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Library News Archive: January 2014

Chapter and Verse Book Club Meeting Jan. 16

Chapter and Verse Book Club Meeting Jan. 16

The Chapter and Verse Book Club is a club for adults discussing children's literature. The club will meet in Room 268 at the St. Cloud Public Library on Thursday, Jan. 16, 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. This means the group will have time to hold mock award discussions before official awards are announced at the American Library Association midwinter meeting at the end of January. Read more »

Foot Tapping Good Time at the St. Cloud Library

Foot Tapping Good Time at the St. Cloud Library

  You won't wanna miss the Five Good Reasons Quintet concert at the St. Cloud Public Library on Saturday, Jan. 25 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. This free concert is a grand mix of madrigals, jazz, folk songs, showtunes, seasonal music, tradition choral works and pop song arrangements.
   The concert will take place in the Mississippi Room.

Introduction to Genealogy at the St. Cloud Library

Introduction to Genealogy at the St. Cloud Library

    Do you want to find your roots, but don't know where to begin?  Read more »

Uncover Library Secrets at the St. Cloud Library

Uncover Library Secrets at the St. Cloud Library

   Calling all History Day participants! Take a guided journey through the library catalog in the St. Cloud Public Library's Learning Lab, Room 208 (upstairs) on Thursday, Jan. 23 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Learn how to find items and place holds. Special focus will be mining information for National History Day. The attendance limit is 10 and registration is required.  Read more »

Memories into Memoirs~ Memoir Writing Series at the St. Cloud Library

Memories into Memoirs~ Memoir Writing Series at the St. Cloud Library

For many people, reflecting back on their lives, reliving special moments, and coming to terms with other aspects of life are exercises that excite them. New Year is a great time to reflect back on where we've been. But where to start? Author Dennis Herschbach will be your guide on your memoir journey. Read more »

Now Showing (Jan. 14) at the St. Cloud Library

Now Showing (Jan. 14) at the St. Cloud Library

Tuesday, Jan. 14 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., join us at the St. Cloud Public Library for a showing of the film based on the book "To Kill a Mockingbird." All are welcome. This film is not only fun for the whole family, but also an important part of American cultural history. Snacks provided - in the Mississippi Room.

Celebrate Louis Braille at the St. Cloud Library

Celebrate Louis Braille at the St. Cloud Library

   Representatives from the Central Minnesota chapter of the National Federation of Blindness will be at the St. Cloud Public Library on Saturday Jan. 4, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to talk about being blind in today's society, demonstrate technology that assists blind people, and show how to write and read Braille. Read more »