Library News

The St. Michael Library is now offering the following services to the public: Welcome back to the library! The library is open for grab-and-go browsing, checkout of materials, copies, and prints. The use of library computers and study rooms requires a reservation.  Reservations for computers and study rooms are 1 hour.    Call the St. Michael Library at (763) 497-1998 to make your reservation. Back to School Bingo at St. Michael Grab a BINGO card at the library...
Grab & Go service at the Sauk Centre library has been suspended until further notice.  Curbside Services are once again available all our regular hours: Monday: 12:00-5:00 p.m., Tuesday: 2:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., Thursday: 2:00-8:00 p.m., Friday: 12:00-5:00 p.m., Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Computer, WiFi study room, and copier use are available for essential business for 1 hour daily by appointment.  15-minute browsing appointments are...
GRRL~Upsala provides a new Take and Make craft every week, curbside, for families.  Young patrons are encouraged to send photos of their work to the branch for posting on the Friends of the Upsala Public Library Facebook page. For the week of July 12, two patrons sent photos of their marshmallow structures.  Bella added tootsie rolls, perhaps for more stability.  Mason is more of a purist, using only building materials provided.  Interesting work, Upsala kids!
Great River Regional Library (GRRL) is excited to announce its first-ever streaming service! The streaming service “hoopla” is now available to access by using your library card. Hoopla will give you the ability to check out a variety of videos and movies with no waiting! Library cardholders will be able to enjoy 4 downloads per month. The website hoopladigital.com explains the service “to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on...
Sauk Centre Sinclair Lewis Public Library is now OPEN for Grab & Go service! Please limit your time in the library to 15 minutes for browsing or 1 hour for computer / WiFi study room use by appointment. There are no toys or inside activities offered at this time.  Please see our fun games outside in the basement windows and watch for a new story stroll each week. NEW Curbside Hours: Once you receive a notification, you can come to the library: Monday 12:00 to 5:00 p.m...
The GRRL Board of Trustees will meet in regular session on Tuesday, July 21, 2020, via Zoom webinar. The Finance Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., and the full Board at 6:00 p.m. In response to COVID-19 and pursuant to Minnesota Statute Chapter 12. Emergency Management, Governor Walz declared a state of emergency. In accordance with the state of emergency and Minnesota Statute Chapter 13D.021, the GRRL Board of Trustees, Finance Committee, and GRRL staff will participate...
We are closely monitoring information about COVID-19 and in compliance with recommendations from the State of Minnesota, limited services are available at all libraries. To learn more about additional services in your community, call your local library. We are working on reopening in phases and making sure safety protocols are in place as well as the supplies to maintain them. We are offering many services, including curbside or in-person pick up of requested items at all libraries, Print2Go,...
The GRRL Board Executive Committee will meet on Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at 3:00 p.m. via Zoom webinar. In response to COVID-19 and pursuant to Minnesota Statute Chapter 12. Emergency Management, Governor Walz declared a state of emergency. In accordance with the state of emergency and Minnesota Statute Chapter 13D.021, the GRRL Board Executive Committee and GRRL staff will participate in the meeting by telephone or other electronic means rather than being...
Delano public library services and curbside pickup hours will temporarily change Friday, July 3 through Friday, July 17. The library’s carpet is sixteen years old, and the time has come to update it. Exterior renovations will also be occurring during this period which may result in limited access to our drive up book return. Thank you for your patience while the facility is receiving needed renovations. Staff will be in the building to assist patrons during the following times...
Sauk Centre update - 6/29/20 Curbside Services Holds Pickup: Sauk Centre is doing curbside pickup at our regularly scheduled hours: Monday 12-5pm, Tuesday 2-8pm, Wednesday 10am-5pm, Thursday 2-8pm, Friday 12-5pm, and Saturday 10am-1pm. Place your requests online at https://search.griver.org/.  You will be notified when an item arrives for you via phone, email, or text.  Come to the library during our normal service hours when you have items in. Please park on...