Friends of the Library Cookie Walk

Too busy to bake?  The Friends of the Library are having their annual Cookie Walk on Friday, December 12th from 4:00pm to 6:30pm at the Community Bldg.

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Please cast your vote for the libraries tree!

Festival of Trees at Bauer’s Market & Garden Center

Starting November 28th and running through December 24th, Bauer’s Market will have The LaCrescent Festival of Trees in their south building. Look of our Foodshelf tree and many other organizations. This fundraising event will be in the form of voting –with dollars. Each vote is $1.00 and a person may vote as many times as they would like. The tree with the most votes is the winner! But every organization wins; each organization with a decorated tree will be awarded all the monies they have accumulated in votes throughout the contest.

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Library Cosed for Veterans Day

LaCrescent Public Library will be closed on Tuesday November 11th in observance of Veteran’s Day.

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Daylight Savings time ends!

Don’t forget to set your clocks back on Saturday, November 1st.  DST Ends Fall Back

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Jon Steffes to speak on new book

Jon Steffes will be at the library on Monday November 10th @ 7pm to speak about his new book Drawing Trouble.  Jon will have copies of his new book and his past two books; Dirty Hands and Wings on the Wind.scan0001

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Quilt Raffle

Quilt Raffle to benefit the LaCrescent Public Library.  The 78×64″ quilt is made from organic cotton and features a Lorax theme.  Included with the quilt are two matching pillow cases and a copy of The Lorax.  Tickets are just $2 each and are available at the library.  Drawing will be held on Monday October 6th and you need not be present to win.  Help support the library!

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Brian Freeman here on Monday!

This Monday, September 8th @ 7:00pm.  Event is free and open to the public thanks to funding from the Minnesota’s Clean Water Land & Legacy Amendment.

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AWARD WINNING MINNESOTA AUTHOR BRIAN FREEMAN COMING TO THE LIBRARY

Brian Freeman will be appearing at the LaCrescent Public Library on Monday September 8, 2014 at 7:00pm.

Brian Freeman is an international bestselling author of psychological thrillers, including the Jonathan Stride series. His books have been sold in 46 countries and 20 languages and have appeared as Main Selections in the Literary Guild and the Book of the Month Club. His settings in the frozen landscape of Duluth, Minnesota, and his deeply complex characters, have drawn comparisons to Scandinavian noir.

His seventh novel SPILLED BLOOD won the prestigious award for Best Hardcover Novel in the annual Thriller Awards given out by the International Thriller Writers organization, and his fifth novel THE BURYING PLACE was a finalist for the same award. His debut thriller, IMMORAL, won the Macavity Award for Best First Novel and was a nominee for the Edgar, Dagger, Anthony, and Barry Awards. It was named International Book of the Month by book clubs around the world, a distinction shared with authors such as Harlan Coben, Karin Slaughter, and Lisa Unger.

Freeman’s newest novel is THE COLD NOWHERE, the latest in his Jonathan Stride series. Publishers Weekly called the book “masterfully plotted” in its starred review. Book Page said it “begs to be read in one sitting.”

His books include: IMMORAL, STRIPPED, STALKED, IN THE DARK (also called THE WATCHER overseas), THE BURYING PLACE, THE BONE HOUSE (the first book in his new Cab Bolton series), SPILLED BLOOD, and THE COLD NOWHERE. He also has two bonus stories in his Jonathan Stride series, the short story “Spitting Devil” and the novella TURN TO STONE.

This event is free and open to the public.  Refreshments will be served.

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LaCrescent Public Library Closed for Labor Day

LaCrescent Public Library will be closed on Monday, September 1st in observance of Labor Day.  labor-day-parade

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SEEING STARS !

Seeing StarsSeeing Stars presented by Paul Kinzer, Starlab Director and author of the book STARGAZING BASICS will be held at the LaCrescent Elementary School small gym on Tuesday, July 22nd at 1pm and again at 2:30pm.  The Starlab is a portable planetarium 18 feet by 21 feet across and 11 feet high.  It can seat 30 people at one time.  In the center of the dome, a projector projects a rotating image onto the inner surface of the dome.  Come and learn about our night sky!  This program is free and open to the public.  Registration is required due to space limitations.  Funding was provided by the Friends of the LaCrescent Public Library.

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