Rock County Library

The McCrary family joined Rock County Community Library Director Calla Jarvie (in chair) at the library’s first “Peaceful Park Summer Book Club” event July 3 at the Luverne City Park. Pictured on the blanket from left are Ella, Shannon, Joyce and Evan McCrary.
Rock County Library officials are promoting reading outdoors in a series of events called “Peaceful Park Summer Book Club.” The one-hour events take place at 10 a.m. each Wednesday through the month of July at five different Luverne parks. The first of five Peaceful Park events was at the Luverne...
Accordionist Mike Schneider emphasizes that polka music “is the happiest form of music on the face of the earth” by encouraging those in attendance at his Luverne show to stand and perform to the “Flying Machine Polka.”
Performer Mike Schneider of Clinton, Wisconsin, entertains a group of children, parents and grandparents with his “Pint-Sized Polka” program July 1 in the Rock County Library basement. A downpour of rain limited attendance to 32 children and adults at the afternoon program sponsored by the local...
Late fees will no longer be charged on materials turned in after the due date to the Rock County Library. Library director Calla Jarvie made the policy change announcement May 15. “As of today there will no longer be late fees for books, audiobooks and music CDs,” she said. The length of the...
Rock County Library director Calla Jarvie (far right) reads questions during Thursday night’s monthly library Trivia Night at the Take 16 Brewing events center. May 2 marked the one-year anniversary for the library’s outreach program.
A year after debuting Trivia Night at Take 16 Brewing in Luverne, Rock County Library director Calla Jarvie isn’t surprised at the event’s success. “But I am so pleased,” she said. “This outreach has done wonders for patronage.” Jarvie took over as director in February 2018 after working with the...
Mrs. Buzzard Butler (far left), who is busy trying to open the library one Friday morning when she is interrupted by various patrons including the Three Little Pigs named Lenny, Louie and Lumpy.
Rock County Library celebrated last week’s National Library Week, culminating in a locally written puppet show Friday morning. Assistant librarians Barb Verhey and Glenda Bremer wrote the show, “A Day at the Library,” featuring librarian Mrs. Buzzard Butler (far left), who is busy trying to open...
Rock County library activities Contact the Rock County Library at rocklibrarystaff@gmail.com or call 507-449-5040 for more information or to register for events. Evening Story Time each Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. through April 30. National Library Week open house 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday, April 11....
Fans of author J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter character gathered recently at the Rock County Community Library for an evening of everything Hogwarts. Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is one of the main locales for Rowling’s seven books and eight subsequent movies. The library transformed...
Luverne Area Chamber President Kullen Schroht (far left) and past president Mike Smith (far right) hold the ribbon for the Rock County Community Library’s ribbon-cutting ceremony on St. Patrick’s Day March 17. Pictured from left is Faye Bremer, Schroht, Annie Opitz, Heidi Sehr, Joyce Oldre, Lauri Ketterling, Tina Petronek, Patti Olson, Gloria Rust, Commissioner Ken Hoime, Bruce Olson, Bronwyn Wenzel, Camilla Graff, Linda Gulden, Ryan Wynia, Serena Gutnik, Dolly Remme, Barb Verhey, Meredith Vaselaar, (little
Luverne’s Allie Parkhurst took advantage of the Rock County Community Library’s grand reopening last Thursday, checking out 11 easy-read books. Three days after the facility reopened to regular hours, patrons got a look at the improvements and were able to check out materials again. The facility...
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