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Sideed tahay?

Sideed tahay?

"Salaan" means "Hello," and "Sideed tahay?" means "How are you?"
These are some of the first Somali words and phrases you can learn using Pronunciator, the library's language learning database. Read more »

Meet the Master Gardeners in St. Cloud

Meet the Master Gardeners in St. Cloud

  Bring your questions.
  For adults: Master Gardeners of Stearns County will be available to provide research based information from the University of Minnesota Extension on Thursday, June 19 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the library's Array Room.
  Feel free to bring your lunch and listen or ask your gardening questions.

Robot Building Challenge is on at St. Cloud

Robot Building Challenge is on at St. Cloud

  Kids! Teens! Mad scientists! Come to the St. Cloud Public Library any time on Monday, June 23 to build the robot of your dreams. Read more »

Steampunk Jewelry Workshop at the St. Cloud Library

Steampunk Jewelry Workshop at the St. Cloud Library

Don't miss out on this fabulous opportunity to create wearable art at the St. Cloud Public Library. Create a jewelry masterpiece using an assortment of fun elements. All supplies included, but bring some old jewelry if you have some. For teens and adults. Preregistration is required. Thursday, June 19 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Read more »

Use Early Literacy Calendar to Prepare Kids for Reading

Use Early Literacy Calendar to Prepare Kids for Reading

Parents are their child’s first teacher, and simple activities that are done together can help plant the building blocks from which literacy grows. 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 4:45-5:45 p.m. on Friday, May 2 in the Mississippi Community Room of the St. Cloud Public Library. Read more »

Llama Llama Day a Huge Success in Melrose!

Llama Llama Day a Huge Success in Melrose!

Llama Llama Day was held at the Melrose Public Library on Thursday, April 10. There were live llamas from Hemker Park and Zoo, crafts, stories, and snacks. Approximately 90 people were in attendance and each child received a free LLama LLama book that was donated by the Melrose Friends of the Library.

Get Your Poetry On at the St. Cloud Library

Get Your Poetry On at the St. Cloud Library

    April is National Poetry Month - and the St. Cloud Public Library is going all out. Downstairs we've hung a giant community magnetic poetry board. Come on in and  share your creative side. Read more »

Impact Survey Data

Impact Survey Data

In April we asked you to complete a survey on how library technology affects your life. The Impact Survey results are now in and available to you.

Among the findings:
  23% of library technology users are low income Read more »

Lucky Winter Reading Program Winners Collect Prizes

Lucky Winter Reading Program Winners Collect Prizes

Staff have been contacting regional winners of the winter reading program prize drawing in order to present them with gift cards. Regional winner Betty Root (pictured), a Buffalo patron, chose a $25 Barnes and Noble gift card as her prize. Read more »