Saturday, September 30, 2017

Quatrefoil Library Tour

St. Kate's SLA students were treated to a great tour at the Quatrefoil Library in Minneapolis this past Monday! St. Kate's MLIS alum Karen Hogan guided the tour, which included a look inside the library and learning about the collection's creators, David Irwin and Dick Hewetson. Thanks for hosting the SLA Student Group, Quatrefoil! Check out even more photos from the event below the jump:

Thursday, September 21, 2017

Quatrefoil Library Tour

Hello SLA!
A tour of The Quatrefoil Library will begin at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, September 25. Please RSVP through the following invitation by Friday, September 22.
If you plan to attend, enter the library through the back door (the front entrance will be locked until 7 p.m.). Limited visitor parking is available in their parking lot, and there is also parking on 13th Ave. If you would like to carpool from the St. Paul Campus, please access the invitation link above or contact

Quatrefoil's address is:
1220 E. Lake St.
Minneapolis, MN 55407

We hope to see you there! 

Sunday, September 17, 2017

Save the Date!

Hey SLA! We had a great turnout for our first meeting last week. We have a lot of great events planned for you this semester. In case you missed it, here's what's on tap for the Fall 2017 semester:

  • Monday, September 25, 2017: Tour of the Quatrefoil Library, 1220 East Lake Street, Minneapolis. More details and sign up information to follow, stay tuned!
  • Monday, October 2, 2017, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.: SLA-MN Tips from the Hiring Committee, Sweeney's Saloon, 96 Dale Street N, St. Paul. Join SLA-MN for speed networking, resume review, a panel discussion, and professional headshots. $15 for SLA-MN members; $25 for non-members. Sign up information will be available soon, stay tuned! 
  • Monday, October 30, 2017, 6:00 p.m.: Information Professionals Panel, St. Catherine University. Our semi-annual professionals panel is back! The panelists and exact location will be announced soon, but you won't want to miss this popular event for the chance to hear from professionals in the field about the variety of career options available to you with your MLIS. Hoping to see a particular panelist or type of library represented? Contact us:
  • December, TBD: SLA-MN Holiday Party, Minneapolis Institute of Art. The St. Kate's SLA Student Group will be hosting the Silent Auction. The proceeds from the Auction fund a travel stipend for one SLA member to attend the SLA Conference (2018 will be held in Baltimore, Maryland). Watch for more details about this great chance to network with professionals and win great prizes! We'll also be looking for volunteers to help with the Silent Auction as we get closer to December.
We've got a full fall semester planned for everyone - we hope to see you at one or more of these great events! 

Monday, September 11, 2017

First Meeting of the Semester

Welcome back, SLA! We hope you had an enjoyable summer!

Our first meeting of the semester will be this Thursday, September 14, from 5:15 - 5:45 in CdC 20. We will be discussing SLA-MN's upcoming Tips From the Hiring Manager Panel and planning the rest of the semester. As if all that weren't exciting enough, we'll have pizza too! Check out the agenda here.

We hope to see you all there!