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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.


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Representatives Needed! Join the Metronet Board!
Metronet is looking for two citizen representatives to join our Governing Board. The citizen representatives 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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Programs & Events

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.

NEXT EVENT
Metronet Wind Down: Librarian as Educator
Tuesday, June 30, 2015
4:30-6:30pm
Open to all library staff!

Join this discussion facilitated by the Co-Chairs of MLA-RASS. Stacy Hendren and Sarah Hawkins will lead the discussion as we share our ideas and experience on:
- Best/worst programs
- How to justify programs to financing/governing board
- How programs fit the mission of the library (bring or know your library mission)
- What/How, but most importantly WHY we do what we do (based on Simon Sinek's Golden Circle TED Talk)
- Telling the library story

Come ready to share & learn with colleagues from across the region (and maybe even out of the region!).

RSVP Requested, Not Required

Metronet will provide first round or so of appetizers; participants buy their own beverage.

Old Chicago Northtown Mall,
198 Northtown Dr
Blaine, MN 55434

Map & Directions

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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 ann@metronet.lib.mn.us with your ideas.

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