Library News Archive: May 2011

Used Book & Media Sale at Becker Library

Used Book & Media Sale at Becker Library

Friends of the Becker Library will again be hosting a USED BOOK & MEDIA SALE here in the library. So get ready to stock up on old favorites or new items. Perhaps a treasure awaits you here at Becker Library.

Dates are Monday, June 13 from 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. and Tuesday, June 14 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

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Author Tracie Peterson Visits Upsala, St. Michael and Delano

Author Tracie Peterson Visits Upsala, St. Michael and Delano

Join bestselling author Tracie Peterson for a heart-warming presentation featuring her award-winning novels. Peterson's avid research resonates in her historical and contemporary novels. Read more »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Join a book discussion group. Number 17 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »

Spring Has Sprung at Cold Spring Library

Spring Has Sprung at Cold Spring Library

Visit Cold Spring Library for a great selection of gardening books. We have books about growing fruits and vegetables as well as flowers and lawns. Find ways to start a compost pile or landscape with a water feature. Read more »

Author Douglas Wood

Author Douglas Wood

Thanks to Legacy funding, Great River Regional Library is able to bring one of Minnesota's favorite children's authors here to Grey Eagle! Doug Wood will be entertaining friends of all ages with songs & readings from some of his favorite books. Join us for some family fun and an opportunity to have Doug Wood sign your favorite book on Saturday, June 18 at 11:00 a.m. Read more »

Happy Days are Here Again at the Delano Library

Happy Days are Here Again at the Delano Library

Join us at the Delano Library on Friday, May 6 from 1 - 2  p.m. for a musical reminiscence of days gone by. Acclaimed singer Rhonda Laurie is thrilled to present Happy Days are Here Again, a new show featuring the uplifting songs of the Greatest Generation along with the fascinating stories behind the songs and songwriters themselves. Read more »

What should I read next?

What should I read next?

Have you read all of your favorite author’s novels?
Are you curious about what’s new and popular in the book world?
Do you experience that frantic feeling of having nothing to read? Read more »

Try New Nonfiction!

Try New Nonfiction!

   A good nonfiction book holds your interest, informing as it entertains. Your library has shelves full of them. We keep a list of recently purchased nonfiction titles on the New, Best & Fun page tabbed on top of the library catalog. Here are a few of the most recent entries. Read more »

Okee Dokee Brothers play in St. Michael

Okee Dokee Brothers play in St. Michael

The Okee Dokee Brothers entertained a large crowd of St. Michael Library patrons on Tuesday, May 2. They gave a foot-stompin', finger snappin', hand clappin'  performance that delighted the audience, young and ...not so young. The performance was the first of many events planned in the month of May for the St. Michael Branch. Read more »