• Cokato Public Library is closed for renovations. The library will reopen Thursday, April 24.

Library News Archive: August 2010

Library Card Sign-Up

Library Card Sign-Up

Do you have your library card?

You should. If you use information. If you want to know what's going on in the world. If you're a culture junkie. If you want to save money. If you want to improve your life and explore your potential. Read more »

Love My Librarian Nominations Sought

Love My Librarian Nominations Sought

Do you love your librarian?

Do you think he or she makes the library a place people want to be, a place it’s good to be at? Read more »

Check Out the Latest DVD and Music CD Listings!

The new and best DVD and Music CD lists have been updated, so take a look to see what the library’s been buying recently. Read more »

Paynesville Summer Activities a Splash Hit!

Paynesville Summer Activities a Splash Hit!

"Make A Splash At Your Library" and "Make Waves At Your Library" ended Saturday, Aug. 14. Children ages 0-12 and area teens signed up in record numbers for these programs which encourage reading throughout the summer school vacation. In 2010, 230 participants registered, which beat 2009's total of 185. Read more »

Wow! Kids Set New Records in Summer Reading

Wow! Kids Set New Records in Summer Reading

Make a Splash!” the library’s Summer Reading Program ended Aug. 14 after setting new records for participation. Read more »

Register This Fall!

Register This Fall!

Many Great River Regional Library branches have their fall program schedules organized already. Read more »

Paynesville Joins Monticello, St. Cloud in Offering Language Software

Paynesville is the latest branch of Great River Regional Library to add Rosetta Stone language learning software on a dedicated computer. It joins Monticello and St. Cloud in providing this additional resource to language learners. Read more »

Get Ready for School

Get Ready for School

Great River Regional Library has tremendous resources to help children be successful in school.

You know about the great book collection, fiction and non-fiction, children can use for reading assignments and research. Do you know about the online resources? Read more »

Saint Cloud Public Library Board of Trustees meeting - August 17, 7p.m.

The St. Cloud Public Library Board of Trustees will meet on Tuesday, August 17 at 7:00 p.m. in the Array Community Room at the St. Cloud Public Library, 1300 W. St. Germain St., St. Cloud, MN 56301.

This meeting is open to the public.

For information, please call (320) 650-2500.

Upsala Grand Opening Speakers Celebrate Partnership

Upsala Grand Opening Speakers Celebrate Partnership

Community leaders and library supporters met at the Upsala Public Library on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010, to celebrate the library’s Grand Opening in a new space. Read more »

Study Rooms Available at the Buffalo Public Library

Need a quiet place? Somewhere to work on a project? Somewhere to meet a colleague and do some planning? Read more »

Make A Splash, Make Waves By Saturday, August 14!

Make A Splash, Make Waves By Saturday, August 14!

   Participants in "Make A Splash and "Make Waves" Summer Reading Programs have until Saturday, Aug. 14 to read, read, read their way to their goals. Reading charts and reading coupons must be turned in to the library - in person - before the library closes this Saturday, Aug. Read more »

E-books are growing, and coming here soon

According to a July news release from Amazon.com, the online bookseller is now selling more books in e-format than in old-fashioned hardcover. Read more »

Monticello Library Adds Language Learning Computer

If you want to take your Italian past ciao and your Spanish past hola, now’s your chance. Read more »

RIVER OF DOUBT Belgrade's book club choice of the month

RIVER OF DOUBT Belgrade's book club choice of the month

On Friday, Aug. 20, 2010 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. the Belgrade R.E.A.D. book club will meet to discuss "River of Doubt" by Candice Millard.

A review of this book stated that if "River of Doubt" were required reading in school, more people would fall in love with history.  So true! Read more »

There's Still Time To "Make A Splash!"

There's Still Time To "Make A Splash!"

 The Summer Library Program "Make A Splash" (ages 3-12), as well as the "Make A Splash-Read To Me" (0-3) and the "Make Waves At Your Library" (13 and up) programs end on August 14, 2010. Read more »