People come to the library for a number of reasons—to discover something new, to escape with a great story, to meet new people, to simply be a part of the community’s living room. We call ourselves “a playground for curious minds,” and allowing your mind to play is a perfect way to de-stress and give your brain a break.

In celebration of Mental Health Month, we’ve put together a list of seven ways to nurture your mental health with a visit to Grand Forks Public.

Read 7 ways to nurture your mental health with GFP_

In celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, our librarians gathered a list of top book recommendations. The following titles are created by and/or about Asian and Pacific Americans. All titles are available at Grand Forks Public.

Discover 40 top book and film picks.

Summer Reading Kickoff Party

Join us for a Kickoff Party on June 4 from 2-4 p.m. as we celebrate the start of the 2022 Summer Reading Program, Oceans of Possibilities! Pick up your goodie bag, including whale, shark, or sailboat LEGO kits.

Join the Facebook event.

Chinese Calligraphy Workshop

We will be offering a free Chinese Calligraphy Workshop on Saturday, May 21, at 2 p.m. Join artist Jojo Liu in this live, interactive hour-long session either from home or at the library. Jojo will be teaching traditional Chinese calligraphy basics via Zoom.

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World Bee Day

We are partnering with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for a #PlantWildflowers event in celebration of World Bee Day at 2 p.m. on May 22. The grand opening of the campground pollinator garden will be hosted by the Minnesota DNR at the Red River Recreation Area. 

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Drop In & Game: Saturday, May 21

Switch it up! Stop by the library from 2-4 p.m. for an afternoon of gaming. Bring your favorite portable device (Nintendo Switch, phone games, etc.) and we'll provide hot beverages and snacks.

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