All branches closed for All Staff Day, Monday, April 27
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 »
Please join us at the Sauk Centre Library on Tuesday, Nov. 5 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. for a great Mystery Readers Advisory program. Pam Schoon, retired Language Arts instructor and life-long avid mystery reader, will guide the audience through the history of mystery books, the types of mysteries available today and talk about her favorite mystery writers. Read more »
Teens and children 16 and younger have an opportunity to read down fines on their library cards.
During Teen Read Week, October 13 to 18, holders of minor library cards who have fines related to late return of materials may pay off those fines simply by reading at the library. Read more »
The Day of the Dead is celebrated in many parts of the world, involving customs to remember and honor those who have passed away. Read more »
Are you a student in elementary or middle school who could use some extra homework help? If so, help is on the way! On Saturday, Oct. 12, from 2:30 - 5:00 p.m. members of the St. Cloud Public Library Teen Advisory Board will be available to help you with your homework. Does math make you mad? No problem, let us help. Does science stink? Bring it to us! Read more »
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 »
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.
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 »
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 »
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 »