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Conferences & Events: 
·         SAMMIE’s 3rd Annual Teen Summit – Registration open ‘til 4/2!
o   Th., 4/4 – 12:30p – Willmar Public Library Multipurpose Room, Willmar, MN
o   F., 4/5 – 12:30p – Regional Development Center, Slayton, MN
·         ACRL 2013, “Peer Revered” – Indianapolis, IN – 4/10-13
·         MEMO “Flipped Classroom” mini-conference – 4/12
·         25th Annual Spotlight on Books, “A Quarter Century of Great Books” – 4/12-13 – Ruttger’s Sugar Lake Lodge, Grand Rapids, MN
·         ARLD Day, “Changing Collections: Advocating for our Future” – F., 4/26 – UMN Arboretum, Chanhassen, MN
·         22nd Annual Minitex ILL Conference – Th., 5/2 – Continuing Education & Conference Center, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, St. Paul, MN
·         National Library Legislative Day – 5/7-8 – Liaison Hotel, Washington D.C. – Registration now open!
·         Enhancing Quality Staff Symposium, “Enhancing Quality Staff in Changing Times” – 5/21 – Continuing Education and Conference Center, UM-St. Paul, St. Paul, MN – $65 and up
·         Lake Superior Libraries Symposium, “Libraries by Design” – F., 6/7 – Superior, WI
o   Call for proposals!  Deadline 2/8
·         5th Annual Hormel Foundation Gifted and Talented Education Symposium – 6/10-13 – Riverland Community College, Austin, MN – $175
·         Minnesota 1:1 Learning Summit – F., 6/21 – University of St. Thomas, Minneapolis, MN
·         Technology Institute: Minnetonka High School 1:1 iPad Pilot – 6/28 – 8:00a-3:00p –Minnetonka High School, Minnetonka, MN – $139 and up
·         MN eLearning Summit, “eSynergy: Bringing it All Together” – 7/29-30/13 – Northwestern College, St. Paul, MN – $175.00 before 7/15
·         2013 Branch Out Conference, “Empowering Library Staff with Technology and Customer Service Tools” – 7/31 to 8/1 – Rush Creek Golf Club, Maple Grove, MN
·         2013 ARSL Annual Conference – 9/25-29 – Omaha, NE
·         MLA 2013 Annual Conference, “Libraries Rock” – 10/10-11 – St. Cloud, MN
·         AASL 16th National Conference, “Rising to the Challenge” – 11/14-17 – Hartford, CT – Registration now open!
Professional Development Opportunities: 
·         ALA Leadership Institute: Leading to the Future (Deadline 5/10)
·         PLA On-Demand Webinars (some free, others $28/individual)
·         Library Juice Academy (from $90 to $175, CEUs awarded)
·         April:
o   Federal Government Information Made Easy (Wyoming State Library) – T., 4/2 – 10:00a
o   International Human Rights Resources (Minitex) – T., 4/2 – 11:00a
o   Envisioning New Library Spaces (AASL eCOLLAB) – T., 4/2 – 11:30a; 12:30p; and 2:30p
o   No Name Calling: Addressing Bullying through Books (Booklist) – T., 4/2 – 1:00p
o   Changing Libraries – New Ways of Working (TSLAC) – W, 4/3 – 10:00a
o   So Many Devices, So Little Time (WebJunction MN) – W., 4/3 – 12:00p
o   What’s New in Youth Nonfiction (Booklist) – Th., 4/4 – 1:00p
o   The Scoop on Series Nonfiction: Spring 2013 (Booklist) – T., 4/9 – 1:00p
o   Working Effectively with Library Trustees (United for Libraries) – T., 4/9 – 1:00p
o   Expanding the Caldecott Experience: Programming with Caldecott Winning and Honor Books (ALSC) – T., 4/9 – 6:00p – $55 and up (if not an ALSC member)
o   Creating a Latino Friendly Library: Session 1 (ASCLA) – W., 4/10 – 2:00p – $40 and up
o   Copyright for K-12 Librarians and Educators (ALA Editions Workshop) – Th., 4/11 – 1:30p – $55
o   Libraries & E-government: A brand new tool (ALA) – F., 4/12 – 1:00p
o   Weeding: The Basics and Beyond (Booklist) – T., 4/16 – 1:00p
o   Early Literacy Programming in the Digital Age: Apps and E-Books in Storytime (PLA) – W., 4/17 – 1:00p – $28 and up
o   Detained and Forgotten: Informational Needs of Youth in Detention (ASCLA) – W., 4/17 – 4:00p – $40 and up
o   App Advisory 101 (RUSA) – Th., 4/18 – 2:00p – $40 and up
o   The Preservation of Family Photographs (ALCTS) – T., 4/23 – 1:00p
o   Seeing the World through a Different Lens: International Films for Youth (ALSC) – T., 4/23 – 4:00p – $45 and up
o   Personal Digital Archiving (ALCTS) – W., 4/24 – 1:00p
o   Teaching Information Literacy with Discovery Tools (ALA TechSource Workshop) – W., 4/24 – 1:30p
o   Dublin Core for Beginnings: Part I (Minitex) – Th., 4/25 – 10:00a – $85
o   Implementing a Successful Workshop Series From Scratch (RUSA) – F., 4/26 – 1:00p – $40 and up
o   Extending access to e-books for public libraries: New strategies (WebJunction MN) – T., 4/30 – 12:00p
·         May:
o   Dublin Core for Beginners: Part II (Minitex) – W., 5/1 – 10:00a – $85
o   LibraryYOU: Library as Content Creator (WebJunction) – T., 5/7 – 12:00p
o   Creating a Latino Friendly Library: Session 1 (ASCLA) – W., 5/15 – 2:00p – $40 and up
o   Serving the DIY Patron: Instruction at the Point of Need (ALA TechSource Workshop) – Th., 5/16 – 1:30p – $60
o   Taking Embedded Librarianship to the Next Level (ALA TechSource Workshop) – Th., 5/23 – 3:30p – $50
·         Multi-Date:
o   The Accidental Public Library Technology Trainer (PLA) – Begins 4/8, 4 wks – $129 and up
·         T., 4/9 – 1:00p
·         F, 4/19 – 12:00p
o   Improving Library Services to People with Disabilities (ASCLA) – Begins 4/22 – $150 and up
o   Rethinking Library Instruction: Libraries as Social Learning Centers (ALA Editions eCourse) – Begins 5/6, 4 wks – $175
o   Hiring, Training, and Supervising Shelvers (ALA Editions Workshop) – Begins 5/8, 3 parts – $90
o   iPads, Tablets, and Gadgets in the Library: Planning, Budgeting, and Implementation eCourse (ALA Editions eCourse) – Begins 5/13, 6 wks – $250