Category: Brainerd Library

Morning Meanderings… Closet Gamer, Limping Dog, and a Book Event

Hmmmm….  I am feeling an update coming on for my Meandering photo…  needs…. something.  SO… checking in here as I don’t read as fast as I once did.  Correction…  I probably read as fast as I ever did… its the time thingy to do…

Morning Meanderings… Up Close and Personal With Lorna Landvik

Recently at the Book Expo I was talking with my roommate (Beth Fish Reads and yes I like saying she is my roommate lol)  and we were talking about how much we used to blog…  she had said, “You used to put up two…

Books, Burgers,and Brews: The Circle by Dave Eggers

I am a gazillion posts behind and I have so much to share!  Books Burgers and Brews has been going strong since October…  this was the idea of having a Book Club in a public venue and Friends of the Brainerd Public Library hosting…

It’s Not Always About The Book

This past Tuesday we had book club.  It was our annual December potluck, home made gift exchange, and donation to the library’s book in a bag program.  Normally, this is one of my favorite meetings of the year as I do love the little…

Morning Meanderings… It’s All A Bit Crazy

*Deep Breath* Today I wanted to share the pictures of the bench that was dedicated to my son at the Brainerd Public Library.  It is one of those things that I am a little surprised I have not already posted the pics (I did…

Saturday Snapshot: Wine and Words 2015

  This weeks Saturday Snapshot is going to be about Wine and Words, the literacy event that our Friends of the Brainerd Public Library sponsor each year.  This is year three and we had 320 guests at our sold out event. As you can…

Saturday Snapshot…. It’s Happening.

Well I certainly did not plan on being MIA this past week here, but I see my last post was a week ago.  A week on heavy library activity and we are down to the wire planning for Wine and Words.  Lots of busy…

Morning Meanderings… Book Friends Make Me Smile

Busy whirlwind weekend… lots of business and while it was good things, I am glad to be in the week and keeping it a little less busy.  I didn’t pick up a book all weekend.  A little audio time as I was in the…

Morning Meanderings… Catching Up With Brown Bag Author Terri Peterson Smith

Thursday!  It has been a beautiful week here in Central Minnesota.  It is my favorite time of year!  Today I am in the office and feeling energized.  Later I plan to mow the lawn and if you follow these posts… you know I love…

Morning Meanderings… New Normal – Official Day One and Brown Bag Author

Good Morning!  Happy Wednesday!  (Is it crazy that I had to pause there and think what day it was?)  Yesterday was my first real full day of feeling like I was moving into my new role.  I have home space set up, and made…

Brown Bag Author Event: Julie Kramer

Every Monday in June and July at the Brainerd Public Library, we have a Minnesota Author come from noon to one to talk about their latest book, answer questions, and sign books.  It is a lot of fun, and being a part of the…

Brown Bag Author: Nathan Jorgenson “Writing a Book Is Like Getting Naked In Public”

The Friends of The Brainerd Public Library sponsor each June and July our Brown Bag Author Series.  This is a series of Minnesota authors who come and speak each Monday from noon to one at our library.  This event is open to the public,…