Library News: St Cloud

Twin brothers Joe and John Gindele provide a humorous look back at their childhood in New York City's Upper East Side in the 1940s-1950s. After high school they moved to Minnesota where they attained degrees and began lengthy teaching careers. But they have fond memories of the ethnic neighborhood in which they grew up. Learn about the old New York and share a laugh at the St. Cloud Public Library Saturday, Nov. 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in the library's Mississippi Room.
NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) is November and the St. Cloud Public Library wants you to Gear Up! We'll be offering a series of classes to help you become the novelist you've always known you can be. Published author and travel writer Lisa McClintick will be facilitating these sessions. Wednesday, Nov. 4 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. - Senses and settings. Room 208. Registration requested Wednesday, Nov. 18 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. - Characters and Charisma. Room 208. Registration requested...
Visit the St. Cloud Public Library on Friday, Oct. 23 between 1:00 and 5:00 p.m. to meet members of the Central MN chapter of the National Federation of the Blind. Learn about the daily life of a blind person - you'll be glad you did!
Get your learn on at the St. Cloud Library's Mississippi Room on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m., at Documentary Club Presents..... "America: Imagine the World Without Her" is a right wing political documentary that attempts to show how much the world has benefited from the USA, and that seeks to make the case that revisionist history, lies and omissions by left leaning organizations are intended to destroy the US as we know it.
Are you running a small to medium sized business, and wish you had a full time accountant? You need to come to the St. Cloud library Thursday, Oct. 8 at 6 p.m. and learn how to use Quickbooks. Need training and guidance in business management, accounting and bookkeeping? We're here to help! This will be an ongoing class, meeting the second Thursday of the month in Room 208. Free and open to everyone.
Anoka native Roxy Orcutt will be sharing what she learned while writing her book, "History and Hauntings of the Halloween Capital," Friday Oct. 9 from 3:30 to 4:45 p.m. She tells the story of how the town of Anoka, MN became the Halloween Capital of the World (declared by U.S. Congress and everything!). The book also features a few of the town's spookier ghost stories as well. Takes place in the Bremer Room
Afraid of being duped? Have mysterious Princes of Nigeria been emailing you about riches? Have you taken a call about tax rebates payable to your checking account? If you are afraid that you may be a target of con men and fraudsters, this class is for you! Come to the St. Cloud Public Library on Monday, Oct. 5 at 6:00 p.m. to be educated by the St. Cloud Police Department on how to protect yourself from snake oil salesmen in our area. This is free and everyone is encouraged to attend. The...
Spookiness abounds in October, and the St. Cloud Public Library is asking for more! We're asking you to create wee windows of terror to share with the larger community. We provide the boxes, you provide the horror diorama. There are many iconic scenes from scary movies - or perhaps from your own nightmares! Boxes are available from the Information Desk on the upper level, and should be returned there once transformed into something spooky. Dioramas will be displayed on the upper level...
Relax at St. Cloud Serenity Now Series September means the end of summer and the rush of school beginnings. Take an hour for yourself every week this month with St. Cloud's Serenity Now! series. Come join us Wednesday, Sept. 30 as we explore the fascinating world of labyrinths and expand our understanding of how to use them as a meditation tool. All programs are free and open to anyone looking to find their calm. All programs are in the Mississippi Community Room beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Witness how humanity can change the course of history forever in the documentary "Children of the Civil Rights" showing Saturday, Sept. 26 at the St. Cloud Public Library at 10:00 a.m. Discussion afterwards with the film's creator. No one knew a group of children in Oklahoma City were heroes; not even the children themselves. The "Children of the Civil Rights" documentary film tells their story. For six years, Oklahoma City kids conducted sit-ins with their youth adviser, Clara Luper. They...