Printed program for the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) 20th annual meeting held October 2, 3, and 4, 1912 at the Guild House in Faribault, Minnesota. Activities include the business meeting, trustees section, addresses of welcome by Mayor Alson Blodgett, Jr., topics cited include library extension in Minnesota, reference services, and the value of special libraries.
Program for the Minnesota Library Association 22nd annual meeting held September 15-17, 1914 in Little Falls, Minnesota. Includes a list of officers and program of events. Cited topics include welcome address by L.D. Bron, Vice-President, Little Falls Library Board, moving pictures and the victrola in the library, story telling, library and local clubs, public meeting, business meeting with committee reports and election of officers.
Report of the 21st annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), held October 21-23, 1913, at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, written by Secretary pro tem, Ruth Ely, Duluth. Includes discussion of Library and Educational Extension, libraries and civic work, community study, the library and the student, aids and methods in reference work, and expectations of school libraries.
Printed program for the Minnesota Library Association 19th annual meeting held September 20, 21, and 22, 1911 at the St. Alban's Beach hotel in Minnetonka, Minnesota,. Includes a list of the MLA Officers and a welcome address by Gratia Countryman, Librarian, Minneapolis Public Library. Cited topics include book selection and trustee's round tables, business meeting with reports of committees and election of officers, use of pictures in libraries, and a story hour symposium; plus notes on transportation and lodging.
Registration list of the attendees at the 21st annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), held September 15-17, 1914, in Little Falls, Minnesota. This version was drafted by the MLA secretary. The original registration list with signatures is here: http://reflections.mndigital.org/cdm/ref/collection/p16022coll60/id/1644
Report of the 40th annual [business] meeting of the Minnesota Library Association held in Des Moines, Iowa, October 13, 1932, with reports from the certification committee, election of officers, and motions to consult with the legislative and educational authorities about certification for Public and School librarians, and for the Minnesota Library Association to continue their membership in the American Library Association.
Report of the 39th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association, held October 9, 10, and 11, 1931 at the Buckham Memorial Library in Faribault, Minnesota, written by Gertrude Glennon. Report of the committee on Certification and qualification of Librarians in Minnesota by Edna Moore, Chariman, recommending minimum qualifications for librarians in different grades of position. Report of certification laws in other states, responsibilities of librarians in small towns, with resolution that MLA Motion carried to present a bill to the next meeting of the state legislature authorizing the State Department of Education to draw up standard for certification for librarians of different grades. Discussion of the meaning of an accredited school, report of recent Committee on the White House Conference on Child Health and Protection and libraries, Agricultural extension at University of Minnesota. Joint Session for School and Children�s Librarians, holdings of the State Archives, books available for blind readers in the state, trends in current literature, business meeting with constitutional amendments, report of new officers by nominations committee
Resolutions report of the North Central Library Conference held October 14-17, 1930, in St. Paul, Minnesota, covering the death of J.G. Pyle, Librarian of the James Jerome Hill Reference Library, and thanks to all who helped to organize the conference signed by the coordinators from each state.
Report of the second annual meeting of the Minnesota Library Association held December 26, 1892 in the rooms of the State Historical Society in St. Paul. Total association membership equals 15. Minutes were read, officers elected for the coming year, and a call for meetings to be held quarterly rather than annually to encourage interest in the organization. J.F. Williams read a paper on "The Librarian as a Public Servant" and Dr. Hosmer read a paper on "Browsing." The topic of freedom on access to library shelves discussed, with group agreeing that more freedom was better.
Report of the first annual meeting of the Minnesota Library Association held on December 29, 1891 in the rooms of the State Historical Society in St. Paul with the purpose to organize State Library Association based on recommendations of the American Library Association and similar to associations in other states. Motion was made to create a constitution which was submitted and approved after the meeting [available separately]. Elected officers for the next year are William W. Folwell, President; Helen McCaine, Vice President; and J.F. Williams, Secretary & Treasurer. The Secretary was directed to prepare a circular announcing the organization and be sent to every librarian in the State.
Original constitution of the Minnesota Library Association stating a purpose of mutual aid and cooperation within the library profession with the advantages gained from sharing ideas gained from work experience. Open to all persons engaged in library work in Minnesota as a librarian, and officers or directors of libraries. Calls for one-year appointments to the offices of president, vice-president, secretary, treasurer, and a five- member executive committee within the organization. A $1.00 fee will be charged , with no annual dues, and annual meetings will be held during the annual meeting of the Minnesota Educational Association. Lists amendments dated December 26, 1898 regarding membership, the executive committees, annual dues, and annual meetings.
Report of the Spring Quarterly Meeting of the Minnesota Library Association held March 29, 1893 in the rooms of the State Historical Society with 19 members present. Welcome by Ex- Governor Ramsey. Minutes were read and approved. Topics discussed include library architecture (Dr. Folwell), open versus closed stacks and freedom of access for patrons, and a proposed system of travelling libraries to be sent around the state (Miss Countryman). Resolution made expressing sympathy for J. Fletcher Williams in his present illness.
The full transcript from address by speaker Dr. Walter M. Patton, Librarian of Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota at the 1924 Minnesota Library Association annual conference. The presentation title is listed in the 1924 annual conference program as "An ideal annual library budget for a college of five hundred students."
Announcement for the 17th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), September 15-18, 1909, Duluth Minnesota. The conference is a joint meeting of the Minnesota and Wisconsin Library Association, who held their meeting in Superior, Wisconsin. The prelimiinary program states there will be an excursion to Hibbing and the Iron Range. Hotel rates for the conference were listed, ranging from $1.50 - $2.50 per day.
Preliminary announcement of Minnesota Library Association 10th annual meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 10-12, 1902 to be held in conjunction with the meeting of the National Educational Association. Includes list of officers and executive committee, and anticipated program.
Announcement of Minnesota Library Association 11th annual meeting in Owatonna, Minnesota, October 15-17, 1903. Includes list of officers, executive and local committee members, and information on the program, exhibits, membership, transportation and lodging.
Announcement and tentative program for the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) 50th Annual Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, October 1-3, 1942, with focus on the organization's history and plans for the future.
Hand decorated, typed notice of events of the Children and Young People's Section during the 1942 Minnesota Library Association (MLA) Conference, including planned tour of the Minneapolis Public Library, business meeting, and luncheon. Originally included with 1942 MLA Conference Announcement mailing.