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All times are listed in Central Time (CT). Events are virtual unless noted otherwise.

If you have any questions or would like an event added to this page, please email cheins@selco.info

July:

BIPOC Library "LUNCH IN" Series for BIPOC Minnesota Library Workers

Minnesota State Library Services7/18 | 12:30pm

What's Your Damage

Backlog Archivists & Historians7/22 | 5:00pm 

Funding to Preservation, A Digital Content Life Cycle Series: Digital POWRR - Digital Preservation 101

CARLI (Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois); FLVC (Florida Virtual Campus Library Services)7/23 | 10:00a

12 Months to Better Library Data: Building Bridges - Collecting Culturally Relevant Data

RIPL (Research Institute for Public Libraries) 7/25 | 12:00pm 

AACHAF Conversation Series: Monuments & Justice

AACHAF (African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund); National Trust for Historic Preservation7/25 | 1:00pm 

Picture Book Palooza!

School Library Journal7/25 | All Day

Community Curator Talk featuring Community Curator, Aaron Johnson-Ortiz, and Indigenous Maya Tzotzil multimedia artist, Anton Vasquez (free lunch included)

Science Museum of Minnesota7/27 | Lunch at 12pm, Talk at 1pm | Argon Room at the Science Museum of Minnesota, St. Paul

NOLA Information Literacy Collective Annual Forum

nolaILC7/29 - 8/2 | 10:00am - 11:30am 

Building Digital Collections

DHPSNY (Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York); Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts7/29 - 8/2 | 1:00pm

Safeguarding Collections

Connecting to Collections Care7/30 | 12:00pm 

Funding to Preservation, A Digital Content Life Cycle Series: Metadata in Digital Content - A Look at Shareable Metadata in Aggregation Services

CARLI (Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois); FLVC (Florida Virtual Campus Library Services)7/30 | 1:00p

August:

AI and the Future of Personal Computing: Implications for Libraries and Beyond

NC Live (North Carolina Statewide Library Cooperative)8/1 | 1:00p

Alternative Vocabularies: What to Do When LCSH Isn't Enough

SEFLIN (Southeast Florida Information Network)8/8 | 10:00a

Work It Out @ Your Library with the Wombats!

WebJunction (OCLC)8/8 | 2:00p

Strategies & Partnerships: Insights to Build Collaborative Collections, Part One

NISO (National Information Standards Organization)8/14 | 10:00am 

The Full Story: A Friend's Guide to Minnesota Library Basics

MN Association of Library Friends; Library Strategies Consulting Group8/14 | 12:00p

12 Months to Better Library Data: Exploring Public Libraries Survey Data for Peer Comparisons

RIPL (Research Institute for Public Libraries) 8/15 | 11:30a

BIPOC Library "LUNCH IN" Series for BIPOC Minnesota Library Workers

Minnesota State Library Services8/15 | 12:30pm

Digital Preservation Planning

DHPSNY (Documentary Heritage and Preservation Services for New York); Conservation Center for Art & Historic Artifacts8/20 | 12:00pm

Managing and Sustaining Collaborative Collections, Part Two

NISO (National Information Standards Organization)8/21 | 10:00am 

SLJTeen Live!

School Library Journal8/22 | All Day

September:

Library Workplace Morale: The Renewals Colloquium

CARLI (Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois)9/10 | 10:00am 

The Importance of Metadata in AI

NISO (National Information Standards Organization)9/11 | 10:00am 

Turtle Talk: Collectively Raising Indige-babies

IELC (Indigenous Early Learning Collaborative)9/13 | 2:00p

Developing an Archives: Embracing the Messiness of the Real World

CARLI (Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois)9/18 | 1:00pm 

BIPOC Library "LUNCH IN" Series for BIPOC Minnesota Library Workers

Minnesota State Library Services9/19 | 12:30pm

Turtle Talk: Collectively Raising Indige-babies

IELC (Indigenous Early Learning Collaborative)9/27 | 2:00pm 

October:

BIPOC Library "LUNCH IN" Series for BIPOC Minnesota Library Workers

Minnesota State Library Services10/17 | 12:30pm

Turtle Talk: Collectively Raising Indige-babies

IELC (Indigenous Early Learning Collaborative)10/18 | 2:00pm 

Minnesota BIPOC Library Workers Pre-Conference 2025

Minnesota State Library Services; MLA10/23 | 9:00am - 4:00pm | Virtual OR in-person in Rochester, MN**Free in-person attendance is limited and prioritized for BIPOC library workers in Minnesota. If you are a BIPOC library worker in a neighboring state interested in attending virtually, please contact Ashley Bieber at ashley.bieber@state.mn.us for more information. 

Writing Your PAG (Preservation Assistance Grant)

NEDCC (Northeast Document Conservation Center)10/29 | 11:30a

November:

ELM (eLibrary Minnesota) Expo

Minitex; Metronet11/8 | 9:00am - 3:00pm | Metronet Office, St. Luke Lutheran Church, 1807 Field Ave, St Paul, MN 55116 

On Demand:

Neurodivergence & Libraries Summit

Washington Library AssociationRecording available to all MN libraries through 8/9/24 | contact ashley.bieber@state.mn.us

Books are Good Medicine Podcast

Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community

From Burnout to Balance

OCLC WebJunction

Museum Collections Documentation and Data Cleaning

Canadian Heritage Information Network

Where We Call Home: LGBT People in Rural America

MAP (Movement Advancement Project)