Library News

Riders On The Orphan Train Presentation at Belgrade Library

Riders On The Orphan Train Presentation at Belgrade Library

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 »

"Sex & Violence" Teen Author to Speak at St. Cloud

"Sex & Violence" Teen Author to Speak at St. Cloud

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 »

Insects Invade Upsala!

Insects Invade Upsala!

Bruce The Bug Guy visited GRRL Upsala on Wednesday, Aug. 13 with a fantastic group of LIVE insects!  Read more »

Smart Play Spot Busy in St. Cloud

Smart Play Spot Busy in St. Cloud

The Smart Play Spot at St. Cloud Public Library has been busy over the summer. Read more »

Teens - Take a chance to win a Taylor Swift READ poster!

Teens - Take a chance to win a Taylor Swift READ poster!

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 visits Eagle Bend library

Smokey the Bear visits Eagle Bend library

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 »

Pierz Program on Job Searching, Resumes and Applications

Pierz Program on Job Searching, Resumes and Applications

The Pierz Public Library is offering two classes this fall on job searching, resumes, applications, interviewing and networking. Staff from Rural MN CEP will be presenting.

On Wednesday, Sept. 17 at 2:00 p.m., the topic will be job searching, resumes and applications. On Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 2:00 p.m., the topic will be interviewing and networking. Read more »

Great Foreign TV at the Library

Great Foreign TV at the Library

There is TV so bad you shut it off, TV you leave on while you do something else, and once in a while there’s TV you put everything else aside for. If you enjoy really good TV, take a look at some of the foreign television series available at the library that you won't find elsewhere.
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Ask a Master Gardener at St. Cloud

Ask a Master Gardener at St. Cloud

   Got gardening questions?
   For answers, ask the Master Gardeners of Stearns County. They will be at the St. Cloud Public Library on Thursday, Aug 21, 1:00 to 2:00 p.m., to provide research based information from the University of Minnesota Extension. Drop ins are welcome. This program will take place in the library's Array Community Room.

Young Adult Author Series at St. Cloud Library

Young Adult Author Series at St. Cloud Library

   Calling all teens!
   Ever wondered about the process authors use to write the books we love? Here's the program for you.  We've asked four of the most popular Minnesota authors writing teen fiction today to come share their secrets. They'll be at the St. Cloud Public Library on Wednesdays in August, from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. in Room 259.  Read more »