Library News Archive: September 2011

"1,000 Books Before Kindergarten" Program At Paynesville Branch

 "1,000 Books Before Kindergarten" Program At Paynesville Branch

Since 2011,  Paynesville Branch's "1000 Books Before Kindergarten" program has been going strong!  Designed for children from birth through five years old, the program encourages a love of books and reading and prepares children to learn to read.  The program provides a book bag, stickers and small toys, and book giveaways for ince Read more »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Discover your favorite poet. Number 38 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »

Write a Book this November, National Novel Writing Month

Write a Book this November, National Novel Writing Month

Everybody has a story to tell. Read more »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Check out the Young Adult selection for teen readers. Number 37 in a series of uses for your library card.

Your Great River Regional Library staff have separated the young adult (YA) books into their own section, so they are easy to find. The library spine label for the young adult books begins with YA. What could be easier?
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Digital Library Now Available To Kindle Users

Digital Library Now Available To Kindle Users

The Great River Regional Library (GRRL) Digital Library is now compatible and accessible with Kindle devices.
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52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Volunteer at your library. Number 36 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »

Donations Help Fill GRRL Shelves, Save Money

Donations Help Fill GRRL Shelves, Save Money

    The corridor outside Mary Ramacher’s office is currently filling up with donated books and media items. Ramacher is Great River Regional Library’s Collection Development Assistant. Donations are up this year, she said. Last year, donated items valued at $82,000 were added to the GRRL collection. Read more »

Paynesville "Grab & Go Bags" Popular With Kids And Busy Parents

Paynesville "Grab & Go Bags" Popular With Kids And Busy Parents

The Paynesville branch of Great River Regional Library (GRRL)  added 'Grab & Go' bags to their collection after hearing of their popularity in other branches.  Read more »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Make photocopies. Number 35 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »

Summer Reading Helps Teen With Her Driving

Summer Reading Helps Teen With Her Driving

Library staff expect the Summer Reading Program to help kids with their reading. They didn’t expect to learn it had helped a teen with her driving! Read more »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Take out the latest fashion magazine. Number 34 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »