Library News: St Cloud

Summer is sizzling all across the region. We have movie nights, concerts, jugglers, and the Summer Reading Program. This week, we also have Read Down Your Fines. For patrons 16 years old and younger: for every 15 minutes you read inside one of the 32 GRRL libraries we'll waive $1 off your card. Wow! That's $1 for 15 minutes of reading. Great Deal! Come in, read down, and waive $1.
School's out for summer, but recess is IN at the St. Cloud Public Library. On Wednesday, June 15, the Mississippi Room will be turned into a playground for teens. You want four square? We got it. You want to hula hoop? We got it. You want to Chinese Jump Rope? Yep, we got it. Rain or shine, recess is fine! Come play from 1 to 3 p.m. And don't forget: while you're here, sign up for the Summer Reading Program!
Hey kids - get in the theme of the Summer Reading Program by joining local artist Natalie Ratha for a sports themed art event at the St. Cloud Public Library on Monday, June 13, 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Children ages 6 to 11 can make their own medal and help create a painting to be displayed in the Children's Room this summer. Register online or by phone. The attendance limit is 30. Sign up for the Summer Reading Program while you're at the library.
Memorial Day Weekend! It's the official gateway to summer. The temperature outside is on the rise, and we have the sizzle for you inside this weekend at the St. Cloud Public Library. Join us Saturday, May 28 beginning at 1 p.m. for our St. Cloud Film Club. This month's selection is Mad, Hot Ballroom. Caliente!
Do you know that one in 26 St. Cloud residents will be a victim of a violent crime this year? One way to ensure you're doing everything you can to protect yourself is to come to the St. Cloud Public Library Tuesday, May 17 for Officer Justin's presentation on this topic. He'll offer an overview of crime in St. Cloud, and ways to protect yourself and loved ones. Don't miss this program. Tuesday, May 17 in Room 208 from 6:00 to 7:15 p.m. It is free and open to everyone who wants to live in a...
Join us Saturday, May 14 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. at the St. Cloud Public Library when Minnesota young adult author Carrie Mesrobian will speak to teens about writing and about her many novels. Carrie teaches writing to teenagers at The Loft Literacy Center in Minneapolis. Carrie's debut novel, "Sex And Violence," was a 2014 William C. Morris YA Debut Award Finalist, YALSA's 2014 Best Fiction for Young Adults nominee, Cybils Best Young Adult Fiction Finalist, and winner of the 2014 Minnesota Book...
Do you know that seven percent of all U.S. citizens 16 years old and older experienced at least one identity theft incident in the past 12 months? The best way to protect yourself is to know the facts. On Tuesday, May 10 at 6:00 p.m., Officer Justin will be providing a free community safety seminar at the St. Cloud library's Bremer Room offering tips on how to protect yourself from fraud and identity theft.
Join us at the St. Cloud Public Library on the second Monday of each month for a gaming extravaganza! Learn to play new card and board games, meet other gaming enthusiasts, and hone your gaming skills. Feel free to bring a new or unique game to share. Ages 13 and up. Adults welcome! Room 208.
Ensure your lawn is the envy of the block with this free program at the St. Cloud library on Tuesday, May 17 from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in room 208. Learn how to put down some roots and use native plants in your landscaping, flower gardens, and everywhere else. We will help identify some favorite natives for a wide variety of soils, shade levels, and overall hardiness. Presented by the University of Minnesota Extension's Master Gardeners of Stearns County. Additional gardening information can be...
Central Minnesota Legal Services is now offering a free legal advice clinic to assist low income persons with matters of family and/or estate and probate law. Advice clinics will be held every Tuesday during the summer at the St. Cloud Public Library from 12:00 noon until 1:00 p.m. The next clinic will be Tuesday, May 10. Preregistration is required. To schedule an appointment please contact Kathy Wingen at 320-257-4873.