Jessie F. Hallett Memorial Library

Crosby, Minnesota



101 1st St SE   •   Crosby, MN 56441   •   Phone: 218-546-8005   •   FAX: 218-546-7287
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Wednesday...10am to 6pm

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Helping Hands at Hallett
Photos & Story by Jill Hannah Anderson

Anyone who loves books would be lost, or broke,
without their local library - plain and simple.  As much as I love to read, there is no way I can buy every single book I want to read.  So all you book lovers out there, go hug your local library.  Or at least a librarian or two.  And the book lovers in the Crosby area owe an enormous hug to E. W. and Jessie Hallett. …….

…… I recently attended an event where author William Kent Krueger spoke about libraries and librarians and their importance to a community.  “They help us research our past, enhance the present, and learn about the future.”

The hands of many women keep JFHML alive and hopping, doing just as William Kent Kreuger said.  Beginning with Peggie Beseres, head librarian…..  Besides Beseres, the women of JFHML…..

To continue reading this Her Voice article,


My Library Story

Beth Hautala
Deerwood, MN

This past Thursday evening I had a chance to sit down and talk about Waiting For Unicorns at my hometown library. I know it's going to sound odd, but this was an event of a lifetime for me. Here's why: I grew up in this library. I came two, even three times a week and the librarian knew me by name. She never even asked for my library card—she knew my number by heart. I came because I was welcome.
And I came to peruse the books and...  (Continue on page 2)

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