All branches closing at 5 PM on Thanksgiving Eve, November 26
Library News Archive: June 2010
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »