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Library News Archive: October 2013
In November and December, the Waite Park Public Library will host storytimes and reading programs for children ages 0-6.
Saturday, Nov. 2, from 11:00 to 11:30 a.m. the College of St. Benedict Blazers Women’s Tennis Team will read to children ages 3-6. The Blazers team will read at the library every Saturday in November. Read more »
Author and 1998 Kimball High School graduate Gwen Anderson will visit the Kimball Library on Saturday, Nov. 9, at 10:00 a.m. Gwen was a normal teacher, married for just over two years, when her personal storm broke. Gwen was diagnosed with breast cancer and faced an unexpected divorce. Read more »
The Becker Public Library held two Halloween themed events recently. Read more »
Please join us at the Sauk Centre Library on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. for a great Mystery Readers Advisory program. Pam Schoon, retired Language Arts instructor and life-long avid mystery reader, will guide the audience through the history of mystery books, the types of mysteries available today and talk about her favorite mystery writers. Read more »
Approaching the end of October for many means the Tricks and Treats of Halloween. For the Friends of the St. Michael Public Library, it means the annual Fall Book Sale has arrived. The always successful fall sale was held on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Read more »
Author Susan Sink presents “Habits,” 100-Word Stories about Catholic Sisters, at Long Prairie Library
The public is invited to a presentation by author Susan Sink at the Long Prairie Public Library on Tuesday, Nov. 5, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Read more »
John Pennoyer, a professional nature photographer, will be teaching a basic digital photography class at the Annandale Public Library on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. To learn more about John Pennoyer and to see some of his photography visit his website at www.impressionsofnature.net. Read more »
As we celebrate National Friends of the Library week, I would like to recognize members of the Eagle Bend Area Friends of the Library. During Eagle Bend Days this past summer the Friends held their annual used book sale. Sharon Harris, Vice President, volunteered to be a cashier during the sale. Read more »
Join us at the Paynesville Public library Saturday, Nov. 9 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Local artist Jen Anfinson will inspire and instruct you in how to create a charm bracelet of your own design. Read more »
Central Minnesota Legal Services is now offering a free legal advice clinic to assist persons with matters of family and/or estate and probate law.
Advice clinics will be held on the fourth Tuesday of each month at the St. Cloud Public Library from 12 noon until 1:00 p.m. The next clinic will be Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. Read more »
Teens and children 16 and younger have an opportunity to read down fines on their library cards.
During Teen Read Week, October 13 to 18, holders of minor library cards who have fines related to late return of materials may pay off those fines simply by reading at the library. Read more »
The Day of the Dead is celebrated in many parts of the world, involving customs to remember and honor those who have passed away. Read more »