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Free Driver's License Practice Tests!

Get ready to take your written driver's license permit test with these free practice tests!  Drive safely! http://austinpl.driving-tests.org/minnesota/

The Final Summer Smoothies Class

Smoothies: the Conradt Family Way!
Saturday,
 August 2, 11 a.m.

The very popular team of Steven, Carla, and Dan Conradt return to lead our final summer Smoothies class. This free class is a repeat, please encourage your friends to sign up if you have already taken it!  A film crew will be down to get some background footage for Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Minnesota. No interviews, no big deal, but you will be asked to sign a release form that morning to participate.  To register: email Ann at ahokanson@selco.info, call the library at 507-433-2391, or stop in at the information desk.

Grant Blackwood writing workshop August 20

“How to Write a Thriller” Workshop
Wednesday, August 20, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Large meeting room

Author Grant Blackwood will share his writing secrets and techniques in this one-day workshop sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Registration fee is $25.00, which includes the workshop and lunch. Limited to 30 participants. Registration form>>>

"Paws to Read" Summer Reading Clubs start June 9


Paws to Read, June 9 - August 1
Registration begins June 9 for our Children's, Adult, and Teen Summer Reading Clubs. All ages are invited to read for prizes and enjoy a summer filled with fun and creative programs, classes, and more!

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Open viewing hours for The Saint John's Bible

The Saint John's Bible
Scheduled Open Viewing times of The Saint John's Bible are limited during summer months, but groups and out-of-town visitors are encouraged to contact the library to request a special appointment. The library will accommodate as many requests as staff and volunteer availability allow.

The Heritage Edition of The Saint John's Bible is on display in its case during regular library hours. Volumes are available for viewing outside the case during posted “Open Viewing Hours” and for special study or group visits by appointment. Please contact the library at least one week in advance, if possible, to request an appointment. The library will accommodate as many requests as staff and volunteer availability allow.