Summer Events Begin

Summer is finally here! And Great River Regional Library is ready with many events and programs planned for you and your family!

Across all 32 library locations, there are so many events happening this June. See all the events happening this month on the GRRL Events Calendar here.

Start marking your calendar -- here are a few highlighted events you don't want to miss:

  • Enjoy seeing and interacting with cool animals? These animal events are for you:
    • Remarkable Reptiles: LIVE reptiles that will thrill and excite young and old alike. Learn hands-on about reptiles, their environments, and conservation in a fun, interactive, and engaging presentation. For all ages.
      • June 6th from 10:30 am to 11:15 am at the St. Michael Public Library (see event here)
      • June 6th from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Cold Spring Public Library (register here)
      • June 7th from 10:30 am to 11:30 am at the Waite Park Al Ringsmuth Public Library (see event here)
      • June 8th from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm at the Richmond Public Library (register here)
      • June 28th from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Rockford Public Library (see event here)
      • June 29th from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Clearwater Public Library (see event here)
    • Pine Grove Zoo at the Library: Join us for a fun-filled learning experience about animals and their habitats with staff from the Pine Grove Zoo. 
      • June 9th from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Little Falls Carnegie Library (register here)
  • Enjoy music? These musical and entertaining events are for you:
    • Pint Size Polkas: It's no secret that polka music is the happiest form of music on the face of the earth. Help your family discover the good, clean fun that you can experience with polka music.
      • June 13th from 10:30 am to 11:15 am at the Buffalo Public Library (see event here)
      • June 13th from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the St. Michael Public Library (see event here)
      • June 13th from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm at the Monticello Public Library (see event here)
      • June 14th from 10:30 am to 11:15 am at the Becker Public Library (see event here)
      • June 14th from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Big Lake Public Library (register here)
      • June 14th from 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Clearwater Public Library (see event here)
      • June 17th from 10:00 am to 10:45 am at the Long Prairie Public Library (register here)
    • TaikoArts Midwest: COMPAS Teaching Artists TaikoArts Midwest put an emphasis on individual empowerment and the community-building benefits of taiko in this performance. Learn the history & cultural context of taiko drumming in Japan and the United States. You will also learn about taiko drums, how they are made, a general vocabulary for the art form, and kuchishoka how we say & teach rhythms.
      • June 13th from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Staples Public Library (see event here)
      • June 13th from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Elk River Public Library (see event here)
      • June 14th from 10:30 am to 11:30 am at the Little Falls Carnegie Library (register here)
      • June 15th from 11:30 am to 11:30 am at the Rockford Public Library
      • June 15th from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the Swanville Public Library (see event here)
      • June 16th from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm at the St. Cloud Public Library (see event here)
      • June 17th from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at the Delano Public Library (see event here)
      • June 17th from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm at the Foley Public Library (see event here)
      • June 18th from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm at the Becker Public Library (see event here)
    • The Dollipops: Get ready to sing, dance, and laugh with the engaging, high-energy, highly interactive new kids' show. The Dollipops! Dolli and Pop are sisters who have traveled all the way from Sweet Tart City to bring you on a magical and musical road trip that is sure to get kids (and their parents!) moving, grooving, and making memories. 
      • June 21st from 10:00 am to 11:00 am at the Annandale Public Library (see event here)
      • June 22nd from 10:30 am to 11:30 am  at the Kimball Public Library (see event here)
      • June 23rd from 4:30 pm to 5:15 pm at the Big Lake Public Library (register here)
      • June 24th from 10:30 am to 11:30 am at the Delano Public Library (see event here)

 

 

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