North Branch Area Library

by Debbie Griffin Guest Writer A group concerned about transportation gathered the morning of Feb. 15 at the North Branch library to discuss dwindling federal funds and how that impacts state and local systems. U.S. Rep. Rick Nolan, representing the 8th District of Minnesota – who is also a member of the House Transportation and [...]

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The 25th Anniversary Gala for the Minnesota Book Awards was celebrated May 9 at the North Branch Area Library. Acclaimed and award-winning Minnesota authors Catherine Friend (Sheepish), Kevin Kling (The Dog Says How), Julie Klassen (The Tutor’s Daughter) and William Kent Krueger (Ordinary Grace) were on hand for book signings following a standing-room only evening [...]

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Speakers on mental illness offer hope for recovery Sometimes the shores of our minds are dark, misty, lonely places and it seems as though rays of sunlight — good feelings — will never pierce the gray clouds of negative thoughts. For those with mental illnesses, the aforementioned analogy is often a common way of thinking, [...]

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Two speakers will share their compelling stories of living with a mental illness and achieving recovery through a free public education program called “In Our Own Voice” from 2-3 p.m. Thursday, May 9 at the North Branch Area Library, 6355 379th St. The program includes a short video and question and answer period. The National [...]

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Young ladies, are you prepared to attend the finest dinner parties? Do you know how best to introduce yourself? Can you sip tea with grace and ease? Then perhaps it’s time to enroll in the pre-eminent Etiquette School for Young Ladies, a Victorian manner class, on Thursday, July 12 at 2 p.m. at the North Branch Area [...]

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Calling all dreamers! Readers of all ages are encouraged to dream and explore the night this summer for the North Branch Area Library summer reading program, Dream Big – READ! Children ages 3 through 11 years old are invited to participate. Younger children may have an adult or older child read to them. All activities [...]

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