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Upcoming programs at Annandale Library Aug. 15 & 19

 

Glow In the Dark Art Camp -  Aug. 15

Children ages 5 to 10 are invited to a Glow In The Dark Art Camp presented at the Annandale Public Library 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, Aug. 15, Children will learn how to turn their room into a nighttime wonderland with luminescent glow-in-the-dark materials, and create cool and unique figures, paintings, and pictures that will glow for hours at a time, night after night. Attendance is limited and registration is required. The class will be taught by an Abrakadoodle instructor. It is funded in part with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Sunshine Storytime - Aug. 19

Children ages 3 to 8 are invited to Sunshine Storytime at the Annandale Public Library 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19. Children will enjoy stories, songs and a fun craft. Attendance is limited and registration is required. This event is sponsored by the Annandale Friends of the Library.

For more information, contact the Annandale library at (320) 274-8448.

 

Upcoming programs at Kimball Aug. 13, 18, 20Library

 

Duct Tape and Art Reloaded – Aug. 13

Children ages 5 to 10 are invited to Duct Tape and Art Reloaded, a creative arts program at the Kimball Public Library 3:30 to
4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 13. In this fun class, children will use duct tape to create a crazy creature pen. Attendance is limited and registration is required. The program will be presented by an Abrakadoodle instructor, and it is funded in part with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Puppet theater performance – Aug. 18

The Kimball Public Library will welcome ZPuppets Rosenschnoz for a performance 10:30 to 11:15 a.m. Monday, Aug. 18, The award-winning puppet theater performers will present “à la carte: In a Fool’s Kitchen” for families, teens and children 3 and older. The show features the battle between a French chef and a wily lobster. This performance is funded in part with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.

Sunshine Storytime – Aug. 20

Children ages 3 to 8 are invited to Sunshine Storytime at the Kimball Public Library 10:30 to
11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20. Join storytime to experience stories, songs and a fun craft. The attendance limit is 24 and registration is required. This event is sponsored by the Kimball Friends of the Library.

For more information, contact the Kimball Public Library at (320) 398-3915.

 

Annandale Public Library offering programs

Sunshine Storytime – Aug. 5

Children ages 3 to 8 are invited to Sunshine Storytime at the Annandale Public Library
10-11 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 5. Attendance is limited and registration is required. This storytime is sponsored by the Annandale Friends of the Library.

Music In The Library – Aug. 6

Classical guitarist Jeff Bianchi will perform at the Annandale Public Library 3:30-4:45 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6. People of all ages are invited to enjoy the beauty of the classical guitar. Bianchi began performing as a classical musician in his teens. From 2005 to 2007 he toured nationally as a guitar player with country music acts before returning to his roots as a classical musician. His 2014 concert schedule includes performances in Alabama, Mississippi, Wyoming and other states. He will play a variety of compositions including music from the 17th century as well as pieces for guitar by contemporary composers. This concert is funded in part with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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Eden Valley Area Library & Event Center August schedule

 

Knitting Gathering – Wednesday, Aug. 6, noon

Writer’s Circle & Fine Arts Activity – Wednesday, Aug. 13, 5:30-6:30 p.m. – Contact Larry (320) 453-7413

Eden Valley Area Library Board Meeting – Saturday, Aug. 9, noon-2 p.m.

Summer Reading Program – Wednesday, Aug. 13 (Buffalo Farmer, Bee Keeper, etc.) and Saturday, Aug. 23 (Fun Day, games, etc.),  9:30-11 a.m.

Mid Summer Blast – Saturday, Aug. 16, Music starts at 7 p.m.

Friends of the Library Mtg. – Monday, Aug. 25, 6-7 p.m.

Save the date Sunday, Sept. 14, Dino’s Eden Lakeside Club, 5 p.m. social hour, dinner, entertainment, live and silent auctions, more details to come. Eden Valley Area Library Fall Fundraiser. 

Everyone is welcome at all events.

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Uncommon pair help others find acceptance, and surpass what others expect of them

Random happening #1: a British author (Gavin Hill) who was expected to die 42 years ago, and a Litchfield woman (Rosie Hartwig) who was expected to die 18 years ago, were guests at the Eden Valley Area Library last week, twice.W-IMG 2135

 

Random happening #2: Said author wrote a play, a musical, for children and eight Eden Valley youngsters performed that play Wednesday of last week, at the library.

The play, “William Gray and the Family Next Door,” is about a brown field mouse being chased by an angry cat into a church full of gray church mice, and being rejected for being different. In the end, of course, they realize they have so much more in common, and that uniting is much better than discriminating.

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