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Library News Archive: February 2013

Meet Popular Authors

Meet Popular Authors

Writers of fiction and nonfiction who have a regional or national audience will be visiting GRRL locations this spring.
One of the most prolific is Stan Tekiela, a Minnesota based naturalist and photographer with more than 100 popular state-specific bird, wildflower and tree guides to his name. Read more »

Love is in the Air at Royalton

Love is in the Air at Royalton

  Royalton Public Library is housed in the Royalton City Hall building. Students from the Royalton Elementary School share their art work with the public at a gallery at  Royalton City Hall. Patrons who visit the library enjoy viewing the ever-changing exhibit of student artwork. Read more »

Okee Dokee Brothers Receive Grammy Award

Okee Dokee Brothers Receive Grammy Award

The Okee Dokee Brothers, previously a little-known duo based in Minneapolis, captured the 2013 Grammy for best children's recording Sunday, Feb. 10 for their album "Can You Canoe?" The songs on the album were based on a month-long trip the duo took paddling down the Mississippi River. Read more »

Writers Group Open Meeting Feb. 13 at St. Cloud Public Library

Writers Group Open Meeting Feb. 13 at St. Cloud Public Library

Wanted: writers, journalists, poets, dreamers, diarists, essayists, and scribes…. For anyone interested in forming a writers group in the area, there will be a meeting at the St. Cloud Public Library, Room 259 on the upper level, on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Bring your lunch, if you like. This is a meeting for sharing ideas about ways writers can support each other. Read more »

Make a Keepsake Charm Bracelet at Pierz Library

Make a Keepsake Charm Bracelet at Pierz Library

On Saturday, March 2, enjoy a morning at the Pierz Public Library learning a new jewelry craft. Artist Jen Anfinson will present ideas and techniques required to make a keepsake charm bracelet. Read more »

Homework Help is at St. Cloud Library

Homework Help is at St. Cloud Library

Are you a student in elementary or middle school who could use some extra homework help? If so, help is on the way! On Saturday, March 9, from 2:30 - 5:00 p.m. members of the St. Cloud Public Library Teen Advisory Board will be available to help you with your homework. Does math make you mad? No problem, let us help. Does science stink? Bring it to us!  Read more »

Internet Privacy Screens Available at St. Cloud Public Library

Internet Privacy Screens Available at St. Cloud Public Library

The St. Cloud Public Library has six privacy screens for the public to use on any Internet computer in the library. These screens make it difficult for others to see what's on your screen. The screens are perfect for doing taxes, banking, or typing a personal letter. For more information, or to check out one of these screens, please ask at the second floor Information Desk.

History Day Hullabaloo a St. Cloud Success

History Day Hullabaloo a St. Cloud Success

The first History Day Hullabaloo event at the St. Cloud Public Library took place Saturday, Feb. 2 and was a great success!
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VAM Minnesota Artist Exhibition Program: Best Practices in Proposals and More!

VAM Minnesota Artist Exhibition Program: Best Practices in Proposals and More!

  Christopher Atkins and Allen Brewer of MAEP will discuss the popular exhibition program and how to propose exhibition ideas.

  Wednesday February 6th from 6 pm-8 pm.  St. Cloud Library Mississippi Room.

Trio Lorca at St. Cloud's First Thursday

Trio Lorca at St. Cloud's First Thursday

First Thursday: Trio Lorca - Feb. 7 Read more »