'Floating Library' Connects Books To BoatersOn this sunny Saturday, we take you to a library checkout line that was very backed up. But the available books were in a rather unique location -- the middle of Silver Lake in St. Anthony. Silverwood Park is hosting a unique to way for storytelling this weekend, called "The Floating Library."
Newest Library In Carver Co. Brings Technology To The ForefrontWhile many see libraries as not keeping up with the digital devices times, one library is doing exactly that. Heidi Hoks oversees all 10 libraries in Carver County. While in between a workshop for her Carver County staff, the Library Director gave Lucia a tour of the newest building to hit Victoria.
Good Question: Why Are We Reading More Books?With all of the media available to us via television, smartphones and the Internet these days, reading books is still a favorite pastime. According to surveys, how much we read books has remained constant over the years and, in some cases, increased. In the 1950s, Gallup surveys show around 20 percent of Americans were presently reading a book. By the early 90s, the percentage jumped to 37 percent.
Meet Minneapolis' New Walker Library A library that's taken years of planning opens its doors Saturday in Uptown Minneapolis. The first thing you notice inside the new Walker Library is it's a lot more colorful than the one you grew up with. And, it's more than just paint, according to librarian Lois Lenroot-Ernt.
WCCO Viewers’ Choice For MN’s Best Library In many communities, the library is more than a place to check out books. It's a place to do homework, visit with friends, or discover a love of reading.
Authorities Looking For Suspect In City Hall BurglaryAuthorities in northern Minnesota are looking for a suspect after the City Hall and library in McKinley were burglarized on Sunday. The St. Louis County Sheriff’s Office said the incident happened sometime early Sunday morning.
Wander MN: Treasures In the StacksIf you happen to think about <a href="//www.lib.umn.edu/”" target="”_blank”">University of Minnesota libraries</a>, you might think that they’re filled with all matter of academic works, fit mainly for college students of all levels. Of course there are tons of academic materials, but that’s far from what’s available there, and you don’t have to be an enrolled student to enjoy some of the holdings.
Man Arrested, Allegedly Shot Homeless Man At LibraryMinneapolis Police have arrested a man they believe was responsible for the June shooting that left a homeless man paralyzed.
Police Ask For Help To ID Library Shooting SuspectThe Minneapolis Police Department is asking for the public's help to identify a man believed to be a suspect in a shooting that left a homeless man paralyzed.
Police Identify Victim In Minneapolis Library ShootingPolice have identified the man who was shot last week in a Minneapolis library.
Police: Man Shot In Minneapolis LibraryA man is in the hospital after a shooting at the Franklin Library in Minneapolis Wednesday afternoon, according to police.
Charges: Mpls. Man Punched Elderly Man, Stole His KindleA 20-year-old Minneapolis man followed a 73-year-old man outside a library, punched him and took his Kindle, according to authorities.