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

Come to the library today from 11 am to 4:30 pm to play a round of mini golf in our downstairs room! Stop by the front desk for clubs and balls. First come, first serve, first fun! Suitable for all ages! ... See MoreSee Less

Come to the library today from 11 am to 4:30 pm to play a round of mini golf in our downstairs room! Stop by the front desk for clubs and balls. First come, first serve, first fun! Suitable for all ages!

To celebrate Week of the Young Child, the library will be hosting a Picture Book Craft Night on April 26th. Stop in anytime from 3 - 5 to make a craft from your favorite book and read it too! Celebrate early literacy with us! ... See MoreSee Less

To celebrate Week of the Young Child, the library will be hosting a Picture Book Craft Night on April 26th. Stop in anytime from 3 - 5 to make a craft from your favorite book and read it too! Celebrate early literacy with us!

Library Club - Tuesday, April 25th at 2pm.
This month's featured presenters are local artists and musicians Fern Belling & Todd Voss. The event is free and open to all.
This will be the last Library Club meeting until August 22nd.
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Library Club - Tuesday, April 25th at 2pm. 
This months featured presenters are local artists and musicians Fern Belling & Todd Voss.  The event is free and open to all.
This will be the last Library Club meeting until August 22nd.

Storytime today! 10:30 am! ... See MoreSee Less

Storytime today! 10:30 am!

All droids and Jedis are to report to the library May 4th for our May the Fourth Be With You event. We'll be doing STEM activites, games, and crafts surrounding the popular franchise. 4-5:30 pm. ... See MoreSee Less

All droids and Jedis are to report to the library May 4th for our May the Fourth Be With You event. Well be doing STEM activites, games, and crafts surrounding the popular franchise. 4-5:30 pm.

We have a great following at baby bounce, but we always welcome more friends! Come to the library to sing, rhyme, read and play together. April 28th, May 12th, and 26th at 10:30 am. ... See MoreSee Less

We have a great following at baby bounce, but we always welcome more friends! Come to the library to sing, rhyme, read and play together. April 28th, May 12th, and 26th at 10:30 am.

Book Discussion Group today at 3pm. Come meet with fellow book lovers and share your thoughts on "Circling the Sun" by Paula McLain. Even if you haven't read the book you are welcome to attend ! ... See MoreSee Less

Book Discussion Group today at 3pm.  Come meet with fellow book lovers and share your thoughts on Circling the  Sun by Paula McLain.  Even if you havent read the book you are welcome to attend !

Ready for a rousing round of golf? Come to the library for Picture Book Putt-Putt! April 20th from 11 am- 4:30 pm we'll have a mini golf course set up right in the library in the downstairs room. Visit the front desk for balls and clubs on a first come, first serve basis. Suitable for all ages! ... See MoreSee Less

Ready for a rousing round of golf? Come to the library for Picture Book Putt-Putt! April 20th from 11 am- 4:30 pm well have a mini golf course set up right in the library in the downstairs room. Visit the front desk for balls and clubs on a first come, first serve basis. Suitable for all ages!

Baby Bounce Today! Come on over at 10:30 am to sing, read, rhyme, and play! 0-18 months. ... See MoreSee Less

Baby Bounce Today! Come on over at 10:30 am to sing, read, rhyme, and play! 0-18 months.

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Detroit Lakes Public Library added 11 new photos to the album: Cupcake Wars.

The teens created some AWESOME cupcakes this afternoon at our Cupcake Wars event! The winners were 1st place, How to Train Your Dragon, 2nd place Harry Potter, 3rd place The Hunger Games. Thanks to all that participated and made this event amazing!
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The teens created some AWESOME cupcakes this afternoon at our Cupcake Wars event! The winners were 1st place, How to Train Your Dragon, 2nd place Harry Potter, 3rd place The Hunger Games. Thanks to all that participated and made this event amazing!

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Book Discussion Group - Tuesday, April 18th at 3pm. This month's featured selection is "Circling the Sun" by Paula McLain. It is the story of a passionate love triangle set in Kenya in the 1920s. All are welcome to attend this discussion group - even if you haven't read the book! ... See MoreSee Less

Book Discussion Group - Tuesday, April 18th at 3pm.  This months featured selection is Circling the Sun by Paula McLain.  It is the story of a passionate love triangle set in Kenya in the 1920s.  All are welcome to attend this discussion group - even if you havent read the book!

Ready for a rousing round of golf? Come to the library for Picture Book Putt-Putt! April 20th from 11 am- 4:30 pm we'll have a mini golf course set up right in the library in the downstairs room. Visit the front desk for balls and clubs on a first come, first serve basis. Suitable for all ages! ... See MoreSee Less

Ready for a rousing round of golf? Come to the library for Picture Book Putt-Putt! April 20th from 11 am- 4:30 pm well have a mini golf course set up right in the library in the downstairs room. Visit the front desk for balls and clubs on a first come, first serve basis. Suitable for all ages!

Today is the day! Teens can come to the library to participate in our Cupcake Wars at 3:30 pm! Teens will be given a book title to represent in a cupcake in 30 minutes time! Cash prizes will be given. 6th - 12th grade. (You will also, of course, get to eat it!) ... See MoreSee Less

Today is the day! Teens can come to the library to participate in our Cupcake Wars at 3:30 pm! Teens will be given a book title to represent in a cupcake in 30 minutes time! Cash prizes will be given. 6th - 12th grade. (You will also, of course, get to eat it!)

Storytime today! 10:30 am! ... See MoreSee Less

Storytime today! 10:30 am!

To celebrate Week of the Young Child, the library will be hosting a Picture Book Craft Night on April 26th. Stop in anytime from 3 - 5 to make a craft from your favorite book and read it too! Celebrate early literacy with us! ... See MoreSee Less

To celebrate Week of the Young Child, the library will be hosting a Picture Book Craft Night on April 26th. Stop in anytime from 3 - 5 to make a craft from your favorite book and read it too! Celebrate early literacy with us!

Teens? Ever dreamed of participating in a food competition like the ones on Food Network? Well now you can! Come to the library at 4 pm Thursday April 13th for Cupcake Wars! Each teen will be given a book title to represent with their cupcake and thirty minutes to decorate. Cash prizes will be awarded! For 6th to 12th grade. ... See MoreSee Less

Teens? Ever dreamed of participating in a food competition like the ones on Food Network? Well now you can! Come to the library at 4 pm Thursday April 13th for Cupcake Wars! Each teen will be given a book title to represent with their cupcake and thirty minutes to decorate. Cash prizes will be awarded! For 6th to 12th grade.

Teens? Ever dreamed of participating in a food competition like the ones on Food Network? Well now you can! Come to the library at 4 pm Thursday April 13th for Cupcake Wars! Each teen will be given a book title to represent with their cupcake and thirty minutes to decorate. Cash prizes will be awarded! For 6th to 12th grade. ... See MoreSee Less

Teens? Ever dreamed of participating in a food competition like the ones on Food Network? Well now you can! Come to the library at 4 pm Thursday April 13th for Cupcake Wars! Each teen will be given a book title to represent with their cupcake and thirty minutes to decorate. Cash prizes will be awarded! For 6th to 12th grade.

Ready to bounce those babies? Come to the library April 14th and 28th for Baby Bounce at 10:30! We'll do songs, rhymes, books, and bounces. Ages 0-18 months. ... See MoreSee Less

Ready to bounce those babies? Come to the library April 14th and 28th for Baby Bounce at 10:30! Well do songs, rhymes, books, and bounces. Ages 0-18 months.

To celebrate Week of the Young Child, the library will be hosting a Picture Book Craft Night on April 26th. Stop in anytime from 3 - 5 to make a craft from your favorite book and read it too! ... See MoreSee Less

To celebrate Week of the Young Child, the library will be hosting a Picture Book Craft Night on April 26th. Stop in anytime from 3 - 5 to make a craft from your favorite book and read it too!

Ready for a rousing round of golf? Come to the library for Picture Book Putt-Putt! April 20th from 11 am- 4:30 pm we'll have a mini golf course set up right in the library in the downstairs room. Visit the front desk for balls and clubs on a first come, first serve basis. Suitable for all ages! ... See MoreSee Less

Ready for a rousing round of golf? Come to the library for Picture Book Putt-Putt! April 20th from 11 am- 4:30 pm well have a mini golf course set up right in the library in the downstairs room. Visit the front desk for balls and clubs on a first come, first serve basis. Suitable for all ages!

Storytime today at 10:30! We'll be reading Dr. Seuss books in celebration of Seussical being at the Holmes Theatre this weekend! ... See MoreSee Less

Storytime today at 10:30! Well be reading Dr. Seuss books in celebration of Seussical being at the Holmes Theatre this weekend!

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If you have or know any teens who would enjoy this, please pass this on to them. They can win $$$$!
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Teens? Ever dreamed of participating in a food competition like the ones on Food Network? Well now you can! Come to the library at 4 pm Thursday April 13th for Cupcake Wars! Each teen will be given a book title to represent with their cupcake and thirty minutes to decorate. Cash prizes will be awarded! For 6th to 12th grade.

If you have or know any teens who would enjoy this, please pass this on to them. They can win $$$$!

Teens? Ever dreamed of participating in a food competition like the ones on Food Network? Well now you can! Come to the library at 4 pm Thursday April 13th for Cupcake Wars! Each teen will be given a book title to represent with their cupcake and thirty minutes to decorate. Cash prizes will be awarded! For 6th to 12th grade. ... See MoreSee Less

Teens? Ever dreamed of participating in a food competition like the ones on Food Network? Well now you can! Come to the library at 4 pm Thursday April 13th for Cupcake Wars! Each teen will be given a book title to represent with their cupcake and thirty minutes to decorate. Cash prizes will be awarded! For 6th to 12th grade.

To celebrate Seussical at the Holmes Theatre this weekend, we're reading Dr. Seuss books at storytime this week! Come and be silly with us! Don't forget to color a Dr. Seuss bookmark at the library too for a chance to win tickets to Seussical! ... See MoreSee Less

To celebrate Seussical at the Holmes Theatre this weekend, were reading Dr. Seuss books at storytime this week! Come and be silly with us! Dont forget to color a Dr. Seuss bookmark at the library too for a chance to win tickets to Seussical!

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