Library News Archive: March 2014
The prophet Muhammad lived 570 to 632. In his lifetime he brought Islam to the world through the scriptures of the Koran, inspiring a period of intellectual and cultural progress through North Africa and the Middle East that can be compared to the European Renaissance. Read more »
Staff have been contacting regional winners of the winter reading program prize drawing in order to present them with gift cards. Regional winner Betty Root (pictured), a Buffalo patron, chose a $25 Barnes and Noble gift card as her prize. Read more »
The Little Falls Carnegie Library will present a computer class, "Introduction to the Internet", on Wednesday, April 9, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. It will be held at the library, which is located at 108 Third Street NE. Read more »
Getting started with the Great River Digital Library just got easier.
OverDrive (which creates the software driving the Digital Library) has reorganized its Help pages. Help is now organized by platform for easy reference so you can be up and running as soon as possible. Read more »
Saturday, March 29 at 1:00 p.m., author Chad Lewis (pictured recounting the legend of the 'Janesville Doll') takes the audience on a ghostly journey to some of the most haunted places in Minnesota. Read more »
Calling all diarists, dramatists, and other creative junkies.
Find your written voice at the Creative Cloud Workshops offered Saturdays through March at the St. Cloud Public Library. Volunteers from the College of St. Benedict and St. John's University will help participants explore creative writing from 2:15 to 3:30 p.m. in the Bremer Room.