Americana/folk singer and songwriter Dennis Warner and his band the Ds blend humor, audience participation and serious music into a memorable and fun concert for adults and families. His book and song "Beads on One String" is about our connectedness in the world, and how we are all much more alike than we are different. Come and check it out at 6:30 pm. This event is free and everyone is welcome. This program is made possible with funding from the State of MN with Legacy Amendment funds to preserve arts and cultural heritage.
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!
Poet Charmaine Pappas Donovan to speak at Brainerd Public Library
In celebration of April Poetry Month, Charmaine Pappas Donovan will read fromTumbled Dry, her newly published collection of poems at Brainerd Public Library on Tuesday, April 12th at 6:30 pm. Tumbled Dry includes narrative poems about growing up in a small town, Crosby-Ironton, during the 1960s.
Look for the Brainerd Library's booth at the 2011 Day of the Young Child. This years event will be at the Franklin Art Center Saturday, April 9th from 11 am to 3 pm. The Free Family event has entertainment, games, prizes, crafts, food and much more. Bring the whole family. Look for Darcy and Robin from the library to spin our "Wheel around the World" and win prizes. Be the first one to learn about our exciting plans for our summer reading program. Please bring a non perishable food item for the local food shelf.
Family Movie Time at the Brainerd Public Library returns! After getting our leaking roof fixed we are once again holding fun family movie day on the big screen. Join us in our large conference room Saturday April 9th at 1:00 pm for a family movie. Feels just like a movie theater! Call the library for movie information (218) 829-5574
THE CELTIC BAND, NORTHWIND CROSSING* - March 17th at 7 pm in the Chalberg Theater at CLC (Tickets are free from the library) Continuing the celebration of all things Irish, the Celtic Band Northwind Crossing will perform concerts in Kitchigami communities during February and March. They will perform a St. Patrick's Day concert in Brainerd on March 17th at 7 pm in the Chalberg Theater at CLC. Please get your tickets in advance at the library