Learn to balance rocks in nature

It’s a growing art form that uses ordinary rocks in nature to create startling sculptures. Learn all about the art of stone or rock balancing, and the photography of it, from artist Peter Juhl during a workshop at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19 at the Mora Public Library. Participants will discover how just shape, weight …

Reach for the stars with origami

Learn the basics of paper folding and making a variety of origami stars during a special workshop from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, April 17 at the Milaca Community Library. Minnesota Center for Book Arts instructor Kathleen Sheridan will show how origami stars can be used as ornaments or strung together to create garland. This workshop is …

New Storytime Kits to Go Added

We’ve got a problem.  Our Storytime Kits to Go are such a hit it’s hard to find one on the shelves!  But what a wonderful problem to have.  So we decided to add more to the collection.  Twelve more kits have been added to the library catalog. The new kits include:  Camping, Cowboys, Fairy Tales, …

MN author Candace Simar to visit Aitkin

East Central Regional Library is excited to present a special visit featuring Minnesota author Candace Simar at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 22 at the Aitkin Public Library. A writer and poet in Pequot Lakes, Minnesota, Simar’s novels include Shelterbelts, 2015, receiving awards from both the Midwest Book Awards and the WILLA Literary Awards in Historical …