Just in time for the 2016 Minnesota Book Awards, SELCO staff will “booktalk” each of this year’s 32 finalists for SELCOtv. A special YouTube playlist aggregates the videos as they are posted. During the days leading up to the awards ceremony on April 16, 1-2 booktalks from the eight award categories will be posted each day.
Here is a selection of those shared thus far in the individual MNBA genre categories:
The 27th Annual Minnesota Book Awards Gala is just days away. In anticipation of this unique literary event, SELCOtv features booktalks by the SELCO staff reviewing the four finalists in each of the eight categories.
- General Nonfiction reviewed by Donovan Lambright, Automation Librarian
- Poetry reviewed by Rachel Gray, Information Services Librarian
- Children’s Literature, reveiwed by Amy Nelson, Library Legacy Project Coordinator
- Novel & Short Story reviewed by Amy Larson, MNBA Project Librarian
- Minnesota reviewed by Tyler Irvin, Technology Support Librarian
- Memoir/Creative Nonfiction reviewed by Jennifer Harveland, Communications Specialist
- Young People’s Literature, reviewed by Ann Hutton, Executive Director, and Amy Larson, MNBA Project Librarian
- Genre Fiction reviewed by Reagen Thalacker, Regional Librarian
The SELCO staff share their annual video holiday card with visions of sugar plums!
SELCO’s newly designed website launched January 6!
The website was crafted to reflect two years of usability testing. It also builds on current technology capable of growing to meet future needs. New features include:
- Slide carousel graphically highlighting important news and service offerings
- News blog featuring the eight most current news items
- SELCOtv feed direct from Youtube, also featuring the eight most current productions
Check out this SELCOtv episode for a quick preview of the new website.