Library News: Waite Park

One of the goals of our 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program is to provide a simple approach to establishing strong early literacy skills.   We have revamped our program, so come in, sign your child up, get your materials, and start reading! For ages birth to kindergarten.   Sponsored by the Waite Park Friends of the Library.
Great River Regional Library was pleased to be part of bringing a very special performance to Waite Park this week. Waite Park Library Service Coordinator Michelle Goebel explains: "Through the Legacy grant, the Waite Park branch was able to have the Zuzu African Acrobats, who are on a tour across the country, come by and do a performance for McKinley school yesterday afternoon.   The Zuzu African Acrobats were on "America's Got Talent," and have this awesome...
Join other tweens and teens in fun games and activities at the Waite Park Public Library after close on Friday, Sept. 11. Go on a scavenger hunt, compete in a wordplay game, and exercise your creativity in a collaborative art project. There will be snacks, too. The fun begins at 6:00 p.m. and goes until 10:00 p.m. Open to tweens and teens ages 11 and up. Attendance is limited, so please register online through our events calendar or by calling the library at 320-253-9359.
Come to library camp at the Waite Park Public Library starting Tuesday, July 21. Camp will take place two Tuesdays, July 21 and July 28. We will hold two sessions each day, a morning session from 10:15-11:45 a.m. for children ages 5-7, and an afternoon session from 12:15-1:45 p.m. for ages 8-11. Create musical instruments, take part in a mini parade, learn about early composers, music dynamics, symbols and more. Enjoy games, stories, crafts and snacks with a musical theme. Register online or...
Twenty-eight fiber artists are exhibiting quilts interpreting cycles at the Waite Park Public Library during November. The quilts are part of the Minnesota Contemporary Quilters Challenge: Cycles. The quilts portray cycles in colorful and intriguing ways through images of bicycles, washing machines, nature, weather, recycling, the moon, and more. The Minnesota Contemporary Quilters is a growing group of more than 100 forward-thinking fiber artists. They meet raucously the fourth Monday of...