Apr 6, 2021ARLD Day will be held via Zoom on April 30 8:30am-3:00pm CDT. We have an excellent line-up of sessions this year that you won’t want to miss! We are also very excited to announce our keynote speaker Nicola Andrews (Ngāti Pāoa Māori) who will present "No More Pipelines: Indigenous Knowledge and LIS."
Feb 19, 2021The series will deconstruct the history and present-day manifestations of white supremacy in academic libraries and archives and demonstrate action plans to enact change on the individual, institutional, and professional levels. The free event will be offered via Zoom, and registration is required.
Oct 29, 2020The 2020 MLA Virtual Conference provided an opportunity for members and attendees to honor the following colleagues for their incredible work this past year.
Apr 24, 2020
The MLA Annual Conference equips library staff with new ideas and tools to stay up-to-date, innovate, and succeed in their careers. Help shape the MLA 2020 Annual Conference with your voice.
Dec 18, 2019
I am pleased to share the news that Maggie Snow has accepted the position of Director of Minitex, beginning February 24, 2020. Maggie brings significant experience to the role, including appointments in the Missouri River Regional Library, Austin (Minnesota) Public Library, Carver County Library, and Minneapolis Public Library/Hennepin County Library. She currently serves as Director of the Anoka County Library, an eight-branch system serving 340,000 residents.
Oct 9, 2019
For the second time in five years, the Minnesota Library Association has recognized Sara Ring with an award. MLA President Kirsten Clark presented Sara the Above and Beyond Award on September 19 at the 2019 MLA Annual Conference at Mystic Lake Center.
Aug 17, 2018
The 2018 Minnesota Library Association Annual Conference announced a new track of sessions curated specifically for paraprofessional and frontline staff.
Aug 22, 2017
The Digital Initiatives & Metadata Education (DIME) staff will be presenting and staffing the Minitex booth and the Minnesota Digital Library professional table at the MLA Annual Conference, October 5-6, 2017. We're presenting "Radical all along: A historical look at Minnesota librarianship," Digital Preservation Day at the Library," and "Mapping the State: Place-based Discovery in Minnesota Reflections."
Feb 24, 2017
New content has been added to the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) Collection in Minnesota Reflections. The collection now includes founding documents of the Association, scripts from a library radio show that ran from 1938-1939, the first traveling library book list from 1898, conference programs dating back to 1896, and association newsletters from 1939-2005.
Oct 23, 2015
We're pleased to announce a new collection in Minnesota Reflections: The Minnesota Library Association (MLA). MLA is an association of library supporters, representing all types of libraries by helping them accomplish together what none can do alone.