Popular regional journalist Cathy Wurzer explores forgotten history of Highway 61 through book and TV documentary After six years of research and writing and racking up thousands of miles on her rickety old car, Minnesota broadcast journalist Cathy Wurzer has become an expert on the history of Highway 61 and… Read More»
Anishinaabe poet and author Gerald Vizenor will visit the community of Mahnomen through an artist-in-residence program on Monday, May 10 and Tuesday, May 11! All events are FREE of charge to those that attend. Gerald will speak about the changes in historical references to Native Americans, and about the rich… Read More»
Prudence Johnson and Dan Chouinard share their interpretations of classic standards of the 30s and 40s in voice and piano, interspersed with period photos and memories of the era from Minnesotans of all stripes! Thursday, May 13 at 7 p.m.-Christiansen Recital Hall-Concordia College, Moorhead Friday, May 14 at 7 p.m.-Kiehle… Read More»
Nirmala Rajasekar is one of the most recognized performers in the world of South Indian Classical (Carnatic) music. She began her training in this art form at age 6 and debuted as a solo performer at age 13 in Bangalore, India. She is a disciple of veteran veena Guru octogenarian… Read More»
Author and musician Douglas Wood will give three FREE concerts on Saturday, May 8. His performance schedule is as follows: Mahnomen Library-10:30 a.m. Ada Library-1:30 p.m. Cormorant Community Center-7:30 p.m. Douglas Wood has been called Minnesota’s “renaissance man” — author, artist, musician, naturalist, wilderness guide. As a writer of books… Read More»
Welcome to the new www.larl.org! We have been working on updating the way in which we communicate with LARL customers and the public for the past year. We will be continually improving and adding content to this site. We will have several promotions to officially launch the new www.larl.org later… Read More»
Come to Moorhead Library on Tuesday, February 2 at 6:30 p.m. to hear Norwegian storyteller Lise Lunge-Larsen tell stories about trolls, fairies, elves, gnomes and other magical creatures! Born and raised in Norway, Lise Lunge-Larsen came to the US on a scholarship to attend college. She planned to return to… Read More»
In an effort to save taxpayer dollars, the LARL Board of Trustees opted to send a video to Minnesota Legislators in 2009 instead of incurring the expenses involved with traveling to the state capital. Click on the video above to view it.