Library News Archive: March 2011

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Stock up for your Spring and Summer reading!  Good used adult and children's books, as well as videos, DVDs, and books on tape will be for sale at low prices.  Saturday is a dollar a bag day.  The Friends are going green--please bring your own bags.

Thursday, April 7, 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
 Friday, April 8, noon to 6:00 PM Read more »

MN Book Award Author Kent Nerburn To Visit The Belgrade Library

MN Book Award Author Kent Nerburn To Visit The Belgrade Library

Kent Nerburn is the author of several books on spirituality and Native themes.  His book "The Wolf at Twilight: An Indian Elder's Journey through a Land of Ghosts and Shadows" won the 2010 MN Book Award for Memoir and Creative Nonfiction.  Described as suspenseful, touching, humorous, t Read more »

Winter Reading Program Prize Winners Drawn

Winter Reading Program Prize Winners Drawn

Great River Regional Library’s 2011 Winter Reading Program has ended with the drawing of lucky prize winners. Patron Services Specialist Beth Ringsmuth-Stolpman selected the winners from almost 5,000 slips (see photo). Read more »

Great New Fiction

Great New Fiction

Have you checked out our New, Best & Fun new Fiction list recently? Read more »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Check out a classical CD: Number 9 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »

For Beginning Readers, Check Out "I Can Read" - And More!

For Beginning Readers, Check Out "I Can Read" - And More!

According to the  I Can Read!™ website (http://www.icanread.com/) , in the mid-1950's, a librarian called a friend at Harper Collins and  "told her that children needed simple books that they could read on their own. Soon after, the I Can Read! Read more »

Let's Rock the 1990s

Let's Rock the 1990s

The independent scene bubbling in pockets across the country erupted into general popularity in the 1990s. Read more »

InPulse Performance in Melrose

InPulse Performance in Melrose

On February 17, the students of Melrose High School had the opportunity to see and hear InPulse, an a cappella group. Featuring five talented singers, InPulse creates unique interpretations of songs using only voice. In an event funded by the Legacy Amendment Read more »