Cokato Public Library is closed for renovations. The library will reopen Thursday, April 24.
Library News Archive: January 2012
Finalists for the Minnesota Book Awards have been announced. The Minnesota Book Awards are selected annually in eight categories by judges around the state. Winners among books published in 2011 will be announced at the Minnesota Book Awards Gala on Saturday, April 14.
The nominations for Genre Fiction are Read more »
Dan "Daddy Squeeze " Newton is a highly entertaining performer, who has been enthralling audiences around the country for over 30 years with his accordion music. He presents the accordion in ways that most Minnesotans have never imagined! Dan has been a featured guest on Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion," a regular performer at the Minnesota State Fai Read more »
After a month hiatus in December, Pre-School Story Time at the St. Michael Library is in full swing once again. Pre-School Story Time now begins at 10:05 a.m. every Wednesday to accommodate participants who have not had the chance to pre-register. Read more »
If you enjoy books and reading and live in the St. Cloud area, consider joining a new Book Club for adults at the St. Cloud Public Library. Meetings will include lively discussions about interesting books. Read more »
Booklovers who purchase eBooks and eAudiobooks can now benefit the Great River Regional Library (GRRL) when they purchase digital content and other items online. Read more »
The work of photographers Carol Weiler and Jerry Gerads is currently on display at the St. Cloud Public Library through Feb. 29, 2012 in their exhibit "2 the Eye: European Photographs." Gerads and Weiler have traveled North America, Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand and Central America, taking photographs and observing the culture. Read more »
Students from the College of St. Benedict and St. John's University recently completed two creative murals decorating walls at the Al Ringsmuth Public Library in Waite Park. The murals were completed for an art class. One is in the children's area and one (pictured) faces the library's checkout desk. The murals reward close inspection. Read more »
Kimball’s National Honor Society adopted the library as one of their service projects this school year. On December 29, ten students arrived at the library ready to work. They removed books from the library shelves and dusted before returning the materials to their clean home. Read more »