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Library News Archive: April 2009

Computers for 55+

Computers for 55+

A computer class for seniors is being offered at each of GRRL’s 32 locations this year. The class provides basic instruction for adults 55 and older with no previous computer experience. Each class has ten participants who get lots of personal attention. They learn about the mouse, the keyboard, the Internet and how to get online. Read more »

Employment Classes

Employment Classes

GRRL libraries in Stearns county are hosting a series of six training classes for individuals interested in developing their job search skills. Each class is one hour long and has a different focus, like Resume Writing, and Interviews. You can register for one or all. Read more »

Failing Economy Creates Boom Time For Libraries

Failing Economy Creates Boom Time For Libraries

When the economy goes down, library use goes up, and people feeling the pinch across Central Minnesota are using library services in record numbers. Almost all areas of activity have increased. Read more »

Library Network Connects Library Users Across the Nation

Library Network Connects Library Users Across the Nation

A library customer in Central Minnesota just checked out a book from a library in Hillsboro, Oregon. And actually, that’s not so strange. Read more »

Library Updates Web Site

Library Updates Web Site

The website for Great River Regional Library (GRRL) has been updated and improved as a result of a rebuild that was six months in planning and implementation. Read more »

Make Your Gift Now

Make Your Gift Now

October is the final month of the Morgan Family Foundation challenge match! Read more »

Minnesota's Best

Minnesota's Best

The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library has announced the winners of the 25th annual Minnesota Book Awards. The annual Minnesota Book Awards program is a project of The Friends, in consortium with the Saint Paul Public Library and the City of Saint Paul.
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Read-Along Learning

Read-Along Learning

Show young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love! TumbleBooks is a collection of animated talking picture books now available through GRRL online. Read more »