Mon: 10am to 6pm
Tue: 12 to 8pm
Wed: 10am to 6pm
Thu: 12 to 8pm
Fri: 10am to 6pm
Sat: 10am to 2pm
403 Foss Ave. N.
Fosston, Minnesota 56542
New for Teens! Have you ever wanted to join a book club? Here is your chance to try one out!
"Everything, Everything" By Nicola Yoon
Step 1 - Come to the library to sign up and check out the book.
Step 2 - Come back on Monday, October 16th at 5 PM for a book discussion and pizza. ... See MoreSee Less
Join us at the library for Movie Night! Tomorrow night at 6:30 PM.
This is something new and very exciting! We are featuring PBS documentaries in the library for you!
We will be showing "Iris" on Tuesday, September 26th at 6:30 PM ... See MoreSee Less
Banned Book Week September 24-30
Banned Books Week, an annual celebration of the freedom to read since 1982, is observed the last week of September. Each year, librarians, booksellers, teachers and countless others take this opportunity to highlight the importance of intellectual freedom and remind us not to take this precious democratic freedom for granted. Contact ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) with questions. ... See MoreSee Less
Dream of Owls by In the Heart of the Beast- Wednesday, October 4th at 3:30 PM (Youth)
Little Theo is drifting off to sleep when he is frightened by a hooting sound. His father shows him how to overcome his fear by naming it. As Theo drifts off to sleep, he learns more and more about owls, the source of the sound, from a strangely familiar dream dragon. Will it be enough to banish his nightmare away? Dream of Owls is a show focused on owls and how to overcome your fear by learning about it. ... See MoreSee Less
October Book club! Tuesday, October 10th at 7 PM. ... See MoreSee Less
Don't forget to sign-up for a library card! September is library card sign-up month! ... See MoreSee Less
Book Club tonight at 7 PM - "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead ... See MoreSee Less
Fosston Public Library added 3 new photos.
Congratulations to our 2017 Summer Reading Program winners!
1st Place – Curt Green
2nd Place – Reese Wedin
3rd Place – Maria Green
Tablet Drawing Winners
Teen – Aislinn Hoefler
Youth – Asher Lundell
Pre-reader – Sophia Berdogin ... See MoreSee Less
Writer's Group - Starting Thursday, September 28th at 7:30 PM.
Do you jot down poems?
Tell made up stories?
Write to newspapers?
Have a half written novel?
Writers' Group is the group for you! ... See MoreSee Less
Tonight at the Fosston Library Theater!
Bill Patterson - “Up in the U.P.!" is an hour-long program of songs and stories about growing up in the iron mining towns of Michigan's Upper Peninsula during The Great Depression. These stories are similar to the experiences of the immigrant miners of the Mesabi Range in Minnesota. Dressed in costume and with guitar in hand, Jamerson performs original songs and tells stories about how the immigrants came to America, what they found when they got here, how they adapted to the new world and what life was like working in the mines. He sings songs about pasties (the miners favorite lunch), drilling for iron ore, thimble berries (which grew along the Lake Superior shore), sailing schooners that transported the ore, ski jumping which was brought by the Norwegians and songs about the Finnish culture with their love of saunas. The program is as informative as it is entertaining, and is family friendly. ... See MoreSee Less
Welcome back to school Fosston Students! ... See MoreSee Less
Chess Club starts today with a kick-off celebration! Chess and snacks!
All levels welcome. Ages 10+ ... See MoreSee Less
Movie Night at the Fosston Library Theater! This is something new and very exciting! We are featuring PBS documentaries in our theater for you!
Our first feature is "Iris" on Tuesday, September 26th at 6:30 PM
Iris pairs the late documentarian Albert Maysles (Grey Gardens, Gimme Shelter), then 87, with Iris Apfel, the quick-witted, flamboyantly dressed 93-year-old style maven who has had an outsized presence on the New York fashion scene for decades. More than a fashion film, the documentary is a story about creativity and how a soaring free spirit continues to inspire. Iris portrays a singular woman whose enthusiasm for fashion, art and people are her sustenance. She reminds us that dressing — and indeed, life — is nothing but a grand experiment. "If you're lucky enough to do something you love, everything else follows." ... See MoreSee Less
Youth Chess Club Kick-off Celebration! Tuesday, September 12th at 3:30 PM. Join us as we start up our chess club with chess and snacks!
Chess Club is starting back up this fall! Tuesdays at 3:30 PM
Weekly face-offs for all levels 10+ ... See MoreSee Less
September is Library card sign-up month! Come in today and sign up for a library card! ... See MoreSee Less
No storytime today at the Fosston Library.
We are open today 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Enjoy your holiday weekend! ... See MoreSee Less
Family Fun Times are back! Starting Wednesday, September 6th at 3:30 PM with Bingo! ... See MoreSee Less
We have another 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten completed. Way to go, Athea! We are very proud of you! ... See MoreSee Less
Flower Art Inspiration Workshop TONIGHT!!!!!!
Tuesday, August 29 at 6:30 PM
Rhonda Carlin will be here to help you create beautiful
things with the flowers you planted this summer.
Even if you missed the first class in April, join us! ... See MoreSee Less
No storytime today at the Fosston Library.
We are open today 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM. Enjoy your weekend! ... See MoreSee Less
Remember to turn in your completed reading logs for the Summer Reading Program! Program ends on August 31st. ... See MoreSee Less
Summer is coming to end but the events at the Library are not! Check out just some of the events we have planned for this fall!
Tuesday, Sept. 5th 6:30 PM (For Adults and Youth)
Bill Jamerson - “Up in the U.P.!" is an hour-long program of songs and stories about growing up in the iron mining towns of Michigan's Upper Peninsula during The Great Depression.
Tuesday, Sept 12th - Book Club! " The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead
Tuesday, Sept 26th - movie night at the library featuring "Iris" Iris Apfel, 94, is more than a fashion and design icon. She's the embodiment of ageless grace, enthusiasm and candor — with a sense of humor to match.
Thursday, Sept 28th - Writers' Group!
Storytime - Every Friday morning at 10:30 AM
Family Fun Time - Wednesdays at 3:30 PM starting after Labor Day
Youth Chess Club - Tuesdays at 3:30 PM starting after Labor Day
All this and MORE! Stop in for more details! ... See MoreSee Less
Did you know we have a monthly book club? It's true!
We meet on the 2nd Tuesday of the month at 7 PM. September - May
Stop in or contact the library for details. ... See MoreSee Less
Book Club is starting soon!
Join us on Teusday, September 12th for Book Club as we discuss "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead.
Tuesday, September 12th at 7 PM.
Cora is a slave on a cotton plantation in Georgia. Life is hellish for all the slaves but especially bad for Cora; an outcast even among her fellow Africans, she is coming into womanhood - where even greater pain awaits. When Caesar, a recent arrival from Virginia, tells her about the Underground Railroad, they decide to take a terrifying risk and escape. Matters do not go as planned and, though they manage to find a station and head north, they are being hunted.
Stop in to get your copy today! ... See MoreSee Less