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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 »

Community Meetings Scheduled for Cokato, St. Michael, Pierz, Elk River, Foley

Community Meetings Scheduled for Cokato, St. Michael, Pierz, Elk River, Foley

The community meetings schedule for public discussions about library services has been expanded. Dates and times are:

   Long Prairie Public Library, Wednesday, June 10, 7:00 p.m.
   Cokato Public Library, Tuesday, June 30, 7:00 p.m. Read more »

Studying for finals? The library can help with that!

Studying for finals?  The library can help with that!

   High School finals got you down? The St. Cloud Public Library is here for you! Head on in to Room 259 for a quiet study space just for teens. Room 259 is open all day from May 18 to May 30. Don't forget to talk to a librarian for study help!

 

Check out the programming options at GRRL libraries

Check out the programming options at GRRL libraries

Your Great River Regional Library is a fun place to explore with services and programs for all age groups. Here are a few of the programs offered in the very near future. Read more »

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 »