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Browse Our Wish List

Browse Our Wish List

Our new Library Wish List enlists your help in moving us closer to being the library we all want to enjoy. Read more »

St. Cloud to Host Conversation Circles every Friday

St. Cloud to Host Conversation Circles 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. beginning Jan. 2.

Becker's Dewey Decimal Mural Project Continues...

Becker's Dewey Decimal Mural Project Continues...

The Becker Public Library, with the help of local artist Alison Love Unzelman, is gearing up to start work on the next section of the Dewey Decimal System collaborative mural project displayed in the library. The ninth mural will focus on the numbers 900-999, covering the general topics of geography and history. Read more »

Latin American Music Performance at Elk River

Latin American Music Performance at Elk River

The Elk River Public River recently presented a program titled World Of Music at the Library. It featured performers Leo and Kathy Lara. They are a husband and wife team who have been active as performers and educators within the Midwest since 1979. Leo is a native of Ecuador who is involved with the study and performance of Andean folk music. Read more »

St. Cloud Lego Challenge

St. Cloud Lego Challenge

Did you know that, in Latin, Lego means "I assemble"?
Coincidence? I think not. The St. Cloud Public Library is giving our community a challenge....what can you create with LEGO?  Read more »

Free Legal Advice Clinic at the St. Cloud Library

Free Legal Advice Clinic at the St. Cloud Library

  Central Minnesota Legal Services is now offering a free legal advice clinic to assist low income persons with matters of family and/or estate and probate law.  Read more »

Fire Up your Kindle at the St. Cloud Library

Fire Up your Kindle at the St. Cloud Library

   Come on down to the St. Cloud Public Library on Thursday, Oct. 9 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. to learn how to download library books to a Kindle Fire. Also learn what other applications are available for use with the device. Attendance is limited to 10, and preregistration is requested. This event will take place in Room 208 on the library's upper level.

Family Trio Entertains at Elk River

Family Trio Entertains at Elk River

Local trio Knotted Clover entertained their audience in a recent concert at the Elk River Public Library.
The trio is composed of two teens and their father. They play traditional folk songs and music from Ireland on a variety of instruments including mandolin, guitar, fiddle and harp. Staff and patrons praised their performance. Read more »

Book Bingo at the Eagle Bend Library.

Book Bingo at the Eagle Bend Library.

The Eagle Bend Public Library recently held its annual end of Summer Reading Program party.
Adults and children played "Book Bingo" for a chance to win a free book.
Following the bingo, prizes from the Summer Reading Program were handed out and everyone was served ice cream sundaes. This program was provided by the Eagle Bend Area Friends of the Library.

Staples Hosts Z Juggling in Lincoln Park!

Staples Hosts Z Juggling in Lincoln Park!

Z Juggling Rosenschnoz program was held at Lincoln Park in Staples as part of Railroad Days festivities. Children and their families enjoyed the juggling and magic tricks on a Sunday afternoon in the park. This program was sponsored through the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage funds and the Staples Motley Area Arts Council.