Lego Club: Mindstorms/Robotics
Thursday, August 6th, 3:00 pm

This week’s theme is Mindstorms/Robotics. The club will help participating K-5 students develop essential skills and abilities, including those that deal with science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) concepts with a goal of improving math and science test scores.

“This program was made possible, in part, by funding from the Minnesota Department of Education through a Library Services and Technology Act (LS-00-14-0024-14) grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services.”

Kids’ Movie Day: Leroy and Stitch
Wednesday, August 5th, 1:00 pm

Bring your family and friends for a fun, free movie with popcorn and juice. Permission to publicly show this movie was provided by Movie Licensing USA. (Walt Disney Pictures; G; 2006; 74 min.)

Movie Poster

Tuesday, August 4th, 3:00 pm

A craft and a story in the spirit of our Reading to the Rhythm reading programs!
Finger Symbols, “Moses Goes to a Concert”


Poetry Reading
Monday, August 3rd, 6:30 PM

A celebration of poetry and book signing by local poets!  “Remind Me That I’m Wild” is a book of poems for children that has been very well received, written by Tera Freese with illustrations by Lindy Kehoe. “Peg’s Poems” by Peggy Sellman is described as “A unique selection of Humor, Reflections, and Faith.” Shelley Getten’s book “Agates,” poems with a strong North Shore influence, is being re-released. The evening will also include readings by local poets Micky McGilligan and Ruth Schmidt Baeumler.

New Book List – Nonfiction

New Nonfiction:

Summer Reading Book Comments

The Adult version of “Read to the Rhythm” includes comments on the books people have been reading.  Over 160 entries with comments have been turned in so far!  The books read have included a wide range of fiction and non-fiction, with opinions from “Fantastic” to “Not Recommended.”  The comments are interesting reading themselves and you may find something you would like to read.

2015 Adult Summer Reading Books

Entries will be collected until noon on Friday, August 14 and the drawing for prizes will be at 3 p.m.

New Book List – Juvenile

Juvenile Fiction:

Juvenile Picture Books:

Juvenile Non-Fiction:

Juvenile Graphic Novels:

New Book List – Non-Fiction


Chalk-a-Lot artwork in front of the library!

Chalk-a-Lot was held in Two Harbors this past weekend, and as the event grows, it has finally reached the library! Stop by the library to check-out some of the great artwork the artists left for us! You’d best stop by soon, too – chalk isn’t permanent, and you won’t want to miss out on this!

chalk 1 chalk 3 chalk 4

New Book List – Fiction

New Fiction: