Detroit Lakes Public Library

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HOURS
Mon: 10am to 9pm
Tue: 10am to 9pm
Wed: 10am to 9pm
Thu: 10am to 6pm
Fri: 10am to 6pm
Sat: 10am to 4pm
Sun: Closed

ADDRESS
1000 Washington Ave.
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota 56501

CONTACT
Phone: 218-847-2168
Fax: 218-847-2160
detroit@larl.org

Need a rainy day project? Stop by the library to decorate a bookmark inspired by Dr. Seuss for our contest! All bookmarks will be put on display at the Holmes Theatre the week of their Seussical! We will select three winners based on their designs! Please turn in your bookmark to the bin in the children's area by March 31st. ... See MoreSee Less

Need a rainy day project? Stop by the library to decorate a bookmark inspired by Dr. Seuss for our contest! All bookmarks will be put on display at the Holmes Theatre the week of their Seussical! We will select three winners based on their designs! Please turn in your bookmark to the bin in the childrens area by March 31st.

Book Discussion Group today at 3pm.
Featured selection is "The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto" by Mitch Albom. Come and share some lively conversation with your fellow booklovers. This group is open to all.
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Book Discussion Group today at 3pm.
Featured selection is The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom.  Come and share some lively conversation with your fellow booklovers.  This group is open to all.

Bounce those babies over to the library for Baby Bounce at 10:30 March 10th, 24th, April 14th, 28th, and May 12th, 26th. Ages 0 - 16 months! ... See MoreSee Less

Bounce those babies over to the library for Baby Bounce at 10:30 March 10th, 24th, April 14th, 28th, and May 12th, 26th. Ages 0 - 16 months!

Join us Thursday, March 23rd from 3:30-5 pm for our Beauty and the Beast Ball! We'll have a costume contest, crafts, and snacks. For children and their families. ... See MoreSee Less

Join us Thursday, March 23rd from 3:30-5 pm for our Beauty and the Beast Ball! Well have  a costume contest, crafts, and snacks. For children and their families.

Need a rainy day project? Stop by the library to decorate a bookmark inspired by Dr. Seuss for our contest! All bookmarks will be put on display at the Holmes Theatre the week of their Seussical! We will select three winners based on their designs! Please turn in your bookmark to the bin in the children's area by March 31st. ... See MoreSee Less

Need a rainy day project? Stop by the library to decorate a bookmark inspired by Dr. Seuss for our contest! All bookmarks will be put on display at the Holmes Theatre the week of their Seussical! We will select three winners based on their designs! Please turn in your bookmark to the bin in the childrens area by March 31st.

Excited for the live action Beauty and the Beast film coming out! Join us for a ball of our very own! We'll have tea and grey stuff (it's delicious) and make some inspired crafts. Come in your prince or princess wear or even be a beast for our costume contest! For children and their families. March 23rd 3:30-5 pm ... See MoreSee Less

Excited for the live action Beauty and the Beast film coming out! Join us for a ball of our very own! Well have tea and grey stuff (its delicious) and make some inspired crafts. Come in your prince or princess wear or even be a beast for our costume contest! For children and their families. March 23rd 3:30-5 pm

Book Discussion Group - Tuesday, March 21st at 3pm.
Join fellow book lover's in discussing this month's featured selection "The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto" by Mitch Albom. This group is open to all - even if you haven't read the book!
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Book Discussion Group - Tuesday, March 21st at 3pm.  
Join fellow book lovers in discussing this months featured selection The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by Mitch Albom.  This group is open to all - even if you havent read the book!

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Bounce those babies over to the library for Baby Bounce at 10:30 March 10th, 24th, April 14th, 28th, and May 12th, 26th. Ages 0 - 16 months! ... See MoreSee Less

Bounce those babies over to the library for Baby Bounce at 10:30 March 10th, 24th, April 14th, 28th, and May 12th, 26th. Ages 0 - 16 months!

Tale as old as time! Come to the Detroit Lakes Public Library to celebrate our Beauty and the Beast Ball! Dress up as a prince or princess (or even a beast) for our costume contest, do some majestic crafts and other fun activities! For children and their families. March 23rd from 3:30-5 pm ... See MoreSee Less

Tale as old as time! Come to the Detroit Lakes Public Library to celebrate our Beauty and the Beast Ball! Dress up as a prince or princess (or even a beast) for our costume contest, do some majestic crafts and other fun activities! For children and their families. March 23rd from 3:30-5 pm

Today's the day! Speaker and Environmentalist Natalie Warren will be at the Library at 7pm to share about her canoe journey from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay in 2011. This presentation, "The View from my Canoe" is free and open to all.
Ms. Warren will also be doing a Meet and Greet at the Becker County Museum at 3pm in conjunction with their Water/Ways exhibit.
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Todays the day!  Speaker and Environmentalist  Natalie Warren will be at the Library at 7pm to share  about her canoe journey from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay in 2011.  This presentation, The View from my Canoe is free and open to all. 
Ms. Warren will also be doing a Meet and Greet at the Becker County Museum at 3pm in conjunction with their Water/Ways exhibit.

The babies on the bus go up and down, all through the library at Baby Bounce! Come to baby bounce March 10th and 24th at 10:30 for stories, songs, bounces, and bubbles! Ages 0 - 16 months. ... See MoreSee Less

The babies on the bus go up and down, all through the library at Baby Bounce! Come to baby bounce March 10th and 24th at 10:30 for stories, songs, bounces, and bubbles! Ages 0 - 16 months.

Tomorrow! 3pm at the Becker County Museum and 7pm at the Library
"The View From My Canoe"
Environmentalist and speaker Natalie Warren and a college friend, Ann Raiho, were the first women to paddle 2250 miles from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay in 2011. She will be here to tell us her story about this journey which followed the trip taken by Eric Sevareid and Eric Porter in the 1930s. In addition, Ms Warren will be doing a Meet and Greet at 3pm at the Becker County Museum in conjunction with their travelling Smithsonian exhibit called Water/Ways. Both these events are free and open to all courtesy of a grant received by the museum and Legacy funds.
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Tomorrow!  3pm at the Becker County Museum and 7pm at the Library
The View From My Canoe
Environmentalist and speaker Natalie Warren and a college friend, Ann Raiho, were the first women to paddle 2250 miles from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay in 2011.  She will be here to tell us her story about this journey which followed the trip taken by Eric Sevareid and Eric Porter in the 1930s.  In addition, Ms Warren will be doing a Meet and Greet at 3pm at the Becker County Museum in conjunction with their travelling Smithsonian exhibit called Water/Ways.  Both these events are free and open to all courtesy of a grant received by the museum and Legacy funds.

"The View From My Canoe" - Tuesday, March 7th at 7pm
Environmentalist and speaker Natalie Warren and a college friend, Ann Raiho, were the first women to paddle 2250 miles from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay in 2011. She will be here to tell us her story about this journey which followed the trip taken by Eric Sevareid and Eric Porter in the 1930s. In addition, Ms Warren will be doing a Meet and Greet at 3pm at the Becker County Museum in conjunction with their travelling Smithsonian exhibit called Water/Ways. Both these events are free and open to all courtesy of a grant received by the museum and Legacy funds.
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The View From My Canoe - Tuesday, March 7th at 7pm
Environmentalist and speaker Natalie Warren and a college friend, Ann Raiho, were the first women to paddle 2250 miles from Minneapolis to Hudson Bay in 2011.  She will be here to tell us her story about this journey which followed the trip taken by Eric Sevareid and Eric Porter in the 1930s.  In addition, Ms Warren will be doing a Meet and Greet at 3pm at the Becker County Museum in conjunction with their travelling Smithsonian exhibit called Water/Ways.  Both these events are free and open to all courtesy of a grant received by the museum and Legacy funds.

Kids at storytime today made get well cards for the local hospital after reading about being sick and how we feel better. Look how cute these are! The cards were dropped off at St. Mary's Essentia this afternoon! ... See MoreSee Less

Kids at storytime today made get well cards for the local hospital after reading about being sick and how we feel better. Look how cute these are! The cards were dropped off at St. Marys Essentia this afternoon!

Detroit Lakes Public Library added 2 new photos to the album: Cards.

The kiddos at storytime today made get well cards after reading about being sick and how we get better. Look how cute these are! The cards were dropped off at Essentia Health this afternoon.
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The kiddos at storytime today made get well cards after reading about being sick and how we get better. Look how cute these are! The cards were dropped off at Essentia Health this afternoon.

Sign up begins today for a chance to win a ticket to an Evening with Garrison Keillor (April 27 at 7pm). Stop by the library or register online at larl.org to enter the ticket drawing which will be held March 27th. You must be 18 or older to enter the drawing and only 1 entry per person. No phone registrations will be accepted. Here's a link to the registration form.
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Sign up begins today for a chance to win a ticket to an Evening with Garrison Keillor  (April 27 at 7pm).  Stop by the library or register online at larl.org to enter the ticket drawing which will be held March 27th.  You must be 18 or older to enter the drawing and only 1 entry per person.  No phone registrations will be accepted.  Heres a link to the registration form.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScoX5Pe3do-P98-QBRjYhwFw8Q6V0rn_nI4bGV4M84N6L4kMQ/viewform

In celebration of the new live action movie coming out, we will be having our own ball for all beauties and beasts March 23rd from 3:30-5 pm! We'll do themed crafts, snacks, and have a costume contest! For children and their families. ... See MoreSee Less

In celebration of the new live action movie coming out, we will be having our own ball for all beauties and beasts March  23rd from 3:30-5 pm! Well do themed crafts, snacks, and have a costume contest! For children and their families.

Food for Fines. Do you have late fees on your account? During the month of March you can take care of them by bringing in non-expired, non-perishable food items. Each item = $2.00. Why wait to clear up your account? Stop by any time during March and we'll help you clear up your late fees. #FoodforFines. ... See MoreSee Less

Food for Fines.  Do you have late fees on your account?  During the month of March you can take care of them by bringing in non-expired, non-perishable food items.  Each item = $2.00.  Why wait to clear up your account?  Stop by any time during March and well help you clear up your late fees. #FoodforFines.

Library Club Today at 2pm. Join fellow library supporters in listening to local author Dan Biermeier as he discusses his first novel "A Chase of Blood on Steel" and shares what else he is writing. ... See MoreSee Less

Library Club Today at 2pm.  Join fellow library supporters in listening to local author Dan Biermeier as he discusses his first novel A Chase of Blood on Steel and shares what else he is writing.

Library Club Today at 2pm. Join fellow library supporters in listening to local author Dan Biermeier as he discusses his first novel "A Chase of Blood on Steel" and shares what else he is writing. ... See MoreSee Less

Library Club Today at 2pm.  Join fellow library supporters in listening to local author Dan Biermeier as he discusses his first novel A Chase of Blood on Steel and shares what else he is writing.

Library Club - Tuesday February 28th at 2pm. Local author Dan Biermeier will discuss his first novel "A Chase of Blood on Steel" and will talk about what else he is writing. All are welcome to attend. ... See MoreSee Less

Library Club - Tuesday February 28th at 2pm.  Local author Dan Biermeier will discuss his first novel A Chase of Blood on Steel and will talk about what else he is writing.  All are welcome to attend.

Join the Friends of the Library and the Library Club

Library friends provide invaluable support to LARL and community libraries. Whether called Friends of the Library, Library Club, Junior Friends, etc., these nonprofit organizations sponsor programs and special events.

Becker County Friends of the Library

No Regular Meetings

Sally Oja – Secretary
Sharon Sinclair – Treasurer
Mary Stein Husband – President

Detroit Lakes Library Club

Meets the fourth Tuesday of August, September, October, January, February, March and April

Cathy Fritz – President
Shirley Fihn – Vice President
Terry Kalil – Secretary
Shirley Sinclair – Treasurer

Meet the Library Board

Detroit Lakes
Meets first Thursday of Jan., Mar., May, July, Sept. and Nov. at 4:30 p.m.
John Wood (President)
Open (City Representative)
Marney Dreyer (Secretary)
Linda Schell
Cindy Fritz
Holly Heisserer
Rick Kittelson
Mike Stearns