Regional library system offers a template for cooperation

From the Star Tribune, January 19, 2009by Mark Ranum, Minneapolis; Legislative Chair, Minnesota Library Association Letter of the day: Regional library system offers a template for cooperation Gov. Tim Pawlenty believes in sharing resources to create efficiency. So do I. He wants to create 15 new “regional enterprises” to manage and run human-services programs. If …

Banner ends its journey

For the last year, Minnesota public libraries, in partnership with the Minnesota Sesquicentennial Commission,have provided residents the opportunity to touch Minnesota history, be part of the Sesquicentennial, and journal their memories about the State of Minnesota in observance of the 150th statehood anniversary. The partnership was announced on May 11, 2007 at the 10th annual …