Media Specialist Licensure - document from MDE

2019 Legislative Forum - August 13 in St. Cloud
We will post more details when they become available.

Contact your legislators to tell them about the importance of Library Media Centers! 

Minnesota Library Advocacy Website HERE

Library Legislative Day is February 26, 2019

Find your representative's contact info here

  • Ask them to support Rep. Mary Kunesh-Podein's bill to fund school librarians.
  • Let them know the important work we are doing in schools.

2018-19 Info

Draft of 2019 ITEM/MLA Legislative Platform
(will be voted on at the membership meeting during the 2018 Fall Conference)

August 8, 2018
Annual Legislative Forum
Brookdale Library
Registration opens in June 2018.

2017-18 Info

The 2017-18 Legislative Platform (draft) was approved at the ITEM membership meeting on October 6 and by the ITEM Board on November 11. 

Draft for Memberships ITEM_MLA 2018 Platform.pdf

Upcoming Legislative/Advocacy Events

March 5, 2018
Library Legislative Day Briefing
Roseville Library
Registration opens in January.

  • 5-6pm-Briefing
  • 6pm Optional dinner groups. Watch for more info & registration.

March 6, 2018
Library Legislative Day
L'Etoile du Nord (Room B-15, State Capitol)
Registration opens in January.

  • Detailed agenda available soon
  • Legislative Day Briefing (same as March 5)
  • Schedule your legislative visits
  • Library Info Fair (10-3pm

Information and Technology Educators of Minnesota (ITEM)
PO Box 130555, Roseville MN 55113 -

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