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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 »

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.

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 »

SirsiDynix Love Your Library Contest

SirsiDynix Love Your Library Contest

The SirsiDynix Love Your Library contest ends June 12. That means there's still time for library users to share their library love stories - and win a prize for themselves and the library they love.
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Sign Up for the SRP!

Sign Up for the SRP!

The Summer Reading Program is here again.

From now until Saturday, Aug. 8, children are encouraged to read, read, read! Read more »

Library Tech Tips: Learn a Language

Library Tech Tips: Learn a Language

Whether this summer has you going on a vacation or staycation, take Pronunciator along. With 80 different language modules, there’s something for everyone. Are you taking a trip, and you’d like to be able to ask where the bathrooms are? The 8-week travel prep guide is for you. Read more »

Play And Learn With New Toys At Paynesville Library

Play And Learn With New Toys At Paynesville Library

Play is serious business for children: Toys are fun, but they are also the tools that develop fine motor skills, pre-reading skills, problem-solving, imagination and creativity, and other important skills. The Friends of the Paynesville Public Library has donated a collection of toys to the Paynesville Branch. Read more »