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Read New Genres

Read New Genres

The Year of Reading challenge for August is to read a genre or format you don't usually read. Read more »

Have Fun with our State Fair Short Story Challenge

Have Fun with our State Fair Short Story Challenge

Writers: start your engines and rev up your creativity with this summer's Short Story Challenge. The race is on for the best story about this picture using only 32 words. We're dropping the flag August 1 and we'll keep running through August 24. Read more »

Try ReferenceUSA

Try ReferenceUSA

Reference USA is a comprehensive business directory featuring US and Canadian businesses as well as residents. It lists contact information, affiliations and histories on each of the businesses. This resource is a must-use for any small business owner or potential property buyer. Records are savable and downloadable. Read more »

Upsala Between The Covers July postponed

Upsala Between The Covers July postponed

The Upsala Public Library hosts a spirited book group named Between The Covers every 4th Monday of the month at 7 p.m.  The group will not meet in July, but will read "All The Light We Cannot See", for discussion on Monday, Aug. 24. Read more »

BookMyne

BookMyne

BookMyne is an exciting new app that lets you access your library on the go! It brings social-savvy, library functionality wherever you are. And it remembers your card number/login info so you don't have to type it out each time. Read more »

A Year In Reading

A Year In Reading

The Year of Reading challenge for July is to read a book you found on NoveList. 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.

Staples Read to the Rhythm Music Camp

Staples Read to the Rhythm Music Camp

The Staples Public Library held a two-day music camp as part of the Summer Reading Program, Read to the Rhythm. Children at the music camp each made various musical instruments and talked about how different materials made different sounds. Read more »

Eagle Bend's Read to the Rhythm Music Camp

Eagle Bend's Read to the Rhythm Music Camp

The Eagle Bend Public Library held a two-day music camp as part of the Summer Reading Program, Read to the Rhythm. Children at the music camp each made various musical instruments and talked about how different materials made different sounds. Read more »

Community Meetings Set For Cokato, Elk River, Foley, Pierz, St. Michael

Community Meetings Set For Cokato, Elk River, Foley, Pierz, St. Michael

The community meetings schedule for public discussions about library services has been expanded. New dates and times are:

   Cokato Public Library, Tuesday, June 30, 7:00 p.m.
   St. Michael Public Library, Thursday, July 9, 6:30 p.m.
   Pierz Public Library, Tuesday, July 14, 6:00 p.m.
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