Upsala celebrates Heritage Days the second week of August with a community festival, music concerts and a medallion hunt. This year the five daily clues led seekers on a merry chase through the city park to the flower urns along Main Street, to the Community Center and, finally, to GRRL~Upsala. The medallion had been hidden in a Reader's Digest Condensed book, shelved correctly in FIC REA, located about four feet off the floor. It should have been an easy find, but the...
Library News: Upsala
Posted July 27, 2016
GRRL - Upsala's Summer Reading Program is still in full swing! There is still time to start as a baby, a toddler, a tween or a teen! GRRL - Upsala draws for prizes weekly and has a number of ongoing contests which patrons can enter. The Summer Reading Program officially ends on Saturday, Aug. 13!
Posted July 1, 2016
Join Upsala area toddlers for one or both of the summer storytimes. A Few of Our Favorite Reads Join ECFE instructor Kandice Boettcher for an hour of stories, songs, and crafts for children ages 0-5 years and their caregivers! Each week we will focus on a different author including charming classics like Dr. Seuss and notable newbies like Todd Parr. Come prepared to laugh, move, and create. Mondays, June 20 & 27, July 18 & 25, Aug. 1 & 8 10:30 to 11:...
Posted February 4, 2016
In a hard thought battle on Saturday Jan. 9, three members of the GRRL-Upsala Trivia Team answered their way to victory in GRRL's online trivia contest. Team members Mike and Debbie Disher and Nancy Reesemann researched questions finding answers through Google searches and GRRL databases. The team were excited about answering and expect to return next year when the contest will be bigger and even better.
Posted October 31, 2015
"What a cool banner!" So said patrons of the Upsala Public Library on Saturday, Oct. 31, when members of the Snappy Elmdalers 4-H Club hung their award-winning banner at the library so area residents could enjoy their work. This banner, the fifth that has hung at GRRL - Upsala, captured Grand Champion at the Morrison County Fair and won one of only three Purple Ribbons awarded at the Minnesota State Fair. Congratulations Snappy Elmdalers! Pictured L to R: Anna Blonigen, Allie Thelen,...