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History of the Great MN Get Together

History of the Great MN Get Together

   Regardless what it looks like outside, the MN State Fair begins in 150 days. This Wednesday, March 26, is the official opening to State Fair season with a "History of MN State Fair" program at the St. Cloud Public Library. Hear all the juicy details of what goes on behind the scenes to make the State Fair truly the Great MN Get Together. 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.

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 »

Need help with your English? Come to the St. Cloud Library every Friday

Need help with your English? Come to the St. Cloud Library every Friday

Non-native English speakers: practice your English and make new friends in an informal, volunteer-led setting. St. Cloud Public Library is offering conversation circles in the Array Community Room every Friday from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. This is a great opportunity to practice English in a safe place with others learning just like you!  This is free and open to everyone. 

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 »

A Snowy Storytime in Eagle Bend!

A Snowy Storytime in Eagle Bend!

The Eagle Bend Public Library had a fun storytime about Snow on Saturday, Jan. 10. We read books about snow, did a flannel board about an old lady who swallowed some snow, and then each child painted a snowman on a snow globe. Read more »

A Year In Reading

A Year In Reading

We're offering you different fun reading challenges each month. May's challenge is to read a book from another country. (And let's exclude England. Let's make it books written in languages other than English.)
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