Library News: Belgrade

Children ages 5 - 12 can spend an afternoon at the Belgrade library enjoying holiday stories and crafts! This event will be held on Monday Dec. 9 from 3:30 - 4:30 p.m. Treats provided! For more information you may call the Belgrade library at 320.254.8842
Get a free reindeer cart ride this Saturday, Nov. 30 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the Belgrade Library. Warm up inside with some hot apple cider and cookies and listen to stories read by the Belgrade royalty. This event is in conjunction with Pictures with Santa at the neighboring Greater Visions Photography studio. For more information you may call the Belgrade Library at 320.254.8842.
Children ages 3 to 10 can enjoy an afternoon at the Belgrade library celebrating the month of November and the turkey! This event will be held on Monday Nov. 18 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. Join us for fun stories, a craft and treats! For more information you may call the Belgrade library at 320.254.8842.
Carve a pumpkin at the Belgrade Public Library on Monday October 28, any time from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m. We will be using kid-friendly carving tools from craft stores, but an adult must accompany children to assure their safety. Treats will be provided!!
In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, Gwen Rosha Anderson will visit the Belgrade Public Library on Friday evening, Oct. 4 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. to discuss her book "My Three Lumps: surviving breast cancer and divorce simultaneously at age 28." The Minnesota teacher shares her journals from cancer to recovery. Coffee, book signing and conversation to follow. For more information you may call the Belgrade Library at 320.254.8842. Anderson will also visit the Foley Public...
Friday evening Sept. 27, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. author David Housewright will visit the Belgrade Public Library to discuss his writing process and books. He is best known for his crime fiction set most often in and around the greater St. Paul and Minneapolis area. Housewright is an Edgar Award winning author and three time MN book award winner. Please join us for this special event followed by book signing, coffee and conversation. For more information you may contact the library at 320.254....
Ethan Fischer was Belgrade Public Library’s Blue Ribbon Reader winner this summer. Children and teens at each of Great River Regional Library’s 32 locations were invited to take part in an essay writing contest. They were asked to answer the question: Why do you love to read? Ethan’s essay was selected from the Belgrade entries. His name was then put in with the names of winners from the 31 other library locations in which Great River Regional Library provides services. The...
Join the Belgrade READ book club on Friday, Aug. 16 from 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. to discuss author Deeanne Gist's novel, It Happened at the Fair. In the book, young Cullen McNamara travels to the 1893 Chicago World's Fair with his invention hoping to make his fortune. When noise at the fair's Machinery Hill makes it impossible for the hard-of-hearing inventor to deal with buyers, he hires a young teacher of hearing-impaired children to tutor him in the art of lip-reading. Cullen is caught in a whirl...
Join us Wednesday, June 26 from 3:00 - 3:45 p.m. at the Belgrade Public Library to experience Storigami=Stories + Origami! Learn how to fold paper while enjoying stories told by Christine Petrell Kallevig, a professional storyteller and the author of five Storigami collections, including "Nature Fold-Along Stories: Quick and easy origami tales about plants and animals." This event is for all ages with a limited attendance of 25. You can sign up online at griver.org events or call...
Visit the Belgrade Public Library on Friday evening May 24 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and meet Geneva Paulson, author of Rescuing Randy. She will share the disturbing and inspirational story of her son's entrapment and manipulation by a religious cult. As the family progressed through his abduction, deprogramming, snapping, exit counseling, and ultimate freedom, their faith grew stronger and their family bond deeper. Geneva Paulson and her husband live on a small farm near Eagle Bend. They have...