ECRL PRESENTS: Fool in a Mask Productions !

From June 28th through July 9th the library will present Fool in a Mask Productions in “The Amazing Adventures of Stuart Lindman and Other Short Plays”. Four young actors will perform in four short plays commissioned for the “Minnesota’s Greatest Generation Project”. This program is made possible through the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund and …

A Maroon and White Bus

The small maroon and white bus pulled into the parking lot. Ebenezer Meadows Campus was painted on the side. The driver got out and opened the doors that made the bus handicap accessible with a lift. Slowly the lift was lowered and one by one the occupants were out of the bus and ready to …

A North Branch Story

Shared by Maureen . . . We have a ‘Mom’ using our public access computers to communicate with her son who is serving on the carrier The U.S.S. Roosevelt. She is e-mailing her son one question at a time from the pamphlet, “Minnesota Sesquicentennial: 150 Years of Statehood” that ECRL prepared for us. When he …

Congratulations, Sue

North Branch Librarian Sue Monroe has completed a class in American Sign Language. Sue says it was a very intense 6 weeks where she learned “the very basics of American sign language.” She very quickly found her new skills useful and told us about it in this e-mail: Today I had a deaf woman come …

Rush City Grand Re-Opening

On Saturday, with kids in tow, I attended the Grand Re-Opening of the Rush City library. The coffee was strong, the cookies were chocolate chip, the library was crisp and gorgeous, and all attendees were excited about their “new” library. What more could one ask for? Jeanette and Jane and assorted volunteers did an outstanding …