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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 a citizen representative to join our Governing Board. The citizen representative 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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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.

NEW WIND DOWN: What's New in YA?

Wednesday, April 29
At Addendum Books - A Young Adult & Children's Bookstore

Join us to hear Katherine Warde & Marcus Mayer, co-owners of Addendum Books, give an up-to-the-minute overview of new YA literature in all categories.

You will receive a list of the books discussed, plus there will be time to browse!
In addition to owning Addendum, Katherine & Marcus are media specialists in St. Paul Public Schools. You can learn more about them here.

Open to teachers, librarians, & media specialists!

RSVP Requested, Not Required
Light Refreshments

Addendum Books
165 Western Ave. N, #14
St. Paul, MN 55102

Lower Level of Blair Arcade (Inside Subtext Books)
Selby & Western Avenues
Street parking or in the Blair Arcade lot

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.


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

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