Giese Memorial Library
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 ...Read More
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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 ...Read More
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The Friends of the Giese Memorial Library are seeking donations for the group’s annual book sale, to be held Saturday, Sept. 14 in conjunction with Stagecoach Days. Donations of books will be accepted at the library through Thursday, Sept. 12. All materials must be in excellent condition. Some ite...Read More
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Meet Sherlock, the Giese Memorial Library’s new mascot, at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 23. Before heading back to school, the library encourages kids to stop in and sign up for the most important school supply of all—a library card. At the same time, they can meet Sherlock the fox, the library’s...Read More
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The Wyoming Area Library has summer reading programs for all ages. Any adult who reads to a preschooler can sign up to track the time spent reading.  For every five hours, up to 20 hours total, there is a prize: a bookmark, a finger puppet, a place mat to color, a magnetic photo frame, and [...]...Read More
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Beginning June 1, printed and digital books can be checked out for three weeks at the Giese Memorial Library in Wyoming. The current check-out period is two weeks. The change applies to all branches, outreach stops and link sites of the East Central Regional Library, serving Aitkin, Chisago, Isanti,...Read More
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From April 14 to 20, the Giese Memorial Library will celebrate National Library Week with a library card drive and drawing. Each time a person checks out books, he is given a chance to win one of four $25 gift certificates to local eateries. Don’t have a library card?  If you live in Chisago Coun...Read More
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