Your Prairielands Library System
- began services in 1979 as Southwest Area Multicounty Multitype Interlibrary Exchange (SAMMIE).
- serves an 18-county service area in southwestern MN.
- has the good fortune to work closely with two Regional Public Library Systems: the Plum Creek Library System headquartered in Worthington and the Pioneerland Library System headquartered in Willmar.
- has governance provided by an exceptional nine member Governing Board.
- changed name to Prairielands Library Exchange in 2018.
- has service development and future direction is provided by the Prairielands Member Council, a highly dedicated thoughtful bunch of library devotees.
- has developed teen services growth and project development is provided by the Teen Co-op Steering Committee.
- is always interested in serving new members.
- North Star Library Consortium (School Automation)
- ELM Portal (Electronic Library of Minnesota)
- WebJunction MN
- EBooks Minnesota
- Prairielands First Friday in February Online Conference
- Prairielands Teen Programming Kit Evaluation Form
- Statewide Continuing Education Calendar
- Solo Librarian Resources (Multitype Library Systems)
- Technology and Information Educational Services (TIES)
- American Society for Information Science – Minnesota Chapter
- Information and Technology Educators of Minnesota (ITEM)
- Minnesota.gov – Libraries & Museums
- Minnesota Department of Education
- Minnesota Library Advocacy
- Minnesota Library Association
- MnLINK Gateway
- Special Libraries Association (SLA) – Minnesota Chapter
- State Library Services – Minnesota Department of Education