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Searching for a Myth: Erin Hart's False Mermaid

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A review of False Mermaid by Erin Hart (2010)

by Laurel Hall

In False Mermaid, Minnesota native Erin Hart takes the Irish myth of the selkie (a seal that can shed...

100 Books given away on the 100th day of school.

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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...

Meet Children's Author/Illustrator Lauren Stringer

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February 16th at 6:30 pmCome meet Author/Illustrator Lauren Stringer and learn about how she
writes and illustrates picture books. Lauren, a Minnesotan, will be at

Family Movie Day

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Going a bit stir crazy at your house?  Come to the Brainerd Public library Saturday February 5th for family movie day.  Starting at 1:00 pm we will show a movie in our large...

John Beargrease Comes Alive- Jan 21st

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MN History Players' "John Beargrease" to tour Kitchigami Libraries

Friday, February 21, 1:00 p.m. Brainerd Public Library


New baby storytime at the Brainerd Public Library

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Even the littlest of Lakes area residents need some time of their own.  A baby storytime for those from birth to 24 months will be held every Thursday morning at 11:15 am starting...

Family Movie Day at the Brainerd Public Library

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Want to get your family out of the house but still want to stay warm?  Head to the Brainerd Public library on Saturday January 15th at 1 pm for Family Movie Day.  Join us in the...

Lookout for "The Wave"

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Book Review by Linda McIntosh

The Wave: in pursuit of the rogues, freaks and giants of the ocean

By Susan Casey

2010, Doubleday

This is not a...

It's Snow Time to Read!

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Reading is, of course, its own reward, but here at Brainerd Public Library we want to double your pleasure, double your fun! You can participate in our Winter Reading Program- Snow...

Library Holiday Hours

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Happy Holidays from all of the librarians at the Brainerd Public Library!

In celebration of the holiday season the library will be closed on the following days:

Christmas Eve-...