The Fall 2014 Author Tour Makes a Stop at GMPL

icecreamSeptember 27th, 2014 @ 4 pm, Grand Meadow Public library will be hosting author Rae Katherine Eighmey as part of the Selco Fall 2014 Author Tour. Eighmey will be on hand to discuss her book: Soda Shop Salvation, & the library is tying in an ice cream social, with a few recipes from the author’s book being served. Come join us @ the community center for an afternoon that is sure to delight!

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Clifford Is Visiting the Grand Meadow Public Library

This Saturday, September 13th, at 10:00 am, Clifford will be on hand to meet and greet library patrons at the Grand Meadow Public Library!  Please come join us for a Clifford story, coloring pages, and to have your picture taken with Clifford when you meet him in person.  We will have a photo booth with props available & coloring pages for while you wait.  Hope to see you all at the library!


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September is Library Card Month

Stan_Lee_PSA_FB_cover_v2Alicia is at the Grand Meadow High School today setting students up with public library cards. With a public library card, you have access to the SELCO e-book collection found here:, as well as all the other benefits of having a public library card. Stop in and get your very own library card if you don’t have one yet.  See you at the library!


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READ & WIN PROGRAM @ MOWER CO FAIR AUG. 5th – 10th, 2013

AUG. 5th – 10th, 2013

Get yourself down here to the library and pick up your ribbon for the Read & Win program this week at the Mower County Fair!

Here are the rules:
• Open to readers grades 1 – 6.
• One ribbon per child.
• Free or discounted items from various vendors may be picked up as coupons at the fair office anytime during the fair.
• Coupons will be handed out while quantities last.


We encourage you to take part of this program and to go into the fair office one of the first days of the fair to make full use of all the coupons offered. We do have a limited amount of ribbons, and they will be handed out in a first-come first-served fashion to the first 50 people.

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August 1st @ 10 am: Mr. Song-Strummin’ Storyman Jack Pearson

Jack_Pearson-photo(5x7_300dpi)Join us August 1st for a song-filled story time with Jack Pearson! This enjoyable show that is fun for all ages is FREE and open to everyone, young and young at heart. Please join us for a morning full of song, laughter, and merriment!
*This project is funded in part or whole with money from Minnesota’s Art & Cultural Heritage Project.

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July 18th @ 10am Willy Wonka’s Magical Chocolate Factory

This Friday, July 18th @ 10 am, The Lyceums will be performing their show: “Willy Wonka’s Magical Chocolate Factory”. Come join us for a fun filled show traveling through Wonka’s wonderful world, in honor of Wonlogo_willy_wonkaka’s 40th year!
This is a free show open to the public…great for all ages, 0-199!

This project is funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Art and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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“Moon Tree” Wine and Canvas Event August 12th, 2014 in Grand Meadow

Come join us for a fun filled Wine and Canvas Event on August 12th, 2014, at The Bridge Club located at 204 4th Ave NE, Grand Meadow.

All supplies to create your masterpiece will be  provided, and you may for an added fee, order food and beverages from The Bridge Club.

Come alone or with a group of friends for what is bound to be a priceless memory making event.

I already have my spot reserved and am very much looking forward to another fun evening with the talented staff of Wine and Canvas….”Moon Tree” is going to look amazing in my living room in its spot next to my last Wine and Canvas creation, “Starry Night”!

See you there!!!!

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Reserve your spot today! Sign up online @:

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Story Time July 11th, 2014: Rainy Day Library Sharks are spotted at the Grand Meadow Public Library!SAMSUNG CAMERA PICTURES The library was visited on this rainy Friday morning by a school of 22 little library sharks and 8 adult library sharks. They were brightly colored and well behaved. We read to them and did a craft time as well. Thank you to Cathy Paul and Chrissy Schumann for assisting with this large group of fresh water rain library sharks!

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By request: The summer reading program has been extended! We have a 10:00 am story time, Summer Reading Challenge Book lists and the PENNY JAR!!!!!
We continue on through the summer using our reading logs to track time. Circles = 10 minutes of reading time. You are still awarded a sticker for every circle/10 minutes of reading. When your log sheet is full, you receive 5 “win it!” entries for the Penny Jar, you also get to add a roll of pennies to the Penny Jar.
On August 29th, a winner will be drawn from all the “Win It!” entries.
So….keep reading at your pace & Read what you love!
Good Luck!!!!!!

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3rd Annual Treasure Hunt Winners @ GMPL Announced

Congratulations to the Winners of the 3rd Annual MeadowfestTreasure Hunt! Our winners are:
Anthony Frien, Addie Foot, Olivia Vorpagel, Mya Clemmons, Julian Rippie,
Caden George, Makenzie George, Calum Sween, Roman Warmka, and Zac Hendrickson.
Please pick up your prizes at the library!2014 Treasure Hunt Prizes

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