Library News: Royalton

The Okee Dokee Brothers, previously a little-known duo based in Minneapolis, captured the 2013 Grammy for best children's recording Sunday, Feb. 10 for their album "Can You Canoe?" The songs on the album were based on a month-long trip the duo took paddling down the Mississippi River. Joe Mailander (left) and Justin Lansing are childhood friends from Denver who moved to the Twin Cities in 2007. The Okee Dokee Brothers were the Summer Reading Program kick-off performers for Great River Regional...
WCCO television sportscaster Mark Rosen is a superb storyteller. Rosen was at the Royalton Public Library on Friday evening, Nov. 2 to talk about his book, Best Seat in the House. He entertained the audience with stories from his forty years of covering sports in Minnesota. He started the evening with the details of how he began working at WCCO. He was just 17, a high school intern, and it was the era of smoke filled newsrooms where reporters used typewriters to complete their stories. He...
Count Whackula and his assistant Miss Lynn Marie recently visited the Royalton Public Library. They thrilled the large audience with their magic tricks which included a white bunny that appeared out of nowhere and a child that was suspended in the air. The Count also reminded the children to be safe on Halloween. The show was based on popular juvenile fiction books and their characters. The library checked out all the available books on magic after the show.