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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|

LibTech Conference by Ria Newhouse / Spicer, New London, Lake Lillian, Raymond, Atwater Public Libraries

Another great year at LibTech! Both keynote speakers were excellent this year and made me think about topics in new ways. The first session I attended was led by Honna Veerkamp (St. Louis Public Library), who talked about ways to strengthen community partnerships. Honna has a very unique job (she's a Creative Experience Specialist) and [...]

2018-03-16T09:43:54+00:00 Scholarship Reports|