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Library News Archive: September 2010
This Saturday, Oct. 2, promises to be a beautiful day to go out and enjoy the fall colors. Take a drive on Highway 23, where the yellow, gold and red leaves are reflected by roadside lakes and rivers, then stop in at the Paynesville High School Auditorium to enjoy "The Golden Age of Radio," a program featuring classic tunes from the 1930s. Read more »
"Digging to America" by Anne Tyler will be up for discussion at the Oct. 15 meeting of the Belgrade R.E.A.D. (read, eat and discuss) bookclub. This novel portrays two couples' lives intertwined by the adoption of Korean daughters. Read more »
You find something online you like, you bookmark it, have lunch, and go back later, or again and again.
That bookmark is a handy little tool.
You can do the same thing when you search the library catalog. Read more »
The fall programming schedule at Great River Regional Library (GRRL) is filling up and the Pippi Page-to-Stage Workshop is one of the offerings. It features drama exploration, crafts and theater games to help children develop creativity and self-expression. Pippi is presented by the Great River Educational Arts Theatre (GREAT Theatre), founded in St. Read more »
The Grand Opening of the new St. Michael Library, Senior Center and City Hall has been set for Saturday, Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Lots of entertainment is being planned for the day including a concert by the a cappella band, "InPulse," at 11a.m. The building is on track and beginning to take shape on the inside too. Read more »
Newspapers, the Web, radio and television cover the news in a timely way, but usually don't supply in-depth background, extensive discussion, or detailed information behind the controversies, opposing viewpoints and decisions a voter needs to make the most informed, careful choices. Read more »
Delight to the snazzy sounds of the days when radio was king and sing along with acclaimed vocalist Prudence Johnson and celebrated pianist Dan Chouinard. On Saturday, Oct. 2, the Paynesville Public Library will host a free performance of “The Golden Age of Radio” for area residents to enjoy. The performance will begin at 2 p.m. Read more »
Five lucky winners in the Teen Summer Reading Program (TSRP) prize drawing had their names drawn and will receive prizes this week. Beth Ringsmuth Stolpman, patron services specialist, had to dig down through 10,817 signed reading coupons to pick the winning five, each of whom will receive a $25 gift card. Read more »