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Posted on: January 25, 2019

The Legend of Rock Paper Scissors by Drew Daywalt

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2019 Flicker Tale Award Winner for Picture Books

You’ve played the game. Now read the legend of how it all began . . .

Long ago, in an ancient and distant realm called the Kingdom of Backyard, there lived a warrior named ROCK.

Meanwhile in the Empi...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Noodleheads See the Future by Tedd Arnold

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2019 Flicker Tale Award Winner for Early Readers

Tedd Arnold, the guy who does Fly Guy, and renowned storytellers, Martha Hamilton and Mitch Weiss, have done it again: the wacky Noodlehead brothers, who first appeared in Noodlehead Nightmares, are back for...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Refugee by Alan Gratz

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2019 Flicker Tale Award Winner for Fiction

One mission in common: ESCAPE.Josef is a Jewish boy in 1930s Nazi Germany. With the threat of concentration camps looming, he and his family board a ship bound for the other side of the world…Isabel is ...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Earth! My First 4.54 Billion Years by Stacy McAnulty

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2019 Flicker Tale Award Winner for Non Fiction

"Hi, I’m Earth! But you can call me Planet Awesome."

Prepare to learn all about Earth from the point-of-view of Earth herself! In this funny yet informative book, filled to the brim with kid...

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Posted on: January 25, 2019

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

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2019 Flicker Tale Award Winner for Young Adult

An ode to Put the Damn Guns Down, this is New York Times bestseller Jason Reynolds’s fiercely stunning novel that takes place in sixty potent seconds—the time it takes a kid to decide wheth...

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Posted on: April 18, 2019

May Library Board Meeting

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The Grand Forks Public Library Board will meet on May 15th @ 4:00 PM. This meeting is open to the public.

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Online Library Cards

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There are so many more things in our library than just physical books, we have a multitude of online resources available and free to use for our library card holders. As an innovative library we realize that some people simply would prefer to be able to a...

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Posted on: April 10, 2019

2018 Grand Forks Public Annual Report

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A Message from the Library Board:

“Change” has been the theme at Grand Forks Public __ regarding staffing, programming, and the library building itself! Over the past year several long term staff members have retired, many with decades ...

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Posted on: March 28, 2019

Calling All Artists!

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We are excited to announce that we will be featuring local artists at the Grand Forks Public on our Mezzanine Art Gallery! The gallery will be installed over the last week of March & our first artists will be on display beginning in April.

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Posted on: February 1, 2019

A Playground for Curious Minds.

Grand Forks Public A Playground for Curious Minds

If you’ve been to the Grand Forks Public Library or visited the Facebook page in the last few months you may have noticed some changes. New paint, new content, and updated family bathrooms, as well as other things. All of these things (plus many more to c...

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