Library News: Buffalo

Join us for a fun morning at the Buffalo Farmer's Market located near the Buffalo Cinema Theater in downtown Buffalo on Saturday, Aug. 31, from 8:30 a.m. until 12:00 noon. The Friends of the Buffalo Library will have a booth at the market selling books, children's books, cook books and gardening books at bargain prices. From 10:00 a.m. to 10:45 a.m., the WonderWeavers will present "Out of the Magic Pot." Come help these fun story tellers mix up a story stew as they pull...
Join us for an evening with award-winning Minnesota author David Housewright on Thursday, April 4. David will talk about his novels and his writing experience which includes newspaper reporting, teaching, and owning an advertising agency. His recent titles Curse Of The Jade Lily and The Devil And The Diva are up for the Minnesota Book Award this year. David will be available to sign and sell books after the presentation. This free event will be held at Zion Lutheran Church in the Fellowship...
Join up for the eighth annual Buffalo Community Read. The title of this year's book is "Turn Here Sweet Corn: Organic Farming Works" by Atina Diffley. On Thursday, March 14, enjoy discussion at the Buffalo High School. Registration at the Front Lobby is 5:30-6:00 p.m. There will be small-group student led discussion meetings from 6:00-7:00 p.m., and a presentation by the author 7:00-8:00 p.m. This event is sponsored by Buffalo Public Library, Friends of Buffalo Public Library,...
Tonight's Dec. 10 program at the Buffalo Public Library has been cancelled because of travel difficulties experienced by the performer. The event has been rescheduled. Adults, teens and children are invited to the library for “The Gift” on Monday, Dec. 17, 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. Join Bob, “the package guy” as he guides the group through holidays celebrated around the world. Enjoy storytelling, drama, comedy, magic and audience participation in a great holiday program that...
Join us in the Children's Room of the Buffalo Public Library for Fall Storytime. Storytime will take place every Wednesday morning from Sep. 5 through Nov. 14 from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. Storytime is for toddlers and preschoolers. Each session promotes early literacy and is sponsored by Great River Regional Library and the Friends of the Buffalo Library. Preregistration is not required.
The Lunch with the Master Gardeners program ended Tuesday, Aug. 18 at the Buffalo Library. At the last session, a patron brought in a plant taller than he was to be identified. It didn't smell very good, had pink buds and furry, heart-shaped leaves. The stalk was thick and tough. Master Gardeners Jim and Sue Johnson knew what the plant was right away: "Velvetleaf." It is an annual which should be pulled from the yard or garden and seeds should not be allowed to form. Seeds can...
Hopper the Frog visited with more than 20 children and their caregivers at a Leap Into Reading Storytime on Wednesday, April 25 in Buffalo. Branch Assistant Sarah Seeley had their undivided attention. Almost all of the children browsed the book bins after the storytime to take home picture books. Leap Into Reading is all about giving children an enjoyable experience centered on books to encourage an early reading habit. The Children's Room at the Buffalo Public Library is part of the...
The Buffalo Public Library, as well as all the other 31 libraries in the Great River Regional Library system, benefit from the assistance of volunteers who help us give great customer service. Donna Stedje, who has been a volunteer for many years, is shown checking in items she has found on the Buffalo library shelves which are requested as "holds" at other libraries. Volunteers donate at least 50 hours of service each month at the Buffalo branch. If you would like to volunteer at...
It is predicted that this Thursday is supposed to be sweltering hot. Why not load up the kids and travel to Buffalo, MN for Concerts in Sturges Park on cool and breezy Buffalo Lake. The performance will start at 7:00 p.m. and the band is the “Killer Hayseeds.” The “Hayseeds” is a country/rock band with plenty of fans and a high energy show. The five performers have lots of talent and the band has been in existence for 20 years. They perform all over the United States and...
Need a quiet place? Somewhere to work on a project? Somewhere to meet a colleague and do some planning? The Buffalo Public Library has four study rooms available to patrons. The large study room has a white board, table and six chairs. The other three study rooms have a work counter and two chairs. Two to three people can study comfortably in these rooms. Study rooms are available on a first come, first served basis during open hours. All rooms have WiFi accessibility; one room has a...