• St. Michael Library is closed at 6:30 due to inclement weather conditions.

  • Albany Public Library will close at 5:30 p.m. due to inclement weather conditions.

  • Annandale, Elk River, and Buffalo Public libraries will close at 6:00 p.m. due to inclement weather conditions.

  • Royalton Public Library is closing at 2:30pm on Wednesday, April 16 due to hazardous road conditions

  • Kimball and Swanville Public libraries will close at 5:00 p.m. due to poor weather conditions.

  • Pierz Public Library is closed at 3 p.m. due to inclement weather conditions.

  • Clearwater, Delano and Howard Lake Public Libraries will close at 6:30 p.m. due to inclement weather conditions.

  • Cokato Public Library is closed for renovations. The library will reopen Thursday, April 24.

Thursday Storytimes at Howard Lake Library

Thursday Storytimes at Howard Lake Library

The Howard Lake Public Library is offering a series of Thursday morning Summer Storytimes to complement the Summer Library Program theme "Dream Big, Read!" Storytimes are for preschoolers 3 to 5 years of age, and are from 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Each storytime has its own theme. The June 7 storytime was titled Bedtime, and children were invited to bring along their favorite bedtime friend (see photo) to enjoy songs, stories, rhymes and crafts. The remaining storytimes are:
June 14: Pajama Party (wear your pajamas)
June 21: Things that Go Bump - Did You Hear That?
June 28: Moon and Stars
July 5: I Dream to Be... When I Grow Up (dress like that)
July 12: Creatures of the Night
July 19: Lullabies - Good Night, Sleep Tight!
July 26: Night Time Nursery Rhymes