Welcome to TdS Library Cooperative

 

PLEASE NOTE: Registration is Now Open!

These events are for Media Specialists, Teachers, Librarians, Library Board Members and staff.

Join us for a day of exploratory, collaborative, self-paced professional learning experiences. Tech Camp 2017 
is designed to get teachers and librarians playing with digital tools to create and share various types of media.
In the process, you will discover new classroom and library tools, learn, and build professional camaraderie.
Please bring your own device to this event.

Explore STEM-focused playful learning activities.

Get inspired from teachers and librarians using Genius Hour concepts and STEM project-based learning.
Become better prepared with ELM databases and Google Suites training.

Fee $60.00 - lunch included.  Click here to register.

OR

 Click here to register:

Class is limited to 30.

Please join us for a day of learning Code, on November 4, 2017
at MSU-Mankato Memorial Library

Please bring your own device to this event.

What you’ll get from this workshop (at no cost to you - included free lunch)
in-person instruction from an experienced computer science facilitator
an intro to computer science and pedagogy
an overview of the online curriculum and teacher dashboard
a printed curriculum guide containing course lesson plans
strategies for teaching “unplugged” classroom activities
classroom supplies for the unplugged activities
a certificate of completion
a bag of Code.org swag
 

FOR LIBRARY STAFF ONLY

We are implementing a new TdS Library staff technology support system.
Email support request: techsupport@tds.lib.mn.us
Text or Call support hotline: 507-519-0389 
TdS Library Automation webpage click here

 

FOR LIBRARY PATRONS

Please call your local library for any technology or information help.
 

Arlington Library: 507-964-2490  ▪  Blue Earth – Mankato: 507-304-4001  ▪  Blue Earth Community: 507-526-5012 
Butterfield Library: 507-956-2361  ▪  Comfrey Library:  507-877-6600 ▪ Darfur Library: 507-877-5010 
Dyckman Free Library: 507-794-7655  ▪  Elmore Library: 507-943-3150  ▪  Elysian Library: 507-267-4411
Gaylord Library: 507-237-2280  ▪  Gibbon Library: 507-834-6640  ▪  Hanska Library: 507-439-6248
Henderson Library: 507-248-3880  ▪  Janesville Library: 507-234-6605  ▪  Lake Crystal Library: 507-726-2726
Le Center Library: 507-357-6792  ▪  Le Sueur Library: 507-665-2662  ▪  Lewisville Library: 507-435-2781
Madelia Library: 507-642-3511  ▪  Mapleton Library: 507-524-3513  ▪  Martin County Library: 507-238-4207
Montgomery Library: 507-364-7615  ▪  Muir Library: 507-893-3196   ▪  New Richland Library: 507-465-3708
 New Ulm Library: 507-359-8331  ▪  North Mankato Library: 507-345-5120  ▪  Sherburn Library: 507-764-7611
Springfield Library: 507-723-3510  ▪  St. Peter Library: 507-934-7420  ▪  Trimont Library: 507-639-2571
 Truman Library: 507-776-2717  ▪  Waldorf Library:  507-239-3359  ▪  Waseca – Le Sueur Library:  507-835-2910 
Waterville Library: 507-362-8462  ▪  Watonwan County - St. James: 507-375-1278 ▪ Wells Library: 507-553-3702
 Winthrop Library: 507-647-5308 

Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative - Serves libraries of ALL TYPES in nine counties of south central Minnesota.  

 Nine counties are: Blue Earth, Brown, Faribault, LeSueur, Martin, Nicollet, Sibley, Waseca, & Watonwan.    

Each library has its own website and staff but TdS offers many joint services to these member libraries.

Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative Mission Statement:
The Traverse des Sioux Library Cooperative strengthens, improves, and
promotes collaboration by providing support services and coordinating shared
access to resources, programs, and technologies for member libraries.