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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  [...]

Realities360: AR, VR, and Simulations for Learning by Kate Borowske / McFarland Library, Southwest Minnesota State University

Realities360 was an entire conference on using virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) for learning. It was held in San Jose, CA and sponsored by the eLearning Guild, an organization that includes higher education, but consists primarily of trainers and instructional designers in the corporate environment, e.g. Medtronic, Apple. There were a handful of [...]

2018-07-13T16:21:20+00:00 Scholarship Reports|

ITEM Fall Conference

Registration for the 2018 Fall Conference is open! October 25-27, 2018, Alexandria Get away and re-charge with other library and technology folks! This year we're at the beautiful Arrowwood Resort in Alexandria, right on the shore of Lake Darling. Take a little time during the conference for a walk by the lake, or bring the [...]

Wrap Up Summer Reading

Time to unwind and share stories For everyone who worked on a Summer Reading Program with Children, Teens or Adults. Thursday, August 30th, 2018, 4:30-7:00pm @ The Marshall Lyon County Library Marshall Lyon County Library 201 C Street, Marshall, MN RSVP: shelly@sammie.org Walk-ins Welcome! Refreshments provided

LibTechConf – Library Technology Conference by Emilirose Rasmusson / Marshall-Lyon County Library

I attended both days of the Library Technology Conference (LibTechConf) at Macalester College this March. This was my third time attending, though my first time in several years. As usual with conferences, the sessions were a bit hit-and-miss as to whether they were applicable to a rural public library, but the discussions during and between [...]

2018-03-30T09:04:03+00:00 Scholarship Reports|

Camp Read-A-Lot 2018

REGISTER FOR THIS YEAR’S CAMP!! -WHEN:  August 8-9, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. -WHERE:  Prairie’s Edge Casino Resort – Granite Falls, Minnesota -WHAT: Early Literacy and Grades 2-5 Register Reading Lists: Early Literacy     Grades 2-3     Grades 4-5 -WHO: Teachers, Media Specialists, Homeschool Educators, Public Library Staff -COST PER DAY:   $35.00 early registration     [...]

What’s New In Children’s Books by Theresa Nysetvold / Murray County Central

This workshop was a high energy day that mainly reviewed newly published children's books for K-6th grade. Deborah Ford is a nationally recognized librarian, teacher and presenter. If you like Camp Read-A-Lot you would love this workshop. The 150-page resource book is gold! She has included reviews of books, ideas for digital learning, general hints [...]

2018-03-26T16:58:43+00:00 Scholarship Reports|