• Smokey Bear program Thursday July 31 at 1 p.m. at the Upsala Public Library has been cancelled.

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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 »

Lucky Winter Reading Program Winners Collect Prizes

Lucky Winter Reading Program Winners Collect Prizes

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 »

St. Cloud Teen Anime Club Meeting March 13

St. Cloud Teen Anime Club Meeting March 13

  Join us Thursday, March 13 for anime, manga, food and more! Bring your favorite anime inspired card games to play with others! Meet in the library's Mississippi Room 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Kimball Steampunk Jewelry Program is a Hit!

Kimball Steampunk Jewelry Program is a Hit!

The Steampunk Jewelry Program at Kimball was filled to capacity with eager library patrons who had come to learn about this innovative, creative style of jewelry making. Read more »

Fairy Garden Creations in Eagle Bend

Fairy Garden Creations in Eagle Bend

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 »

Bags of Books and Vintage/Collectibles Sale at the St. Cloud Library

Bags of Books and Vintage/Collectibles Sale at the St. Cloud Library

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 »

"I think I can ... I think I can" Children's Coat Rack in Staples

"I think I can ... I think I can" Children's Coat Rack in Staples

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!

 

Introduction to Genealogy at the St. Cloud Library

Introduction to Genealogy at the St. Cloud Library

    Do you want to find your roots, but don't know where to begin?  Read more »

Celebrate Louis Braille at the St. Cloud Library

Celebrate Louis Braille at the St. Cloud Library

   Representatives from the Central Minnesota chapter of the National Federation of Blindness will be at the St. Cloud Public Library on Saturday Jan. 4, from 10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. to talk about being blind in today's society, demonstrate technology that assists blind people, and show how to write and read Braille. Read more »