Staff Training & Event Registration

Staff Trainings & Events

MELSA supports its member libraries by offering various staff trainings and events throughout the year.

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Storytime Palooza

An annual celebration of storytime offers practitioners an opportunity to learn from their peers, share their own storytime tips and possibly win an early learning treasure for your library. Held yearly in December.

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Regional Event Ambassadors

MELSA member library staff also serve as ambassadors for various regional events.

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Teen Lit Con

A celebration of teen literature, promoting reading and writing,  and creating a community of readers by connecting teens and authors. Held yearly in April or May.

Registration is currently closed.

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Read & Ride Day at the MN State Fair

A celebration of public libraries at the Minnesota State Fair – stage shows and family fun at Dan Patch Park. Annually in August, the Wednesday of the State Fair.

Registration is currently closed.

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Twin Cities Pride Festival

The metro area public libraries have a booth presence at the Twin Cities Pride Festival. Annually in June.

Registration is currently closed.