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Andrea Een, violin and Hardanger fiddle

Andrea Een

Recipient of the Ole Bull Award from the Ole Bull Folk Academy in Voss, Norway, and the St. Olaf Medal from the government of Norway for her work promoting Norwegian culture in the United States. She will perform on the Hardanger fiddle, (the nine-stringed folk fiddle from Norway) and the violin.

Lonsdale Public Library
Thursday, April 25
6:30 p.m.

A Nancy Dice Memorial Concert presented by International Friendship Through the Performing Arts.

This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

 

Woodwind Quintet

Woodwind Quintet
Thursday, March 21
6:30-7:30 pm

Join us for an evening of music provided by a woodwind quintet from St. Olaf College.  They are: Madison Maynard on flute, Kristen Diederichs on oboe, Aaron Linde on clarinet, William Beimers on french horn, and Jonah Schmitz on bassoon.  The event is free and suitable for all ages.

 

Movies at the Library

We have recently attained a license to show movies at the library thanks to a donation from the Lonsdale SnoWizards!  We are making the most of it by creating three monthly movie events to appeal to everyone.  We may add more events as we go along.  If you have ideas of what you would like to see, please let us know!

MONTHLY EVENTS

Family Matinee Saturday
Films for kids and parents to enjoy, G- or PG-rated
Third Saturday at 11:00 am

Classic Movie Afternoon
Movies from Hollywood’s golden age
First Monday at 1:00 pm

Teen Movie Club
Fun films just for teens, PG-13 rated
Third Thursday at 4:00 pm

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Family Matinee Movies

Join us on the third Saturday each month for a movie that families can enjoy together.  We will have a free movie and free snacks.  Bring your family and your friends!

MOVIE SCHEDULE

February 16 @ 11:00 AM
Wall-E (G)

March 16 @ 11:00 AM
Incredibles 2 (PG)

April 20 @ 11:00 AM
Kung Fu Panda (PG)

Sponsored by the Lonsdale SnoWizards

 

Halloween Party

We broke our attendance record with this year’s Halloween Party.  Over 100 people dropped by to show off their awesome costumes, play some games, do some crafts, romp through an enchanted forest and eat some candy.  Thanks to everyone who helped make it a special day!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Summer Reading Wrap-Up

Well, that’s it.   Summer Reading 2018 is complete.  Here are some final numbers.

Kids signed up: 307
Kids who finished all four levels: 91 (
Ages of participants: 2 months – 17 years
Programs offered in these six weeks (including storytimes): 28
Total attendance at those programs: 786

We want to thank everyone who made it great.

Subway, who donated lots of cookies and kids’ meals.  You made many kids happy!

Casey’s, who donated yummy ice cream treats.  You, too, made kids happy!

Mackenthun’s, who donated all of the pizzas and drinks for the opening day pizza party.  You made kids and grown-ups happy!

The Lonsdale Lions who cooked and served all those pizzas.  You made everybody happy!

Ron Kadrlik, whose music made our ice cream social a success!

The Domácí Czech Dancers, who taught us about traditional Czech and Slovak dances!

Jim Jayes,  whose humor and magic delighted all ages!

Jim Gerholdt of Remarkable Reptiles, who shared his knowledge and his scaly friends!

 

Siama and Dallas, who shared the songs and stories of the Congo, causing us all great joy!

To every parent, grandparent, aunt, uncle, cousin, babysitter, older sibling, daycare provider and friend who brought a kid into the library.  We couldn’t do it without you!

And finally to all 307 kids and young people who signed up and participated.  Thank you for reading,  playing, learning, creating and building our future one book at a time!  See you next year and keep on reading.