Library News: Belgrade

Eric Dregni lived in Trondheim, Norway for a year as a fellowship recipient where he survived a dinner of "rakfisk" (fermented fish) and discovered his great-grandfather's house in Lusterfjord. Eric will read excerpts from his comedic novel and show slides from his time in Norway on Tuesday, May 25, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Belgrade Public Library. Dregni is from Minneapolis, Minnesota and has written and co-written a number of books on various recreational activities and...
Homemade Jam is a folk/soul quartet that celebrates the diverse flavors of West Central Minnesota with a violin, accordion, mandolin and guitar. The main ingredients are the four women's voices which serve up traditional gospel, blues and folk Americana like you've never tasted before! They'll be at the Belgrade library on Friday, Feb. 5 from 7 to 8 p.m. You can register online or by phone at 320.254.8842. Legacy funding is bringing you this wonderful event.
Join us on Friday, Feb. 12, 6:30 -7:30 p.m., at Belgrade's Myrtle Mabee Library for our monthly book club meeting. "Stolen Innocence" by Elissa Wall is our book selection. It is the true story of Wall's growing up in a polygamous sect, the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, a breakaway from the mainstream Mormon church. Wall was forced to marry her first cousin at age 14, but eventually broke free of the sect and Warren Jeffs, its controlling leader....
The January R.E.A.D. book club selection at the Myrtle Mabee Library in Belgrade is "Still Alice" by Lisa Genova. It presents a realistic portrait of early onset Alzheimer's disease. Join us for discussion on January 15, 2010, 6:30PM to 7:30 PM.
Charles Dickens (1821 - 1870) used his fiction to criticize the injustices of his time, especially the brutal treatment of the poor. In "A Christmas Carol," Scrooge, a crotchety old miser, is shown the error of his ways and learns what it means to have love in his heart. "A Christmas Carol" is the selection for the R.E.A.D. Book Club's meeting on Friday, Dec. 18, 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. Refreshments provided. Stop by the library for a copy of the book of the month. The R....
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer was Mark Twain's first novel (the first he authored by himself). By the time this book was published in 1876, Samuel L. Clemens was already well known by his pen name Mark Twain, which he adopted in 1863. In this novel, Tom Sawyer, a boy who lives with his aunt on the Mississippi River in Missouri, has all kinds of adventures, most of which involve misbehaving in some way. The R.ead E.at A.nd D.iscuss book club meets every 3rd Friday of the month.
These quilts are just a few examples of class projects offered this fall through Belgrade-Brooten-Elrosa's community education department. See our display for ideas on fabric and color choices for your project. While visiting the library, why not browse our collection of quilting and other craft related books and videos.