IM 612 at St. Cloud State University by Courtney Walsh / Kerkhoven-Murdock-Sunburg High School

I just completed IM 612 through SCSU. Information Media 612 is called Technologies in the Workplace and taught about numerous technologies available, replacement cycles, and technology plans. I now have numerous ideas of technology I would like to incorporate into the elementary and the high school libraries. I have two courses left to receive my [...]


MILE (MN Library Association Institute for Leadership Excellence) by Nicole Schmiesing / Benson/Kerkhoven Public Libraries

I am a member of the MILE Cohort 2019. This four day institute brings together librarians and other library staff from across fields (public, academic, and school) and across the state and helps enable them to be the next generation of library leaders. The session that shines the brightest for me occurred on the third [...]

Teen Summer Read Grant

Prairielands accepting applications. Apply at: Apply by May 31, 2019. Teen Summer Read runs from June 3-August 30. Deadline for reimbursement requests and evaluations is Sept. 27, 2019. Read the guidelines at: For more ideas and information:

Book Repair Workshop – Register by Aug. 23

Book Repair Workshop Rescheduled! August 29, Willmar Public Library, 1:00 – 4:30 Lunch provided August 30, Slayton Public Library, workshop 9:30 – 1:00 Lunch provided Register Registration ends Friday, August 23 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 [...]

The Enhancing Quality Staff Symposium

The Enhancing Quality Staff Symposium When: May 22 Where: University of Minnesota, St. Paul Campus Enhancing Quality Staff is a professional development opportunity geared towards library support staff. Early bird registration discount ends on May 1!