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July 6, 2018
July 6, 2018 - 1:27pm
June 3, 2017
Scott Piepkorn, an employment counselor with the Wadena WorkForce Center, has set up a "mobile workforce site" at the Park Rapids Area Library. He's available Tuesdays and Thursdays to help with job search-related tasks or questions. The services are free. (Shannon Geisen/Enterprise)
Employment services site set up at public library
June 3, 2017 - 11:05am
April 5, 2017
Commentary: Legislative funding not keeping up with library use
April 5, 2017 - 10:54am
October 8, 2016
Friends of the Park Rapids Library co-presidents Darlene Polo-Kramer and Josi Ashmore and Friends treasurer Sue Keller present Jerry Novak, chair the of the Park Rapids Area Library Foundation Board, with a $10,000 check. (Shannon Geisen/Enterprise)
Friends of Library celebrate 35 years
October 8, 2016 - 7:45pm
September 3, 2016
Larry Yazzie will perform Tuesday, Sept. 13 at Armory Square. (Submitted photo)
World champion fancy dancer coming to Park Rapids
September 3, 2016 - 12:17pm
August 10, 2016
The Pine Cones 4-H Club needs funds and time to repair the Little Free Library. (Shannon Geisen/Enterprise)
Vandals damage 4-H library project
August 10, 2016 - 1:45pm
January 23, 2016
Robert Wallick, Darlene’s husband, received the above telegram from his parents about the death of his eldest brother, John. “I got chills when I read the telegram,” said librarian Jodi Schultz. “At first, I thought this was the actual piece of paper that a mother held in her hand as she discovered that her worst fear had become reality.” The photo is of U.S. Army Corporal Arizona Perkins, John Wallick’s best friend.
Historical treasure: World War II documents discovered in a donated library book
January 23, 2016 - 8:31am
December 9, 2015
A needs assessment study shows the Park Rapids Public Library is undersized and provides inadequate space growing needs. (Kevin Cederstrom / Enterprise)
Library needs assessment lays out renovation, new building options
December 9, 2015 - 9:20am
October 7, 2015
About 40 community members, representing a broad range of library users and non-users, participated in the library’s “visioning/planning retreat” Saturday. The Park Rapids Library has engaged the services of Library Strategies, a library consulting firm form St. Paul, to design and execute a facility needs assessment and comprehensive planning effort. (Sarah Smith / Enterprise)
Park Rapids library envisions expansion future
October 7, 2015 - 9:30am
October 5, 2015
Author David LaRochelle, at left, and illustrator Mike Wohnoutka present “Once Upon a Reader: Moo! Traveling Trunk Show” to a small, but appreciative crowd Tuesday evening. They collaborated on the children’s book, “Moo!,” which won the 2014 Minnesota Book Award in Children’s Literature. Both are Minnesota residents. (Shannon Geisen / Enterprise)
Mooooovelous story time
October 5, 2015 - 8:39am
August 31, 2015
The Pinecones 4-H Club constructed and painted this Free Little Library to resemble the TARDIS from the popular, science-fiction show “Doctor Who.” It’s been a year-long project. Finishing touches are ongoing, but books are on the shelves. (Shannon Geisen/Enterprise)
‘Doctor Who’ inspires 4-H park project
August 31, 2015 - 7:25am
August 2, 2015
City Council approves purchase of PD computer equipment
August 2, 2015 - 9:41am
April 1, 2015
Pint-sized patrons of the Park Rapids Library will notice a renovated children’s area, including new furniture, books and educational games. (Submitted photo)
Library gets ‘playful’ makeover to engage young minds
April 1, 2015 - 5:13pm
March 15, 2015
Brenda Johnson, a middle school teacher in Park Rapids, works with student Ethan Johnson during a study session Wednesday at the Park Rapids Area Library. The Park Rapids City Council approved this week the library seek bids to pay for a needs assessment study. Library branch manager Jody Schultz told the council on Tuesday the library has run out of space at its current location and is looking to expand. (Kevin Cederstrom / Enterprise)
Library looks to expand
March 15, 2015 - 10:26am
February 7, 2015
History Player to visit Park Rapids Library
February 7, 2015 - 4:53pm