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Get Creative with Artist Jen Anfinson

Get Creative with Artist Jen Anfinson

One of our most popular programming presenters is artist Jen Anfinson. 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

Library Tech Tips
  • 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 »

Eagle Bend Public Library Gets a New Makeover!

Eagle Bend Public Library Gets a New Makeover!

The Eagle Bend Public Library has received a new makeover, thanks to Friends and local volunteers who gave the library a new look with a fresh coat of paint. The City of Eagle Bend also provided funds to update the Internet station work area and for more shelving displays for the magazines and books on CD. Read more »

Library Tech Tips

Library Tech Tips

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 »

Willow Basket Weavers at Royalton Library

Willow Basket Weavers at Royalton Library

   The Royalton Public Library was bustling with activity on Saturday, March 7 when seven enthusiastic folks took part in a workshop to learn the art of willow basket weaving. The instructor, retired social worker Len Sharon, provided willow shoots which he harvests from wetlands near his home in rural Randall. He moved from student to student exhibiting patience and good humor. 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.