405 St. Germain, St Cloud Minnesota 56301
Great River Regional Library, serving an area of 370,000 residents, has a collection of 600,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 30,000 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 28,000 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 115 employees, of whom 11 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 30 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $960,000. Patrons make 920,000 visits annually, and check out materials 2,500,000 times. Forty percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Blaine) Anoka County Library
(St Cloud) Great River Regional Library
06/18 Coming to The St Cloud area
Minnesota Alpaca Festival Owatonna MN April13-14 The halter show has over 500 alpacas in the most astonishing array of colors. Award winning fleece will be on display throughout the weekend! This is also a shopping extravaganza.
Scott-Carver Thresher's Annual Swap Meet Jordan MN May4-5 Antique car, tractor, farm equipment and machinery for consignment and auction.
Shepherd's Harvest Sheep and Wool Festival Lake Elmo MN May10-12 Shepherd’s Harvest Festival is an opportunity for rural and urban people to meet and share information about sheep and sheep products and other fiber-producing animals.
Rhubarb Days Osceola WI June7-8 Enjoy rhubarb at Mill Pond Park in Osceola.
Tater Daze Brooklyn Park MN June13-16 Brooklyn Park Tater Daze is a unique festival where residents pay homage to the humble potato. Early settlers discovered that potatoes flourished in the flat, sandy soil of the area.
Henderson Sauerkraut Days Henderson MN June28-30 Activities include a Car Cruise, Tractor Ride, Kiddie Parade, Car Show, Softball Tourney, Miss Henderson Coronation, Mini Rods, Live Music Outdoors, Cabbage Toss, World Champion Kraut Eating Contest.