Check it Out! EVAL

What’s happening at the Eden Valley Area Library? Here are some fun activities created by our volunteers as we go through fall. Our Storytime Stars team will once again be preparing packets for toddlers. These will replace face-to-face story time until it is considered safe. The program will go from October through April, with different…

EVAL accepting winter items for EV-W students

Eden Valley Area Library will once again be accepting warm mittens, gloves, and hats for the EV-W students. Help keep those little fingers and ears safe. As you may remember from your own childhood, it is very easy to misplace those items. Your contribution will enable the schools to have extras on hand.

9/11 Memorial exhibit at the Library

This Saturday, Sept. 11, marks the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks, and libraries are providing memorials to learn and reflect. Great River Regional Library branches in Annandale, Kimball, Little Falls, St. Cloud, St. Michael, and Waite Park are hosting a 9/11 Memorial exhibit during the month of September. The Memorial exhibit is a series…

Kimball Area Library events

Children’s events • 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten – ongoing 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten is a reading program designed to increase the awareness of early literacy and to encourage parents to embrace their role as their child’s first teacher. Plus there are prizes. This program is ongoing, so you can sign up anytime. No limit. Please…

MN Raptor Center visited Eden Valley

The Eden Valley Area Library held the grand finale of their Education Nation summer programs last Wednesday, Aug. 25, at Friederichs Park with a presentation by the MN Raptor Center. This event was free, and there were about 100 people in attendance. Many children asked wonderful questions about the many birds that were presented. The…

EVAL – Check it out, September 2021

What’s happening at the Eden Valley Area Library? Welcome, September. The leaves are turning, and school is back in session. Here’s to a happy, healthy school year. We have many to thank for helping us with our summer children’s program Education Nation. First, a huge “thank you” to Paynesville Lutheran for the grant from their…

EVAL Diamond Painting 101 class, Sept. 18

Mark your calendars. The Eden Valley Area Library has an exciting event coming up. On -Saturday, Sept. 18, from 9 a.m.-noon in the Community Center, Nancy McNab will host a class she’s calling Diamond Painting 101. It’s the new creative hobby that is taking the crafting world by storm. There will be a $5 charge…

Raptor Center coming to Eden Valley Area Library

The Eden Valley Area Library has designated August as a time to observe Minnesota birds. Birding is a great way to have children get outside and explore the space around them, so they can connect with nature. Save the date and time of 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25, for when the MN Raptor Center will…

Check it Out! (August 2021)

What’s happening at the Eden Valley Area Library? We are wrapping up our Education Nation program in August. Although the temperatures have been hot, we’ve been having some cool sessions. It is all thanks to the generosity of Paynesville Lutheran Church and their Endowment Fund. With monies from their grant, we can offer great programs…

Education Nation at EVAL

Eden Valley Area Library Education Nation program guest speaker Nicholas Klehr from Minnesota DNR, presented to children the safety of being in a boat, including different types of life preservers and who needs to wear them; some got to try them on. They also learned which fish are in Minnesota lakes and much more information.…