Library News

GRRL-Upsala Trivia Not Trivial!

GRRL-Upsala Trivia Not Trivial!

In a hard thought battle on Saturday Jan. 9, three members of the GRRL-Upsala Trivia Team answered their way to victory in GRRL's online trivia contest. Team members Mike and Debbie Disher and Nancy Reesemann researched questions finding answers through Google searches and GRRL databases. Read more »

Common Core Lecture Series at the St. Cloud Public Library

Common Core Lecture Series at the St. Cloud Public Library

    The St. Cloud Public Library has partnered with the English Department of St. Cloud State University to offer a series of free lectures in February open to the public. Below are the dates and topics for each lecture: Read more »

Trivia Contest To Repeat In 2017

Trivia Contest To Repeat In 2017

A ROAR ripped through our Great River Regional Library system on Jan. 9 when Upsala Public Library won the first Minne-SNOW-ta Knows Trivia Challenge. Read more »

Melrose Library Gets New Circulation Desk!

Melrose Library Gets New Circulation Desk!

The Melrose Public Library's long awaited new circulation desk has arrived! 
The staff and patrons are loving it!  Features include two additional  work areas, much more counter space, increased storage, and quite a bit more area behind the circulation desk.This will make checkout much more efficient at busy times. Read more »

Vacancy Representing Sherburne County on Board of Trustees

Vacancy Representing Sherburne County on Board of Trustees

Sherburne County has an opening for a citizen member on the Great River Regional Library Board of Trustees.
The Board is comprised of 15 members as appointed by their respective County Boards of Commissioners according to the provisions of the regional service agreement and representing the counties of Benton, Morrison, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd and Wright. Read more »

Year In Reading

Year In Reading

The February challenge for a Year in Reading is to read a book set in the desert! Read more »

Annandale Friends Group Donates $300 to Play Kit Fund

Annandale Friends Group Donates $300 to Play Kit Fund

The Annandale Area Friends of the Library have donated $300 toward the purchase of “We Play Here” kits for use by young library visitors. Read more »

Tax Tech Tips

Tax Tech Tips

If you are wondering where to find paper copies of your tax forms and feeling a little frustrated the IRS no longer mails them to your home, never fear! Tech tips is here!

The library no longer receives paper copies of tax forms and booklets. But there are alternatives! Read more »

Annandale Is Reading Away the Winter MinneSNOWta!

Annandale Is Reading Away the Winter MinneSNOWta!

Patrons of the Annandale Public Library are hopeful they will win the MinneSNOWta prize basket. It is filled with wonderful Minnesota products, including syrup and honey produced right in Annandale. Annandale Friends of the Library provided the basket as additional incentive for patrons to take part in Great River Regional Library's annual winter reading program (WRP) which runs Jan. Read more »

Harry Potter-Battle of the Books at Becker

Harry Potter-Battle of the Books at Becker

Hey teens, like to match your wits against someone else? Like to see how much more you know about a book compared to your friends? Then a Battle of the Books is for you! Becker Public Library is hosting a Harry Potter-Battle of the Books, Monday, Feb 8 at 6:30 p.m.  This battle will test your knowledge of the Harry Potter series. Read more »