Penny Rugs Workshop at North Branch Area Library

The North Branch Area Library will be hosting a 2 hour workshop for ages 14 and up on how to make a penny rug. During the Civil War era homemakers used scraps of wool or felted wool from old clothing, blankets and hats to make designs for mats or rugs. Coins were used as templates […]

Straw Bale Gardening Author to Visit Mora Public Library

Discover the method of straw bale gardening with Minnesota author Joel Karsten on Sunday, March 19 at 3:00 pm. The presentation will include information about how to use straw bales as planting containers for vegetable gardening from his book Straw Bale Gardens Complete. This project is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage […]