Library News Archive: August 2013
The St. Cloud Public Library will celebrate the Grand Opening of its Smart Play Spot in the children’s area on Wednesday, Aug. 14, with a short ceremony at 11:00 a.m., ribbon cutting at 11:30 a.m., and refreshments. The public is invited to attend.
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Tria Schenk from Grey Eagle was the blue ribbon prize winner in the Great River Regional Library summer drawing for free tickets to the Minnesota State Fair. Tria is photographed standing in between Grey Eagle Public Library Aide Isabella Lamusga and Branch Manager Jennifer Shattuck. Read more »
St. John's Arboretum staff visited the Staples Public Library on Aug. 5 to provide "dig in the dirt" activities for our young patrons. They took soil samples and demonstrated with hands-on activities and skits about the good and bad creatures below the surface. This program was made available through funding from the Friends of the Staples Public Library. Read more »
Willmar artist Donna Jean Carver exhibits her collection of animal and floral acrylic paintings at the Waite Park library through the end of September. Donna has worked in a variety of media, including paint, canvas, yarn, fabric, and wood. Her original craft and sewing designs have been published in national magazines. Read more »
Join us for a fun morning at the Buffalo Farmer's Market located near the Buffalo Cinema Theater in downtown Buffalo on Saturday, Aug. 31, from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon. The Friends of the Buffalo Library will have a booth at the market selling books, children's books, cook books and gardening books at bargain prices. Read more »
Rockford youth love to read! Almost 7,000 children’s books have been checked out during our “Dig into Reading” Summer Program. These children also love to write! Rockford library received 21 submissions for our Blue Ribbon Reader Essay Contest during the month of July. Read more »