Slayton Public Library, workshop 9:30 – 1:00 Lunch provided Registration has ended Workshop This is a hands-on workshop designed to demonstrate quick and easy techniques for extending shelf life on general circulating materials in public and school libraries. We [...]