St. Michael Library is closed at 6:30 due to inclement weather conditions.
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Cokato Public Library is closed for renovations. The library will reopen Thursday, April 24.
Library News Archive: June 2012
The Bug Guy Legacy program was a big hit at the Staples Public Library on June 19. There were 105 children and adults in attendance. Everyone seemed to be thoroughly engaged in the program activities. All different types of spiders were shown and interesting facts were shared about each one. Butterflies were passed around for all to see up close. Read more »
This Thursday evening (June 28), from 6:00 - 8:00 pm,"The Medicine Show" will provide the tonic you need! These three talented musicians and showmen perform great music from the vaudeville era. With great bits, tap-dancing, magic, great songs, unique instrumentation and a whole lot of experience, these guys just make it happen. Read more »
Jed Anderson, the tall drummer in the Okee Dokee Brothers band, calls Royalton home. Anderson is a 2003 graduate of Royalton High School. His family continues to live in Royalton. His mother, Connie, was making brunch for the members after their performance at the Royalton Public Library the morning of Thursday, June 21. Read more »
Hopper, the library’s Leap Into Reading mascot, jumped right into the picture at the Royalton Public Library’s Leap Into Reading Storytime on Wednesday, June 20. Hopper (in sunglasses) had several smaller siblings at the storytime. Branch Assistant Elizabeth Lehn (top, center) organized the group. Read more »
Celebrate what makes your corner of Minnesota special. Read more »
Kaylee, Hunter and Caylyn stopped by the St. Cloud Public Library on Wednesday, June 20 to make Black Light T-Shirts. Staff put T-shirts and black light activated painting supplies in a Conference Room in the St. Cloud Teen Area, and any teen who visited could create a fun T-shirt artwork while supplies lasted. Read more »
Caring for your lawn is a month-by-month activity. This Thursday, June 21 from 12:30-1:30 p.m., St. Cloud Public Library will present a workshop focusing on lawn care tips, including how to lower the inputs needed for your lawn to help conserve time, money, and the use of products. Read more »
Volunteer Elisha Willenbring presented a Leap Into Reading storytime at the Waite Park Public Library - Al Ringsmuth Public Library on Tuesday, June 12. Hopper, the library's giant frog Leap Into Reading mascot, was also on hand. Willenbring has been presenting storytimes at the library for two years. When she's not at the library she is a kindergarten teacher. Read more »
Join us for our "Bats Incredible" program on Tuesday, June 19 from 1 to 2 p.m. which will have us going Bat-crazy! Hate Mosquitoes? Then you have to love our Minnesota Bats. Think they get caught in your hair? Are you as blind as a bat? Do bat houses really work? Come learn what is true and what is make-believe. Read more »
The Howard Lake Public Library is offering a series of Thursday morning Summer Storytimes to complement the Summer Library Program theme "Dream Big, Read!" Storytimes are for preschoolers 3 to 5 years of age, and are from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Each storytime has its own theme. Read more »
June is in full swing and the Belgrade Library is hopping with enthusiasm for the Summer Reading Program. More than 50 kids registered on our opening Dreamsicle give away day June 4, which is no small bananas for our little community. The Okee Dokee Brothers will be in concert on Monday, June 18 from 2:15 - 3:00 p.m. Join us on the lawn for this family event. Read more »
A group of 22 well-behaved children filled the programming room with energy at Sauk Centre's Bryant Library on Wednesday, June 6. Melrose Branch Assistant Jennifer Frank made the hop up I-94 to present a froggy Leap Into Reading Storytime. Special guest was Hopper, Great River Regional Library's Leap Into Reading mascot. Read more »