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Library News Archive: August 2014
Z Juggling Rosenschnoz program was held at Lincoln Park in Staples as part of Railroad Days festivities. Children and their families enjoyed the juggling and magic tricks on a Sunday afternoon in the park. This program was sponsored through the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage funds and the Staples Motley Area Arts Council.
Storytime at the Becker Library will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 2 starting at 10:30 a.m. However, there are some new changes to the storytime schedule. Storytime, with stories, singing, and crafts will take place Sept. 2 and 16. Tuesdays, Sept. 9 and 30 will be sensory/game days with time being self-directed by the parents or caregivers. Read more »
Learn how to preserve your legacy with tips on estate planning from a certified financial planner.
The planner will be at the St. Cloud Public Library on Tuesday, Aug. 19 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in the Bremer Community Room. Attendees will be given their own Legacy Planner binder to help keep track of important documents and information for their family. (Registration is required.) Read more »
Join us on Friday evening Sept. 5 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. for a presentation on the Orphan Train Riders. Read more »
Carrie Mesrobian, award-winning writer of teen novel "Sex & Violence," will give a presentation at the St. Cloud Public Library on Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Teens are invited to attend and hear Mesrobian talk about her craft. Read more »
Teens at the Monticello Public Library have the opportunity to celebrate the Newbery Medal winning book "The Giver" by Lois Lowry and win a READ poster featuring Taylor Swift. Read more »
Smokey the Bear visited the Eagle Bend Public Library for a special storytime in July.
DNR officer Jason read the the kids a story about Smokey the Bear and fire safety. They discussed all the "do's and don'ts" for fire safety. He gave each of the children a Smokey the Bear book and book marker. This program was provided by the Eagle Bend Friends of the Library. Read more »