“Saying hello to something new means saying good-bye to something old and loved.” 
Facts from the Stacks
January 2017
Introducing Junior Books in a Bag
Junior Books in a Bag!
Four fantastic Jr. fiction books are now ready to check out to families, teachers, and after school groups! Each bag holds 8 copies of the same book, a study guide and it checks out for 6 weeks.
January Events - Don't Miss This!
Adult Reading Program
Adult Reading Program
Starting January 8, and running for 10 weeks, this adult reading program will encourage participants to keep reading during the cozy winter months!

Stop by the library for a reading challenge card or click the button below to print one from home. Read for 120 minutes, return your card and pick up another one. Each card returned enters participants into a drawing for a Barnes and Noble Gift Card!
Harry Potter Yoga
Harry Potter Yoga
Enter the Magical World of Harry Potter through themed magical poses as we focus, relax and stretch through the plot line of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone!
Ages 5-18 are welcome (parents, caregivers too!). Sign up required.

Friday, January 26
1:30 p.m.
Star of the North Award Nominees
MYRA Family Book Club
Join us this winter as we read books from the MYRA (Minnesota Youth Reading Awards) Nomination List. You can participate in 3 different ways! There are books for everyone in your family!

Starting January 8, sign up at the library to receive your books to keep track of books you've read. After you sign up, you'll be invited to a voting party in March to cast your official ballot for the winner of the 3 Minnesota Choice Youth Awards! 
Evening Storytime with Annie starts again January 17!

6 p.m.

Liberty the Therapy Dog
Paws for Books
Wednesday and Thursday night slots are available! Sign up today to read with a Therapy Dog!

Our therapy dogs are certified through the Nationally Accredited Alliance of Therapy Dogs, Inc. Coco and her owner, Ann as well as Liberty and her owner, Tiffany are hosting Paws for Books at the Library!
Looking Ahead - Save these Dates!
February Storytelling Series
Boyd Huppert
Saturday, February 10
7 p.m.
Doug Ohman
Thursday, February 15
7 p.m.
Yoga Quest
Yoga Storytelling
with Jessica Roschen
Tuesday, February 20
7 p.m.
The library will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Monday, January 15

The library will also close at 5:00 p.m. on
Tuesday, January 23 for a staff meeting.


M-Th 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Fridays 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturdays 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
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