Thursday, October 4, 2018

Meeting next week!

Join us next Thursday for the October edition of our SLA meetings! 

That's Thursday, October 11, from 5:15 - 5:45 p.m. in CDC 20. We'll be talking about our upcoming informational panel, the holiday party, and more!

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Recent Opportunities!

Law Librarian - Contract Position 

Sherburne County Law Library is looking for a part-time contract librarian. The full announcement can be found on the Sherburne County website at:

Wisdom Ways Library - Intern

There is an internship opportunity available at the Wisdom Ways Library at the Carondelet building on campus. This is an exciting opportunity for students to get hands-on experience digitizing, cataloging, and programming in a special library!

Contact the Wisdom Ways Library for more information:

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

2018 SLA Conference Travel Stipend Winner

Congratulations to Maggie Parra!

The SLA-MN Award Committee selected Maggie to receive the 2018 SLA Conference Stipend Award to attend the SLA annual conference in Baltimore this June.

The SLA-MN Conference Travel Award is a $1,000 stipend to assist in funding airfare, hotel and conference registration. In 2008, SLA-MN established this award for a current St. Catherine University MLIS student who demonstrates a commitment to the field of special librarianship.

Maggie will receive recognition of her award from Eddy Morrow, SLA-MN's President in May.

Please join us in congratulating Maggie! We can't wait to hear all about SLA 2018! 

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Information Professionals Panel March 19

Our Spring Information Professionals Panel is on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. in CdC Room 128 (in the library). We have a great panel lined up for you:

      • Jo Holcomb, Librarian at The Guthrie 
      • Peter Tomlinson, Librarian at The Minneapolis Valley Library
      • Kathy Allen, Librarian at The Andersen Horticultural Library
      • Lindsey Dyer, Librarian at James J. Hill Center

Our panelists will share about their career paths and advice for students. We will record the panel in case you can't make it. We hope to see you there! 

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

2018 SLA Conference Travel Stipend

Hey SLA! It's time - we're now accepting applications for the 2018 SLA Conference Travel Stipend! If you're interested in going to the 2018 SLA Conference in Baltimore, Maryland (and we hope you are!), you should apply for the $1,000 stipend to help pay for your airfare, hotel, and conference registration.

The contest is open to all St. Kate's students. To apply, send a 3-5 page essay covering your involvement with SLA and/or commitment to special librarianship; how attending the conference will further your career or education; and how your attendance benefits St. Kate's to Konhe Yoon ( by March 15, 2018. The winner will be announced by early April.

Questions? Contact us at

Good luck and we hope to see you in Baltimore!

Saturday, February 10, 2018

James J. Hill Center Tour

Hey SLA! We hope you will join us for a tour of the James J. Hill Center on February 26, 2018 at 5:30 p.m. See the flyer for additional details about the tour. Space is limited, so please RSVP. We hope you will join us!

Monday, February 5, 2018

First Meeting of the Semester

Hey SLA! We hope you're having a great first week back!

We've got an awesome semester planned, starting with our first meeting of the semester this Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 5:15 in CdC 20. Oh, and we'll also have pizza! We hope you'll join us to learn about the events we have planned this semester and how you can get involved in SLA. View the whole agenda here.

See you Thursday!