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Time for the MLA Silent Auction

Call for nerdy paraphernalia, etc.  Did you love the Ryan Gosling care package, the sexy librarian apron, the Lego Batman Pinata, or any of the amazing gift cards at last year’s MLA silent auction? These awesome items and many more … Continue reading

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ECRL Fundraising RFP

FUNDRAISING SERVICES The Friends of the Cambridge Public Library is seeking a fundraising consultant to plan and manage a campaign to raise a minimum of $1 million to help fund the cost of building a new public library in Cambridge … Continue reading

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Call for MLA Silent Auction Items

The Silent Auction is a fun annual tradition at the MLA Conference that has been supporting the Minnesota Library Foundation and in turn, the local library community, for twenty years. Help make this year another success! While there are always some great … Continue reading

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Saint Paul Public Library’s Bookmobile Debuts New Artwork

The Saint Paul Public Library’s iconic Bookmobile debuted a new wrap in the Grand Old Day Parade on Sunday, June 7. The full vehicle wrap features original artwork by Twin Cities illustrator Julie Boehmer. The design showcases the people and … Continue reading

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Friends Workshops Focused On Fundraising

In cities and towns across the country, the public library stands as the enduring, seemingly unchanging heart of the community. But a closer looks shows that, in point of fact, libraries are constantly adapting to meet the evolving needs of … Continue reading

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LARL’s Not So Silent Auction

The second annual “Not So Silent” Auction supporting Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) will be held Saturday, October 4, 2014 at the Moorhead Public Library.  This second annual event will feature wine tasting, entertainment, a book sale, and — yes … Continue reading

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Donations Encouraged: MLF Silent Auction

Whether you’re out and about exploring new places or working on your favorite hobby this summer, now is the time to start thinking about your donation to this year’s Silent Auction! This year’s Minnesota Library Association (MLA) conference will be … Continue reading

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F. Scott Fitzgerald Celebrated at Lunch for Libraries

Minnesota’s love for native son F. Scott Fitzgerald hasn’t abated in the decades since his death. In fact, it’s quite the opposite, as the success of events like the recent Great Gatsby library gala in Roseville can attest. It is … Continue reading

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