Library News: Becker

The Becker Friends of the Library are hosting two Make & Take craft days at the Becker Public Library on Monday, Nov. 26 and Wednesday, Nov. 28. We will make holiday gingerbread houses using graham crackers and assorted candies. Decorating will start at 4:00 p.m. and end at 6:00 p.m. We will have several books available for ideas and suggestions including Gingerbread Houses: Baking & Building Memories by Nonnie Cargas. Participation is limited to children ages 7 to 12. Please...
On Oct. 25, the Becker Public Library, along with the Friends of the Becker Library, hosted a Fancy Nancy/Fancy Clancy party. It was a smashing success. The Becker staff and kids all dressed in their fanciest ensembles. We read Fancy Nancy by Jane O'Conner, Dandelion by Don Freeman, and some Halloween poems. Crafts were made to enhance the party festivities and included fancy butterfly place mats and tissue paper flower corsages and boutonnieres. The Friends of the Becker Library provided...
You are invited to a very posh tea party! Dress up in your fanciest duds, glitziest ensemble, grab your favorite adult (Mom, Dad, Grandma, Grandpa) and meet at the Becker Library. We will make fancy crafts, read Fancy Nancy by Jane O'Connor and have refreshments before heading home. Set the date for October 25 at 10:30 a.m. RSVP is not required, but is appreciated. Hosted by the Becker Public Library and the Friends of the Becker Library.
After a short break, Storytime is back at the Becker Library. Storytime is held every Tuesday starting at 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Enjoy stories, music and crafts with upcoming themes: Library Tales, Fall, Dinosaurs, and Mother Goose. Preschoolers ages 3-6 are invited to attend. No registration is necessary.
Grab a seat aboard Becker Airways as the Summer Reading Program takes you on a "One World, Many Stories" tour. The Summer Reading Program kicks off Monday, June 13 with Caricatures by Bill Morgan, starting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, Becker Public Library will host Rusty's Rockin' Jamboree at 10:30 a.m. and Thursday, June 16, the GREAT Theatre will perform. Show time is 6:30 p.m. Sign up for the Summer Reading Program for ages 0-18 begins Monday, June 13 at 2:00 p.m. Storytime for...
Friends of the Becker Library will again be hosting a USED BOOK & MEDIA SALE here in the library. So get ready to stock up on old favorites or new items. Perhaps a treasure awaits you here at Becker Library. Dates are Monday, June 13 from 2 p.m. - 8 p.m. and Tuesday, June 14 from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. We need your gently used books and media. Bring them to the library anytime the library is open. We also need volunteers to help sort, set-up, take down, and work the sale. If you can help...
Spencer and Chris from GREAT Theatre had their work cut out for them at the Becker library on Thursday, April 28. They came to do a 90-minute drama workshop to develop children’s creativity and self-expression. Using a script based on the "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" books by Jeff Kinney, the kids showed great enthusiasm and wonderful expression. They soon learned to change their character from a 90-year-old woman, to a turtle, a monkey, and a cheerleader in an instant. The kids had a...
Becker Public Library hosted two events on Monday, April 25. Becker author Mary Jo Mosher was joined by other local authors Mike Roberts, Pam Leonard and Colin Nelson on Monday, April 25 at the Becker Public Library. The panel of authors discussed their writing processes, finding publishers, self-publishing, using e-media and more with a group of 20 people. All the authors had their books available for purchase and signing. The Last Keeper at Split Rock by Mike Roberts, Death's...
Becker Public Library has many exciting events happening for all ages the next several weeks. The GREAT Theatre wraps up the month of April with their workshop based on the book, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" by Jeff Kinney. The workshop explores creativity and self-expression through drama exploration, crafts and theater games. Thursday, April 28; 6:30-8:00 p.m. Kicking off the month of May is the Cartoon Art Workshop. Participants will learn character and story outline development,...