Detroit Lakes Public Library

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HOURS
Monday – Thursday
9:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Friday
9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M.
Saturday
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

 

ADDRESS
1000 Washington Ave.
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota 56501

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

Library Club next week - Tuesday, September 26th at 2pm. Our featured speaker is local artist Hans Gilsdorf. Hans will be talking about ice sculpting and the upcoming ice harvesting event to be held in Detroit Lakes on or near December 15th.
All are welcome to attend this event.
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Library Club next week - Tuesday, September 26th at 2pm.   Our featured speaker is local artist Hans Gilsdorf.  Hans will be talking about ice sculpting and the upcoming ice harvesting event to be held in Detroit Lakes on or near December 15th.
All are welcome to attend this event.

Detroit Lakes Public Library shared their photo.

This is a great opportunity for kids!
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Coding Class for Kids! Interested in learning some coding basics? Join Jason Ebie for a series of 4 sessions to learn this computer skill. The four sessions are scheduled for Monday, Sept. 25, Wednesday, Sept. 27, Monday, Oct. 2 and Wednesday, Oct. 4. All sessions are scheduled to begin at 4:30pm and will last 1 hour. Please call or stop by the Library to register as class size is limited. This class is for kids. Participants must be age 10 or older.

This is a great opportunity for kids!

Special Legacy Event - Tuesday, October 3rd, 1:30pm - Dream of Owls Puppet Theatre
You are invited to see a fascinating puppet show about Little Theo who is frightened by a hooting sound. His father shows him how to overcome his fear by naming it. Join Theo as he drifts off to sleep and discovers more about owls.
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Special Legacy Event - Tuesday, October 3rd, 1:30pm - Dream of Owls Puppet Theatre
You are invited to see a fascinating puppet show about Little Theo who is frightened by a hooting sound.  His father shows him how to overcome his fear by naming it.  Join Theo as he drifts off to sleep and discovers more about owls.

Coding Class for Kids!
Interested in learning some coding basics? Join Jason Ebie for a series of 4 sessions to learn this computer skill. The four sessions are scheduled for Monday, Sept. 25, Wednesday, Sept. 27, Monday, Oct. 2 and Wednesday, Oct. 4. All sessions are scheduled to begin at 4:30pm and will last 1 hour. Please call or stop by the Library to register as class size is limited. This class is for kids. Participants must be age 10 or older.
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Coding Class for Kids!  
Interested in learning some coding basics?  Join Jason Ebie for a series of 4 sessions to learn this computer skill.  The four sessions are scheduled for Monday, Sept. 25, Wednesday, Sept. 27, Monday, Oct. 2 and Wednesday, Oct. 4.  All sessions are scheduled to begin at 4:30pm and will last 1 hour.  Please call or stop by the Library to register as class size is limited.  This class is for kids.  Participants must be age 10 or older.

Hey Kids! Today's elementary event is "I Survived the Library". Have you read any of the Lauren Tarshis books in the "I Survived" series". Today we will do activities around the Titanic sinking, tornadoes, hurricanes and earthquakes.
All supplies will be provided. Snacks will be served. Can you survive the Library?
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Hey Kids!  Todays elementary event is I Survived the Library.  Have you read any of the Lauren Tarshis books in the I Survived series.  Today we will do activities around the Titanic sinking, tornadoes, hurricanes and earthquakes.
All supplies will be provided.  Snacks will be served.  Can you survive the Library?

Library Club next week - Tuesday, September 26th at 2pm.

All are welcome to attend this event.
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Book Discussion Group - Today at 3pm. Join fellow book lovers in a lively discussion of "Once in a Blue Moon Lodge" by Lorna Landvik. Book Discussion group is open to all - even if you haven't read the book! ... See MoreSee Less

Book Discussion Group - Today at 3pm.  Join fellow book lovers in a lively discussion of Once in a Blue Moon Lodge by Lorna Landvik.  Book Discussion group is open to all - even if you havent read the book!

Detroit Lakes Public Library shared their photo.

Tuesday- be there if you want a good discussion and a lot of laughs!
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Book Discussion Group - Tuesday, September 19th at 3pm. Join fellow book lovers in a lively discussion of "Once in a Blue Moon Lodge" by Lorna Landvik. Book Discussion group is open to all - even if you haven't read the book!

Tuesday- be there if you want a good discussion and a lot of laughs!

Book Discussion Group - Tuesday, September 19th at 3pm. Join fellow book lovers in a lively discussion of "Once in a Blue Moon Lodge" by Lorna Landvik. Book Discussion group is open to all - even if you haven't read the book! ... See MoreSee Less

Book Discussion Group - Tuesday, September 19th at 3pm.  Join fellow book lovers in a lively discussion of Once in a Blue Moon Lodge by Lorna Landvik.  Book Discussion group is open to all - even if you havent read the book!

Want to improve your writing skills? Join Dr. Alan Davis, Professor of English at MSUM, as he talks about "Reading, Writing and Performing Fiction". This seminar will be held Monday, September 18th at 6:30pm. Seating is limited. Call or stop by the Library to register. ... See MoreSee Less

Want to improve your writing skills?  Join Dr. Alan Davis, Professor of English at MSUM, as he talks about Reading, Writing and Performing Fiction.  This seminar  will be held Monday, September 18th at 6:30pm.  Seating is limited.  Call or stop by the Library to register.

Coding Class for Kids!
Interested in learning some coding basics? Join Jason Ebie for a series of 4 sessions to learn this computer skill. The four sessions are scheduled for Monday, Sept. 25, Wednesday, Sept. 27, Monday, Oct. 2 and Wednesday, Oct. 4. All sessions are scheduled to begin at 4:30pm and will last 1 hour. Please call or stop by the Library to register as class size is limited. This class is for kids. Participants must be age 10 or older.
... See MoreSee Less

Coding Class for Kids!  
Interested in learning some coding basics?  Join Jason Ebie for a series of 4 sessions to learn this computer skill.  The four sessions are scheduled for Monday, Sept. 25, Wednesday, Sept. 27, Monday, Oct. 2 and Wednesday, Oct. 4.  All sessions are scheduled to begin at 4:30pm and will last 1 hour.  Please call or stop by the Library to register as class size is limited.  This class is for kids.  Participants must be age 10 or older.

Book Discussion Group - Tuesday, September 19th at 3pm. Join fellow book lovers in a lively discussion of "Once in a Blue Moon Lodge" by Lorna Landvik. Book Discussion group is open to all - even if you haven't read the book! ... See MoreSee Less

Book Discussion Group - Tuesday, September 19th at 3pm.  Join fellow book lovers in a lively discussion of Once in a Blue Moon Lodge by Lorna Landvik.  Book Discussion group is open to all - even if you havent read the book!

Want to improve your writing skills? Join Dr. Alan Davis, Professor of English at MSUM, as he talks about "Reading, Writing and Performing Fiction". This seminar will be held Monday, September 18th at 6:30pm. Seating is limited. Call or stop by the Library to register. ... See MoreSee Less

Want to improve your writing skills?  Join Dr. Alan Davis, Professor of English at MSUM, as he talks about Reading, Writing and Performing Fiction.  This seminar  will be held Monday, September 18th at 6:30pm.  Seating is limited.  Call or stop by the Library to register.

Coding Class for Kids!
Interested in learning some coding basics? Join Jason Ebi for a series of 4 sessions to learn this computer skill. The four sessions are scheduled for Monday, Sept. 25, Wednesday, Sept. 27, Monday, Oct. 2 and Wednesday, Oct. 4. All sessions are scheduled to begin at 4:30pm and will last 1 hour. Please call or stop by the Library to register as class size is limited. This class is for kids. Participants must be age 10 or older.
... See MoreSee Less

Coding Class for Kids!  
Interested in learning some coding basics?  Join Jason Ebi for a series of 4 sessions to learn this computer skill.  The four sessions are scheduled for Monday, Sept. 25, Wednesday, Sept. 27, Monday, Oct. 2 and Wednesday, Oct. 4.  All sessions are scheduled to begin at 4:30pm and will last 1 hour.  Please call or stop by the Library to register as class size is limited.  This class is for kids.  Participants must be age 10 or older.

New hours begin at the Detroit Lakes Public Library today!
We will still be open 55 hours a week but we've done some tweaking of the hours. Here's the new schedule:
Monday through Thursday: 9am to 7pm
Friday: 9am to 6pm
Saturday: 10am to 4pm
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New hours begin at the Detroit Lakes Public Library today!
 We will still be open 55 hours a week but weve done some tweaking of the hours.  Heres the new schedule:
Monday through Thursday: 9am to 7pm
Friday: 9am to 6pm
Saturday: 10am to 4pm

The Library is closed today in honor of Labor Day. We will reopen our regular business hours Tuesday, September 5th. Still need a book fix? Our ebooks and eaudiobooks are available 24/7 for use on your ipad, iphone, smartphone or computer. ... See MoreSee Less

The Library is closed today in honor of Labor Day.  We will reopen our regular business hours Tuesday, September 5th.  Still need a book fix?   Our ebooks and eaudiobooks are available 24/7 for use on your ipad, iphone, smartphone or computer.

Here's a great opportunity for all you writers to hone your skills! Join Dr. Alan Davis, Professor of English at MSUM and an Editor at New Rivers Press as he talks about "Reading, Writing and Performing Fiction" on Monday, September 18th at 6:30pm. Seating is limited. Call or stop by the Library to register. ... See MoreSee Less

Heres a great opportunity for all you writers to hone your skills!  Join Dr. Alan Davis, Professor of English at MSUM and an Editor at New Rivers Press as he talks about Reading, Writing and Performing Fiction on Monday, September 18th at 6:30pm.  Seating is limited.  Call or stop by the Library to register.

The Library will be closed Monday, September 4th in honor of Labor Day. We will reopen our regular business hours Tuesday, September 5th. Still need a book fix? Our ebooks and eaudiobooks are available 24/7 for use on your ipad, iphone, smartphone or computer. ... See MoreSee Less

The Library will be closed Monday, September 4th in honor of Labor Day.  We will reopen our regular business hours Tuesday, September 5th.  Still need a book fix?   Our ebooks and eaudiobooks are available 24/7 for use on your ipad, iphone, smartphone or computer.

Exciting news! Beginning September 5 the Library's hours are changing to better meet the needs of our customers. We will still be open 55 hours a week but we've done some tweaking of the hours. Here's the new schedule:
Monday through Thursday: 9am to 7pm
Friday: 9am to 6pm
Saturday: 10am to 4pm
... See MoreSee Less

Exciting news!  Beginning September 5 the Librarys hours are changing to better meet the needs of our customers.  We will still be open 55 hours a week but weve done some tweaking of the hours.  Heres the new schedule:
Monday through Thursday: 9am to 7pm
Friday: 9am to 6pm
Saturday: 10am to 4pm

The Library will be closed Monday, September 4th in honor of Labor Day. We will reopen our regular business hours Tuesday, September 5th. Still need a book fix? Our ebooks and eaudiobooks are available 24/7 for use on your ipad, iphone, smartphone or computer. ... See MoreSee Less

The Library will be closed Monday, September 4th in honor of Labor Day.  We will reopen our regular business hours Tuesday, September 5th.  Still need a book fix?   Our ebooks and eaudiobooks are available 24/7 for use on your ipad, iphone, smartphone or computer.

Beginning September 5 the Library's hours are changing to better meet the needs of our customers. We will still be open 55 hours a week but we've done some tweaking of the hours. Here's the new schedule:
Monday through Thursday: 9am to 7pm
Friday: 9am to 6pm
Saturday: 10am to 4pm
... See MoreSee Less

Beginning September 5 the Librarys hours are changing to better meet the needs of our customers.  We will still be open 55 hours a week but weve done some tweaking of the hours.  Heres the new schedule:
Monday through Thursday: 9am to 7pm
Friday: 9am to 6pm
Saturday: 10am to 4pm

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