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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 »
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 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.
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 »
Eagle Bend library patrons of all ages enjoyed a creative activity on Saturday, Feb. 1.
Artist Jen Anfinson provided supplies and tips on creating "fairy gardens" as part of an event funded in part with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Here are comment from attendees: Read more »
The St. Cloud Friends of the Library “Bags of Books” and Vintage/Collectibles Sale will be on Friday and Saturday, Jan. 17 and 18, at the St. Cloud Public Library downtown St. Cloud. Read more »
The Friends of the Staples Public Library have purchased a children's coat rack for young patrons at the Staples Public Library. When entering the library the coat rack is located on your left. Immediately behind it are illustrations and text from the classic story of "The Little Engine That Could."
Thanks to the Friends for their generosity!