Library News: Paynesville

Jeanne Kluge's bold, bright summer flowers, breezy beach-side scenes and even a few snowy woodlands watercolors are lending color and coziness to the Paynesville Library during these gray days of October. They will be brightening the walls at the library until the end of October. Local artists interested in displaying their work can contact the Paynesville Library for more information on how to do so.
Harpist Heather Cornelius will provide the live soundtrack for stories about the harp in a program for all ages at the Paynesville Public Library. Discover a handcrafted harp as seen through the eyes of a mouse! Learn how a harp creates its lovely sound, and hear stories about harps. Bring the whole family to enjoy the sweet sounds of the harp on Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. Preregister online or call the Paynesville Public Library at 320.243.3438.
The Paynesville Public Library offers a study room for patron use during open hours. The study room has a spacious desk area, with room to spread out a scrapbooking project, set up a laptop computer to take advantage of the wireless Internet,  or conduct a private meeting for two or three. We even have a sturdy sewing machine you can borrow to use in the study room! And, of course, it's also a great place to study! Paynesville Library customers can reserve the study room up to a week in...
Artist Karen Reede's watercolor paintings of historic Paynesville buildings, re-created with the help of vintage photographs supplied by the Paynesville Historical Society, and in honor of Paynesville's Sesquicentennial, are currently on display at the Paynesville Public Library. Included are paintings of a local church, the 'Applegren Mill,' and the "Hotel Russell." The latter building, now serving as an apartment building, still stands, and is located next door to...
With funds and assistance from the Friends Of The Paynesville Public Library and library preschool story hour participants, the much-loved playhouse at the Paynesville branch recently got a cheery new interior paint job. With instructions and help from Friends president Molly Zimmerman, children used their thumb, palm and fingerprints to paint fantasy creatures on the inside walls. The Friends also arranged for reupholstering the kid-sized sofa. It's back in place, fuzzier and more...