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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Take What You Can Carry by Gian Sardar

Take what you can carry

An aspiring photographer follows her dreams and faces her fears in a poignant novel about finding beauty, promise, and love amid the chaos of war-torn Kurdistan. 

It’s 1979. Olivia Murray, a secretary at a Los Angeles newspaper, is deter...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Take Me Home Tonight by Morgan Matson

Take me home tonight

Ferris Bueller’s Day Off meets Nick and Nora’s Infinite Playlist in this romp through the city that never sleeps from the New York Times bestselling author of Since You’ve Been Gone, Morgan Matson.

Two girls. One nigh...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

The Day the World Stops Shopping by J.B. MacKinnon

The day the world stops shopping

Consuming less is our best strategy for saving the planet—but can we do it? In this thoughtful and surprisingly optimistic book, journalist J. B. MacKinnon investigates how we may achieve a world without shopping.

We can’t stop shopping...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

We Are Inevitable by Gayle Forman

We are inevitable

'I got this whole-body feeling... it was like a message from future me to present me, telling me that in some way we weren’t just bound to happen, that we had, in some sense, already happened. It felt... inevitable.'

So far, the...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Home Waters: A Chronicle of Family and a River by John N. Maclean

Home waters

In the spirit of his father's beloved classic A River Runs Through It comes a gorgeous chronicle of a family and the land they call home: Home Waters is John N. Maclean’s meditation on fly fishing and life along Montana's Black...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

We Can’t Keep Meeting Like This by Rachel Lynn Solomon

We cant keep meeting like this

A wedding harpist disillusioned with love and a hopeless romantic cater-waiter flirt and fight their way through a summer of weddings in this effervescent romantic comedy from the acclaimed author of Today Tonight Tomorrow.

Quinn Berkowitz and Tarek Mansou...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Jackpot (Teddy Fay #5) by Stuart Woods & Bryon Quertermous

Jackpot

Teddy Fay hedges his bets in the latest thriller from #1 New York Times-bestselling author Stuart Woods. 

When Peter Barrington and Ben Bachetti come under threat while working at a film festival abroad, Teddy Fay is lured to the glittering city o...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Firebreak by Nicole Kornher-Stace

Firebreak

Like everyone else she knows, Mallory is an orphan of the corporate war. As a child, she lost her parents, her home, and her entire building in an airstrike. As an adult, she lives in a cramped hotel room with eight other people, all of them working multi...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Reserved for Murder (Booklovers B&B Mysteries #2) by Victoria Gilbert

Reserved for murder

More bloodshed at a bibliophiles' bed-and-breakfast as Victoria Gilbert's delightful series continues.

Meeting your favorite author in the flesh can be the chance of a lifetime. But for one unlucky fan, her plum place in line at a book si...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Kennedy's Avenger by Dan Abrams & David Fisher

Kennedys avenger

New York Times bestselling authors Dan Abrams and David Fisher bring to life the incredible story of one of America’s most publicized—and most surprising—criminal trials in history. 

No crime in history had more eyewi...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

No Man's Land [DVD]

No mans land

Border vigilante Bill Greer (Frank Grillo) and his son Jackson (Jake Allyn) are on patrol when Jackson accidentally kills a Mexican immigrant boy. Bill tries to take the blame but Texas Ranger Ramirez (George Lopez) sees through the lie, spurring Jackson ...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

Mortal Kombat [DVD]

Mortal Kombat

MMA fighter Cole Young, accustomed to taking a beating for money, is unaware of his heritage--or why Outworld's Emperor Shang Tsung has sent his best warrior, Sub-Zero, an otherworldly Cryomancer, to hunt Cole down. Fearing for his family&apo...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Godzilla vs. Kong [DVD]

Godzilla vs Kong

Legends collide in "Godzilla vs. Kong" as these mythic adversaries meet in a spectacular battle for the ages, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance. Kong and his protectors undertake a perilous journey to find his true home, and with...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

The Seeds of Change (Leah's Garden #1) by Lauraine Snelling

The seeds of change

Larkspur Nielsen is ready for a change. Her parents have passed on, and her older brother is successfully running the family business. She bristles at the small-mindedness that permeates life in her small Ohio community, and she sees little chance of a sa...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Jay’s Gay Agenda by Jason June

Jays gay agenda

There's one thing Jay Collier knows for sure—he's a statistical anomaly as the only out gay kid in his small rural Washington town. While all this friends can't stop talking about their heterosexual hookups and relatio...

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Posted on: June 28, 2021

Prom Theory by Ann LaBar

Prom Theory

In this heartwarming and whip-smart YA spin on The Rosie Project, a teen girl is determined to prove that love, like all things, should be scientifically quantified…right?

Iris Oxtabee has managed to navigate the tricky world of unspoken social ...

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Posted on: July 26, 2021

The BUS-eum is Rolling Into Town

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Calling all history buffs and curious minds! A new historical exhibit is traversing the American Heartland this summer. The BUS-eum is visiting Grand Forks Public from 12-5 p.m. Friday, July 30.

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Posted on: July 15, 2021

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Be sure to check out our Mezzanine Gallery currently featuring artwork by Bee Hutchens. Art has been a constant in Bee’s life, and she describes her work as “a journal entry and exercise in keeping me balanced.”Bee shares:&am...

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Posted on: July 1, 2021

Check Out Our New Blog

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Check out Grand Forks Public Stories at gfpstories.com. Here, we'll be sharing regular updates about staff and patrons, programs and services, and much more.


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Posted on: May 17, 2021

Summer Reading Program

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Grand Forks Public is excited to announce the 2021 Summer Reading Program, Tails and Tales! Open to all, ages 0 to 121. Keep track of your reading minutes & complete challenges to earn prizes. Each badge you earn is an extra ticket into the end-of-sum...

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