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Luna’s Valentine Party

By , 10 February, 2015, No Comment


Join us on Saturday, February 14th from 1:00-2:00 for our special “Read to Luna” Valentine Party.  Sign up now to reserve your 10 minute reading session with our favorite therapy cat. All readers get a Valentine goody bag! Make a gingerbread “sugar shack” while waiting for your turn to read to Luna.  Call the library at 608/989-2502 now to hold a spot for your reader!

By , 4 February, 2015, No Comment


Drop in and explore stories, art, music, and science for tots! We host a different process-oriented experience each week. Wear your messy clothes for some hands-on activities just for children and their parents or caregivers. Please call 989-2502 to register or email us at:

February 6th: “Monsters Love Colors” Art
February 13th: “Block City” Engineering/Play
February 20th: “How to Hug A Porcupine”Art
February 27th: “Hilda’s Dancing” Music/Movement

Stuff & Things I Find In the Library

By , 11 January, 2015, No Comment



Looks like one of our teen patrons is a little upset with John Green’s “The Fault In Our Stars.”  I found this in the corner when I closed up Friday night.

Luna’s Mustache Bash

By , 18 November, 2014, No Comment



Call now to sign your reader up for “Read to Luna!” Luna the Therapy Cat will be our special furry guest at our “No Shave November” Mustache Bash on Tuesday, November 25th from 5:30-6:30.  Stop in to say “hello” to Luna or call to reserve your spot to read to her.  All readers will earn their very own mustache! Call the library at 608/989-2502 now!

Rosemaling At the Library

By , 20 October, 2014, No Comment

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For the past month we have been enjoying rosemaling class with teachers Edith Kling and Lois Hoff, two local rosemalers and sisters.  What started as a project only for the young women on the Miss Blair court has evolved into a special Tuesday after school group, with not only the Miss Blair royalty participating but also some other teens who were curious about what was taking place on the stage.  We hope to have more classes with Edith and Lois, possibly for adults who might be interested in learning this traditional Norwegian art form.  Please contact the librarian if you are interested in learning more.

The Frog Guy is Coming to Blair!

By , 2 September, 2014, No Comment

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Don’t miss Randy Korb a.k.a. “The Frog Guy!”  Randy will be sharing his vast knowledge of frogs during his interactive frog show during Blair’s Cheese Fest on Saturday, September 13th at 10:30 at the United Campus.  No button is required for this FREE show! Great for all ages!

Luna’s Library Visit

By , 14 August, 2014, No Comment

Photos courtesy of Erin Olson

Kids were lined up, armed with their favorite books and ready to read on Wednesday when Luna the Therapy Cat visited the library.  Readers each got to spend 10 minutes reading to Luna, as she snuggled up to each one, purring to her heart’s content.  Luna is only the second cat to be certified as a therapy cat by the Coulee Region Humane Society Pet Therapy program, and she took to her new job very quickly.  Luna’s owners, Karla and Chris Hulne, said that Luna loves people, and is was pretty plain to see that Luna was a happy cat!  Kids read chapter books, graphic novels, picture books with both Spanish and French words, and non-fiction books.  Luna really enjoyed a colorful book about birds! We love Luna and can’t wait until she makes her next library visit!


By , 2 August, 2014, No Comment
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What do you get when you combine kids, cats, and books? You get happy, confident kids who love to read! Meet Luna, a beautiful, fully certified therapy cat, who will be making her debut at the library on Wednesday, August 13th from 3-4. Independent readers who would like to read to the lovely Luna may now sign up for a 10 minute reading session. A limited number of sessions are available and registration is required, so contact the library to reserve a spot

Morning Movie

By , 22 July, 2014, No Comment

It’s time again for the Wednesday “Morning Movie!” On July 23rd we will be watching a brand new movie, “Rio 2.” The movie starts at 10 and runs until about 11:30.  Bring your pillows and blankets and join us!

Wednesday Morning Movie

By , 15 July, 2014, No Comment


Don’t miss the Wednesday Morning Movie this week as we watch the movie “Robots.”  Bring your own pillows and blankets and enjoy this movie about a robot with big dreams.  The movie runs from 10-11:30 and is best for kids in Kindergarten and up.