Jun 18, 2021Minitex staff were saddened this week to learn of the passing of Bill Asp, a beloved champion of Minnesota libraries. Asp directed Minnesota's State Library Agency and served on the Minitex Policy Advisory Council for over 20 years. In 2010, he recorded an interview for the Minitex Oral History Project that is now available in the Minnesota Digital Library.
Oct 19, 2020The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, as the Minnesota Center for the Book, announces the third chapter of One Book | One Minnesota. The newest title for the program is The Plague of Doves by Minnesota author Louise Erdrich.
Oct 15, 2020Beginning on Monday, October 19th, Minnesotans will have free access to both the ebook and audiobook of Louise Erdrich’s Plague of Doves through the ongoing One Book One Minnesota project.
Aug 18, 2020Join us on August 20 at 7:00 p.m. for a discussion of "A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota," the second book club reading from One Book | One Minnesota. Access to this book is available to all Minnesotans via Ebooks Minnesota through August 23.
Ebooks Minnesota hosts statewide book club selection, "A Good Time For the Truth: Race in Minnesota"
Jun 15, 2020
In its second iteration, Minnesota's statewide bookclub, One Book | One Minnesota, invites Minnesotans to read "A Good Time For the Truth," edited by Sun Yung Shin. Each of the book's sixteen authors contributes a chapter to share their perspective on life as a person of color in Minnesota.
Apr 30, 2020
The COVID 19 pandemic has tested our limits as people and as library organizations. The staff at State Library Services hopes that the following documents will be useful as you and your community start to talk about reopening. As always, your decisions are locally made, and we support you and your library as you work to balance health and safety with public service.
Apr 13, 2020
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.
Feb 13, 2019
State Library Services is hiring a Library Development and Services Specialist to serve as the State Library Programs Specialist. Join a small and mighty team that is dedicated to helping Minnesota’s libraries achieve equity and excellence for all Minnesotans.
Feb 17, 2017
Here’s a note from our friends at MN Department of Education on a series of upcoming in-person Lexile workshops being held around the state. Lexile scores provide a quantitative measure of text complexity.
Mar 15, 2016
The Help Hub website, located at econtentleaders.com, collects information on how to access ebooks from the 3M Cloud Library and OverDrive. The site also features information about devices such as the iPad, Kindle Fire, and Google Nexus.