6 Books Featuring Strong Women in History

Want to teach the next generation about women who were movers, shakers, and history-makers? Check out these top picks recommended by our children’s librarians and available at Grand Forks Public. 1. Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, Katherine Johnson, and Christine Darden were good at math… really good. Learn how they…

Get to Know Tonya Palmer, Information Services Supervisor

Grand Forks Public is pleased to announce Tonya Palmer as Information Services Supervisor. Tonya has nearly 17 years of experience at Grand Forks Public, with steadily increasing responsibility, peer mentoring and training experience, and excellent problem-solving and people skills. Library Director Wendy Wendt shares, “Tonya brings a positive, can-do attitude to everything she does and…

Haunted Quarantine

When 6’7” Marquis moved to Grand Forks from Missouri about a month ago, he didn’t expect a 5’2” elderly man and 4’ young boy as house guests. “I had this instinct when I walked in the house,” explains Marquis. “The rental felt warm and cozy with its stained-glass windows and old-time charm. I had a…