Library News: Grey Eagle

The Grey Eagle Public Library is adjusting its open hours beginning Sept. 1, 2016. The adjustment will shorten Monday open hours from 10-5 to 10-4, and extend Wednesday open hours from 3-8 to 2-8. The adjustment is being made to increase access during a busy period. A study of library checkout data from 2015 found that Wednesdays have been significantly busier than Mondays. The schedule beginning Sept. 1 will be as follows. Monday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Tuesday: Closed Wednesday: 2 – 8 p.m....
Part history lesson, part craft class, this quilting program at Grey Eagle Public Library will cover the important role quilts played in the Civil War, women's roles during the war, and Minnesota's connections to the war. The program is scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 6, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Learn about the types and colors of fabrics and patterns that can be used to start your own Civil War reproduction quilt project. Create a miniature Civil War quilt. Registration required, limit 12. This...
Tria Schenk from Grey Eagle was the blue ribbon prize winner in the Great River Regional Library summer drawing for free tickets to the Minnesota State Fair. Tria is photographed standing in between Grey Eagle Public Library Aide Isabella Lamusga and Branch Manager Jennifer Shattuck. Tria was the winner of the Grey Eagle Public Library essay writing contest, answering the question: Why do you love to read? Her name was then put in with the names of winners from the 31 other library locations...
"It was a dark and stormy night..." as spoken by author William Kent Krueger at the beginning of his author talk at Grey Eagle. Stormy indeed, but that didn't stop die-hard fans from coming to meet one of their favorite authors on Friday, June 21. The event was held in an oval community room at a local retirement home. Half was open to windows, making this venue the most perfect place for a murder mystery talk. With every lightning strike and boom of thunder, Krueger grinned as he...
Jon Newberg of Grey Eagle is one lucky patron! Jon participated in the Winter Reading Program at Grey Eagle Public Library. After reading five books he entered his reading slip into the library drawing in hope of winning a prize. He never thought of winning the grand prize, a Kindle provided by the Grey Eagle Library Association. Jon did win the Kindle, which he can use to download books from the Great River Digital Library. This is a new way for him to discover books, and to his surprise,...
Thanks to Legacy funding, Great River Regional Library is able to bring one of Minnesota's favorite children's authors here to Grey Eagle! Doug Wood will be entertaining friends of all ages with songs & readings from some of his favorite books. Join us for some family fun and an opportunity to have Doug Wood sign your favorite book on Saturday, June 18 at 11:00 a.m. To have enough room for this event, we will be using the lounge at the Village View at 303 Cedar St N. Refreshments to...