The SRP Kickoff Event at the Climax Public Library was well received as Smokey the Bear and the Climax Fire Department were present to celebrate reading and the beginning of the 2014 Summer Reading Program—Paws to Read. All SRP youth participants went home with a book.
The Ulen LINK Site, a link to Lake Agassiz Regional Library, will be changing hours of operation on Thursdays from 2 to 4 p.m. to 9 to 11 a.m.
Effective June 5, the Ulen LINK Site’s open hours will be: Tuesday 5 to 7 p.m.; Wednesday 3 to 5 p.m.; and Thursday 9 to 11 a.m.
The Crookston Public Library, 110 N. Ash Street, will host a Used Book Sale from Monday, May 19 through Friday, May 23 during regular library hours.
Hundreds of materials will be available for purchase, including many fiction and nonfiction books and periodicals. Items can be purchased by the bag for three dollars or by the box for five dollars.
Books and materials come directly from the Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) collection. Proceeds of the sale will benefit all LARL branches and LINK Sites.
The Crookston Public Library hours are: Monday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Tuesday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Wednesday 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Thursday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK Sites, and the Regional Office in Moorhead, will be closed on Monday, May 26 in observance of Memorial Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, May 27.
Children and their caregivers are invited for fun stories and activities Thursdays at 4:15 p.m. at the Halstad LINK Site beginning June 5. A different theme will be explored each week this summer through stories, songs, fingerplays, and/or a craft! No pre-registration is required.
For more information on this and other Halstad programs, please call 218-456-2162 or visit the Halstad LINK Site at 441 Highway 75 S., in the Rescue Squad Building.
New children’s furnishings were unveiled at the Moorhead Public Library on Saturday, April 26, 2014.
Concordia College design students, of the Three-Dimensional Foundations Class, partnered with the Youth Services Staff of the Moorhead Public Library to create interactive and aesthetically-inviting furnishings to enhance the library experience for young patrons.
Now, kids can read a book in the shade of a tree at the Moorhead Public Library! (Not a real tree, but a nature inspired display for play and reading.)
The display will be a permanent fixture at the Library.
The Mahnomen Public Library, a branch of the Lake Agassiz Regional Library, will be moving back to the Library building at 203 Main St S. after a temporary relocation during an asbestos abatement project.
The Mahnomen Public Library will close the temporary location at 175 S. First St., the previous WETCC Wellstone Building, on Thursday, April 24 through Tuesday, April 29 during the move. The Library will reopen at its permanent location on Main Street on April 30.
The Library’s open hours are: Tuesday 1 to 7 p.m.; Wednesday and Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Thursday noon to 6 p.m.; and Saturday 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Contact the Mahnomen Public Library at 218-935-2843 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
LARL.org users please note that the Classic and Encore online catalogs will be down on Sunday, April, 20 for scheduled maintenance.
Regular online catalog service will resume by Monday, April 21.
Lake Agassiz Regional Library will host a used book sale in the lower level of the Moorhead Public Library, 118 5th St. S., on Thursday, May 1 through Saturday, May 3 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day.
Hundreds of materials will be available for purchase, including many adult fiction and nonfiction books, movies, audiovisual items, and children’s materials. Customers may fill a bag with items for five dollars. Proceeds of the sale will be used to support Lake Agassiz Regional Library.
The League of Women Voters of the Red River Valley will host a legislative forum at the Moorhead Public Library on Saturday, April 12 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Senator Kent Eken, Representative Ben Lien, and Representative Paul Marquart will be on hand to discuss recent legislation. Charley Johnson will moderate and Moorhead Community Access Media will also stream it on the web.