Thursday, July 17, 2014

Final Paws to Read Events - July 22 thru August 1

  • Turtle Hurdle
  • Rush City Public Library 
  • Tuesday, July 22 - 3:30-4:30 pm

           Join the naturalist from St. Croix State Park and
           learn about the challenging lives of our local turtles
           and make a turtle craft to take home.  Geared for ages
           3-12 and sponsored by the MN DNR.

  • Smokey the Bear to Visit Preschool Storytime
  • North Branch Area Library
  • Wednesday, July 23 - 10:30 am
          Kids ages 3-5 are invited to join us for a special storytime.
          In celebration of Smokey the Bear's 70th birthday he will
          be stopping by the library.  Learn the true story about Smokey
          and bring your cameras so you can take a picture with him.

  • Cruising Critters
  • Pine City Public Library 
  • Wednesday, July 23 - 11:15 am
         
 Children ages K-6 are welcome to join us for
 this special program presented by the MN DNR.











  • Local Magician, Collin Staup
  • Milaca Community Library 
  • Thursday, July 24 - 10:30 am
          Local magician, Collin Staup, will dazzle audience members
          with a magic show after our storytime presenter reads a
          few books about magic.  Come join the fun!

  • Experiment with Nature
  • Princeton Area Library 
  • Thursday, July 24 - 1:00 pm 
          Use your sense of wonder to explore nature!
          Read a story, ask questions and learn how to be
          a naturalist through hands-on activities.  For ages
          3-12.

  • Frog Guy
  • Pine City Public Library 
  • Wednesday, July 30 - 11:15 am
          Join us for an amphibian interactive activity
          with Frog Guy.  For kids K-6.

  • Cruising Critters
  • Hinckley Public Library 
  • Wednesday, July 30 - 2:00 pm
          Use your detective skills to decode the
          messages left by wildlife.  Presented by
          a St. Croix State Park naturalist.

  • Smokey the Bear
  • Milaca Community Library
  • Thursday, July 31 - 10:30 am
          Come to a Smokey Bear themed preschool storytime
          and hang out for a photo or two with Smokey!

  • Aitkin Library Lawn Party
  • Aitkin Public Library 
  • Friday, August 1 - 2:00-4:30 pm
          Join us for our annual summer lawn party!
          There'll be delicious ice cream floats.  For all ages!



Thursday, July 10, 2014

Forthcoming titles - July 2014


Forthcoming titles - click here to search for and place your hold on the ECRL catalog.


ADULT FICTION


Title Author Pub Date
Courting Catherine Roberts, Nora 01/27/2015
Insatiable Appetites Woods, Stuart 01/06/2015
Knocked: A Regan Reilly Mystery Clark, Carol Higgins 01/06/2015
Love Gently Falling Carlson, Melody 01/06/2015
The Marriage Charm Miller, Linda Lael 01/27/2015
The Old Blue Line: A Joanna Brady Novella Jance, Judith A. 07/22/2014
Private India Patterson, James 11/04/2014
Private Vegas Patterson, James 01/26/2015
Shots Fired: Stories from Joe Pickett Country Box, C. J. 07/15/2014
A Steadfast Heart Peterson, Tracie 01/06/2015
The Sweet Surprise Romance Collection Brunstetter, Wanda E. 01/01/2015
Trust No One Krentz, Jayne Ann 01/06/2015


LARGE PRINT

Title Author Pub Date
Angels Walking Kingsbury, Karen 09/10/2014
Cold Cold Heart Hoag, Tami 09/10/2014
Dark Blood Feehan, Christine 09/24/2014
The Eye of Heaven Cussler, Clive 09/10/2014
Festive in Death Robb, J. D. 09/10/2014
The Golem of Hollywood Kellerman, Jonathan 10/08/2014
The Homecoming Carr, Robyn 09/10/2014
Private Vegas Patterson, James 01/26/2015
Shots Fired Box, C. J. 10/01/2014
Sight Unseen Johansen, Iris 10/01/2014
A Steadfast Heart Peterson, Tracie 01/06/2015
Water Walker Dekker, Ted 10/15/2014
Windigo Island Krueger, William Kent 09/10/2014


BOOKS ON CD

Title Author Pub Date
Ashes to Ashes Hoag, Tami 11/25/2014
Charmed Roberts, Nora 12/30/2014
Die Again Gerritsen, Tess 12/30/2014
Dogwood Hill Woods, Sherryl 12/30/2014
Enchanted Roberts, Nora 12/30/2014
Genuine Lies Roberts, Nora 12/01/2014
Hush Robards, Karen 12/02/2014
Island of Flowers  Roberts, Nora 12/15/2014
Knocked: A Regan Reilly Mystery Clark, Carol Higgins 01/06/2015
Private India  Patterson, James 11/04/2014
Private Vegas Patterson, James 01/26/2015
Saint Odd Koontz, Dean R. 12/09/2014
Snowfall at Willow Lake Wiggs, Susan 11/11/2014
A Thin Dark Line Hoag, Tami 10/07/2014


Marcia Ledin, Technical Services Manager






Thursday, June 26, 2014

PAWS TO READ EVENTS

More Paws to Read Summer Reading Program 
Upcoming Events - July 6 thru July 19


Stuffed Animal Sleepover at Pine City Public Library 


Northwoods Humane Society at Wyoming Area Library

McGregor Presents the Lake Superior Zoomobile!

Learn how animals move and groove and meet some animal ambassadors from the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth.  Stop by the McGregor City Hall on Wednesday, July 9 at 10:00 am.  Free and open to the public.

All About Pets at the Pine City Public Library

Staff from the Pine City Animal Hospital will stop by the library on Wednesday, July 9 at 11:15 to talk about their hospital and what they do.  For grades K-6.

Special Storytime Visitor at Milaca Community Library

Join us for a special storytime visitor on Thursday, July 10 at 10:30 am.  Local author Christine Nelson will be reading her book and sharing information about the importance of being patient.  Copies of the book will be available for ale and all proceeds will go to the local food shelf.

Lake Superior Zoomobile to Visit Princeton Area Library 

Learn how animals move and groove and meet some animal ambassadors from the Lake Superior Zoo in Duluth.  Stop by the library for the program "Animals in Action" on Thursday, July 10 at 1:00 pm.  Free and open to the public.

Experiment with Nature at the Mora Public Library

Use your sense of wonder to explore nature at the library on Thursday, July 10 at 1:30 pm.  Read a story, ask questions and learn how to be a naturalist through hands on activities with staff from St. John's Arboretum.  For ages 3-12.



Chisago Lakes Paws to Read Sleepover



Lake Superior Zoo to Visit Milaca Community Library and Hinckley Public Library

The "Animals in Action" program will be at the both libraries on Tuesday, July 15.  Stop by the Milaca Community Library at11:00 am or the Hinckley Public Library at 2:00 pm and check out some great animals.  If you missed Cock-a-Doodle Zoo, or you're just an animal lover, stop by and enjoy the program.  All ages are welcome.

Animals In & Near the Garden Program

The Pine Gardeners will present a program for children in grades K-6 about all the animals you may find in or near your garden.  Join us on Wednesday, July 16 at 11:15 am. 

Butterfly Business at the Rush City Public Library

Join the naturalist from St. Croix State Park and learn about the lives of butterflies and how to help them.  Make a butterfly craft to take home.  Stop by the library on Tuesday, July 15 at 3:30 pm. The program is presented by the MN DNR and geared for ages 3-12 years of age.

St. John's Arboretum to Visit Mora Public Library  



Join the staff from St. John's Arboretum on Thursday, July 17 at 10:30 am as they talk about Minnesota animal tracks.  Learn about animal tracks through storytelling, activities and create a field guide of tracks.  

Experiment with Nature at the Cambridge Public Library

Use your sense of wonder to explore nature at the library on Thursday, July 17 at 1:30 pm.  Read a story, ask questions and learn how to be a naturalist through hands on activities with staff from St. John's Arboretum.  For ages 3-12.  To participate, sign up at the front desk or call the library at 763-689-7390.  



Paws to Read Stuffed Animal Sleepover 
at the Rush City Public Library


Vickie Sorn
Youth & Community Services Librarian