Library News: St Cloud

For some children, summer break is a relaxing few months of recreation and leisure. For others, it’s a stressful time without access to healthy meals. Poverty and limited access to food is a real problem facing many central Minnesota children. With this in mind, the St. Cloud Public Library is pleased once again to partner with the Yes Network as a site for free lunches for kids, all summer long, for the second year. Who: All kids 18 and younger What: Free, nutritious hot lunches...
This conversation-based program aims to bridge the gap between people and create an environment where understanding and compassion thrive by sharing food. It also promotes harmony and brings together those of different faiths and cultures in order to better understand one another. We want our guests to ask questions and get to know one another. Our mission is to build bridges between people of different cultures and faiths. For more information: Call: 612-987-7323 or email: hibrahim@...
The St. Cloud Public Library WANTS YOU ... to volunteer with this year's Summer Meals Program! The library is once again partnering with the Yes Network to be a lunch site for the USDA’s Summer Food Service Program. The skinny: each weekday, children up to 18 years old will be able to receive a free, hot meal over the lunch hour. The meals program runs concurrently with Great River Regional Library's Summer Reading Program, June 10-Aug. 9. Lunches will be served Monday-Friday from...
  We asked you to tell a story in 32 words or less ... and you did! Short Story Writing Month, or ShoStoWriMo, has come to a close, and we're pleased to share the prose (and maybe even a poem or two) inspired by the above photo, courtesy of the Stearns History Museum. Enjoy!   An assembly of adolescents and adults anxiously await the Annual Homemade Derby Race. Each young athlete has adjusted axels, accepted advice and anticipates achieving the goal to be first...