Library News

Local Author Rusty Gwost at Royalton Library

Local Author Rusty Gwost at Royalton Library

   Little Falls resident Rusty Gwost will be at the Royalton Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 18 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. to discuss and read from his newly published children's book, "Be Proud of Your Paws." Gwost is currently a teacher at  the Royalton Elementary School. This event is free and open to all ages.

Using Your Digital Camera with John Pennoyer at Paynesville Library

Using Your Digital Camera with John Pennoyer at Paynesville Library

Would you like to learn how to make the most out of your digital camera? On Monday, Sept. 22, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., John Pennoyer, a professional nature photographer, will  teach basic digital photography. Bring your camera and learn some tricks to improve the quality of your photographs. Read more »

Book Bingo at the Eagle Bend Library.

Book Bingo at the Eagle Bend Library.

The Eagle Bend Public Library recently held its annual end of Summer Reading Program party.
Adults and children played "Book Bingo" for a chance to win a free book.
Following the bingo, prizes from the Summer Reading Program were handed out and everyone was served ice cream sundaes. This program was provided by the Eagle Bend Area Friends of the Library.

An Evening with Award Winning Author David Housewright

An Evening with Award Winning Author David Housewright

Join us at the Long Prairie Public Library, Thursday, Sept. 25, 6:00 to 7:00 p.m., for an evening with Edgar and Minnesota Book Award-winning author David Housewright. Read more »

Coder Dojo at the St. Cloud Library

Coder Dojo at the St. Cloud Library

   Teens and pre-teens - get the experience to code like the pros! Read more »

Staples Hosts Z Juggling in Lincoln Park!

Staples Hosts Z Juggling in Lincoln Park!

Z Juggling Rosenschnoz program was held at Lincoln Park in Staples as part of Railroad Days festivities. Children and their families enjoyed the juggling and magic tricks on a Sunday afternoon in the park. This program was sponsored through the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage funds and the Staples Motley Area Arts Council.

Storytime at the Becker Library

Storytime at the Becker Library

Storytime at the Becker Library will resume on Tuesday, Sept. 2 starting at 10:30 a.m. However, there are some new changes to the storytime schedule. Storytime, with stories, singing, and crafts will take place Sept. 2 and 16. Tuesdays, Sept. 9 and 30 will be sensory/game days with time being self-directed by the parents or caregivers. 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 »