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Minitex News articles tagged with "MELSA" (17):

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Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project nears 1,000-book milestone

Feb 11, 2022

Minnesotans have created 990 book projects using the Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project (MLPP). With just 10 books to go until we reach 1,000, we take a moment to reflect on 10 notable facts about MLPP.

Call for entries in the Minnesota statewide author contests

Apr 1, 2021

The Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA) joins libraries throughout the state in announcing the call for entries in this year’s Minnesota Author Project statewide contest. Submissions will be accepted April 1 - May 31.
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Indie Author Project Expert Session: Keeping the Momentum Going After NaNoWriMo

Dec 15, 2020

NaNoWriMo is officially behind us, and now it's time to keep that writing momentum going! Join the Indie Author Project in this Expert Session with award-winning Minnesotan indie author and writing coach, Bethany Atazadeh, to get the scoop on how to continue your progress long after November.
Images of the three winning book covers and authors for the 2020 Minnesota Author Project.

Minnesota Author Project winners announced

Oct 2, 2020

Thomas Peacock won in the Adult Fiction category for his novel "The Wolf's Trail," and Bethany Atazadeh won the YA Fiction prize for "The Stolen Kingdom," a retelling of the legend of Aladdin and his lamp. Dr. Artika Tyner and the Planting People Growing Justice Leadership Institute won in the Communities Create category for "Justice Makes a Difference."

Thousands of comics and graphic novels available online for Minnesotans this summer

Jun 19, 2020

The Virtual Libraries Comic Convention and Bibliolabs are making more than 4,000 comics, graphic novels, and other childrens' materials available to Minnesota readers for free online over the duration of this summer. The collection is accessible online using the same geolocation system employed by Ebooks Minnesota.


Announcing the First Annual “Minnesota Author Project: Communities Create” Contest

Apr 8, 2020

The Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA) is pleased to announce the call for entries in the first annual Minnesota Author Project: Communities Create contest.


MELSA Executive Director Ken Behringer is retiring

Jun 26, 2019

After serving the library community in many key roles over his career, most recently as Executive Director of MELSA, Ken Behringer is retiring. Please drop in to wish him well at an informal reception in the MELSA meeting room at 1619 Dayton Avenue, Suite 320 in Saint Paul.


Best practices for starting a world language collection

May 16, 2019

The MELSA World Language interest group brings staff from MELSA library systems together to better inform and support the work that they do related to collecting World Language materials.


MELSA seeks Executive Director

Mar 5, 2019

MELSA (The Metropolitan Library Service Agency) seeks an individual who has a passion for, and commitment to, the ongoing health of public libraries as essential entities in our society. The Executive Director is responsible for working with the Governing and Advisory boards to establish a strategic vision for MELSA and providing leadership for staff in the fulfillment of that vision through the daily management of the organization.


MELSA seeks Project Manager

Nov 27, 2018

MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency) is hiring a Project Manager.