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Okee Dokee Brothers in Concert
All events will be held at the Wabasso Public Library
and are free and open to the public. Please join us!
Straw Bale Gardening with Mark Paluch
Tuesday, April 7 at 1:30p.m.
Come and learn this easy gardening method to create a garden without lifting a shovel!
Monday, April 13 at 10:30a.m.
Redwood Area Community Center - Redwood Falls
Bus will leave from St. Anne's School in Wabasso at 9:30a.m. for the concert. We will be having lunch at the community center so please bring a sack lunch. We will return to Wabasso by 12:30p.m. Daycare providers are encouraged to participate. This is a free event.
Author/Illustrator Program with Blake Hoena
Tuesday, April 14
1st session is at 12:45 - 1:45p.m.
2nd session is at 1:55 - 2:55p.m.
Blake A. Hoena grew up in central Wisconsin, where he wrote stories about robots conquering the moon and trolls lumbering around the woods behind his parents house. He now lives in Minnesota and continues to write about fun things like space aliens and superheroes. Blake has written more than fifty chapter books and graphic novels for children.
An exciting program designed for pre-school children and their families. This program is featured at the Redwood Falls County Libraries in Lamberton, Morgan, Redwood Falls, and Wabasso.
1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a reading program designed for children ages birth to 5 years old and their families.
Here is how it works:
1. Register your child at any of the Redwood County Libraries and receive a FREE book bag and reading record to take home.
2. Write down the title of each book that is read.
3. The child receives a sticker for each 25 books that are read.
4. They will receive a prize after every 100 books that are read.
5. When they complete reading 1,000 books they will be invited to a graduation pizza party and they will receive a diploma, t-shirt and book.
Click on the links below for more information!
1000 Books Before Kindergarten FAQ
Books Every Child Should Read Before Kindergarten
Cypress Resume is here!
The Plum Creek Library System has acquired Cypress Resume, an online tool that effortlessly helps you create a professional resume in just a few minutes. Its easy to use format assures you won't spend hours trying to perfect your document-all the hard work is done for you. Simply plug in your basic information (as little or as much as you'd like) and Cypress Resume creates a perfectly formatted document to help you land that dream job.
With Crypress Resume there is no need to compose anything, ever. Simply type basic information about yourself and leave the difficult task of writing concise, descriptive statements detailing your abilities to the resume builder.
Create a fantastice new resume today. Cypress Resume is available at your local public library or online here.
ZINIO IS HERE!
The Plum Creek Library System, in partnership with REdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), is pleased to announce the availability of Zinio for Libraries, the world's largest newstand.
Plum Creek patrons now have unlimited mulit-user access to complete digital magazines, easlily viewed on any internet-enabled device.
Instructions for setting up a Zinio account
Plum Creek Library System has expanded it digital collection with the addition of Disney Digital Books. This new collection features nearly 700 Disney Online Books and downloadable EPUB and PDF eBooks. Click on the link above to get started!
The Disney Online Books are browser based and can be enjoyed on a Windows or Mac computer. Titles offer interactive features to enhance the user experience such as a 'magic pen' that pronounces word with just one click. You will recognize familiar Disney characters like Mickey Mouse, Winnie the Pooh, Disney Princesses and more.
Disney EPUB books along with the rest of the eBook collection can be downloaded to a computer or eReader such as a Kindle, Nook or Sony Reader. To check out both types of Disney Digital Books you must have a valid library card, computer and internet connection. At the end of the lending period, titles automatically expire and are returned to the collection.
The Plum Creek Library System partners with Overdrive, a global leader in digital media services, to offer this digital service.
Want to have the entire works of William Shakespeare or Mark Twain in one file, and completly free?
One of the biggest benefits of eBooks is that they are convenient. One file can contain 5 thousand or 500 thousand words. Instead of downloading 50 seperate books from one author, you can get the most of their publications by clicking on a download button just once.
Our favorite source for free eBooks, Project Guttenburg, has several files that include complete electronic publications of selected classic authors.
The Complete Works of William Shakespeare
The Complete Works of Mark Twain
more information via eBook Friendly.
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