2021 Jingle Books

The money raised during Jingle Books will fund all materials and programming in 2022. What do we mean by that? Every book, eBook, magazine, audiobook, online resource, and event is made possible by your donations! The Hallett Trust is matching donations up to $12,000 – that means your donation will be doubled and we have…

WonderTrek

Come play at The Library! First Tuesdays from 6:30 – 7:30 January 4th – Outdoor Survival February 1st – Snowman & Fort Building March 1st – Book Making April 5th – Making Music with Maracas May 3rd – Birdwatching/Nature Adventure Masks are required at all indoor WonderTrek programs for ages 5+ Statement on Masking

Teen Book Club

Teen Book Club meets the third Tuesday of every month at 4:00 P.M. Our January selection is (once again) I Am Still Alive by Kate Alice Marshall. Summary:  “After Jess is alone. Her cabin has burned to the ground. She knows if she doesn’t act fast, the cold will kill her before she has time…

Author Talk with Frank Weber

Thursday, September 30 6:00 – 7:30 Join us for an Author Talk with Frank Weber, author of “I-94 Murders”. Frank will speak on the writing of True Crime, forensic work, and his latest book. “Burning Bridges” examines the life and demise of psychopath in central Minnesota. Presentation on forensic profiling and the writing of True…

Author Talk: Debra Pitton, PH. D

Thursday, August 12, 6:00 p.m. Author of No One Left Behind. Join us as Dr. Pitton discusses her book and experience stranded at Machu Pichu. Autor Bio: Debra Eckerman Pitton, Ph. D, has served as a high school and middle level language arts teacher as well as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Learning and as…

Library Aide Job Ad

The Jessie F. Hallett Memorial Library is seeking a part-time Library Aide. This position is responsible for assisting patrons and processing, and works up to 20 hours a week. Must be experienced with technology and general clerical duties. Previous library and youth experience preferred. Application and a more detailed job description can be found below. …

July Book Club

Our July Selection is The Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley. Summary: “As a biracial, unenrolled tribal member and the product of a scandal, eighteen-year-old Daunis Fontaine has never quite fit in, both in her hometown and on the nearby Ojibwe reservation. Daunis dreams of studying medicine, but when her family is struck by tragedy, she…

Book Signing with Joan Hasskamp

Tuesday, May 18, 2021 at 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Look who’s coming to the Library! Local Author Joan Hasskamp will be here Tuesday, May 18th for a book signing for her book “We Don’t Care Who Wins as Long as Joan Loses.” Bring your own copy, or buy one at the event. We’re planning…

Summer Reading Program

JUNE 17TH – AUGUST 19TH  Join us between 10:00 and 2:00 every thursday for fun with the children’s museum! June 17 – Tie-Die June 24 – Fort Building July 1 – Water Play July 8 – Larger Than Life Construction July 15 – Musical Instruments July 22 – Birdwatching & Bird Science July 29 –…