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By Grand Forks and... On on Wednesday Jan 07 2015

Our library subscribes to dozens of magazines – these are read widely and voraciously by many of you. This year, we are re-launching our Adopt-a-Magazine program, in which you can donate the cost of the annual subscription of your favourite magazine. Your generosity will be recognized with a label on each issue (unless you’d like to remain anonymous) – it’s an effective way to...

By Grand Forks and... On on Sunday Jan 04 2015

It feels like it’s been spring for weeks now – but you know it really and truly is spring when Spring Break arrives! We’ve got some free and exciting Spring Break events for kids planned this year.

First off, we’ll be having two Legolands – on March 20 and March 27 from 2 – 3:30 pm. And on Thursday, March 26 from 2 – 3:30 we’ll be having a T-Shirt Make & Take...

By Grand Forks and... On on Tuesday Dec 23 2014

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, and our library’s board of directors is getting in the holiday spirit – at this month’s board meeting, they passed a motion to extend the 1-year “no overdue fines” trial period for a second year. If you’re late to the party, let me get you caught up: for 2015 (as in 2014), we will not be charging overdue fines for any items (books, DVDs, magazines, etc...

By Grand Forks and... On on Wednesday Dec 10 2014

We know you love your cookbooks – and I’m happy to say we’ve got a whole batch of new ones coming in. Drop by the library to find something to inspire some exciting cooking for your family and friends this holiday season. New titles this month include: “Dirty Apron Cookbook”, “Family Meals”, “Flavor Flours”, “Fresh From the Farm”, “Honey and Oats”, “Make It Ahead”, “Mason Jar Salads and More...

By Michelle Croissant On on Monday Dec 01 2014

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and what better way to get jolly than a festive evening of wine and beer tasting, accompanied by a limitless assortment of delectable savories and sweets. Over 200 people gathered Nov. 21 at gallery 2 to partake in the 23rd Annual Wine Tasting, an annual gala fundraising event for the Grand Forks Art Gallery Society.

Both floors of the Gallery...

By Michelle Croissant On on Friday Nov 21 2014

Babies…

A miracle of life. A precious joy. A ray of sunshine that can warm even the coldest of hearts. Delicate fingers and toes, the softest of skin, that wonderful new baby smell. Babies can turn the toughest warrior into a pile of mush with just one spit-bubbled smile.

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By Grand Forks and... On on Friday Nov 14 2014

Area D is in the process of reviewing their Official Community Plan – part of this process involves collecting information from local residents. We’ve got a large map set up in the main reading area of the library, and we’d like to invite you to come in and indicate on it any routes that you use for non-motorized travel from home to work or other destinations. We’ll...

By Grand Forks and... On on Tuesday Nov 04 2014

We’ve got lots going on this November – from novel writing to sign language, knitting and more! And lots of new books, including the non-fiction books I’ve listed at the very end.  

Sign Language

Back by popular demand! Our drop-in sign language classes have started up again,...

By Contributor On on Tuesday Nov 04 2014

Spectacular! Spectacular! The Moulin Rouge is coming to town!

Mr. Zedler, curator of the world famous Moulin Rouge, is hosting a one night only all ages dance extravaganza. He has specially handpicked acts from around the boundary that will wow the senses and leave adults and children alike in awe.

This year Les Folles Jambettes Cancan Troupe have the pleasure of once again (...

By Laurie Grant On on Wednesday Oct 22 2014

Canadian, Latin-flamenco-guitarist Servantes, (Patrice Servant), headed a four-piece ensemble that wowed the sold out, standing room only, intimate audience of 63 at gallery 2 Sunday night.  

Servantes, who has been playing guitar and studying music around the world since the age of five, offers a mostly instrumental, unique blend of jazz-infused...

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