Library News: Buffalo

Members of the Buffalo Community joined Great River Regional Library Executive Director, Karen Pundsack, for a discussion about local library services in October.  Here are some of the topics covered. Check out griver.org/events and search for your community to see if there's a community meeting coming to your library. 
Local author Patrick Day has recently published a book, "How I Escaped from Depression" and he will share the ten critical lessons he learned which have kept him free from depression for over 8 years.  He will explain the difference between situation and clinical depression, discuss the numbering system that identifies the level of depression, and answer any questions you may have.  This program and his book are filled with insights, techniques, and HOPE, and are excellent...
Dead fish? In the library? Yep. A special art class was held at the Buffalo Library recently - Gyotaku, the Japanese art of printing with actual fish. Buffalo staff had this to say. Patrons painted the outside of these fish (a red snapper and a monkfish) and then imprinted them on T-shirts or fabric.  Tamara also brought rubber fish molds for those folks who didn't want to touch a dead fish.  :) The results were very interesting!  Needless to...
Get ready to set the hook; join professional angling guide Tom Kunz for an evening devoted to the world of Minnesota panfish at the Buffalo Library.  Topics will include panfish location strategies, bait selection, best times and days to fish, underwater landforms, catch and release practices and lake health. Kunz will also provide a demonstration on how to properly clean your fish. Catch the program Monday, May 15 from 6:30-8:00 p.m. in the Buffalo Library workroom...
Photographer Doug Ohman will present his collection of photographs of barns at Zion Lutheran Church Fellowship Hall, 1200 Hwy 25 S. Buffalo, on Thursday, Oct. 8 at 7:00 pm. Ohman is well know for his photography books of Minnesota, including "Barns of Minnesota" with text by Will Weaver, "Cabins of Minnesota" with text by Bill Holm, and "Churches of Minnesota" with text by Jon Hassler. This presentation is sponsored by the Buffalo Public Library with support from the Friends of the Buffalo...
Parents now have more choices for children's books about healthy eating and staying active. Wright County Public Health has donated the children's books to Great River Regional Library using Statewide Health Improvement Program grant funds. The 15-title collection includes books such as "Barnyard Dance," about a farm animal hoedown, and "How Are Your Peeling?" with whimsical fruits and vegetables exhibiting their "natural personalities." Copies of each book will be housed at the Howard...
A Peterbilt semi truck will be in the west parking lot of the Buffalo Public Library for children to view during storytime starting at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, April 22. The storytime topic is Trucks and one of the books the group will read is "Truck Driver Tom." Tom happens to be the name of the driver bringing his truck to the library! This storytime will last about an hour. Each week at storytime, toddlers and preschoolers explore a new topic designed to encourage interaction with their...
Join us for a performance by Trillium, the string ensemble of the Buffalo Community Orchestra on Wednesday, Dec. 17 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. Trillium will be playing seasonal favorites. Take a break from the holiday rush and relax with us. The event is sponsored by the Friends of the Buffalo Library. For more information, please call the staff at the library, 763.682.2753.
Join us for an evening with international bestselling author, Brian Freeman. Brian will discuss his books including the newest Jonathan Stride novel, "The Cold Nowhere," which is a finalist for a Minnesota Book Award. Brian will take questions from readers and his book will be available for sale and signing. The presentation will be in the Fellowship Hall of Zion Lutheran Church, 1200 Hwy 25 S. in Buffalo at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 20. Light refreshments will be served. This program...