Friday, January 16, 2009

Barb Dimich Appearance

Barb Dimich, Ely, MN will be appearing at the Ortonville Public Library on Saturday, March 7, 2009 from 10:30 - 12:30. Barb is the author of the Apostle Islands Trilogy - Superior's Jewel, Jewel for the Apostles and Madeline's Island. Barb used to work for the Minneapolis police department as a 911 operator. She has written other books also and has one in the works. Her website is where you can find out information about her and her writing. The Friends of the Library will be serving refreshments. Plan on coming to see this Minnesota author. Books will be available for purchase.

Jeff Falkingham Visit

Jeff will be at the Ortonville Public Library on Saturday, January 24th with his new book, "Sherlock Holmes: In Search of the Source". This is the sequel to "Sherlock Holmes and the County Courthouse Caper".
The new book is set in St. Paul in December 1896, ten years after the original book. Holmes has returned to America to attend the wedding of narrator Peter Smith. There are complications: an overnight fire, a life's work destroyed, and worse, a dead body.
Jeff is a Browns Valley native now living in Eden Prairie. You can check out his website at or you can reach Jeff at

Ken Halvorson to Return!

Ken Halvorson will be returning to the Ortonville Public Library on Saturday, May 2, 2009 from 1 - 3 p.m. with his new book "Life With Grandpa and Grandma After Prison". Since being in Ortonville, he has had numerous calls for appearances in the Montevideo, Benson and Willmar area. He says thanks to us for getting it all started! Come and here what life was like after his grandparents were released from prison. Refreshments will be served by the Friends of the Library.

Saturday Reading Program

The Saturday reading program will be held on Saturday, January 17th and Saturday, January 31st. The program is open to all children ages 3 through kindergarten. Story time is held and a craft is done.