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Friday, September 20 • 8:00am - 8:50am
3,2,1 Engage! Tools and Tips for Launching Authentic Power Partnerships

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Inspired by participating in the First Wave, Of, By for All cohort, Dakota County Library staff will share tips to ignite your library's community engagement strategy and a tool to help you develop meaningful relationships in your community to co-create responsive programming, cultivate understanding and set your partnerships on a trajectory for success.


Laura Morlock

Adult Services Librarian, Dakota County Library
Dakota County Adult Services Librarian Laura Morlock plans, leads, and implements creative programming for adults in the library and iLab sewing classes. Community service is integral for Laura. She’s had the opportunity to be the MN Library Association Board Secretary, co-chair... Read More →

Kristy Barnes

Kristy Barnes is a youth services librarian at the Burnhaven Library in Dakota County. After an early career as an international patent administrator, she lost her mind and went to library school. She is part of a number of diverse groups in the city and school district, working to... Read More →
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Stephanie Opstad

Branch Manager, Dakota County Library
Stephanie Opstad is the Branch Manager at the Heritage Library in the growing community of Lakeville, Minnesota. She enjoys building, nurturing, and managing relationships with customers, staff and community partners. She has also worked for Arizona libraries, Anoka County Library... Read More →

Friday September 20, 2019 8:00am - 8:50am
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