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End of an era …

From Maren Levad, Museum Access Specialist at the Minnesota Historical Society and long-time Library Legacy planning partner … Dear Library Partners, As we close out our sixth year of partnership together, I wanted to express my deepest thanks for all … Continue reading

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History Day 2015 a success

Nearly 5,500 students participated in a History Day filed trip, Hullabaloo or Help Session which took place at 20 libraries across the state during this year’s MN History Day activities. This is nearly 1,000 more students than the previous year.  … Continue reading

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NEW MHS Program Offerings

The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) has been working hard to create engaging, exciting programs that meet the needs of the library adult audience. They are proud to release the newest Adult Programming Catalog. The programs in this brochure are available … Continue reading

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Successful History Day Partnership

Through a unique partnership, CRPLSA and the Minnesota Historical Society (MHS), enhanced the learning opportunities for 5,429 students participating in 2014 History Day library activities.  This year’s project saw dramatic increases in the number of schools and students served: Total … Continue reading

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Dementia Friends Training for Libraries

Join Maren Levad for an hour-long webinar on Tuesday, January 20 at 10:00. During this information session, librarians will learn about dementia and turn their understanding into practical action that could help someone living with dementia in their community or … Continue reading

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Trib to be added to Hub

State Library Services has announced an agreement with Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) that will integrate the Minneapolis Tribune (1867-1922) into its Minnesota Digital Newspaper Hub.  The Newspaper Hub is a searchable website that makes hundreds of thousands of pages of … Continue reading

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MHS Craft Series for CRPLSA Libraries

The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) is now offering a series of three workshops on making crepe paper flowers.   Within the programming trio, participants who have already participated in fall sessions made a fall bouquet. The winter session will feature a … Continue reading

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Summer fun from MHS

This past summer, through a unique partnership between CRPLSA and the Minnesota Historical Society, MHS staff featured several unique programs for teens and adults across libraries in five regions. Programs ranged in subject from Atomic Adventure and Old School Selfies … Continue reading

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CRPLSA – MHS Partnership

National History Day is an inter-disciplinary research project for students in grades 6-12. CRPLSA’s partnership with the the Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) supports library research and field trips, as well as hosting History Day Library “Hullabaloos”. MHS-CRPLSA History Day video

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New Interactive Minnesota Writers Map

The Minnesota Book Awards is very pleased to announce a new, online version of the popular Minnesota Writers Map which was first launched in the spring of 2013. Now featuring interactive information on each of the 112 authors listed, the … Continue reading

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History Day 2014 a success

The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) acclaims National History Day Minnesota 2014 a success.  CRPLSA has bragging rights in this achievement as a result of an ongoing  partnership with MHS that is entering its sixth year.  This partnership brings together the … Continue reading

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2014 State History Day Success!

From SELCO Assistant Director Michael Scott and his thoughts on this year’s Minnesota History Day activities. I had the privilege of being a judge at this year’s State History Day, held on May 3, 2014, at the University of Minnesota.  … Continue reading

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History Players in Libraries & Schools

Using props and artifacts, costumed History Players from the Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) engage library patrons of all ages in their memorable life stories.  Each lively 45-minute presentation is a fun and stimulating way to learn about the people, places, … Continue reading

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New MHS Fall-Winter Programs

The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) has been working hard to create engaging, exciting programs that meet the needs of the adult library audience. After reviewing the evaluations from last season’s offerings, MHS is proud to share the newest Fall-Winter Adult … Continue reading

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Another Successful Year for History

Libraries play a critical role in helping Minnesota’s students successfully research History Day topics.  Through a unique partnership between the Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) and CRPLSA, over 8,000 students participated in library History Day events and 93% of those surveyed believed … Continue reading

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CRPLSA – MHS History Day Video

History Day successes abound!  The continued partnership between CRPLSA and the Minnesota Historical Society brings libraries into the mix of History Day resources, and received rave reviews from MHS staff, parents, teachers, and the successful students. This MHS video highlights … Continue reading

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MHS Offer Newspaper Hub

The Minnesota Historical Society (MHS) is pleased to introduce the Minnesota Digital Newspaper Hub, a new searchable website that makes hundreds of thousands of pages of Minnesota newspapers available online in one central resource. The Hub offers geographically and culturally … Continue reading

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