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Library News Archive: November 2013

Andrew Walesch Music In The Library at Paynesville, Monday Evening Dec. 16

Andrew Walesch Music In The Library at Paynesville, Monday Evening Dec. 16

Visit the Paynesville Public Library on Monday, Dec. 16, 4:30 to 7:00 p.m., and enjoy music from singer Andrew Walesch. He loves to perform classics from the American songbook as well as many favorite jazz standards. Read more »

Sign Up for WBN!

Sign Up for WBN!

Want to be a World Book Night book giver on April 23, 2014, in support of literacy and community?
It's Shakespeare's birthday, and 25,000 volunteers will go out on one day and give a half million specially-printed paperbacks to readers across America, free of charge. Read more »

Reindeer Cart Rides and Story Time at the Belgrade Library this Saturday

Reindeer Cart Rides  and Story Time at the Belgrade Library this Saturday

Get a free reindeer cart ride this Saturday, Nov. 30 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Belgrade Library. Warm up inside with some hot apple cider and cookies and listen to stories read by the Belgrade royalty. This event is in conjunction with Pictures with Santa at the neighboring Greater Visions Photography studio. Read more »

Find Books Online

Find Books Online

Our catalog just got better at helping you find the new books to enjoy. Read more »

Cartooning with Gary Harbo in Pierz

Cartooning with Gary Harbo in Pierz

On Saturday, Jan. 18, 2014, author and illustrator Gary Harbo will visit the Pierz Public Library. He will give step by step directions to drawing fun cartoons with personality. This program is geared toward children 8 to 13 years of age. Read more »

'Tis the Season - at Becker Library

'Tis the Season - at Becker Library

'Tis the season for snowflakes, hot chocolate, cold noses and cold toes. But the weather at the Becker Library is toasty. Join the Becker Library staff as we welcome Paul Imholte, the musical String Man on his Holiday Music Tour. Enjoy the music of the season as you browse the shelves or come sit and relax in the library. The Holiday Music Tour will be presented Thursday, Dec. Read more »

A Holiday Tradition-Gingerbread Houses at the Becker Library

A Holiday Tradition-Gingerbread Houses at the Becker Library

The Becker Friends of the Library are hosting a Make & Take craft day at the Becker Public Library on Monday, Nov. 25. We will make holiday gingerbread houses using graham crackers and assorted candies. Decorating will start at 4:00 p.m. and end at 6:00 p.m. Read more »

Gotta go to the 'Stache Bash In St. Cloud

Gotta go to the 'Stache Bash In St. Cloud

"I'd love to hang out with you, but I mustache to the library for a crazy cool craft!" 

Teens, join us to craft some stylish mustache crafts on Monday, Nov. 25, open all day.  Just bring yourself and some creativity to Room 263 on the St. Cloud Public Library's upper level.

Yo Teens! SCRAPtacular at St. Cloud

Yo Teens!  SCRAPtacular at St. Cloud

Grab your friends and get crafty! 

You can do the planned craft brought by SCRAPS or let your own crafty side show. Join SCRAPtacular on Thursday, Nov. 21, 4:30 to 9:00 p.m. in Room 263 at St. Cloud Public Library.

Leap from Music to Story at St. Cloud Library

Leap from Music to Story at St. Cloud Library

Have you ever wondered about the story behind a  song's lyrics?  Read more »

Buffalo Display Serves Up Turkey With a Side of Books!

Buffalo Display Serves Up Turkey With a Side of Books!

The Buffalo Public Library is celebrating Thanksgiving with a fun turkey display. 
Stop by and pick up a book about pilgrims, turkeys, feasts and the celebration of America's oldest and most beloved holiday.

St. Cloud Lego Challenge

St. Cloud Lego Challenge

  Did you know that, in Latin, Lego means "I assemble"? Coincidence? I think not. The St. Cloud Public Library is giving the community a challenge....what can you create with LEGOS?  Read more »

Celebrate International Gaming Day in St. Cloud

Celebrate International Gaming Day in St. Cloud

  And at the St. Cloud library, we're going old school, board games and card games, as we celebrate International Gaming Day on Saturday, Nov. 16. Games will be available to play all day, 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Come enjoy an old favorite or find your new favorite winter board game. Bring friends, fun included.

 

Chapter and Verse Book Club - St. Cloud

Chapter and Verse Book Club - St. Cloud

Why do kids get all the fun books?  If you love children's literature and picture books, this new book club is for you! Join Chapter and Verse, a book club for adults discussing children's lit. Meet at the St. Cloud Public Library, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 21 in Room 268, and take part in the conversation. Read more »

Now Showing at the St. Cloud library

Now Showing at the St. Cloud library

 Now Showing at the St. Cloud Public Library: see how Mike and Sulley met, becoming the best scary duo around.  Join us for a fun movie! Floor and chair seating. Popcorn and Kool-aid will be served. All ages are welcome in the Mississippi Community Room, Tuesday, Nov 12, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

  

St. Cloud Adult Book Club

St. Cloud Adult Book Club

Join old friends and meet new ones at the St. Cloud Book Club for adults. The book club will meet in the Array Community Room at the St. Cloud Public Library on Wednesday, Nov. 20 at 7:00 p.m.

This month's selection is "Light Between the Oceans" by M.L. Stedman.

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Teen and Community Star Party in St. Cloud

Teen and Community Star Party in St. Cloud

Enjoy the wonders of the night sky, learn about the constellations overhead and the myths behind their names. Learn to read a star map. Telescopes will be available for sky viewing in the parking lot of the library. Read more »

Women's Artist Circle at St. Cloud Public Library

Women's Artist Circle at St. Cloud Public Library

   Visual Arts Minnesota presents an opportunity for women artists, 50 years or older, to gather and create together, creating a support system revolving around visual art practices.

   The group will meet Tuesday, Nov 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in the Bremer Community Room

First Thursday at the St. Cloud Library~ Celebrity Dramatica!

First Thursday at the St. Cloud Library~ Celebrity Dramatica!

     Ever read a book that was so bad it was good? First Thursdays is elevating bad writing into High Art with Celebrity Dramatica.....dramatic readings of Celebrity Bios. Hear "Don't Hassle the Hoff" the way it should be heard...dramatically. Read more »

Gobble Up Books Story Time at the Belgrade Library

Gobble Up Books Story Time at the Belgrade Library

Children ages 3 to 10 can enjoy an afternoon at the Belgrade library celebrating the month of November and the turkey! This event will be held on Monday Nov. 18 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Join us for fun stories, a craft and treats!

For more information you may call the Belgrade library at 320.254.8842.