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Teen Read Week

Apply for a Teen Read Week (October 7-13) Grant Teen Read Week (October) Application Evaluation Guidelines Libraries in Prairielands region can receive up to $100 to promote teen reading during Teen Read Week. Teen Read Week™ is a national adolescent literacy initiative created by the Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA)

Online Training for Serving Homeless Patrons

Work Confidently with Homeless Patrons The Minnesota Department of Education is committed to supporting the state’s Heading Home Together plan, and library staff training is one of our goals. All library administrators, staff, board members, and volunteers now have free year-long access to “Practical Tips for Homeless Patrons,” an online, self-paced tutorial presented by Ryan [...]

SCSU course IM 621 Summer Session 2018 by Courtney Walsh / KMS Elementary and KMS High School

I completed the course Reading, Listening, Viewing, and Selection for Children through St. Cloud State University during summer session 2018. I plan on completing my Information Media masters and IM 621 is my first step in doing this. During this course we learned, discussed, and presented on the following topics: evaluating Pre-School through sixth grade [...]

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MLA 2018 Programmed to Lead

2018 MLA Annual Conference October 11 & 12 , River’s Edge Convention Center, St. Cloud, MN This year's theme is "Programmed to Lead" where we will discuss how libraries are leading their communities and campuses in solving problems through, and addressing issues with, digital technology. The idea too is to encourage libraries to embrace these [...]

YALSA’s 2018 Young Adult Services Symposium

YALSA's Young Adult Services Symposium takes place Nov. 2-4, 2018, in Salt Lake City, Utah. Programs will cover the entire spectrum of topics related to providing services for and with young adults.  Session content is focused around key issues in YALSA's recent report. Connect with other attendees on the Symposium event page on Facebook. Ticketed Events  I  Free Evening Activities  [...]