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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: May 16, 2019

Home Daycare Outreach & Early Literacy Kits

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We are excited to announce we have openings in our home daycare outreach program. As part of the program our outreach team will visit your home daycare on a monthly basis to do at 30 minute story time with crafts and music. To sign-up for the outreach rot...

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Posted on: May 19, 2019

Coming in June - A Universe of Stories!

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This year's theme is "A Universe of Stories". As with every year we have a full line up of over 100 programs that will take place in June and July. In addition to our Children's programs, we've added several new teen and adult programs including...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Senior Social Hour

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A new program is coming to the Grand Forks Public, specifically created for senior citizens. Senior Social Hour will kick off on May 17th at 10:00 AM, it will include activities such as Yahtzee, Boggle, Bingo, crafts, door prizes, refreshments, oldies (bu...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Happy 119 Years!!

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Clouds, wind, rain...??? None of that is stopping our Anniversary Celebration this weekend!!  However, we are going to move the bounce house and carnival games INSIDE the library so that everyone can enjoy them safely and comfortably!! 
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Posted on: April 10, 2019

Community Languages Collection

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The Grand Forks Public Library is proud to be a part of the Grand Forks Welcoming Community Roadmap! As part of the Roadmap we committed to connecting our community through diverse content in our collection.

Today we are thrilled to open our new "Comm...

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Posted on: May 2, 2019

Library Closed Memorial Day Weekend

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The library will be closed May 25th, 26th, & 27th in observance of Memorial Day.

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