Library News

Delano public library services and curbside pickup hours will temporarily change Friday, July 3 through Friday, July 17. The library’s carpet is sixteen years old, and the time has come to update it. Exterior renovations will also be occurring during this period which may result in limited access to our drive up book return. Thank you for your patience while the facility is receiving needed renovations. Staff will be in the building to assist patrons during the following times...
Sauk Centre update - 6/29/20 Curbside Services Holds Pickup: Sauk Centre is doing curbside pickup at our regularly scheduled hours: Monday 12-5pm, Tuesday 2-8pm, Wednesday 10am-5pm, Thursday 2-8pm, Friday 12-5pm, and Saturday 10am-1pm. Place your requests online at https://search.griver.org/.  You will be notified when an item arrives for you via phone, email, or text.  Come to the library during our normal service hours when you have items in. Please park on...
6/24/2020 The Big Lake Library is now offering the following services to the public: Summer Reading Program in Big Lake Dig Deeper At Your Library! The Summer Reading Program for kids and teens is happening now-July 31--use Beanstack, design your own reading goal, or pick up a tracking sheet at your local library! Register on Beanstack now.  Paper reading logs can be found outside the library, next to the door, during the library's open hours. ...
Becker Public Library updates- 6/23/2020 Summer Reading Program in Becker Dig Deeper At Your Library! The Summer Reading Program for kids and teens is happening now-July 31--use Beanstack, design your own reading goal, or pick up a tracking sheet at your local library! Register on Beanstack now. Spectacular Summer Reading Program grab-bag giveaway taking place July 6th-July 11th.  Stop at the library for your grab-bag filled with a prize, a book, coupon to McDonald's and...
Great River Regional Library is excited as One Book | One Minnesota, the statewide book club, has its second book announced. The program asks Minnesotans to read a common title and come together to reflect and discuss. The summer title for the program is A Good Time for the Truth: Race in Minnesota, edited by Sun Yung Shin. A Good Time for the Truth, published in 2016 by the Minnesota Historical Society Press, is a series of essays in which sixteen of Minnesota’s best writers provide a...
6/9/2020 SUMMER READING PROGRAM in Delano Dig Deeper At Your Library! The Summer Reading Program for kids and teens is happening June 1-July 31--use Beanstack, design your own reading goal, or pick up a tracking sheet at your local library! Details: https://griver.org/kids/summer-reading-program Register on Beanstack now: https://griver.beanstack.org/ Delano specific: 1. Ages 3-12: Weekly activity bags with free book June 1 to July 31 for ages 3 to 12. Come to curbside and ask for one...
So many questions during the COVID-19 closure. But we have the answers for you!  Questions about operations of the library system? (Such as Curbside Pickup, the GRRL hotline, returning your items, due dates and fines, reference questions, card expiration, register for a library card, and library events) Click here our FAQ page for your operations-related questions. Questions about library books and materials? (Such as our eBooks, eAudiobooks, online databases, and Beanstack...
Get ready to dig deeper this summer, as we are ready to read, investigate, and discover with Great River Regional Library's 2020 Summer Reading Program! Great River Regional Library (GRRL) will kick off the annual Summer Reading Program on Monday, June 1, continuing through Friday, July 31st. The program begins on Monday, June 1, and can be done in the Beanstack app or by visiting your local library during curbside pickup hours. Participants can track their reading in the...
Great River Regional Library buildings may be closed, but the library continues to offer services! Great River Regional Library now offers curbside service, so you can continue borrowing from your local library. Request the items that you want to borrow, then when your request is ready you can come to your library to pick them up. To request an item (book, movie, CD, or kit), use the online catalog or call the library’s hotline at 1-833-GET-GRRL (1-833-438-4775). The hotline hours are 10:00...
The GRRL Board of Trustees will meet in regular session on Tuesday, May 19, 2020, via Zoom webinar. The Personnel Committee will meet at 5:30 p.m., and the full Board at 6:00 p.m.   In response to COVID-19 and pursuant to Minnesota Statute Chapter 12. Emergency Management, Governor Walz declared a state of emergency. In accordance with the state of emergency and Minnesota Statute Chapter 13D.021, the GRRL Board of Trustees, Personnel Committee, and GRRL staff will...