Program for the Minnesota Library Association annual conference held at Hotel Lowry, St. Paul, Minnesota, on October 3rd-5th, 1946. The conference theme was "The Time is NOW." The welcome was given by Jean Gardiner Smith, Commissioner of Education of St. Paul Fred M. Truax, and Librarian Perrie Jones (St. Paul Public Library). General session presenters included Irving Lieberman on the topic of the other 75% (Head of Extension Division, Michigan State University), C. Irene Hayner on what was said at ALA about subscription books and a recruiting program for Minnesota (Assistant Professor, Division of Library Instruction, University of Minnesota), and Raymond A. Shove on the proposed smaller rag edition of the New York Times (Head of Order Department, University of Minnesota Library). The banquet featured a talk by John Towner Frederick and music by Minneapolis Lions Club Quartet. There was an open house hosted by the Hill Reference Library, and St. Paul Public Library.
Notes, with handwritten corrections, on the 1946 Minnesota Library Association (MLA) Annual Conference held October 3-5, 1946 at the Hotel Lowry in St. Paul, Minnesota with president Emily L. Mayne presiding. The theme for the conference was "The Time is Now--M. L. A. Clears for Action." Notes include detailed descriptions of the general sessions, section committee meetings and committee reports. A list of officers is attached.