Library News

Even if you are not a fan of winter, the Becker Public Library has several good reasons why you can look forward to December. On December 7th, the Becker Community Center will be hosting its annual Breakfast with Santa. In conjunction with this fun, family event, the Becker Public Library will be hosting several fun holiday activities for all ages (or as the song says, “kids from 1-92”): The Minnesota Carolers – Do you love holiday music?  The Becker Public Library is proud to present...
November marks National Novel Writing Month (aka NaNoWriMo) and we have the tools to help you be successful! Want to get your novel or writing published? Not sure how or where to start? MN Writes MN Reads is a free, user-friendly collection of tools for creating, publishing and sharing eBooks with readers across Minnesota and potentially the country. Not an aspiring author? MN Writes MN Reads is also a great place to find something new to read. “Leading indie authors...
Our libraries are starting to feel festive! We are ready for the holiday season and there are so many different ways to get involved and have fun this season at the library! Looking for some FREE festive events? Crafts? Author visits? GRRL has you covered! Here are just a few of the fun upcoming events happening across our region: "Ornament Making for Wright County Festival of Trees" -- Make a hand-crafted paper ornament using book pages to decorate a tree at the Wright...
At this time of the year, Great River Regional Library invites you to invest in the library's mission. With the help of our generous donors, we have provided accessibility, literacy, and lifelong learning to over 1,268,000 neighbors in your community this past year.  Covering six counties, Great River Regional Library serves many communities with varying needs and interests. As communities continue to evolve, the library has a greater demand to provide the best quality for more...
The library's online catalog for searching for books, movies, and more has recently been upgraded. The search and login options will look different, but this catalog has full functionality for requesting items, suspending items on request, paying fines, and adjusting account settings. It also has a mobile-friendly version for use on phones, tablets, etc. Access to our previous catalog will end by 2020.   Saved lists do not transfer...
Members of the Rockford community joined Great River Regional Library Executive Director Karen Pundsack for a discussion about local library services in August.  Here are some of the topics that were covered. Thank you to those who attended!
The Great River Regional Library (GRRL) Board of Trustees will meet in special session on Tuesday, October 15, at 6:00 p.m. in the St. Cloud Library Mississippi Room.   All GRRL Board meetings are open to the public and held at the St. Cloud Public Library.    Persons with disabilities who plan to attend and will need assisted services should contact the Administrative Assistant three business days prior to the meeting at 320-650-2500...
Currently, the Eagle Bend Public Library is open 20 hours a week. A change in open hours is being considered to include another evening. Please fill out our survey so we can better serve you! Stop in the library for a paper copy of the survey or complete the online survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/68WPF3G  The survey link is also located on the Eagle Bend Facebook page. The Eagle Bend branch of the Great River Regional Library system strives to be community focused...
Members of the Richmond community joined Great River Regional Library Executive Director Karen Pundsack for a discussion about local library services in May.  Here are some of the topics covered. Check out our Events Calendar to see if a community meeting is scheduled for your library.   
Members of the Eagle Bend community joined Great River Regional Library Executive Director Karen Pundsack for a discussion about local library services in March. Here are some of the topics covered. Check out our Events Calendar to see if a community meeting is scheduled for your library.