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Kids' Picture Books

Kids' Picture Books

What fun children's picture books are. The artwork is often exquisite, the values are timeless, and the stories are wonderful. Through picture books, children grow to understand that letters create words and words have meaning. Reading with a child is one of the great pleasures of life, creating a unique connection between child and adult imagination. Read more »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Join a book discussion group. Number 17 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »

Try New Nonfiction!

Try New Nonfiction!

   Whoever it was that described libraries as the people's university was probably thinking about their nonfiction collections. We've added more exciting books recently, and you'll find them on our nonfiction list on the New, Best & Fun page tabbed on top of the library catalog. Here are a few examples. Read more »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Attend a lecture or workshop. Number 15 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »

Customer Satisfaction Survey Prizewinners Drawn

Customer Satisfaction Survey Prizewinners Drawn

Congratulations to Connie Barnier of Elk River and Renee Stafsholt of St. Cloud. Their names were drawn as prizewinners from among thousands who completed the recent customer satisfaction survey for Great River Regional Library (GRRL). Connie will receive a Nook e-reader device suitable for downloading eBooks and eAudiobooks. Renee will receive a $30 gift card to Wal-Mart.* Read more »

New Teen Fiction

New Teen Fiction

Our New Teen Fiction list includes recently published and purchased titles. It is always changing, and it's a great place to find what's new in young adult literature at the library. Read more »

Kids' Nonfiction

Kids' Nonfiction

Kids like facts. They're still learning, and they absorb information like sponges. We have some great new Kids Nonfiction books on the library's New, Best & Fun list.
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We've Got Music!

We've Got Music!

Great River Regional Library has a spectacular collection of music CDs that includes the very best contemporary and classic. Read more »

Kids' Music, Movies...

Kids' Music, Movies...

Summer is a good time for children and families to explore the list of Kid's Music, Movies and Audiobooks on the New, Best and Fun page. Selections for children of all ages are included.
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Let's Rock the 2000s

Let's Rock the 2000s

After the nineties came the noughties, a decade in which businesses offering intangible products, such as Facebook and Google, became as valuable as companies making things out of iron and steel. Al Qaeda terrorists brought down the World Trade Center. America entered seemingly unending wars on foreign soil. Industrial and economic development in China and India took jobs away from America. Read more »