Monday, February 18, 2008

Wine & Dine Gift Basket

Wine & Dine Gift Basket
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Donate for a chance to win a fantastic Gift Basket

Are you feeling lucky? Help support the St. Kate's SLA Student Group to send a fellow member to the SLA 2008 Annual Conference! For donations given during the Quantum2 workshop to be held tomorrow night, your name will be put into a drawing for this fabulous gift basket.

The basket includes handmade serveware, handmade wine charms, two bottles of wine and more.

Thank you for your support,
St. Kate’s SLA Student Group

Sunday, February 17, 2008

Walker Art Center Library Tour - March 6th

Walker Art Center Library Tour - Thursday March 6th

Ever wondered what an art or museum library is like? Come see the Walker Art Center's library and how this special library supports the exciting work of one of Minnesota's premier cultural institutions. Rosemary Furtak, Walker Art Center librarian, will lead a 45-minute tour with 15 minutes for questions and discussion.

Plus, you can choose to visit the Walker for free the rest of the evening.

What: Walker Art Center Library tour, sponsored by the St. Kate's SLA Student Group
When: Thursday March 6th from 6-7 pm (Walker Art Center remains open until 9 pm - for free)
Where: Walker Art Center, meet in the Bazinet Lobby on the Vineland side of the museum, across from the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden. Click here for directions and parking. You can pay for parking at a machine by the door to the parking ramp with cash or a credit card, or you can pay at the gate with a credit card.

After the tour, stay and explore the Walker Art Center for *FREE*. The museum is open until 9 pm. What's happening at the Walker? See the Walker website for details.

This event is sponsored by the St. Kate's SLA Student Group. Anyone is welcome to attend. Contact Margaret Ostrander at or 612-636-0214 with questions about this event.

Sunday, February 3, 2008

Student Scholarship for 2008 SLA Conference in Seattle

Do you need $$ to attend the 2008 SLA Annual Conference in Seattle, WA?

The St. Kate's SLA student group would love to help you attend the 2008 SLA Annual Conference in Seattle, WA, June 15-18, 2008.  This scholarship is open to a current MLIS student at St. Kate's who is a member of SLA, the student group and will be attending the annual conference for the first time.

Don't let the SLA member requirement discourage you—a student membership is only $35/year and you will have valuable access to resources, meetings and networking!  $35 too much? Sponsorships are available for student memberships.

Please apply for this scholarship by submitting an essay of no more than 1,500 words by March 1st.  
Additional information, including directions on submission, is at

For additional information regarding the conference, check out