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The Fault in Our Stars wins the Battle of the Books!

Congratulations to The Fault in Our Stars by John Green, the winner of the Teen Summer Reading Battle of the Books beating out 31 other titles to be this year's champion!

Thanks to everyone who voted! Don't forget to turn in your summer reading logs by Saturday, August 30 for the Grand Prize Drawing.


Make-N-Take Paper Stamping Cards Aug 23rd

Want to learn how to make your own greeting cards, bookmarks and gift bags using paper and stamping techniques? Lisa Wenzel, local stamping craft demonstrator, will be here to help you create 5 fun paper crafts to make and take home with you.

Come in on Saturday, August 23rd anytime between 10:00am and 12:00pm in the Makerspace on 2nd floor to make and take home some great craft projects.


Author Visit - Peter Razor Aug 25th

Meet author Peter Razor, an enrolled member of the Fond du Lac Band of Ojibwa, and winner of the 2002 Minnesota Book Award on Monday, August 25th at 7:00pm in the library auditorium.

His memoir "While the Locust Slept" chronicles his survival of abuse and bigotry at the State Public School for Dependent and Neglected Children in Owatonna.


Library Closed Mon, Sept 1 for Labor Day

The library will be closed all day on Monday, September 1st in observation of the Labor Day holiday. We will be open again on Tuesday, September 2nd at 9:30am.

The library will resume its full weekend hours (Saturdays 9:30am - 5:30pm, Sundays 1:30pm - 5:30pm) on the following weekend of September 6th.


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