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Andrew Walesch Visits Pierz Public Library

Andrew Walesch Visits Pierz Public Library

 Do you enjoy holiday music? Get in the holiday spirit! Read more »

Gingerbread House Craft Event in Becker

Gingerbread House Craft Event in Becker

The Becker Friends of the Library and Library Assistant Sherri Rasmussen are hosting a Make & Take craft day at the Becker Public Library on Monday, Dec. 1. Sherri will help kids ages 6 to 12 make holiday gingerbread houses using graham crackers and assorted candies. Decorating will start at 4:00 p.m. and end around 6:00 p.m. Read more »

Holiday Concert Tour in Becker

Holiday Concert Tour in Becker

Jazz pianist and singer Andrew Walesch will be performing at the Becker Community Center on Saturday, Dec. 6, 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. Relax and enjoy Andrew's holiday favorites while the kids visit Santa and shop for presents. Or just come to enjoy the holiday music and be inspired. All ages are welcome. No registration is necessary. A Legacy event.

Long Prairie Holiday Music with Mikko Cowdery

Long Prairie Holiday Music with Mikko Cowdery

Are you ready to get in the holiday spirit? Join us at the Long Prairie Public Library and listen to your favorite holiday songs performed by Mikko Cowdery. Mikko will sing all the best loved holiday music and will take requests for any songs he may have missed! This event is free and will take place Thursday, Dec. 4, 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. Read more »

Latin American Music Performance at Elk River

Latin American Music Performance at Elk River

The Elk River Public River recently presented a program titled World Of Music at the Library. It featured performers Leo and Kathy Lara. They are a husband and wife team who have been active as performers and educators within the Midwest since 1979. Leo is a native of Ecuador who is involved with the study and performance of Andean folk music. Read more »

Minnesota Contemporary Quilters Display Quilts at Waite Park Library

Minnesota Contemporary Quilters Display Quilts at Waite Park Library

Twenty-eight fiber artists are exhibiting quilts interpreting cycles at the Waite Park Public Library during November. The quilts are part of the Minnesota Contemporary Quilters Challenge: Cycles. The quilts portray cycles in colorful and intriguing ways through images of bicycles, washing machines, nature, weather, recycling, the moon, and more. Read more »

ShoStoWriMo

ShoStoWriMo

To celebrate Short Story Writing Month, the library is seeking short, short stories of 32 words or less that are inspired by this historical photograph. What's the story here? Read more »

St. Cloud Lego Challenge

St. Cloud Lego Challenge

Did you know that, in Latin, Lego means "I assemble"?
Coincidence? I think not. The St. Cloud Public Library is giving our community a challenge....what can you create with LEGO?  Read more »

Make Mittens at the Belgrade Library

Make Mittens at the Belgrade Library

Join us on Saturday, Nov. 8 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon to make a pair of funky chunky sweater mittens at the Belgrade Public Library. Call the library to register at 320.254.8842 and get a list of supplies needed for the class. These mittens make great holiday gifts. While you're at it, browse our selection of great craft books for other holiday gift ideas. 

Librarians Available for One-on-One Research Help for History Day Projects

Librarians Available for One-on-One Research Help for History Day Projects

   Are you a teacher, student, or parent of a student involved in History Day? Need help finding information that supports your thesis? Wouldn't it be nice to have your own personal librarian to help you?  Read more »