Newsletter Issue

Library News, April 2019


Minitex Director search

Announcement - Library News

Apr 10, 2019 by Wendy Lougee

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Valerie Horton has announced her plans to retire in early summer 2019. A search for Valerie’s successor has begun. Details on the search committee, the position description, and the search process can be found on the Minitex Director Search webpage . Read more


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The second Minnesota Author Project contest is underway. The project will honor Minnesota's best self-published authors in both the Young Adult and Adult Fiction categories. One winner in each category will collect a $1,000 prize. The submission period runs until May 31. Read more


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Save the date for the 2019 E-Resources Minnesota (ERMN) Conference on October 4, 2019 at the University of Minnesota Continuing Education & Conference Center. Read more


The StarTribune published an article that highlights Elephant Huggy and The Hen and the Badger , both available in Ebooks Minnesota . Read more


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Are you interested in seeing how tinkerers, makers, and curious folk in Minnesota are incorporating tech and hands-on inquiry? ITEM (Information and Technology Educators of Minnesota) is hosting a Makerspace Bus Tour this spring! Read more


An update on the Alma Resource Sharing migration for the MnPALS libraries. Read more


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Join us at this rare opportunity for school librarians and public librarians to meet, network, and share ideas with representatives from out-of-school-time programs and other community organizations. Read more


Read Fred's courier update for delivery in our region. Read more