Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Applicants sought for Assistant Librarian position


With regret, I announce that the our Assistant Librarian, Kathy Schultz  has announced her resignation.  She intends to work as much as she can until the position is filled. 

The Aurora Public Library is now seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented individual to fill this 30 hours/week position.  The position include some evenings, no weekends.  Strong communication and computer skills are required.  Preference will be given to college graduates with library experience. 

Click on the Job Description: Assistant Librarian page to the right for details on this position.

Wages are $16.00/hour.  Benefits include accrued sick leave, accrued vacation after one full year worked, and some paid holiday hours.

Apply by July 16, 2018 with a letter of interest, resume, and professional references.  Applications may be dropped off at, or sent to, the Aurora Public Library, 14 W 2nd Ave N, Aurora, MN 55705.

Monday, June 18, 2018

New books and movies

There are some new books and movies on the shelves; come check them out!

MINNESOTA

Iron and Water--Grant J. Merritt
Searching for Minnesota's Native Wildflowers--Phyllis Root

NONFICTION

The Big Book of 30-Day Challenges--Rosanna Casper
Lincoln's Last Trial--Dan Abrams & David Fisher
Living Language Hebrew
The Herbalist's Kitchen--Pat Crocker
The Good News About Bad Behavior--Katherine Reynolds Lewis

MYSTERY/SUSPENSE

Double Blind--Iris Johansen
Shelter in Place--Nora Roberts
The Death of Mrs. Westaway--Ruth Ware

FICTION

Cottage By the Sea--Debbie Macomber
The Lost Vintage--Ann Mah
When We Found Home--Susan Mallery
The Good Fight--Danielle Steel

SCIENCE FICTION

The Stone Sky--N.K. Jemison

LARGE PRINT

Buried in the Country--Craola Dunn
The Lonely Hearts Hotel--Heather O'Neill
An Echo of Murder--Anne Perry
Bringing Maggie Home--Kim Vogel Sawyer

MOVIES

The 5-Film Collection: Musicals
Annihilation
Death Wish
Game Night
Keep the Change
Pacific Rim Uprising
Paddington 2
Paul, Apostle of Christ
Peter Pan
Peter Rabbit
Taco Shop
With Honors

CHAPTER BOOKS

Minecraft: The Crash--Tracey Baptiste
Lost!--Terry Lynn Johnson

PICTURE BOOKS

To the Rescue!
Penguin & Tiny Shrimp Don't Do Bedtime!--Cate Berry
Lena's Shoes are Nervous--Keith Calabrese and Juana Medina
Click, Clack, Quack to School--Doreen Cronin and Betsy Lewin
Friends Stick Together--Hannah E. Harrison
See Zip Zap--David Milgrim

CHILDREN'S NONFICTION

Prayers for Young Children--Martina Steinkuhler

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Upcoming events

Climb Theater presents:

CITY MOUSE & 

COUNTRY MOUSE:

The Mousical

Tuesday, July 17, 6:00 pm

at the Aurora Public Library 

An interactive musical play for the whole family!

 

Reading Takes You Everywhere: Children's and Teens Summer Reading Programs

Reading Takes You Everywhere

Summer Reading Programs for children and teens

June 4—July 20


Explore your world  through reading, programs, and activities -- and earn prizes and drawing entries while you read and enjoy as well!

Sign-up begins June 4; children and teens can sign up at any point during the program.


FUN EVENTS FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY:

Climb Theater presents: "The Country Mouse":
July 17, 6:00 pm, at the Aurora Public Library

PRESCHOOL STORY TIMES:

Reading Takes You Everywhere Story Time:  July 19, 10:30 am
At Carefree Living, Aurora

ANY-TIME ACTIVITIES AT THE LIBRARY
(for children and families)

Week of July 9:  "Jump Into Coding"
Week of July 16:  "Super Magnets"


ANY-TIME TEEN ACTIVITIES AT THE LIBRARY

Week of July 9:  Build a Poem










Friday, January 05, 2018

Event tickets currently available at the Aurora Public Library

Now available at the Aurora Public Library, through the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund:

8 tickets to the Lake Superior Chamber Orchestra's performance "The Cellists"--Thursday, July 26, 7:30 pm at the Mitchell Auditorium, College of St. Scholastica, Duluth.

These tickets, sponsored by Arrowhead Library System, are funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.