Library News

Summer Reading Program brings Maker Mondays to St. Cloud

Summer Reading Program brings Maker Mondays to St. Cloud

  Each Monday from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. during the Summer Reading Program, we'll be running a maker space at the St. Cloud Public Library to build fun projects like catapults and air shooters! Join in the creative chaos. For ages 8 to 17 in the Children's Programming Room. Preregistration appreciated.

Kids' page improved!

The Kids web pages on the library website have been improved, making it easier for parents and children to find books to read, get homework help, find games and get information they need. The pages are better organized and have more content, which is sorted by age group:
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Sign-up for the SRP!

Sign-up for the SRP!

Sign-up now for Great River Regional Library's annual Summer Reading Program (SRP) for children and teens ages 0-18. The program will continue through Saturday, Aug. 9 at all 32 GRRL locations. Read more »

Win Great Prizes This Summer in Cold Spring

Win Great Prizes This Summer in Cold Spring

Cold Spring Public Library is giving away lots of prizes this summer! Read more »

Super Summer Prizes in Richmond

Super Summer Prizes in Richmond

Richmond Public Library has fabulous prizes for the Summer Reading Program, beginning June 9! Read more »

Use Early Literacy Calendar to Prepare Kids for Reading

Use Early Literacy Calendar to Prepare Kids for Reading

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 »

Twin Rivers Bella Corda at the St. Cloud Library

Twin Rivers Bella Corda at the St. Cloud Library

   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 a Huge Success in Melrose!

Llama Llama Day a Huge Success in Melrose!

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.

Get Your Poetry On at the St. Cloud Library

Get Your Poetry On at the St. Cloud Library

    April is National Poetry Month - and the St. Cloud Public Library is going all out. Downstairs we've hung a giant community magnetic poetry board. Come on in and  share your creative side. Read more »

Impact Survey Data

Impact Survey Data

In April we asked you to complete a survey on how library technology affects your life. The Impact Survey results are now in and available to you.

Among the findings:
  23% of library technology users are low income Read more »