Tricounty News

EV Library ‘Book Club’

We are starting our first “Book Club” at Eden Valley Area Library. If you would like to participate, please plan on joining us at 5 p.m. Thursday, March 14, for an organizational meeting at the Eden Valley Area Library. You will be choosing dates, times and the books. Please e-mail Ellen Ellickson with questions, or just to express your interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . If you don’t have access to e-mail, call the Library at (320) 453-4434, and leave a message. 


Eden Valley Area Library Grand Opening March 10

The Eden Valley Area Library is hosting a Minnesota author during the Grand Opening of the library. Mystery writer William Kent Krueger will be at the library for book signing and the debut of the 12th book in a series “Trickster’s Point,” on the New York Times Bestseller List.

This Grand Opening is free to the public at 2 p.m. Sunday,
March 10 (the original February date was postponed because of bad weather). There will be a ribbon-cutting ceremony and also refreshments served.

Local knitting gathering to begin Feb. 6

Knitters have an opportunity to knit, learn, and share at the Eden Valley Area Library. Community members can join together the first Wednesday of every month from 12 noon until 3 p.m. in a sunny, comfortable library location, and work on knitting, crocheting and spinning projects. Beginners are welcome to learn to knit an easy, cotton dishrag. For more information, contact Sandy at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call (320) 237-6015.

Eden Valley Area Library receives grant

A Meeker Cooperative grant of $1,000 is given towards constructing a handicap-accessible restroom for the library. The Eden Valley Library applied for the grant through the Meeker Cooperative “Roundup” program. Accepting the $1,000 check are (from left to right) Eden Valley Mayor Peter Korman, Eden Valley Area Library Board members Diane Thielen and Sandy Millerbernd, and Meeker Cooperative Trustee Judy Sladek. Submitted photo.

Library Winter Reading Program began Jan. 2

The 2013 Winter Reading Program at Great River Regional Library (GRRL) began at all
32 library locations on Wednesday, Jan. 2, and ends Saturday, Feb. 23. The program’s theme is “Escape Into Reading.” Participants must be in sixth-grade or older.