TdS Email Groups and Meet-ups
Check with your supervisor, give us a call at 833-837-5422 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Public and Evergreen library directors meet virtually on Tuesdays at 9:30 for about an hour to share ideas. Meeting information is sent out on the TdS library directors group list.
School media center staff meet virtually about once a month to share ideas. Meeting information is sent out on the TdS k12libraries group list.
Southern Minnesota librarians closed group
TdS region children's services closed group
Minnesota Librar* group
Library Management Group
Solo Librarian resources lists best practices, tutorials, and background information. It is useful for any library staff member, where working alone or not.
Linking Our Libraries is a free podcast that teaches library skills produced by our colleagues at the Central Minnesota Libraries Exchange
University of Wisconsin-Madison iSchool has offered classes and conferences that our members have found very valuable.
We hope you aren't job hunting, but you should know about Metronet Jobline
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