News & Events

Sunday, July 31, 2016

August Events at the Library!

Tues. Aug. 2
Kids’ Program: Exercising with Kristen. 
10:30 a.m. at the Cole Memorial Building

Thur. Aug. 4
Last day to turn in Kids’ Summer Reading Program Reading lists at the library.

Thur. Aug. 4
First Thursday Book Club Meeting.  
10:30 a.m. at the library. The book to be discussed is “American Nations,” a non-fiction by Colin Woodard. September’s book will be “We the Living,” by Ayn Rand. The book club is open to anyone interested. There’s no need to call ahead.


Tues. Aug. 9
Morena Hammer’s Art and Quilting exhibit to be set up at the library.


Wed. Aug. 10
Kids’ Program: Summer Olympics with Terri and Friends
9:30 a.m. at the Cole Memorial Building.
 
Thur. Aug. 11
MN Author Brian Freeman presents “Jonathan Stride’s Duluth.” 

Noon at the library. Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch.

 

If you’re familiar with the books of Brian Freeman, you will want to join him at our library for this very special presentation of his slide show “Jonathan Stride’s Duluth.” It takes place on Thursday, August 11 at noon. You’ll never look at Duluth the same way again. 
If you’re NOT familiar with Mr. Freeman, this is a good chance to get to know something about him. He is a Minnesota bestselling author who writes psychological thrillers. One of his series of books stars Jonathan Stride as its main character.  This is the series Mr. Freeman will be talking and showing slides about. He might just become one of your favorite authors. He is a delightful speaker and you will thoroughly enjoy his program. It is free and everyone is invited. Feel free to bring a brown-bag lunch! 

Tues. Aug. 16
Kids’ Program: Book Party. 

1 p.m. at the Cole Memorial Building.
 
Mon. Sept. 12
Legacy Event: Native Pride Arts. 

10 a.m. at the Cole Memorial Building.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Brian Freeman, Award-Winning Minnesota Author, presents "Jonathan Stride's Duluth"


Thursday, August 11
Noon - 1 p.m.
Pequot Lakes Library


Join Brian Freeman at the Pequot Lakes library for this very special presentation of his slide show STRIDE'S DULUTH, profiling real-life places in the Northland that have been featured in his thrillers. You'll never look at Duluth the same way again! And be sure to pick up a signed copy of his newest Jonathan Stride novel GOODBYE TO THE DEAD.

Brian Freeman is a bestselling author of psychological thrillers, including the Jonathan Stride and Cab Bolton series. Since 2005, he has sold books in 46 countries and 20 languages. His stand-alone novel SPILLED BLOOD won the award for Best Hardcover Novel in the International Thriller Writers Awards, and his novel THE BURYING PLACE was a finalist for the same award. 

Feel free to bring a brown bag lunch to enjoy during the program!

Wednesday, June 29, 2016

July Events at the Pequot Lakes Library

Annual Book Sale
Friday, July 1 (8 a.m. - 4 p.m.) and Saturday, July 2 (8 a.m. – 3 p.m.) at the library.
Our annual book sale is upon us! Come in to the library and stock up on reading materials. No early sales, as usual, but the doors open at 8 a.m. sharp. Don’t miss this once-a-year extravaganza. Thanks to the volunteers who work to get everything set up and thanks to all of you who’ve brought in donations of books for us to sell. This is a major fundraiser for the library.

First Thursday Book Club
Thursday, July 7 at 10:30 a.m. at the library. The book to be  discussed is “Little Wolves,” a novel by Thomas Maltman. The book club is open to anyone interested. There’s no need to call ahead.
Kids’ Program: Nutrition is Important
Wed. June 29 at 9:30 a.m. at the Cole Memorial Building
Kids’ Program: The Frog and the Toad
Wed. July 6 at 10 a.m. at the Cole Memorial Building
Kids’ Program: Taking Care of Your Teeth
Tues. July 12 at 1 p.m. at the Cole Memorial Building
Legacy Program: Children’s Stories from India 
Friday, July 15 at 10 a.m.

Join us on Friday, July 15 at 10 a.m. for an entertaining program featuring traditional Indian stories and folktales, with music and interaction with the audience. The program will be presented by the talented storyteller, Zaraawar Mistry, and musician, Greg Herriges. 

Each story is about 6-8 minutes long and will feature retellings of classic myths, historical stories and animal fables from India. These popular and entertaining stories encourage children to learn about Indian culture, wildlife, food and history. It is great for family audiences of all ages.

Kids’ Program: ZooMobile from the Duluth Zoo
Tues. July 19 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cole Memorial Building
Kids’ Program: Health Tips with Registered Nurse Anna
Tues. July 26 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cole Memorial Building
Brat Sale: Proceeds go to the Friends of the Pequot Lakes Library
Fri. July 29 and Sat. July 30, 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Pequot Lakes SuperValu.

July Events at the Pequot Lakes Library

Annual Book Sale
Friday, July 1 (8 a.m. - 4 p.m.) and Saturday, July 2 (8 a.m. – 3 p.m.) at the library.
Our annual book sale is upon us! Come in to the library and stock up on reading materials. No early sales, as usual, but the doors open at 8 a.m. sharp. Don’t miss this once-a-year extravaganza. Thanks to the volunteers who work to get everything set up and thanks to all of you who’ve brought in donations of books for us to sell. This is a major fundraiser for the library.

First Thursday Book Club
Thursday, July 7 at 10:30 a.m. at the library. The book to be  discussed is “Little Wolves,” a novel by Thomas Maltman. The book club is open to anyone interested. There’s no need to call ahead.
Kids’ Program: Nutrition is Important
Wed. June 29 at 9:30 a.m. at the Cole Memorial Building
Kids’ Program: The Frog and the Toad
Wed. July 6 at 10 a.m. at the Cole Memorial Building
Kids’ Program: Taking Care of Your Teeth
Tues. July 12 at 1 p.m. at the Cole Memorial Building
Legacy Program: Children’s Stories from India 
Friday, July 15 at 10 a.m.

Join us on Friday, July 15 at 10 a.m. for an entertaining program featuring traditional Indian stories and folktales, with music and interaction with the audience. The program will be presented by the talented storyteller, Zaraawar Mistry, and musician, Greg Herriges. 

Each story is about 6-8 minutes long and will feature retellings of classic myths, historical stories and animal fables from India. These popular and entertaining stories encourage children to learn about Indian culture, wildlife, food and history. It is great for family audiences of all ages.

Kids’ Program: ZooMobile from the Duluth Zoo
Tues. July 19 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cole Memorial Building
Kids’ Program: Health Tips with Registered Nurse Anna
Tues. July 26 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cole Memorial Building
Brat Sale: Proceeds go to the Friends of the Pequot Lakes Library
Fri. July 29 and Sat. July 30, 10:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at Pequot Lakes SuperValu.

Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Sign Up for the Kids' Summer Reading Program!

KIDS! The Kids’ Summer Reading Program is about to start. This year we will be concentrating on books about fitness, sports, games, nutrition and related subjects. Sign up now at the library!

Terri has scheduled some fantastic programs throughout the summer, all to be held at the Cole Memorial Building. 

The reading program is open to all kids preschool through grade 6. There is a $5 fee per family which will be used (if  you’ve read the required 12 books) to buy each of you a book to take home at the end of the summer.

June Events at the Pequot Lakes Library

First Thursday Book Club
Thursday, June 2 at 10:30 a.m. at the library. The book to be  discussed is Angle of Repose, a novel by Wallace Stegner. 
Next month’s book will be “Little Wolves,” a novel by Thomas Maltman. 
The book club is open to anyone interested. There’s no need to call ahead.
Kids’ Program: Exercise and Physical Fitness Basics
Wed. June 15 at 10 a.m. at the Cole Memorial Building
Paul Bunyan: Loggin’ Legends & Lore
Fri. June 17 at 2:30 p.m. at the library.
Join us at the Pequot Lakes Library at 2:30 p.m. on Friday, June 17 for humorous, fact filled outrageous tales from the Paul Bunyan lore! Meet personal friends of Ol' Paul. Kids will love seeing Paul's giant baby bottle and pacifier, along with other giant props, such as the huge mosquito from "The tale of the Mosquitobees."

Kids’ Program: Professor Marvel’s Magic of the Olympics
Wed. June 22 at 2 p.m. at the Cole Memorial Building
Kids’ Program: Nutrition is Important
Wed. June 29 at 9:30 a.m. at the Cole Memorial Building
Kids’ Program: The Frog and the Toad
Wed. July 6 at 10 a.m. at the Cole Memorial Building
Kids’ Program: Taking Care of Your Teeth
Tues. July 12 at 1 p.m. at the Cole Memorial Building
Legacy Program: Children’s Stories from India 
Friday, July 15 at 10 a.m.

Kids’ Program: ZooMobile from the Duluth Zoo
Tues. July 19 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cole Memorial Building
Kids’ Program: Health Tips with Registered Nurse Anna
Tues. July 26 at 10:30 a.m. at the Cole Memorial Building

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

April at the Library

Legacy Program: Brian Freeman
Wed. April 27 at 3 p.m.
Bestselling MN author, Brian Freeman will be joining us at the Pequot Lakes Library on Wednesday, April 27 at 3 p.m. 
Freeman is the author of ten psychological thrillers, with his newest book, Goodbye to the Dead, just released this March. His books have won many awards and have been praised by critics and bestselling authors alike, including Michael Connelly, Lisa Gardner, and Nelson DeMille.  
Come join Brian Freeman at the Pequot Lakes Library on April 27 for an exciting book talk about his works. A book signing will follow the talk and books will be available for purchase.
Coming Up in May… 
Legacy Program on Immigrants, with Arna Rennan
Mon. May 9 at 11 a.m.

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