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Get In Gear Maker Space Challenge @ Paynesville Library Through May!

Get In Gear Maker Space Challenge @ Paynesville Library Through May!

Brush up on your engineering and problem-solving skills: Kids are challenged to power the Krazy Gears Merry-Go-Round by figuring out how to connect interlocking gears to the power source. Don't forget to show a library staffer when you successfully complete the challenge! Read more »

Printmaking Fun at Royalton Library

Printmaking Fun at Royalton Library

   The Royalton Public Library was filled with creative and positive energy when master artist Willicey Tynes returned  to lead an introduction to printmaking class. On this lovely May morning participants enjoyed learning about the history of printmaking and then designed their own Lino-cut used to make prints. Read more »

Willow Orb Class a Hit in Royalton

Willow Orb Class a Hit in Royalton

    Local artist Len Sharon presented a class on weaving decorative orbs to an enthusiastic group at the Royalton Public Library on Saturday, May 7. He makes the orbs from willow branches that he gathers from the countryside near his home in rural Randall. The classes that Sharon offers are some of the most popular events offered at the Royalton library. Read more »

Author Spotlight: Carrie Mesrobian at the St. Cloud Library

Author Spotlight: Carrie Mesrobian at the St. Cloud Library

Join us Saturday, May 14 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the St. Cloud Public Library when Minnesota young adult author Carrie Mesrobian will speak to teens about writing and about her many novels. Carrie teaches writing to teenagers at The Loft Literacy Center in Minneapolis. Read more »

St. Cloud Library Program: Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

St. Cloud Library Program: Protect Yourself Against Identity Theft

Do you know that seven percent of all U.S. citizens 16 years old and older experienced at least one identity theft incident in the past 12 months? The best way to protect yourself is to know the facts. On Tuesday, May 10 at 6:00 p.m., Officer Justin will be providing a free community safety seminar at the St. Read more »

Become a part of the Game Night Gang at the St. Cloud Public Library!

Become a part of the Game Night Gang at the St. Cloud Public Library!

Join us at the St. Cloud Public Library on the second Monday of each month for a gaming extravaganza! Learn to play new card and board games, meet other gaming enthusiasts, and hone your gaming skills. Feel free to bring a new or unique game to share. Ages 13 and up. Adults welcome!  Room 208.

Learn How to Garden with Wildflowers and Native Plants at St. Cloud library

Learn How to  Garden with Wildflowers and Native Plants at St. Cloud library

Ensure your lawn is the envy of the block with this free program at the St. Cloud library on Tuesday, May 17 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in room 208.  Read more »

Twin Rivers Bella Corda at the St. Cloud Library

Twin Rivers Bella Corda at the St. Cloud Library

  The Twin Rivers Bella Corda is a classical guitar ensemble of talented high school and junior high guitarists from all over Central MN that rehearse weekly. Come and hear their latest fingerstyle gems from 4:30-5:45 p.m. on Friday, May 13 in the Mississippi Community Room of the St. Read more »

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Offered in Staples

1000 Books Before Kindergarten Offered in Staples

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program has openings in Staples. Read more »

Read Minnesotan!

Read Minnesotan!

Our Year in Reading adventure continues with May’s challenge to read a book by a Minnesota author. Read more »