Lewis & Clark Among the Indians by Ronda – Book Discussion

NPNHA LogoThis Sunday, March 13th, a book discussion will be held on the book Lewis & Clark Among the Indians by James P Ronda. The discussion will be led by Dr. Michael P. Yellowbird, Professor of Sociology at North Dakota State University. The discussion starts at 2 pm and will last approximately 1 1/2 hours. We hope you will set aside some time to come in to the library and take part in this discussion about this great time in our county and state’s history. Please come whether or not you have read the book…it may inspire you to read the book following the discussion.
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Color Your World at the Library

Thursday, March 3rd, at 6:30 pm, the Library will offer an adult coloring program.  We will provide the coloring sheets (many to choose from), markers, colors, colored pencils, watercolor pencils, watercolors, brushes, etc.  If you have your own items that you would like to use, bring them along.  You provide your own beverage…we’ll provide the glasses!  Gather your friends or come by yourself and make new ones! Coloring is a proven stress reliever so this is good for you! This class is for adults 21 and older. If you have questions, call the library at 701-748-2977. We hope to see you here!

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Board Meeting – February 16th

Hazen Public Library
Board of Trustees
Meeting Agenda
February 16, 2016
Noon in D’Andrea’s Red Room

Call to Order
Approval of Minutes to last meeting
Financial reports and paying of the bills

Old Business:
Entrance Sign
Paperback exchange
Children’s room shelving
Project for wall behind DVDs/shelving
Hazen Walk Around
Gingerbread houses

New Business:
Classics project
SRP workshop February 17th
Adult coloring afternoon or evening
Northern Plains Heritage Reading Club

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Heritage Book Series to be held at Hazen Library

The public is invited to participate in a series of heritage book discussions taking place in the Hazen Public Library. Each discussion will be led by an accomplished scholar of northern plains history and culture. Multiple copies of the books under discussion are available for checkout from the library.

Discussions will cover the following books:
March 13 – 2pm – Lewis & Clark Among the Indians by James P. Ronda. Discussion will be led by Michael Yellow Bird, director of the Tribal and Indigenous Studies program at North Dakota State University.
April 10 – 2 pm – Jay Cooke’s Gamble: the Northern Pacific Railroad, the Sioux, and the Panic of 1873 by John Lubetkin. Discussion will be led by Frank Varney, Associate Professor of History at Dickinson State University.
April 24 – 2 pm – Encounters at the Heart of the World: A History of the Mandan People, by Elizabeth Fenn. Discussion will be led by Dakota Goodhouse, instructor of Native American studies at United Tribes Technical College.

For details, visit the project web page here – http://heritagerenewal.org/nphf/bookclub.htm

The discussion series is organized by the Center for Heritage Renewal, North Dakota State University, with funding by the Northern Plains Heritage Foundation (NPHF). The NPHF, supported by the National Park Service, supports educational programming for the Northern Plains National Heritage Area, one of the forty-nine heritage areas in the United States.

For book and program information, contact: Val Albrecht, Hazen Public Library, 701-748-2977, hazenlibrary@cdln.info

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Spooky Storytime 2015

poster for spooky storytime 2015

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October Board of Trustees Meeting

Hazen Public Library
Board of Trustees
Meeting Agenda
October 20, 2015 – D’Andrea’s Red Room

Call to Order
Approval of Minutes to last meeting
Financial reports and paying of the bills

Old Business:
Entrance Sign
Tom Isern/NDSU book discussions

New Business:

Spooky Storytime
NDLA conference 9/16 – 9/18
Patron fee write-offs & those sent to collection
Look at personnel policy manual
New DVD shelving
New shelving for kid’s room
Order tables for basement
Carpet cleaning

The mission of the Hazen Public Library is to provide and promote
open access to reading and cultural, intellectual and informational
resources that will enrich and enlighten all segments of our community.

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oktoberfest kids event

The Library and Hazen Preschool are joining together to host this event. Bouncy houses, face painting, experiment stations, balloon animals, and Jacob Moeykens will be teaching origami to all who wish to learn the art of paper folding.  Please come and join in the fun!  $3 per child!  What a bargain!

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