Tag: Brainerd Public LIbrary

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…

Morning Meanderings… L3 Summit…. Libraries, Libraries, Libraries

Good morning! I keep thinking that it would be fun to have a little thing here at Book Journey that if you see me mention libraries or the word library in a post you win something… Then I thought…. well that is just crazy. …

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…. 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… A Day Of Library Friends

Good morning!  Wow.  *yawn* *stretch* What a day. Yesterday I went to my first Minnesota Library Association of Friends meeting in St Paul Minnesota.  That involved me being ready and out of the house by 7 am and at the meeting shiny and ready…

Saturday Snapshot: Minnesota Library Association Conference

This Past week I had the pleasure of attending the Minnesota Library Association Annual Conference in Mankato Minnesota. I went, representing the Friends Of The Brainerd Public Library, 4 Librarians from our Library attended as well. I arrived on Wednesday afternoon and joined the…

You Choose My Next Read and You Win the Book!

Fall book sale is over so it is that time again!  Here I will show you the books that I picked up at the sale.  In the comments – tell me which of these books you would love to read.  On Friday I will…

Morning Meanderings… I LOVE My Library

Good morning.  We are in the middle of a storm here in Central Minnesota.  I mean… seriously.     I took the above picture from my back deck and was plastered with rain from the high winds.  Weather has been so weird here.  I…

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,…