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Jeff & Becky Musburger
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bemidji public library
November 7, 2014
Another chapter: Paul Ericsson, library manager, takes new job in southern Minnesota
BEMIDJI -- It's not just a job that's calling him away, it's the job. "If this job hadn't come about and we didn't have an opportunity to...
November 7, 2014 - 10:20pm
October 19, 2014
Fall into fun at the Library
Late October and November brings to Bemidji a full schedule of special events, programs and services at your Public Library. As we continue with our theme of Teen Read Month, at 5 p.m. on Friday, library will be hosting a "Hobbit Party" for teens. Come dressed as your favorite...
October 19, 2014 - 12:34am
September 25, 2014
Hirshfield to highlight spoken word festival
BEMIDJI -- An internationally known poet's visit to Bemidji highlights this weekend's Mississippi Headwaters Festival of Poetry and Haiku. Jane...
September 25, 2014 - 11:55pm
August 17, 2014
Pioneer Previews: Small-town and Scandinavia on the stage
"Greet the Folks at Home" serves up a special afternoon today of original poetry and traditional music highlighting Ross and Bart Sutter's small-town roots, Scandinavian heritage and an honest mix of heartfelt humor and fun that the whole family can enjoy as they explore Minnesota...
August 17, 2014 - 12:15am
August 4, 2014
CITY COUNCIL: ‘Wave’ of unruly patrons disrupts library, manager says
BEMIDJI -- The Bemidji Public Library has seen a “wave” of patron behavior incidents in recent weeks, branch manager Paul Ericsson reported to the City Council on Monday. “We’ve experienced a wave of incidents in the past month, which are more severe than the usual issues...
August 4, 2014 - 9:38pm
August 3, 2014
No slowing down in August for the library
This morning, as I was serving one of our patrons at the checkout desk, this person's comment to me was "So, August should be a slow month around here since the kids summer reading program is wrapping up and the Book Festival is over." Well, as a general rule I don't like to argue...
August 3, 2014 - 12:06am
Book Festival over, but not the fun at the Library
I hope you haven't been worrying that after the blitz of events at the library's successful Book Festival in June -- that we had run out of steam. Please know we are anything but done for the summer. About the only downtime I see on our schedule is when we were closed for the Fourth....
July 3, 2014 - 10:36pm
June 17, 2014
'I read all the time:' Bemidji children's librarian shares her love of books with kids
BEMIDJI -- Four times a week, you can find Christina Massee reading for storytime and creating a craft with children at the Bemidji Public Library. Not...
June 17, 2014 - 12:08am
April 4, 2014
Supernatural tourism season has sprung: Folklore author presents Haunted Minnesota at Bemidji Library
BEMIDJI -- North of Bemidji sits a ramshackled building most people wouldn't recognize as a tourist attraction. Investigator Chad Lewis has swung...
April 4, 2014 - 8:21pm
October 21, 2013
What are friends for?: In this case, about $100,000, or the amount the Red Door Bookstore has donated to Bemidji Public Library
BEMIDJI — The Red Door Bookstore has donated nearly $100,000 to the Bemidji Public Library in its decade-long existence. And as the Red...
October 21, 2013 - 11:15pm
September 24, 2013
Bemidji library to aid in MNsure signup
BEMIDJI — The Bemidji Public Library is planning on helping local citizens sign up for the new MNsure health insurance exchange, Branch Manager Paul Ericsson said Tuesday. The library will partner with Health Access MN Coalition, one of the 30 recipients of outreach/infrastructure...
September 24, 2013 - 11:43pm
August 6, 2013
Library book sale scheduled
June Biuener and Terry Thomas help unpacksome of the 800 boxes of books on Tuesday afternoon for the annual Library's Book Sale that begins...
August 6, 2013 - 11:32pm
May 29, 2013
Kudos to Paul Ericsson for all the good work
As I am myself a retired librarian, I read with interest and approval the article on Paul Ericsson, the manager of the Bemidji Public Library. I have had only a little contact with him, but I have to agree that he exemplifies the best in his profession. Since I retired, I have...
May 29, 2013 - 10:47pm
May 24, 2013
A love for libraries: Bemidji Public Library manager brings enthusiasm to work every day
Before you ask: Yes, there are plenty of books in Paul Ericsson’s office. As befits a branch manager at a public library, Ericsson’s modest...
May 24, 2013 - 4:23pm
May 21, 2013
Legislature spares Bemidji, other libraries from legacy cuts
BEMIDJI — Minnesota’s 12 regional library systems will avoid previously proposed cuts to its legacy funds. The state Legislature adjourned Monday, approving $3 million for library systems to fund programs and events.
May 21, 2013 - 11:28pm