Library News

Yes, you read that correctly ... effective immediately, Great River Regional Library will not collect overdue fines on materials for children and young adults.  Why? Simply put - it benefits our young patrons. Eliminating fines on these items keeps the library within their reach, always. We want all of central Minnesota’s kids to become lifelong readers and library users. Here's the skinny on the change.   WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: Overdue children's and young...
Members of the Waite Park community joined Great River Regional Library Executive Director Karen Pundsack for a discussion about local library services in December.  Here are some of the topics covered. Check out our Events Calendar (griver.org/events) to see if a community meeting is scheduled for your library. 
Members of the Clearwater community joined Great River Regional Library Executive Director Karen Pundsack for a discussion about local library services in January.  Here are some of the topics covered. Check out our Events Calendar (griver.org/events) to see if a community meeting is scheduled for your library. 
Ralph Covert of Ralph's World visits with his Time Machine Guitar! Ralph’s familiar energetic rock style is complemented by a range of new sounds drawn from his historical travels. Come rock out with Ralph at the library! For families. A Legacy event. Monday, June 10, 4:00 p.m.
This family-friendly show will delight and surprise all ages as James blends amazing technical skill seamlessly with a quick wit and wacky wooden friends. It's a great opportunity to see the fascinating art of ventriloquism up close. And, who knows - you may even become part of the act! Come see why James truly is "Funnier than Your Average Dummy!" For all ages. A Legacy event. Monday, July 8, 5:30 p.m.
Celebrate the Summer Reading Program with Professor Marvel's magic show! For kids of all ages; 3-12 ideal. A Legacy event. Friday, June 7, 2:30-3:15 p.m.
Celebrate the Summer Reading Program with Professor Marvel's magic show! For kids of all ages; 3-12 ideal. A Legacy event. Friday, June 7, 6:00 p.m.
This family-friendly show will delight and surprise all ages as James blends amazing technical skill seamlessly with a quick wit and wacky wooden friends. It's a great opportunity to see the fascinating art of ventriloquism up close and who knows, you may even become part of the act! Come see why James truly is "Funnier than Your Average Dummy!" For all ages. A Legacy event. Monday, July 8, 3:00 p.m.
Ralph Covert of Ralph's World visits with his Time Machine Guitar! Ralph’s familiar energetic rock style is complemented by a range of new sounds drawn from his historical travels. Come rock out with Ralph at the library! For families. A Legacy event. Monday, June 10, 6:30 p.m.
The GRRL Board of Trustees will meet in regular session on Tuesday, May 21, at 6:00 p.m. in the St. Cloud Library Mississippi Room. The Finance Committee will meet that evening at 5:30 p.m. All GRRL Board and Committee meetings are open to the public and held at the St. Cloud Public Library.  Persons with disabilities who plan to attend and will need assisted services should contact the Administrative Assistant three business days prior to the...