Printed program for the Minnesota Library Association fifth annual meeting held December 29, 1896 in St. Paul at the State Library Association offices and in Minneapolis at the Public Library. Cited topics and agenda items include school and college libraries, recent A.L.A. meeting, public library patrons, children in libraries, fund raising for town libraries, reports from the libraries in Anoka, Red Wing, Mankato, Stillwater, and St. Cloud, responsibilities of the library trustee, and the business meeting with election of officers, plus statement of persons eligible to join the association and persons invited to attend the annual meeting, the program of events, place of meeting, railroad rates, statement of value of attending the meeting, and a call for questions to be discussed.
Program for the 6th annual meeting of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held on December 14-16, 1898 at the Rochester Public Library in Rochester, Minnesota. Welcome addresses were presented by Burt W. Eaton, Mayor of Rochester and Dr. William W. Folwell of the University of Minnesota. Discussion topics cited include developing interest in the library, the relationship between the librarian and the community, library services for children, the state of libraries in Minnesota, book buying for small libraries, and the best new books of 1898.
Program for the 7th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), which was held on October 17-18, 1899 in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Welcome address was presented by C. F. MacDonald, president of the St. Cloud Library Board. Discussion topics cited include technical training and cataloging, care and use of periodicals, best reference books, and the role of trustees.
Program for the 8th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held on October 1-2, 1900 in Winona, Minnesota. The welcome address was given by F. S. Bell, President of the Winona Library Board. Discussion topics include the development of the State Library Commission, youth reading, Napoleon and the Louisiana Purchase, book binding, and the librarian and the farmer.
Program for the 9th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held on October 14-15, 1901 in Stillwater, Minnesota. Discussion topics cited include state publications, reference work, libraries aiding agriculture, development of an art library, library services for children, history and literature, book selection and library architecture.
Program for the Minnesota Library Association Tenth annual meeting held July 10-12, 1902 in reading room of the University Library. Includes a welcome address by Dr. W. W. Folwell, Librarian, University of Minnesota. Cited topics include the library profession, Minnesota library legislation, publishers, school libraries, and a Round Table conducted by Gratia Countryman, Assistant Librarian, Minneapolis Public Library.
Program for the 10th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held on July 10-12, 1902 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Discussion topics include school libraries, library legislation, popular books, publishers and the library, and printed finding lists. A report of the newly created Special Committee on State Documents was presented. Gratia Countryman of the Minneapolis Public Library led a round table discussion.
Program for the 11th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held on October 15-17, 1903 in Owatonna, Minnesota. Discussion topics cited include history and literature in Minnesota, cooperative cataloging, state documents, reports and statistics, library buildings, and exhibits and special days.
Program for the 12th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held on October 27-18, 1904 in Mankato, Minnesota. Discussion topics cited include reference service in small libraries, county extension services, reading for children, managing a library on limited funds, and literature and librarians.
Program for the 13th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held on October 12-14, 1905 in Red Wing, Minnesota. Souvenir program was provided by the Red Wing Library Board. Presentations cited include the library as social center, book selection, county extension services, popular advertising for library services, and children's story hours. Lists of Minnesota Library Association officers, Minnesota State Public Library Commission officers, and Red Wing Library Board officers and directors are included.
Program for the 14th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA) held on October 25-27, 1906 in Austin, Minnesota. Presentations cited include the organization, training and duties of library trustees, daily operational issues such as circulation and fine policies, a travelling library round table, and public schools and the public library. Lists of officers and local and program committee members are included.
Printed program for the 15th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), which was held September 25-28, 1907 in St. Paul, Minnesota. Governor John A. Johnson gave the welcome address. Outside conference activities included a drive around St. Paul and a trolley ride through Minneapolis.
Printed program for the 17th annual conference of the Minnesota Library Association (MLA), which took place on September 15-18, 1909 in Duluth Minnesota. Eugene V. Bohannon of the Duluth Library Board presented the welcome, followed by the President's address by Warren Upham of the Minnesota Historical Society. In addition to a full program, excursions to Hibbing and Iron Range via railroad were provided. Wisconsin held their library association annual conference in Superior, Wisconsin at the same time.