Meditation at the Library

Meditation at the Library

I’m excited that we are going to start a weekly mindfulness meditation session on Fridays at the library in 2020, beginning  January 24 at 12:15 – 1:00 pm.  Teresa Kruger will be leading the sessions and Mayo Clinic is providing financial support.  It is...
Interview with filmmaker Rob Barros

Interview with filmmaker Rob Barros

Hosts Chuck Backus and Ted Stark chat with filmmaker Rob Barros about his documentary of the architect John Howe. Howe was a founding member of the Taliesin Fellowship and Frank Lloyd Wright’s chief draftsman for 35 years. Many of the iconic Wright drawings were...
John Howe Documentary

John Howe Documentary

Join filmmaker Rob Barros as we screen his new documentary  John H. Howe, Architect: Frank Lloyd Wright’s Master of Perspective, on December 7 at 1:00 p.m. in the library’s meeting room.  I remember letting Rob into the library at 5:30 a.m. on a June...
twenty events, seven days, one festival

twenty events, seven days, one festival

Celebrating its 20th season, the Chippewa Valley Book Festival October 21-27 is the premier literary event in our area. We go behind the scenes with Pam Gardow and talk about some of the great authors coming and how the event has grown into a week long celebration of...
Personal Office Booth

Personal Office Booth

With financial support from the Menomonie Public Library Foundation, the library has acquired a ROOM personal office booth.  Our patrons often request a quiet, private space.  Our open floor plan limits us in providing that.  We have been trying to create private...