Library News: Cokato

During October the Cokato Public Library hosted a Take & Make - Pumpkins on Parade program. Patrons took home a pumpkin, decorated it and brought it back for display in the library. Patrons were then asked to vote for their favorite. Noah Morfitt’s spider pumpkin won branch favorite. The decorated pumpkins spiced up the Cokato branch giving the library a fun and festive fall feeling. Thanks to all the participants!
Cokato library interior after remodel. Cokato library interior prior to remodel. FOCAL (Friends Of the Cokato Area Library) are hosting an open house to celebrate the Cokato Public Library’s remodel, on Monday, June 9, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Their goal to improve the library has been the driving force behind many years of book sales and tea party fundraisers. Come and check out the library's new dedicated areas for children, teens and computer users, with new tile, carpet, paint,...
The Cokato Public Library will be closed April 7 through April 21 for remodeling. It is scheduled to reopen Tuesday, April 22 with a brand new look. During the closure, the loan time on items borrowed from the Cokato library (not due prior to April 7) will be extended to April 22. The library’s book drop will be closed, but patrons may return items and access library services by using other Great River Regional Library locations, including Annandale, Buffalo, Howard Lake, and Kimball...
Cokato’s young patrons got ready for a summer of reading by creating book bags that will be sure to look great all season long while carrying (we hope) a heavy load of books. Thanks to the Cokato Friends group for providing the bags and paints! Upcoming Summer Reading Program activities include story time every Wednesday from 10:30 – 11:15 a.m., when we’ll be learning about roots and seeds, and animals that live underground. We’ll also be digging up buried pirate...