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

Library Club Kickoff Event - Tuesday, August 22nd at 2pm.
Our featured speaker is author and chef extraordinaire Amy Thielen. Amy will be sharing from her new book "Give a Girl a Knife". Both this book and her first book "The New Midwestern Table" will be available for sale and signing.
This event is free and open to all. If you wish to join Library Club annual dues are $3.00.
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Library Club Kickoff Event - Tuesday, August 22nd at 2pm.
Our featured speaker is author and chef extraordinaire Amy Thielen.  Amy will be sharing from her new book Give a Girl a Knife.  Both this book and her first book The New Midwestern Table will be available for sale and signing.
This event is free and open to all.  If you wish to join Library Club annual dues are $3.00.

Join us for Baby Bounce at the Detroit Lakes Public Library every 2nd and 4th Friday at 10:30 am! ... See MoreSee Less

Join us for Baby Bounce at the Detroit Lakes Public Library every 2nd and 4th Friday at 10:30 am!

We Need Your Input!
Please fill out an online survey or a paper survey(found at the Detroit Lakes Library) to help us best determine what hours best serve the community of Detroit Lakes.

Current hours are:
Monday-Wednesday: 10am-9pm
Thursday-Friday: 10am- 6pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm

Newly proposed hours are:
Monday-Thursday: 9am-7pm
Friday: 9am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm
The Library would remain open the same amount of hours per week and evening programming would still be offered.
Please take the online survey at this link - survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07eeh4ajznj6ccfay1/_tmp/questions
or
stop by the Detroit Lakes Library and fill out the paper survey.
Your input is important to us!
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We Need Your Input!
Please fill out an online survey or a paper survey(found at the Detroit Lakes Library) to help us best determine what hours best serve the community of Detroit Lakes. 

Current hours are:
Monday-Wednesday: 10am-9pm
Thursday-Friday: 10am- 6pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm

Newly proposed hours are:
Monday-Thursday: 9am-7pm
Friday: 9am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm
 The Library would remain open the same amount of hours per week and evening programming would still be offered. 
Please take the online survey at this link - http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07eeh4ajznj6ccfay1/_tmp/questions
or
stop by the Detroit Lakes Library and fill out the paper survey.
Your input is important to us!

Detroit Lakes Public Library added 2 new photos.

Congratulations to these two for finishing the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program! Way to go!
(Photos posted with parent permission)
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Congratulations to these two for finishing the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Program! Way to go! 
(Photos posted with parent permission)

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Great News!
We Have an App for that!

Want access to free eBooks and AudioBooks? Want to search our catalog before you come down to the library or find the nearest branch library? Have a question for a librarian? All of this and more is available now through our LARL Mobile app. Bring in your device and let Danell walk your through our new mobile app.
To set up your one-on-one appointment call 218-847-2168 and ask for Danell. Instruction will begin after Labor Day.
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Great News!
We Have an App for that!

Want access to free eBooks and AudioBooks?  Want to search our catalog before you come down to the library or find the nearest branch library?  Have a question for a librarian?  All of this and more is available now through our LARL Mobile app.  Bring in your device and let Danell walk your through our new mobile app.  
To set up your one-on-one appointment call 218-847-2168 and ask for Danell.  Instruction will begin after Labor Day.

Library Club Kickoff Event - Tuesday, August 22nd at 2pm.
Our featured speaker is author and chef extraordinaire Amy Thielen. Amy will be sharing from her new book "Give a Girl a Knife". Both this book and her first book "The New Midwestern Table" will be available for sale and signing.
This event is free and open to all. If you wish to join Library Club annual dues are $3.00.
... See MoreSee Less

Library Club Kickoff Event - Tuesday, August 22nd at 2pm.
Our featured speaker is author and chef extraordinaire Amy Thielen.  Amy will be sharing from her new book Give a Girl a Knife.  Both this book and her first book The New Midwestern Table will be available for sale and signing.
This event is free and open to all.  If you wish to join Library Club annual dues are $3.00.

Tired of passing your phone to show your photos? It's time to create beautiful photo books! Scared to try? Now you can set up a one-on-one appointment with Danell, and get step by step instruction on creating photo pages in Shutterfly.
To set-up your one-on-one appointment call 218-847-2168 and ask for Danell. Instruction appointments will be scheduled beginning after Labor Day.
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Tired of passing your phone to show your photos?  Its time to create beautiful photo books!  Scared to try?  Now you can set up a one-on-one appointment with Danell, and get step by step instruction on creating photo pages in Shutterfly. 
To set-up your one-on-one appointment call 218-847-2168 and ask for Danell.  Instruction appointments will be scheduled beginning after Labor Day.

Don't forget! Storytime continues into the school year! Every Thursday and Saturday at 10:30 am! ... See MoreSee Less

Dont forget! Storytime continues into the school year! Every Thursday and Saturday at 10:30 am!

We Need Your Input!
Please fill out an online survey or a paper survey(found at the Detroit Lakes Library) to help us best determine what hours best serve the community of Detroit Lakes.
Current hours are:
Monday-Wednesday: 10am-9pm
Thursday-Friday: 10am- 6pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm

Newly proposed hours are:
Monday-Thursday: 9am-7pm
Friday: 9am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm

The Library would remain open the same amount of hours per week and evening programming would still be offered.

Please take the online survey at this link - survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07eeh4ajznj6ccfay1/_tmp/questions
or
stop by the Detroit Lakes Library and fill out the paper survey.

Your input is important to us!
... See MoreSee Less

We Need Your Input!
Please fill out an online survey or a paper survey(found at the Detroit Lakes Library) to help us best determine what hours best serve the community of Detroit Lakes.  
Current hours are:
Monday-Wednesday: 10am-9pm
Thursday-Friday: 10am- 6pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm

Newly proposed hours are:
Monday-Thursday: 9am-7pm
Friday: 9am-6pm
Saturday: 10am-4pm

 The Library would remain open the same amount of hours per week and evening programming would still be offered. 

Please take the online survey at this link - http://survey.constantcontact.com/survey/a07eeh4ajznj6ccfay1/_tmp/questions
or
stop by the Detroit Lakes Library and fill out the paper survey.

Your input is important to us!

Bring the kids to the library tomorrow at 2 pm to learn all about the fiddle and hear some great music! Fun for all ages. ... See MoreSee Less

Bring the kids to the library tomorrow at 2 pm to learn all about the fiddle and hear some great music! Fun for all ages.

Book Discussion Group Today at 3pm! Come join us as we discuss chef Amy Thielen's memoir "Give a Girl a Knife". Amy writes about her experiences in high-end New York restaurants and her return to the Minnesota area she calls home. ... See MoreSee Less

Book Discussion Group Today at 3pm!  Come join us as we discuss  chef  Amy Thielens memoir Give a Girl a Knife.  Amy writes about her experiences in high-end New York restaurants and her return to the Minnesota area she calls home.

A big thank you to all those who supported the recent Becker County Friends of the Library Book Sale! Whether you helped set up, worked the sale or purchased items your support is much appreciated. All proceeds are used to help fund library programming for children, teens and adults. We couldn't do it without you! ... See MoreSee Less

A big thank you to all those  who supported the recent Becker County Friends of the Library Book Sale!  Whether you helped set up, worked the sale or purchased items your support is much appreciated.  All proceeds are used to help fund library programming for children, teens and adults.  We couldnt do it without you!

August Book Discussion Group meets on Tuesday, August 15th at 3pm. The group will be discussing "Give a Girl a Knife" by Amy Thielen. It is a coming-of-age story of a Minnesota author and chef extraordinaire. Amy will be our featured presenter at the August 22nd Library Club Kick-off event.
All are invited to attend this discussion group - even if you haven't read the book!
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August Book Discussion Group meets on Tuesday, August 15th at 3pm.  The group will be discussing Give a Girl a Knife by Amy Thielen.  It is a coming-of-age story of a Minnesota author and chef extraordinaire.  Amy will be our featured presenter at the August 22nd Library Club Kick-off event.  
All are invited to attend this discussion group - even if you havent read the book!

Book Sale going on now. Stop in for some great bargains! Sale lasts until 4pm or longer if things are still moving.
Stop in and see our friendly sales ladies!
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Book Sale going on now.  Stop in for some great bargains!  Sale lasts until 4pm or longer if things are still moving.
Stop in and see our friendly sales ladies!

Annual Becker County Friends of the Library Book Sale - Today, August 8th from 9am to 3pm! Stop in to get some great bargains on books, DVDs, Music CDs and some misc. items. All proceeds help fund library programming.
See you at the Library!
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Annual Becker County Friends of the Library Book Sale - Today, August 8th from 9am to 3pm!  Stop in to get some great bargains on books, DVDs, Music CDs and some misc. items.  All proceeds help fund library programming.
See you at the Library!

Annual Becker County Friends of the Library Book Sale - Tomorrow, August 8th from 9am to 3pm. Great bargains on books for all ages, DVDs, Music CDs and some misc. items. All proceeds help fund library programming. ... See MoreSee Less

Annual Becker County Friends of the Library Book Sale - Tomorrow, August 8th from 9am to 3pm.  Great bargains on books for all ages, DVDs, Music CDs and some misc. items.  All proceeds help fund library programming.

Annual Becker County Friends of the Library Book Sale - Tuesday, August 8th from 9am to 3pm. Great bargains on books for all ages, DVDs, Music CDs and some misc. items. All proceeds help fund library programming. ... See MoreSee Less

Annual Becker County Friends of the Library Book Sale - Tuesday, August 8th from 9am to 3pm.  Great bargains on books for all ages, DVDs, Music CDs and some misc. items.  All proceeds help fund library programming.

Teens! Don't forget to sign up for the Teen Mystery Read Party August 10th 2-3 pm! We'll have pizza, prize drawings, games, and of course learn who did the mystery! Sign up by calling the library or at the front desk! ... See MoreSee Less

Teens! Dont forget to sign up for the Teen Mystery Read Party August 10th 2-3 pm! Well have pizza, prize drawings, games, and of course learn who did the mystery! Sign up by calling the library or at the front desk!

Summer Reading Program Finale is here today! From 1 to 3 pm, stop at the library parking lot to Touch A Truck, meet Booker the Owl mascot, and get your face painted! Free event for all ages. ... See MoreSee Less

Detroit Lakes Public Library added 2 new photos.

Don't forget to stop by the library this Thursday for our last Summer Reading Program event! Come touch a truck, get your face painted, and meet Lake Agassiz Regional Library's mascot, Booker the Owl! 1-3 pm in the library parking lot.
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Dont forget to stop by the library this Thursday for our last Summer Reading Program event! Come touch a truck, get your face painted, and meet Lake Agassiz Regional Librarys mascot, Booker the Owl! 1-3 pm in the library parking lot.

Come to the library today to spread some kindness. We'll be kind-bombing the library at 2 pm. Free event for children! ... See MoreSee Less

Watch for the Annual Becker County Friends of the Library Book Sale coming Tuesday, August 8th from 9am to 3pm. Great bargains on books for all ages, DVDs, music CDs and some misc. items.
If you wish to donate items for this sale please be sure that they are in good condition - not moldy, mildewy or smoke smelling. We do not accept textbooks, encyclopedias, Readers' Digest Condensed books or National Geographic magazines. If you have any questions about items you wish to donate, please call us at 218-847-2168.
See you at the Sale!
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Watch for the Annual Becker County Friends of the Library Book Sale coming Tuesday, August 8th from 9am to 3pm.  Great bargains on books for all ages, DVDs, music CDs and some misc. items.
If you wish to donate items for this sale please be sure that they are in good condition - not moldy, mildewy or smoke smelling.  We do not accept textbooks, encyclopedias, Readers Digest Condensed books or National Geographic magazines.  If you have any questions about items you wish to donate, please call us at 218-847-2168.  
See you at the Sale!

Book Discussion Group today at 3pm. Join the discussion of "Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk" by Kathleen Rooney - a love letter to city life in all its guts and grandeur as seen through the eyes of a remarkable woman. ... See MoreSee Less

Book Discussion Group today at 3pm.  Join the discussion of Lillian Boxfish Takes a Walk by Kathleen Rooney - a love letter to city life in all its guts and grandeur as seen through the eyes of a remarkable woman.

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