Happy birthday to Ebooks Minnesota!
Thanks to the Minnesota Humanities Center and the Somali Bilingual Books Project, via Ebooks Minnesota you can now access four Somali folktales in both English and Somali.
It's never too early to start researching and planning for your spring or summer garden. Ebooks Minnesota now offers a curation specifically dedicated to books on gardening.
"Black Faces of War: A legacy of honor from the American Revolution to today," by Robert V. Morris, includes over 250 archival images, paintings, and drawings of African Americans who served.
The Gopher protocol, a.k.a., “The Gopher Project,” a University of Minnesota-developed information organization and transmission system (a precursor to today’s Internet), recently celebrated its 25th anniversary and was featured in The Chronicle of Higher Education: “How Gopher Nearly Won the Internet.”
The Hamline Library and Archives (HULA) is seeking candidates for a Virtual Services Librarian (VSL). The VSL supports HULA’s virtual presence, library systems, and digital initiatives. Complete information about this opportunity is available at the Hamline University Office of Human Resources website.
Join the University of Minnesota Immigration History Research Center (IHRC) on March 9 as they launch the new Immigrant Stories website! The free website helps anyone make a video about a personal or family immigration experience and add it to the IHRC growing Immigrant Stories collection. Come learn about the project, watch some digital stories, and see their free curriculum for educators. RSVP to attend, or sign up to attend the webinar on March 15.
If you have a taste for books, join us at the Minneapolis Institute of Art for a free family-friendly event hosted by Mia’s Library Affinity Group. Submit your own entry to be judged, or just stop by, enjoy refreshments, and cast your ballot for the winner in the People’s Choice category.
The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America is pleased to announce the nominees for the 51st Annual Nebula Awards, the Ray Bradbury Award for Outstanding Dramatic Presentation, and the Andre Norton Award for Outstanding Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy Book.
The Friends of the Saint Paul Publc Library is pleased to announce finalists in all nine categories for the 29th Annual Minnesota Book Awards, presented this year by sponsor Education Minnesota.
You can find data and resources on specific conditions or health topics, health equity, and information on local public health priorities presented by county in the MN Public Health Data Access Portal.
I attended the webinar “Libraries Transforming Communities: Models for Change,” offered by the American Library Association and the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation. This was the first webinar in a free learning series that explores different dialogue facilitation approaches and positions librarians to foster conversation and lead change in our communities.
The American Library Association (ALA) Public Programs Office and the National Coalition for Dialogue & Deliberation (NCDD) invite library professionals to attend a free learning series to explore various dialogue facilitation approaches and position themselves to foster conversation and lead change in their communities.
Minitex has a limited supply of DiscMate cases for DVD, CD, and Blu-Ray that are being discounted to close out our stock. Take advantange of these 60-75% discounts today.