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LARL Presents Author Kao Kalia Yang

This fall, LARL will welcome a series of fantastic performers as we celebrate the talent and stories of Minnesota, thanks to funding from the Minnesota Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. We’re thrilled to announce that Kao Kalia Yang, author of the award-winning book, The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir,… Read More»

Fargo-Moorhead 1 Book, 1 Community Title Announced

In partnership, the Fargo Public Library,  Moorhead Public Library, West Fargo Public Library, Concordia College Library, Minnesota State University Moorhead Library, and North Dakota State University Libraries are pleased to announce the2016 One Book, One Community selection The Latehomecomer by Kao Kalia Yang. A firsthand account of the immigrant experience from… Read More»

LARL to Close Monday, September 5 for Labor Day

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Monday, September 5 in observation of Labor Day, with regular hours of operation resuming Tuesday, September 6. LARL’s branch libraries are located in Ada, Bagley, Barnesville, Breckenridge, Climax, Crookston, Detroit Lakes, Fertile, Fosston, Hawley, Mahnomen, McIntosh… Read More»

Summer Reading Programs Underway!

At LARL, we offer not one, but two Summer Reading Programs! For Kids and Teens: The first is our ever-popular Kids and Teen Summer Reading Program. The theme this year is Read for the Win and we’re looking forward to a winning summer of reading and fun events. Learn more… Read More»

Minnesota in the Civil War with Colin Mustful

  Wednesday, July 13, 7pm- Barnesville Public Library Thursday, July 14, 2pm- Mahnomen Public Library Friday, July 15, 1pm- Crookston Public Library Self-published author and historian Colin Mustful will discuss his trio of novels, all of which consider the important and complicated history of the Minnesota frontier during and before… Read More»

LARL Presents Indian Cuisine in Minnesota

Join us to learn about Indian culture and cooking in Minnesota. Local artist and cookbook author Sherbanoo Aziz will demonstrate her famous Indian recipes and discuss the ways Indian culture has become more prevalent in the state since the 70’s. Attendees will be able to experience this cuisine and go… Read More»

Introducing 10 Pigs!

This summer, each of Lake Agassiz Regional Library’s locations will participate in the 2016 Once Upon a Reader program, a statewide early literacy initiative. Once Upon a Reader is a one-book program, where chosen book titles have a Minnesota connection and highlight the importance of reading and sharing literature with… Read More»

Libraries Install New Computers

LARL is in the process of installing new computers in its locations, thanks to a $72,000 grant from the Otto Bremer Foundation. The Otto Bremer Foundation assists people in achieving full economic, civic and social participation in and for the betterment of their communities. “We are so grateful for the support of… Read More»