Susan Monroe, who for the past 19 years has served as the Branch Librarian of the North Branch Area Library, has announced her retirement. The public is invited to congratulate Sue during a reception from 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, July 31, her last day on the job, at the library. The North Branch community and East Central Regional Library will greatly miss her experience and dedication.
Adventures abound — journey into the Amazon and to the bottom of the sea with this week’s pair of free audiobooks.
by Elizabeth Fama
The Lost World
by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
So far, kids have enjoyed creating their very own dream catchers and corn husk dolls. Now it’s time to decorate Ojibwe-style shoulder bags that can be taken home in the last of a series of workshops instructed by the Mille Lacs Indian Musuem and Trading Post.
For ages 6 and up, the program will run from 11 a.m. to noon on Thursday, July 26 at the McGregor Public Library. All materials provided. Pre-registration (required) is open on the Events Calendar. Space is limited, so sign up today!
Presented by East Central Regional Library. Funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Join the Mille Lacs Indian Museum and Trading Post for a kids craft workshop!
Participants will learn how to make a corn husk doll to take home. Corn husk dolls are an American Indian toy, made from the outer covering of an ear of corn and typically made during the fall.
Register yourself online, from wherever you are!
All materials are provided. The workshop is recommended for ages 8 and up.
Program funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.