Tricounty News

Volunteers to give away 500,000 books April 23

On April 23, 2013, 25,000 volunteers will give away half a million free books in more than 6,000 towns and cities across the
country.

The free book giveaway is part of World Book Night U.S. (WBN), an ambitious campaign to give thousands of free, specially printed paperbacks to light or nonreaders across America on one day. Great River Regional Library (GRRL) has recruited more than 50 volunteers who will share books at different locations across Central Minnesota such as parks, coffee shops and fitness centers.

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Eden Valley gets its wish: a library of its own

 

“We may never be a full-blown library, but we are tenacious,” said library director Nancy McNab. “I think that’s code for w-IMG 3848-RGB‘pushy,’” she added.

It took tenacity to spend nearly three years of planning and hard work with no guarantee of success. They had a dream, and a belief in that dream.

Author William Kent Krueger sold and signed his books after the formal presentation.

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Eden Valley Area Library event May 11

Wanted: Vendors/Artisans/Crafters for Saturday, May 11, Spring Extravaganza at the Eden Valley Area Library/Event Center. Table/space rent is $20.

This is scheduled from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact is Marilyn Peterson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or phone (320) 290-1011.

Eden Valley Area Library to have seed exchange

Grow local, garden skill and seed share event

Saturday, April 20, from 10 to 11:30 a.m., the public is invited to a seed exchange at the Eden Valley Area Library. If you have 100 tomato seeds to a package and you want only five plants, share the abundance! We have seeds to share, or bring your surplus to swap with other gardeners and try something new.

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Eden Valley Area Library event

Wanted: Vendors/Artisans/Crafters for Saturday, May 11, Spring Extravaganza at the Eden Valley Area Library/Event Center. Table/space rent is $20.

This is scheduled from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Contact is Marilyn Peterson at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or phone (320) 290-1011.