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Hubbs Children’s Literature Conference 2019

Hubbs Children's Literature Conference 2019 Designed for community members interested in encouraging the use of quality children's literature in homes, schools, and communities. Date & Time: Saturday, February 16, 2019 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM Registration: REGISTER TODAY Admission: Students: $20. General Admission: $60 (Registration cost includes lunch, parking, and CEUs.) Location: University of St. [...]

Teen Tech Week

Apply for a Prairielands Teen Tech Week Grant Teen Tech Week: March 3 - 9, 2019 From YALSA: The purpose of Teen Tech Week is to ensure that teens are competent and ethical users of digital media, especially the nonprint resources offered through libraries, such as e-books, e-readers, databases, audiobooks, and social media. Teen Tech [...]

Book Repair Workshop

Book Repair Workshop This is a hands-on workshop designed to demonstrate quick and easy techniques for extending shelf life on general circulating materials in public and school libraries. We will discuss book triage and whether a book is worth saving. Each participant will learn common repairs: tipping in loose pages, broken spines, torn headers, loose [...]

Prairielands Online Conference

Prairielands Online Conference February 1, 2019 Prairielands Library Exchange invites all librarians to join us for our 3rd Online Confererence. Topic selections this year were guided by a survey of continuing education needs completed by the staffs  of Prairielands member libraries. 9:00 a.m.      Belinda Boon Introduction to Collection Development Practices 11:00 a.m.     Nancy [...]

Minnesota Library Association by Emilirose Rasmusson / Marshall-Lyon County Library

The Minnesota Library Association annual convention is always an interesting experience! I attended a variety of sessions, and I’d like to share some thoughts and resources on a few of those topics. The “Dark Web,” Anonymizing Software, and Patron Privacy It’s always worth noting that it’s not illegal to access the dark web or to [...]