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Go Digital: Download Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy Chapter Book

Go Digital: Download Fancy Nancy: Nancy Clancy Chapter Book

Classrooms of children and groups of friends and families can share a fun book experience from Monday, Sept. 16 to Monday, Sept. 30. Read more »

St. Cloud Book Club for Adults

St. Cloud Book Club for Adults

The St. Cloud Public Library's Book Club for adults will meet on Wednesday, Aug. 28 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. and again from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Array Community Room. The book for discussion is: The Almost Moon by Alice Sebold. Books bring people together, so come on down.

Free Legal Advice Clinics in St. Cloud

Free Legal Advice Clinics in St. Cloud

   Central Minnesota Legal Services is now offering a free legal advice clinic to assist persons with matters of family and/or estate and probate law. Advice clinics will be held on the fourth Tuesday of every month at the St. Cloud Public Library from 12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m. Ask at the upper level Information Desk for meeting room location. Read more »

St. Cloud's Smart Play Spot Has Grand Opening

St. Cloud's Smart Play Spot Has Grand Opening

Children and families gathered in the St. Cloud Public Library children’s area for the Grand Opening of the Smart Play Spot on Wednesday, Aug. 14.The Smart Play Spot is a colorful play environment intended to stimulate children’s imagination and interest in language and reading. Read more »

Soil Rocks! Staples Program Educates Children on Soil Matters

Soil Rocks! Staples Program Educates Children on Soil Matters

St. John's Arboretum staff visited the Staples Public Library on Aug. 5 to provide "dig in the dirt" activities for our young patrons. They took soil samples and demonstrated with hands-on activities and skits about the good and bad creatures below the surface. This program was made available through funding from the Friends of the Staples Public Library. Read more »

Hot Diggety Dog Story Time in Eagle Bend

Hot Diggety Dog Story Time in Eagle Bend

Children were captivated by "Pam the Storyteller" on Saturday morning, July 27 at the Eagle Bend Library. She shared her own story about dirt, mud, rocks, sand and adventure. Read more »

First Thursday Music at St. Cloud

First Thursday Music at St. Cloud

Join us on Aug. 1 for some Hot Fun in the Summertime!

The August First Thursday at the St. Cloud Public Library features dance music from Granite City Brass. The Quintet will play a variety of dance music from around the globe: Great Britain, Germany, Poland, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, American swing and Stevie Wonder.
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Ask a Master Gardener at the St. Cloud Library

Ask a Master Gardener at the St. Cloud Library

Wondering why your tomatoes seem tired? Your peppers have lost their pep? Come to the library and ask an expert! Read more »

St. Cloud Library presents "Now Showing..."

St. Cloud Library presents "Now Showing..."

"Now Showing..." at the St. Cloud Public Library on Tuesday, May 28 from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Enjoy a movie at the library. Join us for an acrobatic fantasy from James Cameron and Andrew Adamson.  A young woman is entranced by a circus aerialist. Read more »

History in the (Cheese) Making!

History in the (Cheese) Making!

  Join Patrick "The Cheeseman" Moore for an afternoon learning the history of the cheese industry in Minnesota and tasting the fruits of that industry. 
  The program will take place Thursday, May 16 from 1-3 p.m. in the Mississippi Community Room of the St. Cloud Public Library.  Preregistration is needed and the attendance limit is 20. Read more »