Monday, September 22, 2014

Event tickets currently available at the Aurora Public Library

Now available through the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund at the Aurora Public Library: 12 FREE tickets to performances of the play "The Elephant Man." Performances will be held at the Encore Performing Arts Center (Cloquet) at 7:00 pm on September 26 & 27 and October 2,3, & 4; and at 2:00 pm on September 28 and October 5. Once you have a ticket, you must call the ticket office to reserve your seat.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Check It Out! Newly added titles at the Aurora Public Library

 A number of donated titles have recently been added to our collection--check them out!  We welcome the donation of recently published titles in like new condition.  Any titles not added to the collection will be put in the book sale; either way, they are of benefit. 

NONFICTION

Life Without Limits--Nick Vujicic
Holy Ghost Girl--Don M. Johnson
Fatal Friends, Deadly Neighbors and Other True Cases--Ann Rule
Escape From Camp 14--Blaine Harden
The Yarn Whisperer--Clara Parkes

MYSTERY/SUSPENSE/HORROR  

The Skin Collector--Jeffery Deaver
Face Down Upon an Herbal--Kathy Lynn Emerson
A Plain Death--Amanda Flower

FICTION

Westward Hearts--Melody Carlson

MOVIES

Men of Honor
The Secret Life of Bees

BOOK ON CD

The Pickwick Papers--Charles Dickens

TEEN TITLES

Conspiracy 365: September--Gabrielle Lord

CHAPTER BOOKS

Darth Paper Strikes Back--Tom Angleberger
Big Susan--Elizabeth Orton Jones
Twig--Elizabeth Orton Jones

PICTURE BOOKS

Miss Smith Under the Ocean--Michael Garland

JUVENILE NONFICTION

Animal Teachers--Janet Halfmann

Thursday, January 16, 2014

Upcoming Events at the Aurora Public Library




"T IS FOR TEETH":

a Play and Learn event for preschoolers

Thursday, Oct. 2, 5:30 pm

at the Aurora Public Library

Sponsored by the Mesabi East Early Childhood Coalition and the Aurora Public Library, and funded with a grant from Delta Dental

  

   FUN!!damentals of Photography!  

Saturday, Oct. 4, 10:30 am

at the Hoyt Lakes Public Library

in partnership with the Aurora Public Library & Gilbert Public Library


Brian Rauvola will present a three hour hands on beginning photography session about using your digital camera and editing your photos. Bring your camera (compact or dSLR), camera manual, a tripod (if you have one) and other accessories to learn how to use your camera’s features to improve the pictures you take.   Make sure your batteries are charged and you have plenty of memory because the group is going to explore the library inside and outside (weather permitting) to practice taking photos while also learning to use light effectively and other artistic elements, such as composition, leading lines, rule of 3rds, etc. to improve your images. 

 Pre-registration is required.  Call or email the Hoyt Lakes Public Library (225-2412 or ssowers @arrowhead.lib.mn.us) to register. 

This program, sponsored by Arrowhead Library System, was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

THE HISTORY

AND MUSIC

OF THE

ACCORDION

WITH MARIO CIANFLONE

Wednesday, October 8, 1:00 pm

A history of the accordion, with a variety of music including  classical, French, Italian, and Latin  American.

 

AURORA 

PUMPKIN

FEST

QUILT SHOW

AT THE

LIBRARY

 

Saturday, 

October 11

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

 

No library services during the quilt show.



AURORA FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY

FALL BOOK & BAKE SALE

  Thursday, October 16:  1:00-7:30 pm

Friday, October 17:  10:00 am—5:00 pm

Monday, October 20:  10:00 am—7:30 pm

 

 Hundreds of books (children, teen, adult), magazines, audiobooks, movies, and music, all priced by donation, as well as a delicious assortment of baked goods.

 **SPECIAL SALE:  Buy a Friends of the Library book bag for $15 and fill it with sale items for free!

 

Aprons Through

the Ages

with Mary Mulari

 Wed., Nov. 5, 2:00 pm

 Enjoy a trunk show of aprons from the past and present with Mary Mulari, northern Minnesota author, teacher, and designer.  See how aprons have changed through the decades and how current interest in these practical clothing coverups contributes to their popularity.  Attendees are encouraged to bring or wear their own special aprons and share their stories.

ON & OFF THE ICE WITH HENRY BOUCHA

Friday, November 14, 10:30 am

Henry Boucha is a former NHL Player, U.S. Olympic Silver Medalist, U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame member, and an Ojibwa Native American. Learn about those challenges, how his Ojibwa roots guided him through that experience and continues to influence his life today.