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Library Supports Sherburne County Inmate Writing Program

Library Supports Sherburne County Inmate Writing Program

Sixteen incarcerated women have completed writing workshops that resulted in a printed booklet now available as part of the Great River Regional Library collection housed at the Elk River Public Library. Read more »

Library Tech Tips: Placing holds on magazines

Library Tech Tips: Placing holds on magazines
  • How to Place Holds on Magazines

If you know which magazine you wish to check out, the trick to finding it on the catalog is to add the word periodical to the magazine title: Read more »

Mixed Blood Production at St. Cloud Library

Mixed Blood Production at St. Cloud Library

The St. Cloud Public library is pleased to announce we will be hosting the Mixed Blood Theater's production of Hijab Tube on Thursday, April 9 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the Children's Programming Room. Attendance is free and open to everyone. Read more »

I Will Survive at St. Cloud

I Will Survive at St. Cloud

   Zombie Apocalypse? Hunger Games? Car died in the middle of the Canadian wilderness? No problem! 
   Join Devin Cesnik, a former Air Force SERE (survival, evasion, resistance, escape) instructor as he teaches the basics of survival. With what you learn in this four-week series, you will be better prepared to face what life throws at you!  Read more »

Library Tech Tips: Returning eBooks

Library Tech Tips: Returning eBooks

The return process for library eBooks and eAudiobooks is usually simple. You don't need to do it. Once your loan expires, your access to the book expires so other individuals can check it out.

You may want to return items early so others can have access to them sooner. Here's how to return a library book checked out to a Kindle device Read more »

Moo-velous Trunk Show held at Melrose Library!

Moo-velous Trunk Show held at Melrose Library!

 Once Upon a Reader "Moo!" author David LaRochelle and illustrator Mike Wohnoutka presented a program at the Melrose Public Library on March 2. The Traveling Trunk show "Moo!" was part of the statewide program promoting early literacy. Read more »

Get your Robot on with Granite City Gear Heads

Get your Robot on with Granite City Gear Heads

  Hey St. Cloud! It's Teen Tech Week here at the library! Come on down to witness robotics in action with Granite City Gear Heads. See them talk about robotics and demonstrate some real working robots. Tuesday, March 10 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Mississippi Community Room at St. Cloud Public Library.

Dream of Being Your Own Boss? Learn How from the Pros

Dream of Being Your Own Boss?  Learn How from the Pros

  Do you dream about being your own boss? Make 2015 the year for turning dreams into reality. In conjunction with the Small Business Association, the St. Cloud Public Library is hosting a four-part Entrepreneur Series on Wednesdays in March. This series is for anyone who has a great business idea but doesn't know where to start.  Read more »

Year In Reading

Year In Reading

The June challenge for A Year In Reading is to read that classic you never read. Read more »

MNSure Enrollment Events at St. Cloud Public Library

MNSure Enrollment Events at St. Cloud Public Library

Do you need affordable health insurance? Receive free MNSure enrollment assistance from local partner agencies at the St. Cloud Public Library. To receive help at the events, please bring the following with you:
- Social Security number for each person applying
- Date of birth for everyone in household
- Driver's license, tribal ID or other ID Read more »