Bloomfield Cloverleaves Display at Library

There is a group of youth in our community who have been working hard to make a difference and help others.  The Bloomfield Cloverleaves 4-H Club has done many community projects, created many unique and wonderful items for you to browse through, and has taken up a spot at the library for the next couple of weeks.  We invite you to come and see what they have been up to!  They have given a lot to our communities so let’s give them a little of our time and see their work.


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Library Closed on Labor Day

The Library will be closed for Labor Day on Monday, September 4, 2017.  We will open for business on Tuesday, September 5th at noon.  Stop in and pick up some materials for the long weekend!

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Back to School!

Stop in to check out some back-to-school books or spend some time relaxing and putting together a puzzle.  We have school menus, supply lists, and calendars printed for your convenience.  We’d love to see you before school starts!

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Quilt Show at the Library

Don’t miss the quilt show at the library during Ag Days!  Check out the talent of these wonderful quilters and see their hard work up close.  The Pieceful Valley Quilt Show will be at the library on Friday, August 18th from 10 am-6 pm, and Saturday August 19th from 10 am-1 pm.

*Note:  The library will close on Saturday at 12:00 pm to allow staff to get ready for the parade, however, the quilt show will remain OPEN until 1:00 pm.


A peek at a past show…


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International Owl Center at the Library July 19th

That’s a wrap, folks!  Our last summer reading program presenter will be the International Owl Center next week!  Make sure reading logs are turned in by Friday, July 21st to be eligible for prizes as NO LATE READING LOGS CAN BE ACCEPTED due to the method by which we distribute prizes.  Get them in soon!

Live owl programs are an exciting way to learn about the environment. The International Owl Center is coming to the Spring Valley Public Library to teach us about these amazing creatures. Join us for a family-friendly program featuring a real live owl on Wednesday, July 19th at 1:30 PM. We will learn what’s so special about owls, their behaviors, and why they do not make good pets.

The International Owl Center, located in Houston, Minnesota, advances the survival of wild owl populations through education and research. The center, located at the trailhead of the Root River Trail, provides the only such experience in North America.  Each spring, the center supports the International Festival of Owls. People come to Houston from all over the country to celebrate owls and what they give to our world.

Visit for information about the owls that live at the center and owl activities.


SELCO, Southeastern Libraries Cooperating, is a regional public library system based in Rochester, Minn. Its members include academic, public, school and special libraries. The member libraries share resources, programs, personnel and technical innovations to achieve common goals and meet the needs of individual communities. For more information, go to

About Library Legacy Funding

This project is made possible with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (ACHF) and the people of Minnesota for Library Legacy activities. The ACHF was created in 2008 from the Clean Water, Land and Legacy amendment to the Minnesota State Constitution. Minnesota’s 365 public libraries receive funding distributed through existing formulas to the 12 Minnesota Regional Library Systems to provide programs and services in four areas: arts (visual, performing and media), culture, literary and Minnesota history.

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