Library News Archive: September 2009
The library is now selling decommissioned computers and associated equipment on eBay. Most items to be sold are in working condition and at least five years old. Malfunctioning components or computers will be clearly identified. Each machine will be sold with the same software as shipped by the vendor. Funds raised from the sale are used to defray other equipment disposal costs. Read more »
The American Library Association (ALA) has become an official 2010 Census Partner, working with the Census Bureau to promote the value of accurate and complete census data and to create a positive impact on the questionnaire response rate. Read more »
The Summer Reading Program, "Be Creative @ Your Library," was a success!
More children than ever before participated in the Summer Reading Program (SRP) at Great River Regional Library (GRRL) in 2009. Read more »
Great River Regional Library (GRRL) has been coordinating and providing library services across Central Minnesota since 1969. As we prepare to celebrate the 40th anniversary of our founding on Sept. 25, we’ve been asking you to tell us why you love Great River Regional Library. Here’s what people said. Read more »
Harpist Heather Cornelius will provide the live soundtrack for stories about the harp in a program for all ages at the Paynesville Public Library. Discover a handcrafted harp as seen through the eyes of a mouse! Learn how a harp creates its lovely sound, and hear stories about harps. Bring the whole family to enjoy the sweet sounds of the harp on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. Read more »
Forty years ago, on Sept. 25, 1969, a group of individuals representing the interests of counties and libraries met in St. Cloud to finalize the agreement that created Great River Regional Library (GRRL). Benton, Morrison, Stearns and Wright Counties joined with the city of St. Read more »