Start your weekend off with a Friday afternoon of fun! Geared towards grades K-6, music comes from the heart and then you find something to play it on! Using simple or found instruments such as a 5 gallon bucket, claves, paper, tin cans, and body percussion, the trio features the creativity of today's composers. Those unlikely instruments and their sounds unlock the musical possibilities of the things around us. Join us at the library Friday April 29th at 4:00pm. This event is made possible with funding from the State of MN with Legacy Amendment funds to p
At Thursday, April 7th author and speech pathologist, Teri Peterson entertained the little ones at baby storytime. Teri read from her adorable book,"The Big Book of Exclamations" which is a fun way to engage children and strengthen communication and speech. Baby storytime is geared towards those from birth to 24 months but is open to everyone. Come check it out on Thursdays at 11:15 am!
The Family Fang is a very difficult book to describe. Author Ann Patchett called it “genius.” While I agree with her, I think “gloriously quirky” is a more helpful way to characterize it. It’s a tragedy of sorts, but very often funny; it’s a story about growing up, but also about what it means to relate to your parents as a fellow adult.
In celebration with local schools and libraries, FRED will be giving away 100 free books on the 100th day of school. On Friday February 11th come to the Brainerd Public Library with your dad, check out a book and then pick out a book to take home and keep. It's that easy! Fathers include biological dads, step dads, grandpas, uncles, family friends or any man involved in a child's life. Dads and kids, keep reading!
Put your apron on for storytime and make a healthy snack. Check out the "Cooking with Kids" event presented by the Brainerd Lakes Early Childhood Coalition. The kids will be read a story and then make a delicious snack. Parents will enjoy an education time. Come stir up some fun at the library! This event is free and no registration is required.