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Brick & Click Library Conference

By |November 16th, 2015|Legacy Events ORIGINAL|

By Jodi Grebinoksi, Kathryn A. Martin Library (University of Duluth) Did you See What I Did? Three Steps to Effective Marketing Corie Dugas, Outreach & Public Services Librarians/Executive Director Saint Louis University Law Library/Mid-American Law Library Consortium, St. Louis, MO I attended the 15th Annual Brick & Click, an academic library conference, on November 6, [...]

51 Free November Webinars for Library Staff

By |November 2nd, 2015|Legacy Events ORIGINAL|

Click on the link below for 51 great free webinars being offered for library staff and non-profits in the month of November! http://www.webjunction.org/news/webjunction/51-free-november-webinars-for-library-staff.html

Spotlight on Books

By |October 30th, 2015|Legacy Events ORIGINAL|

By Dawn Heisel, Virginia Public Library Lunch with Avi OR How to Get Kids Hooked on Reading This is a very late report on my time spent at Spotlight on Books held this year (for the first time ever) in Walker, MN.  I am very thankful that ALS sends librarians to this conference for a [...]

MLA Conference 2015

By |October 23rd, 2015|Legacy Events ORIGINAL|

By Crystal Phillips, Cook Public Library An Ounce of Prevention Presented by: Shari Carlson, Hokah Public Library Hokah, Minnesota is a small town of about 550 people.  The library is open 25 hours per week and is staffed by librarian, Shari Carlson, and library assistant, Barb Bissen.  This presentation by Carlson, highlighted the importance of [...]

Carnegie Shortlist Announced

By |October 21st, 2015|Legacy Events ORIGINAL|

The 2016 Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction Finalists have been announced!  Click on the link below to view selected titles: http://www.ala.org/awardsgrants/carnegieadult/short-lists

MLA Conference 2015

By |October 20th, 2015|Legacy Events ORIGINAL|

By Nancy Maxwell, Virginia Public Library Public Libraries + Arts Education + Older Adults = Hat Trick Lifetime Arts' Public Libraries Initiative, a demonstration project funded by the Institute of Museums and Library Services National Leadership Grants, is helping libraries in 13 states respond to the demand for meaningful programs for the growing population of [...]

ITEM Conference 2015, St. Cloud

By |October 13th, 2015|Legacy Events ORIGINAL|

By Shelby Anderson, Cook County Schools One of the sessions I attended was the Digital Dynamic Duo (A Public Library Sidekick and a School Media Specialist Superhero Unite) where a former school media specialist, Gina Drellack, and Kathy Enger, Executive Director, Northern Lights Library Network, teamed up to introduce ebooks to the middle and high [...]

MLA Conference 2015

By |October 13th, 2015|Legacy Events ORIGINAL|

Developing 21st Century Library Skills: How Do You Search Create and Inspire? By Carla Powers, Duluth Public Library The highlight of this year’s MLA conference for me was Valerie Horton’s session on developing 21st century library skills. In this session Valerie outlined important trends in libraries and inspired participants to intentionally develop our skill set [...]

Banned Books infographic

By |October 12th, 2015|Legacy Events ORIGINAL|

Even though Banned Books Week 2015 has now come and gone, this information about the banning of books is worth sharing. http://www.adweek.com/galleycat/censorship-statistics-infographic/110876

ITEM Conference Report: Ebooks Minnesota

By |October 6th, 2015|Legacy Events ORIGINAL|

At the 2015 ITEM Fall Conference (October 2-3) in St. Cloud, I attended the Explore Ebooks MN: Update session. The presenters were Valerie Horton of Minitex and Emily Kissane of State Library Services within the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE).Valerie reported that a statewide approach to ebooks was the subject of a series of activities [...]