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Radzoo Visits the Delano Library

Radzoo Visits the Delano Library

The Reptile and Amphibian Discovery Zoo based in Owatonna visited the Delano library on Tuesday, June 30. The Radzoo brought a wonderful variety of animals including an albino boa constrictor. Other stars of the show included an American alligator, a tree frog, tortoise, snapping turtle and a variety of snakes. Children greeted each one with gasps of wonder and amazement. 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 »

The Beat Goes On At Paynesville: July Summer Events

The Beat Goes On At Paynesville:  July Summer Events

Our 'You're A Rock Star' photo booth will be up and running in Paynesville until July 10. We've got  glam rock costumes and wigs, a microphone and guitars, and a rock show background all ready for your rock star photo-shoot. Remember to bring a camera with you ( or use the camera on your cell phone). 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.

Toddler Story Times at Upsala Library

Toddler Story Times at Upsala Library

Toddlers and their parents enjoy hearing stories and making crafts at Great River Regional Library in Upsala. A few months ago the children were marching around the library while playing music with instruments.  Read more »

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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Winning Poems Selected from 70 Entries in Little Falls

Winning Poems Selected from 70 Entries in Little Falls

The Teen Poetry Contest at the Little Falls Public Library had 70 entries this year! Read more »