One Book | One Minnesota is a new statewide book club that will invite Minnesotans of all ages to read and come together virtually to enjoy, reflect, and discuss. The inaugural title for the program is Because of Winn-Dixie by Minnesota author Kate DiCamillo. Readers can check the book out from their library as circumstances allow, or access the book on Ebooks Minnesota.
Readers can access Because of Winn-Dixie, the inaugural One Book | One Minnesota title, in alternate formats such as audio, braille, or large print.
Work continues to review proposed resources and select a new collection of statewide databases, albeit in a newly online environment.
The MLA Annual Conference equips library staff with new ideas and tools to stay up-to-date, innovate, and succeed in their careers. Help shape the MLA 2020 Annual Conference with your voice.
Grand Marais Public Library is hiring an Assistant Library Director. Join a library that is one of the major hubs for a bustling community of artists, outdoor enthusiasts, retirees and tourists. The Grand Marais Public Library is the only 5 Star Library in Minnesota and retains that status annually due to the high level of usage by the public.
Minitex has extended due dates on all items currently out on loan. There is no need for libraries to submit renewal requests at this time.
The Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA) is pleased to announce the call for entries in the first annual Minnesota Author Project: Communities Create contest.
In Minnesota, we are working remotely and there have been enormous changes to our workflow in the last several weeks. In some cases, the interlibrary loan systems we use may be able to help us streamline our new processes. Here is some information about how various systems are handling specific details in our work.
As library services are impacted by COVID-19 and we begin to navigate working from home, it is important that patrons are able to connect with the services offered to them. One way to allow for this, is by adding a chat service for your library patrons.
Minitex Temporary Access Databases indicates resources that are available until June of 2020 in order to support libraries and schools in online teaching and learning.