Library News: Long Prairie

Author, chef and strong supporter of local farmers and growers Beth Dooley will be at the Long Prairie Library to talk about her passion for Minnesota and the wonderful foods that are available in our state, all year long! In her program, “Cooking My Home: a Journey from Field, to Kitchen to Page," Beth will talk about why winter isn’t considered the season for local food, but in truth, it’s the best time to cook. Beth says winter defines what it means to “stay home,” filling the house...
Bookworms, it could just be your lucky day … but you won’t know it unless you visit the Long Prairie Library. Lucky Day is a new Great River Regional Library program meant to give library users immediate access to some of the newest and most popular titles… without having to wait. These new collections include 20 different books by popular authors like Dan Brown, James Patterson, Jan Karon, Robyn Carr, Vince Flynn and more. Oftentimes, these popular authors have a long waiting list...
The weather may be hot, but we've got lots of cool things going on at the Long Prairie library this summer. Check out all the activities below: Monday, June 13-Saturday, Aug. 13, Read for the Win during the Summer Reading Program! We have programs for all ages 0-12th grade. And, we have lots of fun guessing games AND lots of prizes! The more you read, the more chances you have to win a PRIZE! Tuesday, June 14, 11:00-11:45 a.m., Family Comedy Magic Show with Nathan Stockwell. Be prepared...
Join internationally acclaimed singer/songwriter Phil Lancaster at the Long Prairie Public Library as he presents this program on a little-known era of American history--the story of 250,000 orphans and unwanted children put on trains in New York between 1854 and 1929 and sent all over the United States to be given away. This event will take place at the library on Saturday, April 16, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. The program is free and open to the public. It is a memorable and fascinating...
Join us as Adrian Lee, author, historian, and paranormal investigator discusses his newest book, "More Mysterious Minnesota." Adrian and his team of paranormal investigators, The International Paranormal Society, have spent the past three years traveling across Minnesota investigating historic buildings, including several in Long Prairie. You won’t want to miss this preview of Adrian’s new book! Adrian will be speaking at the Long Prairie Public Library Thursday, March 31, 5:00-6:00 p.m....