Library News: Elk River

A packed room at the Elk River Public Library recently enjoyed a ballet preview version of "The Nutcracker" performed by the North Ballet Youth Company. The Nutcracker Ballet is a growing holiday tradition in Elk River, and this is the second year it has been performed at the library. Pick up an Event Guide at our libraries, or browse the online version to see what other holiday events are taking place at Great River Regional Library.
The Elk River Public River recently presented a program titled World Of Music at the Library. It featured performers Leo and Kathy Lara. They are a husband and wife team who have been active as performers and educators within the Midwest since 1979. Leo is a native of Ecuador who is involved with the study and performance of Andean folk music. Kathy is a music, Spanish and elementary education teacher. They interpret the traditional songs and rhythms of various Latin American countries using a...
Local trio Knotted Clover entertained their audience in a recent concert at the Elk River Public Library. The trio is composed of two teens and their father. They play traditional folk songs and music from Ireland on a variety of instruments including mandolin, guitar, fiddle and harp. Staff and patrons praised their performance. "Their music was beautiful and all of our patrons and staff really enjoyed hearing them," said Library Assistant Monica Miller. Many of the Great River...