A Special Grant Opportunity For Small and Rural Libraries

Libraries today are serving their patrons in new and exciting ways through community engagement. Community engagement is the process of working collaboratively with community members – be they library patrons, residents, faculty, students or partner organizations – to address issues for the betterment of the community.

The Minnesota Speed Test Initiative needs your help

Broadband access is important now more than ever.  Most students in Minnesota will be distance learning in some form this fall. We know that thousands across the state don’t have access to broadband internet in their homes.

40 Virtual Program Ideas for Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week is traditionally a time when libraries, schools, and bookstores host in-person events that raise awareness about censorship. This Banned Books Week (September 27 – October 3) will look different.

Apply Now: Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change

ALA invites library workers to apply to be part of Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change, a pilot program to help public and academic libraries engage their communities in programs and conversations that address the climate change crisis.

Gearing Up for Difficult Conversations

Are you planning programming around the newest One Book | One Minnesota title, A Good Time for the Truth?

Call to Action for Public Library Workers to Address Racism

PLA Statement Condemning Systemic Racism and Violence Against BIPOC People

SELCO Releases Anti Racism Statement

The SELCO board recently approved the following anti racism statement

ALA Condemns Police Violence

In a June 11 statement, the American Library Association condemned police violence against people of color, protesters, and journalists. The full statement reads as follows: