This year's ILL Conference keynote speaker is Amanda Moran. In her presentation, "Navigating the Future: Exceeding Stakeholder Demands," Moran will identify the trends changing library services today, and provide a roadmap for success.
The Minnesota Author Project is a literary contest that will spotlight Minnesota's best self-published books. To submit a book, you must be a Minnesota resident and your submission must be self-published. One winner will be chosen in each of two genres: adult and young adult. Winners will receive a $1,000 cash prize.
The Secretary of State’s office works to educate citizens on the process and power of voter registration and participation. We continue to strive towards 100 percent participation, and ask that you use your library to spread the word about the quick and easy process of online voter registration.
ASCLA has awarded Valerie Horton the 2018 ASCLA Leadership & Professional Achievement Award, a prestigious award recognizing individuals “exemplifying leadership and achievement in one or more of the following areas: consulting, library cooperation, networking, statewide services and programs and state library development.”
ALA has tapped Minnesota librarians Trent Brager (University of St. Thomas), Amy Mars (St. Catherine University), and Kim Pittman (University of Minnesota Duluth) for the 2018 ACRL Instruction Section Innovation award.
The Medweganoonind Library, located inside Red Lake Nation College (RLNC), is the library for RLNC students and the Red Lake community as well as home to the Tribal Archives. It opened its doors on August 15, 2015 when the new college building was completed. Before this library opened, the closest public library was Bemidji Public Library, about a 45 minute drive from Red Lake.
You can now link directly to a curated collection of titles within Ebooks Minnesota through the World Languages collection. This includes books in Ojibwe, Somali, Spanish and Karen languages.