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Library News Archive: January 2012

Minnesota Book Awards Finalists Announced

Minnesota Book Awards Finalists Announced

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 to perform at the Belgrade Library!

Dan "Daddy Squeeze" Newton to perform at the Belgrade Library!

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 »

More Story Time Options Coming in St. Michael

More Story Time Options Coming in St. Michael

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 »

Make and Take Craft Nights at Becker Library

Make and Take Craft Nights at Becker Library

Valentine's Day is just around the corner!
Let's make some fun cards for that special valentine.  Read more »

St. Cloud Public Library Starting Book Club for Adults

St. Cloud Public Library Starting Book Club for Adults

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 »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Get Tax Forms and Information: Number 52 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »

Support Your Library With Winning Purchase Program

Support Your Library With Winning Purchase Program

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 »

It's a Winning Plan

If you ever  purchase eBooks and eAudiobooks online you can now benefit the library at the same time. Read more »

January/February Photography Exhibit St. Cloud

January/February Photography Exhibit St. Cloud

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 »

Area Students Decorate Waite Park Walls with Murals

Area Students Decorate Waite Park Walls with Murals

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 »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Read a newspaper from your home town. Number 51 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »

Kimball Library Sparkles

Kimball Library Sparkles

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 »

Win a Nook!

Win a Nook!

Join the library’s Winter Reading Program (WRP) for a chance to win prizes including Nook eReaders! Read more »