February/March 2024 Newsletter – Two Harbors Public Library

Library News

Upcoming Closures:

Monday, February 19th - Presidents’ Day

 

Two Harbors Winter Frolic Coloring Contest:

Pick up anytime at Two Harbors Public Library or our website, Prizes Sponsored by Northern Rail Traincar, Back 40 Books & Two Harbors Public Library

Due at Library by 5pm Friday February 9th! Open to all ages.

 

Reoccurring Weekly Events

Storytime

10:30-11:00 am, Wednesdays

For Children and their Caregivers, Children's Area

Enjoy a few stories and a craft or activity.

 

Game Day for Adults with Community Partners

1:00-3:00 pm, Wednesdays

For Adults, Library Meeting Room

Chess, cribbage, cards, and more! Adults are invited to a drop-in game afternoon. Light refreshments will be provided. We are excited to present this series in collaboration with Community Partners.

 

February 1-2

Youth Migration Program

Friday, February 2nd, 11:00-12:00 pm

Ages 2-13, Library Meeting Room

Join us as we learn what it means to migrate and who migrates with State Park Naturalist, Mic. Children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Geek Out!: Disney Movies

Friday, February 2nd, 2:00-2:45 pm

For Teens ages 12-18, Library Meeting Room

 

February 5-9

Community Creations

Tuesday, February 6th, 5:00-6:30 pm

For Adults, Library Meeting Room

Join us and create art using ethically harvested natural items such as pinecones, feathers, and more! All ages and skill levels welcome. Materials provided and you can take home your art. Welcome to bring materials of your own as well.

 

February 12-16

Morning Book Circle

Monday, February 12th, 11:00-12:00 pm

Discussing: An Irish Country Doctor, by Patrick Taylor

For Adults, Library Meeting Room

Join us the second Monday of each month. Limited copies are available at the front desk.

 

Short and Sweet Book Club

Thursday, February 15th , 6:00-6:45 pm

Discussing: Little White Bird, Chapter 14, by J. M. Barrie

For Adults, Library Meeting Room

Grab your copy at the front desk!

 

February 19-23

Books and Brews

Tuesday, February 20th, 6:00-8:00 pm

For Adults, Castle Danger Brewery Taproom

Book lovers will gather the third Tuesday of the month at the long table in the taproom and discuss what we’re reading. Castle Danger will give you $1 off your first drink if you show them your book on Books and Brews night!

 

The Teacher Is In: Adult Education Office Hours

Wednesday, February 21st, 10:00-11:00 am

For Adults, Library Meeting Room

Visit with Deann about completing your GED, gaining basic computer skills, increasing reading, writing, and math abilities, improving your English language skills, preparing for college, and more.

 

Geek Out!: Books

Friday, February 23rd, 2:00-2:45 pm

For Teens ages 12-18, Library Meeting Room

Chill with other people and talk about fun stuff. There will be relaxing music and animal paper crafts.

 

February 26-March 1

CareerForce Corner

Monday, February 26th, 10:00 am-3:00 pm

For Adults, Archives Room

Stop in for free advice on navigating your job search, career change, unemployment insurance, and more.

 

March 4-8

Rachel Coyne Artist Talk

Thursday, March 7th, 6:00-6:30 pm

For Teens and Adults, Library Meeting Room

“Missing & Disappeared” is Rachel Coyne’s new body of work centered around the crisis of missing and disappeared women in the United States. This show is composed panels of resin in which the artist has suspended a collage of paper materials from vintage clothing patterns. When a strong light is shone through the panels, multiple female silhouettes come into view, emerging from the shadows. “Missing & Disappeared” is funded by a MN State Arts Board Grant.

 

March 11-15

Morning Book Circle

Monday, March 11th, 11:00 am-12:00 pm

Discussing: Spirit Run: A 6,000-Mile Marathon Through North America's Stolen Land, by Noé Álvarez

For Adults, Library Meeting Room

Join us the second Monday of each month. Limited copies are available at the front desk.

 

Chippewa City Home and the History of Small Places with Author Staci Drouillard

Thursday, March 14th, 5:00-6:00 pm

Library Meeting Room

Join us as Staci talks about Chippewa City and her first book, Walking the Old Road: A People’s History of Chippewa City and the Grand Marais Anishinaabe. Staci Lola Drouillard is a Grand Portage Band of Ojibwe direct descendant. She lives and works in her hometown of Kitchibitobig—Grand Marais, on Minnesota’s North Shore of Lake Superior.

 

Do Animals Use a Calendar?

Friday, March 15th, 11:00-11:45 am

Library Meeting Room

How do animals know what time of the year it is? Do they use a calendar to know when it is time to have babies or get ready for winter? Learn with Naturalist, Mic, how animals know what season it is. Come for an activity and a craft! This program is targeted for ages 2-11. Youth under the age of 8 require an adult present.

 

March 18-22

Make a Butterfly House

Tuesday, March 19th, 2:00-3:00 pm

For All Ages, Library Meeting Room

Instead of fairy houses, this year we are making butterfly houses! Adult butterflies and moths sometimes only live for a few days, but we will be making decorative houses fit for butterflies of any kind. This is a fun, make and take craft celebrating the beauty of butterflies and spring to come!

 

Books and Brews

Tuesday, March 19th, 6:00-8:00 pm

For Adults, Castle Danger Brewery Taproom

Book lovers will gather the third Tuesday of the month at the long table in the taproom and discuss what we’re reading. Castle Danger will give you $1 off your first drink if you show them your book on Books and Brews night!

 

March 18-22

The Teacher Is In: Adult Education Office Hours

Wednesday, March 20th, 10:00 am-11:00 am

For Adults, Library Meeting Room

Visit with Deann about completing your GED, gaining basic computer skills, increasing reading, writing, and math abilities, improving your English language skills, preparing for college, and more.

 

Short and Sweet Book Club

Thursday, March 21st, 6:00-6:45 pm

Discussing: Chapter 1 of a Text Book of Nursing 1888

For Adults, Library Meeting Room

Grab your copy at the front desk!

 

Teen Advisory Group

Friday, March 22nd, 2:00-2:30 pm

For Teens ages 12-18, Library Meeting Room

Calling all teens! Help design library programs, earn volunteer hours, and make your voice heard.

We will be talking about what reading program prizes you want to see this summer, so be sure to stop by!

 

March 25-29

CareerForce Corner

Monday, March 25th, 10:00 am-3:00 pm

For Adults, Archives Room

Stop in for free advice on navigating your job search, career change, unemployment insurance, and more.

 

Carving Your Clan with Jeffrey Tibbetts

Friday, March 29th 1:00-4:00 pm

For Ages 10-14 with adult, and ages 14 and older

Join us for this special workshop which blends ceremony, culture and art to deliver a unique hands-on experience. During this three-hour class, participants will carve a physical representation of their choosing from stone, while developing an understanding of the Ojibwe world view.

This program, sponsored by Arrowhead Library System, was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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