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Metronet Scholarships
Metronet has scholarships available to library staff in the seven-county metro area. Click here for the scholarship applications
and guidelines.


Representatives Needed! Join the Metronet Board!
Metronet is looking for two citizen representatives to join our Governing Board. The citizen representatives may not be currently employed in a library (retired librarians are eligible). The Board meets semi-monthly. Click here to download the position details and application form. Positions will begin July 1, 2015.


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Programs & Events

Metronet Wind Downs
Metronet Wind Downs are designed to give library staff a quick introduction to current topics in the library world. Keep checking this space for upcoming sessions.

NEXT WIND DOWN: Art Libraries in the Twin Cities

Wednesday, May 27
4:30 - 6:30 (program at 5:00)
**(changed from original 5:00-7:00 time)
American Craft Council
1224 Marshall St NE #200
Minneapolis 55413
Street parking

Come learn all about these unique collections.
American Craft Council
Walker Art Center
Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Minnesota Center for Book Arts
Midway Contemporary Art Library

Take the opportunity to network with other library staff, too.

RSVP Requested (not required)

Do you have an idea or topic for a future Wind Down? Would you like to present a Wind Down? Want to host a Wind Down t your library? Email with your ideas.


Book Selectors Meet Up
Wednesday, June 10

Do you select books & other materials for your library? Do you want to talk about book selection? Join the Book Selectors Meet Up & network with others like you. All types of libraries are welcome.

Old Chicago
HarMar Mall
2100 North Snelling Ave
Roseville  55113

RSVP here


Saturday, May 9 - Henry Sibley H.S.
Get all the info here!

Metronet Information Literacy Initiative

Current MILI information


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