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Library News Archive: July 2010
Cindy Bruggenthies became the new Branch Manager of the Albany Public Library in June.
She began working for Great River Regional Library 15 years ago when she was hired to manage the Grey Eagle branch. In between there was a period of subbing and working as the Swanville branch assistant.
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Delano Public Library staff and patrons are enjoying the benefits of a recent remodel that added an estimated 300 sq. ft. of space. Read more »
A new season of programming provided by Legacy funds will begin at Rockford Public Library with Rachael Kroog, musician and entertainer extraordinaire on Wednesday, July 28, at 10:30 a.m. Rachael has received rave reviews for her style and ability to entertain through music, stories, and interaction with the audience. Read more »
"Fun Thursdays", the Summer Library Program-themed story, craft and activity programs for children ages 5 - 10, continue at the Paynesville Branch. The programs, which begin at 3:30 p.m., will be presented on July 29, Aug. 5 and Aug. 12. Read more »
Join us for our 4th annual flower show Thursday July 22 and Friday July 23 during open hours. If you wish to display an arrangement, container, or specimen please deliver it to the library July 22 between 8 and 10 a.m. Patrons can register for door prizes and cool off with lemonade and treats. Gardening books will be on display for checkout.
Photos are now online of June's "1,000 Print Summer" steamroller art event, which took place at 17 Great River Regional Library branches in June. Most of those who created a steamroller art piece were photographed with their masterpiece, and now ArtOrg has them uploaded to their website. Read more »
Minnesota sure has changed.
Back in 1850 when a map was created of the Organized Counties of Minnesota, it showed that almost all the state’s white settlers lived in Washington, Ramsey and Benton Counties. Not a highway to be found. Read more »
Thursday, July 8, at 3:30 p.m., join representatives of the St John's Arboretum in a program with singing, storytelling and imitation of the sounds of our friendly local frogs (unlike the toxic Poison Dart Frogs pictured). Read more »
Don’t forget to periodically check out the New & Best lists on the Great River Regional Library catalog. Read more »