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June Events & Programs at The Brainerd Public Library

**taken from the Brainerd Public Library website Dig Into Reading Summer Reading Program at the Brainerd Public Library – Calendar of Events – We will explore to the core this summer. Readers from birth through teens will celebrate our theme: Dig Into Reading! We’ll burrow into books and dig up fun with related stories, crafts,… Read More June Events & Programs at The Brainerd Public Library

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The Family Book Festival and a Little Robinson Crusoe “Boat Buildin”

In case you haven’t heard, the Family Book Festival is in full swing over at Jump Into A Book! Friend and client Valarie Budayr came up with this wonderful idea to help parents and kids keep the doldrums of winter away with books and activities. And just to make it one-more-notch COOLER, she polled all… Read More The Family Book Festival and a Little Robinson Crusoe “Boat Buildin”

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Slow Your Roll: Super Fun (& Cheap!) Cardboard Roll Crafts

¬†Cardboard Roll Crafts Ever looked at an empty paper towel cardboard tube and thoughts “now, THAT is a work of art…” Yeah, me either. BUT I have looked at it as fodder for some fun potential crafts. Without going into graphic detail, we seem to accumulate lots of cardboard tubes in our house (mainly paper… Read More Slow Your Roll: Super Fun (& Cheap!) Cardboard Roll Crafts