Library News: Howard Lake

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...
Professor Marvel wowed a highly engaged audience of 103 kids and 34 parents in Howard Lake on Wednesday, June 11. The Howard Lake Friends of the Library hosted the Summer Reading Program Kick-off party, which generated record attendance. They continued to stoke enthusiasm by serving pizza and Kool-Aid. Professor Marvel is one of the many faces of Robert Halbrook, who has been providing library and school programs for 15 years. In addition to demonstrating magic or science or history facts,...