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

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

  • 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.

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

St. Michael’s Building It Together Group Wins MLA Above & Beyond Award

St. Michael’s Building It Together Group Wins MLA Above & Beyond Award

St. Michael’s Building It Together volunteer group is one of the 2011 winners of the Minnesota Library Association’s Above & Beyond Award for its work raising funds for the St. Michael Library. The Above & Beyond Award is given in recognition of a recent group or individual contribution significant to the Minnesota library community. There can be up to three recipients in any given year. The awards were announced during the keynote luncheons at the 2011 MLA Annual Conference in Duluth this week.

In addition, the Building it Together group is also nominated for the Evy Nordley Award from the Minnesota Association of Library Friends. The finalists will present their Friends of the Library Project at the MLA Conference in Duluth on Library Friends Day, Thursday, Oct. 13. St. Michael’s Items Purchased page features linked images of items purchased by donations. They include entrance signage, patio furniture, artwork, bicycle rack, display racks, children’s area furniture and teen area furniture.