KARE 11 Meteorologist Belinda Jensen coming to Chisago Lakes Area Library

Belinda Jensen, chief meteorologist for KARE 11 News and children’s book author, is coming to Chisago Lakes Area Library at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, June 21.

Belinda enjoys sharing her passion and enthusiasm for weather-related topics through presentations that show school age students the science behind weather. She also helps kids understand the mystery of weather with her series of children’s books featuring the character “Bel the Weather Girl,” who is already fascinated with the weather as an 8-year-old.

Children and their families are invited to this program, sponsored by East Central Regional Library and funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.


World War II Interactive Experience with Arn Kind

Learn about WWII through the eyes of a war correspondent at the Wyoming Area Library on Tuesday, December 6 at 6:30 pm.  Arn portrays an Ernie Pyle-type news reporter who is embedded with an infantry company in war-torn France during the Allied Offensive to liberate Europe.  From this unique perspective, participants see the war as current events rather than history.  The event is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

MNsure enrollment help at libraries

Lakes and Pines will have MNsure navigators at the following libraries to assist individuals with MNsure enrollment.  Sjoberg & Holmstrom, the regional MNsure broker enrollment center, will be there to assist those eligible select a qualified health plan.  For more information or to make an appointment contact Lakes & Pines by calling 320-679-1800, option 4 or Sjoberg & Holmstrom at 320-679-5183.

Help will be available at the following ECRL branch libraries on the following dates:

Cambridge Public Library – Monday, November 28

Pine City Public Library – Tuesday, November 29

North Branch Area Library –Monday, December 5

Wyoming Area Library – Tuesday, December 6

Cambridge Public Library – Tuesday, December 13

Princeton Area Library – Monday, December 19

Pine City Public Library – Tuesday, December 20

Princeton Area Library – Monday, January 9

North Branch Area Library – Tuesday, January 17

Cambridge Public Library – Monday, January 23