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Gaming Day to be held at Ortonville Public Library It's the hottest new thing. It's in, it's exciting and your teenager is begging to join. And it's at your local library. What's the big draw? The answer might surprise you-it's National Gam- ing Day at your library. On Saturday, Nov. 13, hundreds of libraries across the country will show- case gaming programs and services in support of the American Library Asso- ciation's National Gaming Day at your library. Many libraries are stocking their shelves with video games, plan- ning board game competitions, and participating in a national video game tournament. As a result, recreational li- brary attendance by kids, teenagers, college students, families, and seniors will skyrocket even further. No longer just a place for books, Or- tonville Public Library is a gathering place for all ages. Sure video games at- tract teen users, but gaming programs are attracting others generations as well. Systems like the Nintendo Wii offer games ranging from bowling to tennis to racecar driving and appeal to all family members-from kids to grand- parents. On Saturday, Nov. 13, board games, card games, dice games, and the Wii will be available from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. for anyone who likes to play games. Children must be accompanied by an adult/guardian. Lunch will be fur- nished to all in attendance. There will be prizes for everyone! Pro Image Partners has donated six t-Shirts to give away. So come and have some fun playing games at your library on Sat- urday, Nov. 13. The Ortonville Public Library has the Wii available for anyone to come and play on a daily basis. All you need to do is sign up the day before and we will have it ready for you. We have 29 games available for you to choose from. Gaming is yet another example of how a new format can fulfill the desire to learn, play and yes, read at your li- brary. You can learn more at So on Nov. 13, you are invited to visit the Ortonville Public Library dur- ing National Gaming Day at your li- brary. Bring grandma and grandpa and the kids and take a new look at what your library has to offer-it just might surprise you. Grant Writing Wor'kshops 00held in southwestern MN The Southwest Minnesota Arts and Humanities Council (SMAHC) will host workshops that are designed to as- sist organizations in applying for the following grant programs: Art Project Grants, Arts Organization Develop- ment Grants, and Arts Legacy Grants for Organizations and Communities. In addition, SMAHC will host workshops designed to assist individ- ual artists in applying for the following grant programs: Individual Artist - Ca- reer Grants, Individual Artist - Devel- opment Grants, and Arts Legacy Grants for Established Career Artists. i: Workshops include: Tuesday, Nov. 9, ll:45a.m.-l:30 p.m. Organization Grants, SWIF Conf Rm (15 3rd Ave), Hutchinson and 4- 5:30 p.m. Individual Artist Grants, SMAHC (1210 E College Dr), Mar- shall. Monday, Nov. 15,4-5:30 p.m., In- dividual Artist Grants, Worthington Hig School Media Rm (1211 Clary St), 7:15 p.m.-8 p.m. Organization Grants, Jackson Library (311 3rd St) and 8:15 p.m.,-9 p.m. Individual Artist Grants, Jackson Library (311 3rd St) in Jack- son. Wednesday, Nov. 17-SMAHC (1210 E College Dr), Marshall and 4-6 ll.m. Organization Grants. To register or for more information, contact the SW MN Arts Council office at 507-537-1471 or email us: This activity is funded, in part, by the Minnesota arts and cultural her- itage fund as appropriated by the Min- nesota State Legislature with money from the vote of the people of Min- nesota on November, 4, 2008. ORTONVILLE'S JUNIOR TROJANS' preschool class took a field trip to the Ortonville Flower shop on Oct. 25. The children and teachers, Vicki and Kathy, enjoyed seeing many beautiful gifts, while learning about flower colors. The chil- dren are shown in photo above with owners Tammi Westfield and Theresa Diekmann. Vehicle Super Harket JEEPS JEEPS JEEPS (Grand Cherokees .  Compass 4xl's J, '1. %13 Commanders w/41k & 35k Miles Red, Black or Silver Limited w/15k Miles Limited w/30k Miles Laredos 25k to 50k Miles Grand Cherokees : :'06 Liberty w/19k & 20k Hiles z 15 Liberty w153k miles. Yukons- Suburbans 09 GMC Yukon SLT-2 Htd. 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