Library News Archive: June 2010

Fourth of July Week Schedule, and Activities At Paynesville Branch

Fourth of July Week Schedule, and Activities At Paynesville Branch

The Paynesville branch of Great River Regional Library (GRRL) will be closed Monday, July 5, in observance of Independence Day. The library will be open regular hours on Friday, July 2 (2:00 - 8 p.m.) and Saturday July 3 (10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.), and Tuesday, July 6 (2:00 - 6 p.m.). Read more »

GRRL Gives High ROI

No matter how you view it, support for libraries provides a terrific return on investment (ROI). Read more »

Summer Library "Make A Splash!" Celebration Underway At Paynesville Branch

Summer Library "Make A Splash!" Celebration Underway At Paynesville Branch

 The "Shell and Sea-life Collection" display, featuring 100 sea shells donated to the Paynesville Public Library decades ago, debuted at the first "Fun Thursdays!" event June 17. Read more »

Feed Your World Cup Fever With Soccer Titles From GRRL

It’s World Cup time. While most of the World is convulsed in soccer fever, some Americans scratch their heads. Others are glued to their televisions, taking advantage of the rare opportunity to watch the world’s most popular game on broadcast TV. Read more »

It's Not Too Late!

It's Not Too Late!

The annual Summer Reading Program (SRP) at Great River Regional Library (GRRL) ends Aug. 14. It's not too late to take part, win prizes and have fun reading. Read more »

MAKE A SPLASH ACTIVITIES GALORE AT THE BELGRADE LIBRARY

MAKE A SPLASH ACTIVITIES GALORE AT THE BELGRADE LIBRARY

June promises a lot of activity at the Belgrade Library. 

Saturday, June 19 the Guthrie presents Acting Games for Beginners  from 10:00 - 11:20 a.m. for 13 to 17 year olds.  The Guthrie's Duke it Out Intro to Stage Combat is from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for ages 11 and up. Read more »

Thousand Print Summer Visits Clearwater Library

Thousand Print Summer Visits Clearwater Library

Children thought it was awesome when the ArtOrg steamroller rolled over their projects at the Clearwater Library on June 9. Read more »

1,000 Prints at GRRL

A major art project, “The Thousand Print Summer,” is visiting seventeen Great River Regional Library (GRRL) branches in June. Read more »

Mapboxes Program Puts Story In a Box

Mapboxes Program Puts Story In a Box

Children who attended the Mapboxes program at the Annandale Library on Wednesday, June 9, learned how to make big-impact art on a small, small scale. Read more »

Minnesota ZooMobile Draws Crowd in St. Cloud

Minnesota ZooMobile Draws Crowd in St. Cloud

It was standing room only at the St. Cloud Public Library when the Minnesota ZooMobile visited on Tuesday, June 8. The combination of a rainy day and animals made the library a super hot spot. The zoo brought a tarantula, a beautiful and chatty blue parrot, an armadillo, a skink and a possum. Staff member Justine S. helped out. Read more »

SRP Begins June 14

Registration for the annual Summer Reading Program (SRP) at Great River Regional Library (GRRL) will begin June 14. Events, challenges and prizes will continue throughout the summer, ending August 14. Read more »

We Love These Dresses

We Love These Dresses

How much can spectacular dresses add to a movie? Would the Trevi Fountain scene in "La Dolce Vita" be less memorable without Anita Ekberg’s stunning off –the-shoulder black dress? Would Vivien Leigh’s Scarlett O’Hara be somehow diminished without her heavy green velvet and cherry red costuming? Read more »