Giese Memorial Library

Children’s pictures made three-dimensional Last summer children ages 4 to 10 were invited to participate in the East Central Regional Library kids design contest. All they had to do was draw a picture and bring it to the Giese Memorial Library in Wyoming. One entry from each of the 14 branches was chosen to be turned [...]

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Apply by Jan. 5 to share the joy of reading The Giese Memorial Library will again be a pick-up spot for World Book Night. Celebrated each year on April 23 (the birthday of Shakespeare), the event supports literacy and community as 25,000 volunteers give 500,000 specially printed paperbacks to people across America. April 23 is also [...]

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The Friends of the Giese Memorial Library will hold a book sale from 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 14. And they need your help. Book donations will be accepted at the library from now till Friday, Dec. 13. Children’s books are especially needed, but all books in excellent condition are welcome. The [...]

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Help make the holidays warmer for young Chisago County residents this year with the gift of a book. The “Giving Tree” supports children in need and spreads the joy of reading. This year the annual collection of books begins Nov. 29. Here’s how it works: 1. Select a tag from the tree at the library. [...]

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October Book Club Selection The Latehomecomer by Kao Kalia Yang Read about the journey from a refugee camp in Thailand to life in Minnesota for Kao Kalia’s Hmong family, including the hardships and joys of the struggle to adapt to a strange culture while holding onto traditions passed down from a beloved grandmother. Join us [...]

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Every September the American Library Association focuses on books that have been challenged and banned in either a school or public library. A challenge is a formal, written complaint requesting that a book be removed from the shelf. It is not simply an expression of a point of view, but an attempt to remove materials [...]

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