Library News: Region Wide

We have been asked about the Coronavirus, and as a library we are here to provide trusted information. What is Coronavirus? According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC), Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory illness that can spread from person to person through respiratory droplets produced when an infected person coughs or sneezes. Trusted information sources The CDC has set up a website - accessible in English, Spanish, and Somali...
This Meeting Has Been Cancelled The GRRL Board of Trustees will meet in regular session on Tuesday, March 17, 2020, in the St. Cloud Library Mississippi Room. The Finance Committee will meet at 5:00 p.m., the Personnel Committee at 5:30 p.m., and the full Board at 6:00 p.m. All GRRL Board meetings are open to the public and held at the St. Cloud Public Library.  Persons with disabilities who plan to attend and will need assisted services should ...
Spring is here! “Locally Growin’,” the fundraising campaign at Great River Regional Library (GRRL) begins on Monday, March 2, 2020, and runs through only the month of March! Our Locally Growin’ campaign keeps donations 100 percent within the branch library of the donor’s choosing. Each library selects a specific “wish” item or program and a campaign goal. Over $20,000 was raised around the region in 2019 to support a wide variety of goals. Each library’s goal is unique and focuses on their...
According to mn.gov, "Every ten years, the U.S. Census Bureau works to count every person in the United States, including everyone living in Minnesota. The resulting count will guide the distribution of billions of dollars to Minnesota’s communities, determine political representation for the next decade, and provide data that shapes how Minnesota’s policymakers and business leaders decide to invest public and private resources." You can complete your 2020 Census online at...
Having Cabin Fever? Merriam Webster defines cabin fever as "extreme irritability and restlessness from living in isolation or a confined indoor area for a prolonged time." We all get a little stir-crazy during the winter months, but the library has much to offer you and your family. We can help you beat the winter blues! Come into the library for game days! Get cozy indoors and play with friends. Cokato Game Time: Join us on March 10th to play board games, card games, and...
The GRRL Board of Trustees will meet in special session on Tuesday, February 18, 2020, in the St. Cloud Library Mississippi Room. The Finance Committee will meet at 5:00 p.m. and the full Board at 6:00 p.m. All GRRL Board meetings are open to the public and held at the St. Cloud Public Library.  Persons with disabilities who plan to attend and will need assisted services should contact the Administrative Assistant three business days prior to...
February not only includes Valentine's Day, but we'll also celebrate Library Lover's Month!  We have many sweet movie showings, musical performances, craft events, and author visits, as well as books, DVDs, CDs, kits, and more to check out and enjoy. All for free! What's not to love? Make sure you check our February Event Calendar for exciting upcoming events, such as Kids' Books and the Art We Love in Delano, Saturday Movie Matinees in the Loft in Little Falls,...
Tax season is upon us, and we have the resources to help you be prepared!  Check out our Tax Information Resources page to find IRS contact information, links to print common tax forms, instructions, and tips! Note that tax filing deadlines have been extended to July 15, 2020 for your 2019 tax return. Minnesota's updated information is here. The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) update is here. Other information about tax-related updates can be found at IRS.gov. To find information...
The GRRL Board of Trustees will meet in regular session on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, in the St. Cloud Library Mississippi Room. The Finance Committee will meet at 5:00 p.m., the Personnel Committee at 5:30 p.m., and the full Board at 6:00 p.m. All GRRL Board meetings are open to the public and held at the St. Cloud Public Library.  Persons with disabilities who plan to attend and will need assisted services should contact the Administrative Assistant...