Library News Archive: April 2013

Bestselling Author William Kent Krueger to Speak at Monticello Public Library

Bestselling Author William Kent Krueger to Speak at Monticello Public Library

Mystery author William Kent Krueger will speak at the Monticello Public Library on Thursday, May 16, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Read more »

Try Large Print

Try Large Print

If you ever find yourself squinting at the pages of a book because the type isn’t as clear as you’d like it to be, maybe you should check out our Large-Print selection. Read more »

World Book Night in Clearwater

World Book Night in Clearwater

Clearwater volunteers Donna Holovnia and Susan Bloomer-Furey distributed 20 copies of "Montana Sky" by Nora Roberts for World Book Night. Read more »

Design a Keepsake Charm Bracelet at the Belgrade Library

Design a Keepsake Charm Bracelet at the Belgrade Library

Join us at the Belgrade Public Library for an evening of fun on Friday, May 10 from 6 to 8 p.m. where delightful Jen Anfinson will inspire you to create a charm bracelet of your own design. Read more »

First Thursdays at St. Cloud Public Library

First Thursdays at St. Cloud Public Library

Please join us in the Mississippi Room at the St. Cloud Public Library for May's First Thursday with Trio Mexico! Featuring traditional Mexican music, Trio Mexico will serenade with ballads, boleros, love songs, and mariachi music on Thursday, May 2 from 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. The whole family is invited.

Alzheimer's Topic of Belgrade Library's Next Author Visit

Alzheimer's Topic of Belgrade Library's Next Author Visit

Join us this Friday evening, April 26, from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Belgrade Public Library to hear author Nancy Paddock's story of her parents' decline due to Alzheimer's, and the challenges and choices for care that she and her sisters faced while confronting this tragic disease. Read more »

Kimball NHS Strikes Again!

Kimball NHS Strikes Again!

Kimball National Honor Society (NHS) recently returned to the Kimball Public Library for some serious spring cleaning. Read more »

St. Cloud's Llama Llama Back On!

St. Cloud's Llama Llama Back On!

Save that date!
The Llama Llama Read-A-Rama celebration has been rescheduled. Wear your favorite pajamas and join us for storytime, crafts, llama drama, snacks, live llamas and a fire truck!

St. Cloud Public Library
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
5:30-7:30 p.m.

 

WBN Book List

WBN Book List

World Book Night was celebrated on Wednesday, April 23. The goal for this year was to give away 500,000 books free of charge. Each book giver received 20 copies to hand out, so the volunteer effort must have included close to 25,000 individuals. Read more »

Painting Class offered in Royalton May 4 & 18

Painting Class offered in Royalton May 4 & 18

  Participants will have an opportunity to complete a still-life painting in this two-session art class at the Royalton Public Library on Saturdays May 4 and May 18, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Read more »

Dia de los Ninos/ Dia de los Libros at Monticello Saturday, April 27

Dia de los Ninos/ Dia de los Libros at Monticello Saturday, April 27

Dia de los Ninos/ Dia de los Libros - Day of the Child/ Day of the Book will be celebrated at the Monticello Public Library on Saturday, April 27, 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.  Read more »

Paul Imholte delights Royalton audience

Paul Imholte delights Royalton audience

Paul Imholte lived up to his stage name, the musical string man, when he performed for an appreciative audience at the Royalton Public Library on Wednesday evening, April 11.   Read more »

St. Michael hosts a flurry of April events

St. Michael hosts a flurry of April events

St. Michael Public Library will be hosting a flurry of April events and programs sure to please all ages. Read more »

Author Monica Lee visits Royalton Library

Author Monica Lee visits Royalton Library

  Author Monica Lee visited the Royalton Public Library on Saturday, April 6. She was there to discuss her book, "The Percussionist's Wife: A Memoir of Sex, Crime and Betrayal."  Read more »

Spring Into Gardening! at the Long Prairie Public Library

Spring Into Gardening! at the Long Prairie Public Library

Gardening season is beginning! Read more »

Digital Library Plus

Digital Library Plus

Great River Regional Library's digital download service, the Digital Library, is now easier to use. The platform used to provide the service has been reconfigured to make it more attractive and more efficient. This new interface is called The Next Generation Digital Library Platform. Read more »

Face Painting for Easter at Sauk Centre

Face Painting for Easter at Sauk Centre

The Great River Regional Library in Sauk Centre sponsored a fantastic face painting EGGtravaganza at the Sauk Centre Chamber of Commerce Easter Egg Hunt.
More than 150 children turned out to enjoy the Easter Egg Hunt and to get their faces painted by All About Fun For Kids. The children were lined up to get their faces painted. What a great way to bring in spring!

Digital Library Intro

Digital Library Intro

Not everybody who has a digital device for downloading eBooks finds the process smooth and easy sailing. There are dozens of devices, and each one asks its owner to do things a little differently. But everybody’s task gets a little easier if they have a good understanding of the basics. Read more »

An Egg-citing Event In Eagle Bend

An Egg-citing Event In Eagle Bend

The Eagle Bend Public Library held an "Egg-citing" Event on March 30. Read more »