Welcome to the 2016 MLA Annual Conference! MLA looks forward to celebrating its 125th Anniversary with you.
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Friday, September 30 • 8:50am - 9:50am
State Library Services On-Demand!

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Are you interested in getting one-on-one answers about LSTA and Construction grants, running customized reports using public library annual survey data, services offered from the Braille & Talking Book Library, or statewide youth services initiatives from the State Library staff? If so, come to this walk-in "reference" desk and consult with the librarians from State Library Services. We will answer your questions on the spot–or get back to you–whatever it takes to answer your queries.


Jennifer Verbrugge, Library Program and Partnership Coordinator, State Library Services, MN Department of Education

Jennifer Verbrugge is the Library Program and Partnership Coordinator for State Library Services at the Minnesota Department of Education. She oversees the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (Legacy) grant program and statewide programs for youth, such as the 90-Second Newbery and Libraries... Read More →

Jacqueline Blagsvedt, Youth Literacy and Library Program Specialist, MN Department of Education

Jackie coordinates Minnesota's Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) state grant program and administers competitive LSTA grant opportunities. She was previously a children's librarian at Brookdale Library with Hennepin County Library and continues to advocate for high quality... Read More →

Jennifer Nelson, Director of State Library Services, Minnesota Department of Education

Since 2013, Jen Nelson has served as Director of State Library Services at the Minnesota Department of education. Jen has more than 25 years of experience in libraries, working in a number of different capacities at the Minneapolis Public and Hennepin County libraries. She takes an... Read More →

Friday September 30, 2016 8:50am - 9:50am CDT
St. Louis River Room

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