Library News

[updated 12/15/2020] Buffalo Library remains open to the public during regualar open hours! We are closely monitoring information about COVID-19 and we are in compliance with recommendations from the State of Minnesota. Please wear a mask, practice social distancing, and do not linger when visiting your Buffalo Public Library. One-person tables are available for reserving, and study rooms may be reserved for one person or up to two individuals from the same household. Returning items/...
Great River Regional Library is pleased to partner with the City of Belgrade and the Myrtle Mabee Library Board in providing reading, literacy and information resources to the Belgrade area community.   Due to a recent evaluation of the Myrtle Mabee Library open hours, we have open hour adjustments effective January 1, 2021.  We are confident that these adjustments best aligns with the needs and schedules of the library users in Belgrade.       ...
Great River Regional Library is pleased to partner with the City of Paynesville in providing reading, literacy and information resources to the Paynesville area community.   Due to a recent evaluation of the Paynesville Library open hours, we have open hour adjustments effective January 1, 2021.  We are confident that these adjustments best aligns with the needs and schedules of the library users in Paynesville.           ...
[updated 12/02/2020] Curbside Pickup by Appointment: Call the library (320-845-4843) to schedule your appointment to pick up your holds.  Computer Use by Appointments: We are now offering computer use by appointments only. Call to set up a time.  Time is limited to 1 hour per person per day.  Print2Go: Print from your home computer, phone, or other devices remotely via Print2Go.  Prints are held in the queue for 24 hours.  Find ...
[Updated: 11/25/2020] Curbside Pickup: You don't need to set up an appointment. We're offering curbside pickup during all open hours. You can park by our back door. Call us when you arrive at the library Computer Use by Appointments: We are now offering computer use by appointments. Call to set up a time.  Time is limited to 1 hour per person per day. Print2Go: Print from your home computer, phone, or other devices remotely via Print2Go.  Prints are held in the...
[Updated: 11/24/2020] Holds Pickup by Appointment: Call the library to schedule your appointment to pick-up your holds (either via curbside or into the building's entryway).  Computer by Appointments: We are now offering computer by appointments. Call to set up a time.  Time is limited to 1 hour per person per day.  Print2Go: Print from your home computer, phone or other device remotely via Print2Go.  Prints are held in the queue for 24 hours....
Stearns County has an opening for a District 5 citizen representative on the Great River Regional Library Board of Trustees. This board meets a minimum of six times per year at 6 p.m. at the St. Cloud Public Library (currently via Zoom) to provide direction and vision for the organization. Terms are three (3) years and term limits are three full terms, or nine (9) years total. If you are interested in serving on this board, please visit the Stearns County website: https://www....
Delano Library is open to the public! We are closely monitoring information about COVID-19 and we are in compliance with recommendations from the State of Minnesota. Please wear a mask, practice social distancing, and not linger when visiting your Delano Public Library. One person tables are available for reserving, and the small meeting room can be reserved for up to six people from the same household. The maximum capacity of the building is 46 people. Book drops: items may be...
The holiday season is here, and we have just what you need ~ holiday cookbooks! Many holiday traditions involve family around the dinner table or making fun festive treats in the kitchen. So instead of purchasing new cookbooks (that you only use this season!), why not check out a cookbook or two from your local library!  Here are some of our favorites: Taste of Home's Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook by Taste of Home Holiday Cooking Around the World by Kari Cornell...
Great River Regional Library (GRRL) works hard to fight the stereotype that libraries are full of dusty, old books. We strive to provide you with the best and latest materials. Therefore, it is out with the old and in with the new! GRRL is saying goodbye to our digital collection on Axis 360 service, effective December 31st, 2020.  Other databases/online resources changes include Ref USA access ending on December 31st and Chilton access ending at the...