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

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52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Check out a legal question or issue. Number 42 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Trace your family tree! Number 41 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »

National Novel Writing Month Begins Soon

National Novel Writing Month Begins Soon

November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo), which means you have less than a month to prepare for writing that novel you’ve been imagining. Read more »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Discover your favorite poet. Number 38 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »

"1,000 Books Before Kindergarten" Program At Paynesville Branch

 "1,000 Books Before Kindergarten" Program At Paynesville Branch

Since 2011,  Paynesville Branch's "1000 Books Before Kindergarten" program has been going strong!  Designed for children from birth through five years old, the program encourages a love of books and reading and prepares children to learn to read.  The program provides a book bag, stickers and small toys, and book giveaways for ince Read more »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Check out the Young Adult selection for teen readers. Number 37 in a series of uses for your library card.

Your Great River Regional Library staff have separated the young adult (YA) books into their own section, so they are easy to find. The library spine label for the young adult books begins with YA. What could be easier?
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Donations Help Fill GRRL Shelves, Save Money

Donations Help Fill GRRL Shelves, Save Money

    The corridor outside Mary Ramacher’s office is currently filling up with donated books and media items. Ramacher is Great River Regional Library’s Collection Development Assistant. Donations are up this year, she said. Last year, donated items valued at $82,000 were added to the GRRL collection. Read more »

52 Library Card Uses

52 Library Card Uses

Take out the latest fashion magazine. Number 34 in a series of uses for your library card. Read more »

Do Your Research At The Library

Do Your Research At The Library

A majority of college students using Google to do their research do so improperly, according to Illinois researchers. They found that students are unable to refine their results to better suit their research, and unable to produce results with reliable sources. Read more »

Find Antique Treasures at Your GRRL Library

Find Antique Treasures at Your GRRL Library

July 2011 saw the first issue of a new magazine named Treasures: Antique to Modern Collecting. Read more »