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LIBRARY CORNER: Ready for summer at the Library
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Making a case for wood ticks
JOHN EGGERS COLUMN: Make the last day of school a good day
SUSTAINABILITY COLUMN: Bemidji is ‘Home Sweet Home’ for the birds
VIVIAN DELGADO COLUMN: Critical Race Theories: What are they all about?
Intermediate Watercolors class with Jane Freeman
Young Songwriters Workshop set for June 17
Season tickets for 2017-18 BSO season
Cass Lake Bena student wins Congressional Art Competition
‘Color of Life’ exhibit at library
Public celebration at Big Bog
FISH TALES: Pam Johnson on Lake Winnie
PAUL NELSON FISHING COLUMN: Warmer temps should lead to better bite
BLANE KLEMEK COLUMN: House sparrows and European starlings are hardy survivors
New upgrades at Norway Beach campgrounds
Torry's Van Benefit
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bemidji public library
July 3, 2014
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. That money came out of the legacy bill, which is funded by...
May 21, 2013 - 11:28pm
March 20, 2013
Program on Emily Dickinson presented
Rhoda Jackson, of Park Rapids, filled the Bemidji Public Library on Wednesday morning with her re-enactment of the poet Emily Dickinson. Monte...
March 20, 2013 - 10:36pm
March 6, 2013
We need to keep our library healthy
Reading is a great way to hibernate during a cold, snowy Minnesota winter; and, if you are a book person, the place to go for those books, is Bemidji’s Kitchgami Library. It is one of the finest library systems I have ever used. One of the many offering at our library is their...
March 6, 2013 - 11:47pm
March 1, 2013
Paul Ericsson: Something for everyone at the library
Continuing with our robust schedule of literary, cultural and history events, we have something for everyone in March and April. There will be a creative songwriting workshop for sixth- through eighth-grade children from 12:30-3:00 p.m. Saturday. Songwriter Paul Spring will lead...
March 1, 2013 - 3:12pm
Paul Ericcson: Warm up with library programs
The cold days of winter are a wonderful time to enjoy the great schedule of special events and regular programs at the Bemidji Public Library. Children will have a chance to take a step back in time during the Minnesota Time Travel series that has returned to the Bemidji Library....
February 1, 2013 - 6:06pm
January 18, 2013
Two-year-olds Olive Hargett, left, and Millie Bartlett listen to librarian Christina Massee as she reads a book during Thursday morning storytime...
January 18, 2013 - 1:32am
December 31, 2012
Family New Year's Eve in Bemidji
Nikki Smith of Texas and her son, 2-year-old Nathaniel, make crafts Monday at the Bemidji Public Library, which hosted a series of family events...
December 31, 2012 - 10:47pm