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Posted on: May 3, 2021

The Modern Homestead Garden: Growing Self-sufficiency in Any Size Backyard by Gary Pilarchik

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If concerns about the environment and the health and wellness of yourself and your family leave you longing to make a change, start growing and preserving your own organic foods. With the guidance found in The Modern Homestead Garden, you'll disc...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Barb & Star Go to Vista Del Mar (Movie)

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Lifelong friends Barb and Star embark on the adventure of a lifetime when they decide to leave their small Midwestern town for the first time ever, only to run afoul of a villain's evil plot!

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Stargazer by Anne Hillerman

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Murder, deception, Navajo tradition, and the stars collide in this enthralling entry in New York Times bestselling author Anne Hillerman’s Leaphorn, Chee & Manuelito series, set amid the beautiful landscape of the American Southwest.&nbs...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Sing Me Forgotten by Jessica S. Olson

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Isda does not exist. At least not beyond the opulent walls of the opera house. 

Cast into a well at birth for being one of the magical few who can manipulate memories when people sing, she was saved by Cyril, the opera house’s owner. Sin...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

5-Minute Marvel (Board Game)

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Get your adrenaline pumping and your superpowers ready with the fast-paced, cooperative card game, 5-Minute Marvel. Choose to play as one of ten Marvel heroes and join forces with the other players to battle six nefarious Bosses. Along the way, thwart an ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Cook This Book: Techniques That Teach and Recipes to Repeat by Molly Baz

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A new kind of foundational cookbook, this thoroughly modern guide to becoming a smarter, faster, more creative cook serves up clear and uncomplicated recipes that make cooking fun and will inspire a new generation to find joy in the kitchen.

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

The Sky Blues by Robbie Couch

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Sky’s small town turns absolutely claustrophobic when his secret promposal plans get leaked to the entire school in this witty, heartfelt, and ultimately hopeful debut novel for fans of What if it’s Us? and I Wish You All the Best.&...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Never Have I Ever by Isabel Yap

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“Am I dead?” 

Mebuyen sighs. She was hoping the girl would not ask. 

Spells and stories, urban legends and immigrant tales: the magic in Isabel Yap’s debut collection jumps right off the page, from the joy in ...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Hype by Gabrielle Bluestone

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Hype: How Scammers, Grifters, and Con Artists Are Taking Over the Internet - and Why We're Following by Gabrielle Bluestone

Drawing from scientific research, marketing campaigns, and exclusive documents and interviews, Vice reporter Gabrielle Blue...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Between Two Kingdoms: A Memoir of a Life Interrupted by Suleika Jaouad

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A searing, deeply moving memoir of illness and recovery that traces one young woman’s journey from diagnosis to remission and, ultimately, a road trip of healing and self-discovery. 

In the summer after graduating from college, Suleika J...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Children Under Fire: An American Crisis by John Woodrow Cox

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Based on the acclaimed series—a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize—an intimate account of the devastating effects of gun violence on our nation’s children, and a call to action for a new way forward. 

In 2017, seven-year...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

New Pokemon Snap (Nintendo Switch)

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Explore lush scenery on unknown islands to snap photos of Pokemon in their natural habitatsSeek out and take in-game photographs of Pokemon in their native environments in the New Pokemon Snap game, only for the Nintendo Switch™ system! Snap pho...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Deadly Editions by Paige Shelton

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A treasure hunt through Edinburgh gives way to a search for a villain terrorizing the city in Paige Shelton's Deadly Editions, the sixth Scottish Bookshop Mystery. 

Bookseller Delaney Nichols receives a mysterious cloaked visitor one even...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

First Person Singular: Stories by Haruki Murakami

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A riveting new collection of short stories from the beloved, internationally acclaimed, Haruki Murakami. The eight masterful stories in this new collection are all told in the first person by a classic Murakami narrator: a lonely man. Some of them (like W...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Caul Baby by Morgan Jerkins

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New York Times bestselling author Morgan Jerkins makes her fiction debut with this electrifying novel, for fans of Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jacqueline Woodson, that brings to life one powerful and enigmatic family in a tale rife with secrets, betrayal, intrig...

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Posted on: May 3, 2021

Astrid Sees All by Natalie Standiford

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New York’s last bohemia—the glittering, decadent downtown club scene of the 1980s—is the setting for this brilliantly winning novel about a smart, vulnerable young woman taking a deep dive into her dark side, essential for fa...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

How to Host a Game Night by Erik Arneson

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From party games to legacy games, setting up to hosting a crowd, tabletop game expert Erik Arneson gives you the strategies you need to host an epic game night.Break out the chips and grab a drink! With enthusiasm for tabletop games at an all-time high an...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

The Ladies of the Secret Circus by Constance Sayers

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Paris, 1925: To enter the Secret Circus is to enter a world of wonder-a world where women tame magnificent beasts, carousels take you back in time, and trapeze artists float across the sky. But each daring feat has a cost. Bound to her family's s...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Dare to Make History by Jocelyne Lamoureux-Davidson and Monique Lamoureux-Morando

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Dare to Make History is the story of two courageous and talented women who weren’t willing to accept anything less than being treated as equals. On their journey to a gold medal in women’s ice hockey, they became role models for genera...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Promising Young Woman (Movie)

Promising Young Woman

From visionary director Emerald Fennell (Killing Eve) comes a delicious new take on revenge. Everyone said Cassie (Carey Mulligan) was a promising young woman…until a mysterious event abruptly derailed her future. But nothing in Cassie&apos...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Bravely Default II-Nintendo Switch

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Search for the four Crystals in this beautiful, heroic taleSave the continent of Excillant with the help of new Heroes of Light! Follow the story of the young sailor Seth as he sets out on a grand adventure and meets plenty of friends (and foes) along the...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Yolk by Mary H.K. Choi

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From New York Times bestselling author Mary H.K. Choi comes a funny and emotional story about two estranged sisters switching places and committing insurance fraud to save one of their lives.Jayne Baek is barely getting by. She shuffles through fashion sc...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

D&D Starter Set (table top game)

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The Dungeons and Dragons Starter Set is your gateway to action-packed stories of the imagination. This box contains the essential rules of the game plus everything you need to play heroic characters on perilous adventures in worlds of fantasy.

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Dead Space by Kali Wallace

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An investigator must solve a brutal murder on a claustrophobic space station in this tense science fiction thriller from the author of Salvation Day.Hester Marley used to have a plan for her life. But when a catastrophic attack left her injured, indebted,...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

My Hero Academia: Vigilantes by Hideyuki Furuhashi

My Hero Academia

Not everyone needs a license to fight for justice!In a superpowered society, there is nothing ordinary about evil anymore. Heroes, trained and licensed to protect and defend the public against supervillains, stand above all the rest. Not everyone can be a...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Wonder Woman 1984 (Movie)

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Diana Prince lives quietly among mortals in the vibrant, sleek 1980s -- an era of excess driven by the pursuit of having it all. Though she's come into her full powers, she maintains a low profile by curating ancient artifacts, and only performin...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Food Between Friends: A Cookbook by Jesse Tyler Ferguson

Food between friends

Best friends Jesse Tyler Ferguson, star of Modern Family, and recipe developer Julie Tanous pay homage to their hometowns as they whip up modern California food with Southern and Southwestern spins in their debut cookbook.Modern Family star Jesse Tyler Fe...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury - Nintendo Switch

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Power up, team up, one up to save the Sprixie Kingdom!

Pounce and climb through dozens of colorful courses! Mario (and his friends) can use a variety of power-ups like the Super Bell, which grants catlike abilities like climbing and scratching. Team up wit...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

News of the World (Movie)

News of the world

Five years after the Civil War, Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd (Academy Award winner Tom Hanks) moves from town to town as a non-fiction storyteller, sharing the news from the far reaches of the globe. In the plains of Texas, he crosses paths with a 10-year-...

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Posted on: April 9, 2021

The Memory Collectors by Kim Neville

The Memory Collectors

Perfect for fans of The Scent Keeper and The Keeper of Lost Things, an atmospheric and enchanting debut novel about two women haunted by buried secrets but bound by a shared gift and the power the past holds over our lives.Ev has a mysterious abi...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

Planned Phone Downtime | May 11

Planned Phone Downtime May 11

We will be upgrading our phone system on Tuesday, May 11. During the transition, we may experience some downtime when our phones are unavailable. Don’t worry—this process shouldn’t take more than two hours. If you need someth...

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Posted on: April 29, 2021

How To: Search the Catalog & Place a Hold

How to search the catalog

It’s like shopping online… without paying a dime! 

Here’s how to search our catalog and put an item on hold. Once your item is ready, you can pick it up in person or via Curbside pickup

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Cross Stitch 101

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Have you always wanted to learn how to cross-stitch? Here's your chance! Join us for a free Zoom class on May 13 at 6 p.m. where we'll teach the basics of cross-stitching. The first 30 people to sign up will receive free supplies to stit...

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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Check Out Our New Blog

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Check out Grand Forks Public Stories at gfpstories.com. Here, we'll be sharing regular updates about staff and patrons, programs and services, and much more.


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Posted on: April 8, 2021

Save the Date!

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We'll be celebrating the library's 121st Birthday & Grand Reopening from 3-5 p.m. on May 21, 2021. The event will include a ribbon-cutting ceremony, outdoor storytime, cupcakes to-go, live music, and more. We look forward to celebrat...

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