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Minitex News articles tagged with "State Library Services" (19):

A photograph of Minitex Policy Advisory Council members taken in the front lobby of the Minitex offices.

A voice for every library: Minitex's Policy Advisory Council

Apr 22, 2022

Representatives from every type of library and every Minnesota region, along with one representative each from North Dakota and South Dakota, come together to form the Minitex Policy Advisory Council. The Council is designed to shape Minitex services and plan for the future of the library community.
A photograph of a smiling Bill Asp.

Remembering Bill Asp

Jun 18, 2021

Minitex staff were saddened this week to learn of the passing of Bill Asp, a beloved champion of Minnesota libraries. Asp directed Minnesota's State Library Agency and served on the Minitex Policy Advisory Council for over 20 years. In 2010, he recorded an interview for the Minitex Oral History Project that is now available in the Minnesota Digital Library.
A photo collage of the One Book | One Minnesota logo, the cover of "The Plague of Doves," and a photo of Louise Erdrich.

Third Chapter of Statewide One Book Program Features Louise Erdrich

Oct 19, 2020

The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, as the Minnesota Center for the Book, announces the third chapter of One Book | One Minnesota. The newest title for the program is The Plague of Doves by Minnesota author Louise Erdrich.
A photo of the One Book | One Minnesota logo and the cover of "The Plague of Doves" by Louise Erdrich.

One Book | One Minnesota, Chapter Three: The Plague of Doves

Oct 15, 2020

Beginning on Monday, October 19th, Minnesotans will have free access to both the ebook and audiobook of Louise Erdrich’s Plague of Doves through the ongoing One Book One Minnesota project.
One Book | One Minnesota: A Good Time for the Truth

One Book | One Minnesota: A Good Time for the Truth

Aug 18, 2020

Join us on August 20 at 7:00 p.m. for a discussion of "A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota," the second book club reading from One Book | One Minnesota. Access to this book is available to all Minnesotans via Ebooks Minnesota through August 23.
"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.


Resources for Reopening

Apr 30, 2020

The COVID 19 pandemic has tested our limits as people and as library organizations. The staff at State Library Services hopes that the following documents will be useful as you and your community start to talk about reopening. As always, your decisions are locally made, and we support you and your library as you work to balance health and safety with public service.


Libraries invite Minnesotans to read together in statewide book club

Apr 13, 2020

One Book | One Minnesota is a new statewide book club that will invite Minnesotans of all ages to read and come together virtually to enjoy, reflect, and discuss. The inaugural title for the program is Because of Winn-Dixie by Minnesota author Kate DiCamilloReaders can check the book out from their library as circumstances allow, or access the book on Ebooks Minnesota.


Minnesota State Library Services seeks Program Specialist

Feb 13, 2019

State Library Services is hiring a Library Development and Services Specialist to serve as the State Library Programs Specialist. Join a small and mighty team that is dedicated to helping Minnesota’s libraries achieve equity and excellence for all Minnesotans.


Free Lexile workshops for educators and librarians coming this March

Feb 17, 2017

Here’s a note from our friends at MN Department of Education on a series of upcoming in-person Lexile workshops being held around the state. Lexile scores provide a quantitative measure of text complexity.