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Metronet Scholarships
Metronet has scholarships available to library staff in the seven-county metro area. Click here for the scholarship application and guidelines.

Click here to read about the general Metronet CE Scholarship program open to all members.


Representatives Needed! Join the Metronet Board!
Metronet is looking for a public library representative, a school library representative (public or private school), and two citizen representatives to join our Governing Board. The citizen representative 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, 2014.


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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.

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 at your library? Email with your ideas.

23 Mobile Things
Don't forget to let us know about your progress so you can be awarded badges at 5, 10, 15, 20 and 23 Things! Email with your name, blog name, multitype region and how many Things you've completed.

Metronet Information Literacy Initiative

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