Introducing Minnesota Libraries Publishing Project

Interested in getting your novel, dissertation, poetry collection, or children’s book into ebook and print-ready formats?   The Minnesota Library Publishing Project (MLPP) provides online publishing tools and training information to support independent authors and small publishers, all for free.   MLPP’s book design tool is Pressbooks: an easy-to-use, online tool that enables authors and publishers to …

Stride’s Duluth: Author Brian Freeman to Visit Aitkin Public Library

East Central Regional Library invites the public to join international bestselling author Brian Freeman for an experience that may cause you to never look at Duluth, Minnesota, the same way again. This Minnesota author presents Stride’s Duluth, a special slideshow presentation profiling real-life places in the Northland that have been featured in Freeman’s books from …

Straw Bale Gardening Author to Visit Mora Public Library

Discover the method of straw bale gardening with Minnesota author Joel Karsten on Sunday, March 19 at 3:00 pm. The presentation will include information about how to use straw bales as planting containers for vegetable gardening from his book Straw Bale Gardens Complete. This project is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage …