Saturday, March 24, 2012

MN Library Association Conference: Call for Proposals

If you’d like more information about this topic, please contact the MLA office at 651-999-5343 or

Minnesota Library Association is seeking presentation proposals for the
2012 Annual Conference: “Minnesota Libraries: A Capitol Idea”
The Minnesota Library Association Annual Conference equips library staff with new ideas and tools to stay up-to-date, innovate, and succeed in their careers. A presentation at the conference can have an immediate and lasting impact on local libraries.

The 2012 Annual Conference will be held October 3-5 at the Saint Paul RiverCentre in St. Paul, Minnesota. Sessions will run 60 minutes—a length appropriate for 1-3 speakers. The format of the presentation may include single or multiple speakers, panel discussions, case studies, and/or demonstrations of projects.

New for 2012 is MonstrosiTEEN—a micro, one-day conference on Thursday focused on teens. A teen-related session will be featured in each of the day’s four breakout sessions.

To learn more about the conference and to submit a presentation proposal, please visit The deadline for presentation proposals is April 20, 2012.

About MLA: The Minnesota Library Association is an association of library supporters, representing all types of libraries by helping them accomplish together what none can do alone. MLA provides opportunities to meet library peers and associates, and meets the interests of its more than 625 members by facilitating educational opportunities, supporting strong ethical standards, and fostering connections between the library community and various constituencies. In addition to the annual three-day conference, programs are planned and sponsored year-round by MLA divisions, sections, roundtables, and committees. Find out more at