Upcoming Library Events

/Upcoming Library Events

Recruitment for CSL’s IMLS Grant Project, EXCITE

Recruitment for CSL’s IMLS Grant Project, EXCITE Transformation for Libraries, Minnesota Regional Bootcamp opens September 1st, 2019 early submissions welcome! Who can apply? •    Individual librarians (academic, public and school) •    Library teams of up to 4 participants OVERVIEW of Standalone Bootcamp Program: Three Days, Four Journeys… •    In this fully-immersive EXCITE Bootcamp, you will [...]

Minnesota Library Association Conference

Libraries: Stronger Together September 19 and 20, 2019 at Mystic Lake Center Join us in Prior Lake to celebrate all the ways libraries and communities are Stronger Together! Through collaboration, whether internally in developing new services to support a growing need within our communities or by strengthening partnerships between different types of libraries to support [...]

Teen Summer Read Grant

Prairielands accepting applications. Apply at: https://www.tfaforms.com/4733003 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: https://www.sammie.org/Teen-Summer-Read-Grant For more ideas and information: https://www.ireadprogram.org/

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 Registration has ended 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 [...]

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! https://mailchi.mp/ed5d7fdd8f6c/eqs-2019-save-the-date?e=ebfd007f77

Camp Read-A-Lot 2019

Register for Camp Read-A-Lot 2019! When: August 7-8, 2019 Where: Prairie's Edge Casino, Granite Falls Day 1: PreK - 4th Grade, Author David LaRochelle Day 2: 5th - 12th  Grade, Author John Coy Reading lists (Choose one for each day you plan to attend) Day 1: GRADES Early Lit 2019     GRADES 2-4 2019 Day [...]

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. [...]

7th Annual Lake Superior Libraries Symposium Mid-Winter Unsymposium

When: January 11, 2019 Where: Superior Public Library Cost: Only your time! Registration: Now Open! Join us for the 7th Annual Lake Superior Libraries Symposium Mid-Winter Unsymposium, where you determine the conversation. Sometimes you need a break from the average conference: you need an UNCONFERENCE! At the LSLS Unsymposium, you determine the conversation. Participants brainstorm [...]

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)