Library News: St. Cloud

Don't miss the last installment of "Gear Up for NaNoWriMo" at the St. Cloud Library

Don't miss the last installment of "Gear Up for NaNoWriMo" at the St. Cloud Library

  Wednesday, December 2nd at 6:30 is the last installment of "Gear Up for NaNoWriMo" by Lisa McClintick.  Besides using precise word choices, we’ll look at the rhythm of how they’re put together using examples using a variety of writers known for languid descriptions, snappy dialogue or staccato sentences. Room 208. Read more »

Yorkville Twins: Hilarious Adventures of Growing Up in New York City

Yorkville Twins: Hilarious Adventures of Growing Up in New York City

Twin brothers Joe and John Gindele provide a humorous look back at their childhood in New York City's Upper East Side in the 1940s-1950s. After high school they moved to Minnesota where they attained degrees and began lengthy teaching careers. But they have fond memories of the ethnic neighborhood in which they grew up. Read more »

Gear Up for NaNoWriMo at the St. Cloud Library

Gear Up for NaNoWriMo at the St. Cloud Library

    NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is November and the St. Cloud Public Library wants you to Gear Up! 
We'll be offering a series of classes to help you become the novelist you've always known you can be. Published author and travel writer Lisa McClintick will be facilitating these sessions. Read more »

October is Meet the Blind Month

October is Meet the Blind Month

Visit the St. Cloud Public Library on Friday, Oct. 23 between 1:00 and 5:00 p.m. to meet members of the Central MN chapter of the National Federation of the Blind. Learn about the daily life of a blind person - you'll be glad you did!

Rose Ensemble morning concert in St. Cloud: Last Queen of Hawaii

Rose Ensemble morning concert in St. Cloud: Last Queen of Hawaii

Come to the Mississippi Room at St. Cloud Public Library Monday, Oct. 12 at 10:30 a.m. and allow yourself to be transported to paradise. Read more »

Exploring Quickbooks at the St. Cloud Public Library

Exploring Quickbooks at the St. Cloud Public Library

   Are you running a small to medium sized business, and wish you had a full time accountant? You need to  come to the St. Cloud library Thursday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. and learn how to use Quickbooks. Need training and guidance in business management, accounting and bookkeeping? We're here to help! Read more »

How Anoka became the Halloween Capital at the St. Cloud Library

How Anoka became the Halloween Capital at the St. Cloud Library

  Anoka native Roxy Orcutt will be sharing what she learned while writing her book, "History and Hauntings of the Halloween Capital," Friday Oct. 9 from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m.  She tells the story of how the town of Anoka, MN became the Halloween Capital of the World (declared by U.S. Congress and everything!). Read more »

Dreadful Diorama Challenge through October at the St. Cloud library

Dreadful Diorama Challenge through October at the St. Cloud library

    Spookiness abounds in October, and the St. Cloud Public Library is asking for more!  We're asking you to create wee windows of terror to share with the larger community. We provide the boxes, you provide the horror diorama. There are many iconic scenes from scary movies - or perhaps from your own nightmares! Read more »

Go Medieval this Summer with Middle Ages series at the St. Cloud Library

Go Medieval this Summer with Middle Ages series at the St. Cloud Library

  Summer is just about over, and you want to suck the marrow out of your free time. It's time to go Medieval on summer; and the St. Cloud Public Library has just the thing, literally. Wednesdays in August from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. join the Society for Creative Anachronism as they bring the Middle Ages to life. Come each week, or check the schedule below: Read more »

Shake your Groove Thing at St. Cloud Dance Clinic

Shake your Groove Thing at St. Cloud Dance Clinic

   Teens - Celebrate "Read to the Rhythm," the summer reading program, with a dance clinic at the St. Cloud Public Library on Wednesday, June 24! Learn dance routines and perform with the SCSU dance team! Registration is open. Clinic takes place in the Mississippi Community Room. Dance lesson 3:00 to 5:00 p.m., performance 6:30 p.m.