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Popular titles in Ebooks Minnesota

Sep 9, 2020

Once again, I'm curious to see what Minnesotan's are reading in Ebooks Minnesota. I checked on this a few months ago and you can see those titles in my article What are Minnesotans reading in Ebooks MN during this pandemic? Time has moved on, and while we are still in the midst of this pandemic, popular titles in Ebooks Minnesota have changed a bit.

Timely strategic planning at Minitex

Jun 19, 2020

Minitex is due to undertake a new strategic planning effort, and the timing couldn't be more fitting. It's hard to overstate the impact COVID-19 has had on our organization. Our work has changed in ways that will outlast the current pandemic. Even so, the lessons taught by the murder of George Floyd and the drive for social justice that has followed in its wake, are even more important.

"A Good Time for the Truth" book cover alongside the One Book | One Minnesota logo.

Ebooks Minnesota hosts statewide book club selection, "A Good Time For the Truth: Race in Minnesota"

Jun 15, 2020

In its second iteration, Minnesota's statewide bookclub, One Book | One Minnesota, invites Minnesotans to read "A Good Time For the Truth," edited by Sun Yung Shin. Each of the book's sixteen authors contributes a chapter to share their perspective on life as a person of color in Minnesota.


Last chance to read "Because of Winn-Dixie" on Ebooks Minnesota

Jun 1, 2020

This week is your last chance to read Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo at no cost thanks to your local library! Friday, June 5th will be the last day that this book will be available to read on


Minitex staff quoted in the U of MN Libraries continuum

May 27, 2020

I was fortunate to be interviewed by Allison Campbell Jensen, a writer for the U of MN Libraries continuum.  The article highlights Ebooks Minnesota and its value in this time of online education and learning.  Check out the article,


One Book | One Minnesota virtual events

May 26, 2020

Last week, the statewide virtual book club One Book | One Minnesota held two events for readers to celebrate the program's inaugural book, Because of Winn-Dixie, written by Minnesota author and Newbery Award winner Kate DiCamillo.


Teachers' resources in ELM

May 4, 2020

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! Thank you, teachers, for all that you are doing for Minnesota students.

There are many resources in eLibrary Minnesota for both teachers and students:


Science experiments can benefit kids in many ways via Ebooks Minnesota

Apr 24, 2020

Science experiments, and projects relating to science, benefit students in many ways.  Hands-on science is important for children of all ages, including pre-K through grades 12, as it engages their senses and curiosity.  Many kids learn by doing, and hands-on science allows them to make discoveri