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Banned Books Week Activity at Richmond Library

Banned Books Week Activity at Richmond Library

Richmond Public Library is celebrating Banned Books Week (Sept. 21-27) with a guessing game. The prize is a banned book for teens and kids. At the library, find the Banned Books display and guess the title based on the cover. Learn the reason why the books were controversial. We think some of these titles may surprise you. Read more »

Banned Books Week Celebrated in Cold Spring

Banned Books Week Celebrated in Cold Spring

Cold Spring Public Library is celebrating Banned Books Week (Sept. 21-27) with a guessing game. The prize is a banned book for teens and kids. At the library, find the Banned Books display and guess the title based on the cover. Learn the reason why the books were controversial. We think some of these titles may surprise you. Read more »

Arrrrgh Teen Matey~ Celebrate "Talk Like a Pirate Day" at the St. Cloud Library

Arrrrgh Teen Matey~ Celebrate "Talk Like a Pirate Day" at the St. Cloud Library

   Celebrate "Talk Like  a Pirate Day," on Friday, Sept. 19, by participating in a pirate themed online scavenger hunt at the St. Cloud Public Library. Prizes be doubloons, matey. Come and play - or walk the plank. 

St. Cloud Celebrates the Master of Macabre

St. Cloud Celebrates the Master of Macabre

    Love horror books? Love birthdays? Here at the St. Cloud Public Library we're putting our dual loves together in one great program - Adult Story Time Celebrates Stephen King. On Saturday, Sept. 20 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon we'll be reading some of the best of King's short stories in room 268. Be prepared to be scared.

Gardening How To with the Master Gardeners: Soil and Composting

Gardening How To with the Master Gardeners: Soil and Composting

    This "How To" workshop led by Master Gardeners will be about soils and how you can improve them by using compost. Learn tips on composting, how to build a compost bin, and what to compost.
    The workshop will take place on Thursday, Sept. 18 at the St. Cloud Public Library, Room 208 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m.

Let your Talent Shine at St. Cloud's Teen Open Mic Night

Let your Talent Shine at St. Cloud's Teen Open Mic Night

   It's the only open mic night for teens by teens. Have something original to say? We want to hear it! Bring your poetry, short story, song, or any other piece of writing to share at the St. Cloud Public Library on Saturday, Sept. 20  from 4:00 to 4:45 p.m. Speak your piece in the Mississippi Community Room.

Come one, come all ~ Passive Programs are a ball!

Come one, come all ~ Passive Programs are a ball!

    Oh boy - if you haven't been in the St. Cloud Public Library this month you are missing out! All month long, we have passive programming going on for all ages. What's passive programming, you ask? Passive programming is all the trivia, contests, coloring sheets, and guessing games we offer on a monthly basis.  Read more »

Local Author Rusty Gwost at Royalton Library

Local Author Rusty Gwost at Royalton Library

   Little Falls resident Rusty Gwost will be at the Royalton Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 18 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. to discuss and read from his newly published children's book, "Be Proud of Your Paws." Gwost is currently a teacher at  the Royalton Elementary School. This event is free and open to all ages.

Using Your Digital Camera with John Pennoyer at Paynesville Library

Using Your Digital Camera with John Pennoyer at Paynesville Library

Would you like to learn how to make the most out of your digital camera? On Monday, Sept. 22, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., John Pennoyer, a professional nature photographer, will  teach basic digital photography. Bring your camera and learn some tricks to improve the quality of your photographs. Read more »

Book Bingo at the Eagle Bend Library.

Book Bingo at the Eagle Bend Library.

The Eagle Bend Public Library recently held its annual end of Summer Reading Program party.
Adults and children played "Book Bingo" for a chance to win a free book.
Following the bingo, prizes from the Summer Reading Program were handed out and everyone was served ice cream sundaes. This program was provided by the Eagle Bend Area Friends of the Library.