1619 Dayton Avenue!
Saint Paul MN
•  Started in 1980
along with six other
•  Funded by state
all types of libraries!
•  Different regions
4. Current Metronet Activities
History Day @ your library
5. Metronet Web Site
•  Guide to metro area library events/activities!
•  Resources for librarians and community!
6. Metrolibraries Links
•  Directory of children/young adult authors!
•  Descriptions of their presentations!
•  Contact info!
7. Library Job Info
•  Guide to library jobs in Minnesota!
•  Job lines!
•  Metronet JobLine!
8. Continuing Ed Scholarships
•  $250 scholarships for
•  Report of event
9. What is 23 Things On a Stick?
•  A self-directed online learning program
•  Web 2.0 Tools applied in libraries and at home
10. More Things On a Stick
11. Things On a Stick News
13. •  For Teachers & LMS Grades 2-5 & Grades 6-12
• Read books recommended for curriculum or free
•  Blog reviews
•  Attend Day Camp or Virtual Camp
•  Earn CEUs
14. History Day @ your library
•  For teachers, LMS, & librarians who work with
History Day students
•  Breakout sessions on research, reliable resources,
& responsible use
•  Co-sponsored with History Day, MELSA, & History
•  Annually in November
16. Metronet Information
Literacy Initiative (MILI)
•  Professional development for teachers
•  Focus on the MN Info & Technology
Literacy Standards into classroom
17. MILI’s Purpose
•  Influence the teaching of the research process
•  Increase teacher/LMS awareness and use of Web
2.0 tools useful in the classroom
•  Encourage teachers/LMS to incorporate the 3 Rs
•  Encourage more collaboration between LMS &
teachers around the research process
18. MILI 3 Rs
• Research Process
• Reliable Resources
• Responsible Use