Library News: St Cloud

Learn computer coding for free at the library with one on one mentoring from Coder Dojo St. Cloud! Explore, learn, and succeed in HTML, Scratch, JavaScript, Minecraft modding, and more. For ages 8-18. Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Saturday, May 23 in Room 208 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. This is offered on a semi regular basis, call for the next opportunity if this one doesn't work for you.
High School finals got you down? The St. Cloud Public Library is here for you! Head on in to Room 259 for a quiet study space just for teens. Room 259 is open all day from May 18 to May 30. Don't forget to talk to a librarian for study help!
Note: Some previous publicity included incorrect concert time. Concert begins at 4:45 p.m. The Twin Rivers Bella Corda is a classical guitar ensemble of talented high school and junior high guitarists from all over Central Minnesota that rehearse weekly. Come hear their latest fingerstyle gems from 4:45 to 5:45 p.m. on Friday, May 15 in the Mississippi Community Room of the St. Cloud Public Library. They look forward to sharing a variety of instrumental 'guitar choir' selections sure to...
Join the St. Cloud Public Library in supporting students from North Junior High who came in first place at State competition for their Community Problem Solver projects. Students and their projects will be in the library's Mississippi Community Room on Tuesday, May 12 from 5:45 to 8:45 p.m. Community Problem Solvers decide on an issue affecting their school, local, or global community, bring together a team of students, research the area of concern, determine the underlying problem, generate...
Please join us Thursday, April 23 at 6 p.m. in the Bremer Community Room at the St. Cloud Public Library for a poetry writing workshop hosted by writer and St. Cloud library staff member Julianne O’Connell Restani. This workshop kicks off the St. Cloud Arts Commission’s fourth annual Poetry in Sidewalks competition. Poets of all ages and experience levels are invited to submit lilting limericks, hilarious haikus, stirring sonnets, or any original short poems that are 240 characters or less...
The St. Cloud Friends of the Library Bag of Books Sale will take place Thursday through Saturday, April 16-18 in the Mississippi Room of the St. Cloud Public Library. The sale features great deals on books by the bag including fiction, non-fiction, romance, mystery, paperbacks, children's and VHS. On Thursday bags will be priced at $3; Friday features a special where if you buy one bag at $3 you'll get the second bag free; and Saturday's price is $2 a bag. The sale will also feature a...
The St. Cloud Public library is pleased to announce we will be hosting the Mixed Blood Theater's production of Hijab Tube on Thursday, April 9 from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the Children's Programming Room. Attendance is free and open to everyone. In Hijab Tube, a college-age Muslim woman takes her questions about wearing a hijab to YouTube, drawing an illuminating range of responses from other American Muslims. Sometimes charmingly humorous and sometimes disarmingly blunt in its challenge of...
Zombie Apocalypse? Hunger Games? Car died in the middle of the Canadian wilderness? No problem! Join Devin Cesnik, a former Air Force SERE (survival, evasion, resistance, escape) instructor as he teaches the basics of survival. With what you learn in this four-week series, you will be better prepared to face what life throws at you! For ages 8 and older. Anyone under the age of 13 must be accompanied by an adult. Tuesdays in April, 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. in the Bremer Community Room at St....
Films From Shakespeare Mondays in April starting April 6 at 6:00 p.m. in the Mississippi Community Room at St. Cloud Public Library. William Shakespeare is arguably the outstanding genius of the English language. Thanks to him, 1700 or more new words were created or first recorded into the English language. He wore a gold earring, married an older woman, wrote love sonnets to a man, and died when he was 52, leaving his wife his second best bed. We reference him every day when we use...
Regardless what it looks like outside, the MN State Fair begins in 150 days. This Wednesday, March 26, is the official opening to State Fair season with a "History of MN State Fair" program at the St. Cloud Public Library. Hear all the juicy details of what goes on behind the scenes to make the State Fair truly the Great MN Get Together. Thursday, March 26 from 3:00 to 4:00 p.m. in the library's Mississippi Community Room.