Professor Marvel’s Fizz Bang Boom Science and Magic Show entranced preschoolers and children through grade 5 at Willow Creek Park shelter Monday, June 9. The children were given an experience in the wonder-filled world of very cool science experiments. All this took place at the Kimball Library’s summer reading program kick-off and ice cream social. Staff photo by Jean Doran Matua.
Eden Valley Area Library is hosting a fundraising bake sale 9 a.m. Saturday morning, June 28. We are asking for contributions of any baked goods, wrapped and ready to sell (and priced if you wish). Please drop all baked goods off at the library between 5-9 p.m. Friday night, June 27, 306 State Street North. Anything you contribute will be very much appreciated.
The summer reading program continues 9:30-11 a.m. Wednesday, June 18, featuring Fish, Fish, Fish.
Story, activities, guest speakers, craft and reading rewards for preschool through grade 6.
Free pre-registration is required.
Contact Judy at email@example.com, or (320) 266-5515.
Upcoming dates are July 9, 23, 23, Aug. 6 and 20.
The Annandale Public Library is offering the following programs.
Professor Marvel’s Fizz Bang Boom Science and Magic Show – June 11
Preschoolers and children through grade 5 are invited to enjoy Professor Marvel’s Fizz Bang Boom Science and Magic Show at the Annandale Public Library 6:15-7 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, Is it a magic show or a science laboratory? Find out by taking a ride through this wonder-filled world of very cool science experiments. The attendance limit is 50 and registration is required. This program is funded in part with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Steampunk Jewelry – June 16
Teens and adults are invited to a Steampunk Jewelry class at the Annandale Public Library 2:30-4:30 p.m. Monday, June 16. Steampunk combines the romantic Victorian aesthetic with recycled elements and technology to create a unique and distinctive style. The jewelry may combine watch parts, keys, ribbons, chains and more. All supplies are included and patrons are encouraged to bring old jewelry pieces to include. Attendance is limited to 12 and registration is required. This program is funded in part with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
For more information, contact the Annandale library at (320) 274-8448.
Central Minnesota Libraries Exchange (CMLE), the library multitype region in Central Minnesota, is seeking a new volunteer to serve as a citizen board member beginning as soon as possible. The initial term of board membership is through 2015.
Individuals with an interest in serving in this citizen board member position should demonstrate an interest and support for all kinds of library services. They must be willing to attend four daytime meetings a year (three in St. Cloud, one elsewhere in the region), and be willing to engage in email discussion of library issues.
CMLE is one of seven regional multitype library systems in Minnesota. The multitypes were organized in 1979 for the purpose of developing common ways for libraries of different types to work together. Each regional center tailors its services to the expressed needs in their region. CMLE serves 12 Central Minnesota counties: Aitkin, Benton, Chisago, Isanti, Kanabec, Mille Lacs, Morrison, Pine, Sherburne, Stearns, Todd and Wright. The member libraries include K-12, academic, public and special libraries. CMLE’s offices are located in the James W. Miller Learning Resources Center at St. Cloud State University.