Staff Connections

TdS Email Groups and Meet-ups

Check with your supervisor, give us a call at 833-837-5422 or email us at about which TdS email groups and meetings would be most appropriate and beneficial. Library directors of our member libraries assign their staff to our various listservs. 


Southern Minnesota librarians closed group

TdS region children's services closed group 

Minnesota Librar*  group

Library Management Group 

Resources to Bookmark


Metrobriefs is a Twin Cities-centric newsletter often filled with information relevant to the whole state.  It is produced by MELSA and Metronet; both are regional library systems. 

Minitex Messenger is the newsletter for Minitex, a state-funded library organization located at the University of Minnesota Twin Cities and the backbone of many Minnesota library services.

The State Library Services newsletter is one of the choices for Minnesota Department of Education updates.


ALA/PLA (American Library Association/Public Library Association)

Minnesota Library Association

ITEM (Information and Technology Educators of Minnesota)

Association of Rural and Small Libraries

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