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The Beat Goes On: WonderWeavers November 6-8

Colleen and Tina share fun and entertaining stories fit for the whole family!

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Tuesday, November 6
9:00 a.m.  – Ulen-Hitterdal Elementary School(Open to the public!)
“I’m Great, You’re Terrific!”
1:00 p.m.  – Mahnomen Elementary School (Open to the public!)
“I’m Great, You’re Terrific!”
6:00 p.m. – Ada Library
“Myths, Legends, and Lore”

Wednesday, November 7
9:00 a.m. – Lake Park-Audubon Elementary School (Open to the public!)
“I’m Great, You’re Terrific!”
2:00 p.m. – Detroit Lakes Library
“I’m Great, You’re Terrific!”
6:00p.m. – Moorhead Library
“Myths, Legends, and Lore”

Thursday, November 8
10:30 a.m.  – Hawley Library
“I’m Great, You’re Terrific!”
1:30 p.m.  – Frazee LINK Site
“I’m Great, You’re Terrific!”
6:00 p.m.  – Bagley Library
“Myths, Legends, and Lore”

 

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Programming is sponsored by Lake Agassiz Regional Library and supported in part with money from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage fund.

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The Beat Goes On: Dan "Daddy Squeeze" Newton November 13-15

Dan “Daddy Squeeze” Newton, master accordionist, enjoys mixing up styles and genres that don’t generally seem compatible.
“Music out of context,” or “Ethno-clectic Bop” is the result of his experiments with Celtic, Tex-Mex, Creole, Blues and more.

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Tuesday, November 13
10:30 a.m. – Detroit Lakes Library
1:30 p.m. – Twin Valley LINK Site
6:00 p.m. – Ulen LINK Site

Wednesday, November 14
10:30 a.m. – Breckenridge Library
1:30 p.m. – Barnesville Library
6:30 p.m. – Rothsay Community Center

Thursday, November 15
10:00 a.m. – Moorhead Library
2:00 p.m. – Halstad Living Center
6:30 p.m. – Gonvick LINK Site

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Programming is sponsored by Lake Agassiz Regional Library and supported in part with money from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage fund.

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The Beat Goes On: Doug Ohman November 27-29

Doug has traversed Minnesota, captured it in all its glory, and is now bringing it to you. Check out several of his programs in and around your community and learn what it took to get “the perfect shot.”

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Tuesday, November 27
10:30 a.m. – Detroit Lakes Library
Vanishing Landmarks
2:30 p.m. –  Climax Library
Scandinavian Churches of Minnesota
6:30 p.m. – McIntosh Library
Just Down the Road –  Historic Churches

Wednesday, November 28
10:30 a.m. – Crookston Library
Minnesota Byways
2:00 p.m. – Ada Library
Escape to the Lake – Cabins of Minnesota
6:30 p.m. – Shelly LINK Site
School House Memories

Thursday, November 29
10:00 a.m. – Lake Park LINK Site
Heart of the Farm
2:00 p.m. – Frazee  LINK Site
Living the Dream – Historic Homes
7:00 p.m. – Breckenridge Library
Minnesota Byways

 

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Programming is sponsored by Lake Agassiz Regional Library and supported in part with money from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage fund.

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The Beat Goes On: Nancy Carlson December 4-6

A program for all ages! Learn how to tap into your creative and imaginative side to write phenomenal children’s books.

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Tuesday, December 4
10:00a.m. – Moorhead Library
1:00 p.m. –  Barnesville Library
6:30 p.m. – Detroit Lakes Library

Wednesday, December 5
10:30 a.m. – Bagley Library
1:00 p.m. – Fosston Library
6:30 p.m. – Fertile Library

Thursday, December 6
9:00 a.m. – Hawley Elementary School
(Open to the public!)
2:30 p.m. – Mahnomen Library
6:30 p.m. – McIntosh Library

 

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Programming is sponsored by Lake Agassiz Regional Library and supported in part with money from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage fund.

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The Beat Goes On: Dr. Verlyn Anderson December 11-13

Do you say “Uff da?” Do you eat lutefisk? If so, this program is for you! Dr. Verlyn Anderson, a retired college professor and library director, is an authority on Scandinavians in America. He’ll share a fascinating presentation on Scandinavian immigration to our area.

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Tuesday, December 11
10:30 a.m. – Detroit Lakes Library
2:00 p.m. –  Rothsay Community Center
6:30 p.m. – Breckenridge Library

Wednesday, December 12
10:30 a.m. – Crookston Library
2:00 p.m. – Ada Library
6:30 p.m. – Shelly LINK Site

Thursday, December 13
10:30 a.m. – Hawley Library
2:30 p.m. – Ulen LINK Site
6:30 p.m. – Climax Library

 

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Programming is sponsored by Lake Agassiz Regional Library and supported in part with money from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage fund.

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Schiffelly Puppets The Little Mermaid June 26-28!

Schiffellypuppets 300x200 Schiffelly Puppets The Little Mermaid June 26 28!Schiffelly Puppets’ Entertainment Programs bring the art of puppetry to community groups and organizations throughout the Upper Midwest. Comic situations, original puppet characters and morals are added to The Little Mermaid, creating an action-packed entertainment extravaganza. This humorous, fun-filled show is appropriate for the entire family!

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Tuesday, June 26
10 a.m. – Moorhead Library
2:30 p.m. – Ada Library
6 p.m. – Mahnomen Library

Wednesday, June 27
10:30 a.m. – Bagley Library
1 p.m. – McIntosh Library
6 p.m. – Fertile Library

Thursday, June 28
10:30 a.m. – Breckenridge Library
2 p.m. – Barnesville Library
5 p.m. – Lake Park LINK Site

These events are free and open to all.

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Karen Solgård, Norse Hardanger Fiddler June 19-21

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Karen Solgård offers up music of Hardanger fiddle, Norwegian folk songs and stories. Fun for all ages!

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Tuesday, June 19
10:30 a.m. – Detroit Lakes Library
1:30 p.m. – Twin Valley LINK Site
7 p.m. – Lake Park LINK Site

Wednesday, June 20
10 a.m. – Hendrum LINK Site
1 p.m. – Ada Library
4 p.m. – Shelly LINK Site
Thursday, June 21
10:30 a.m. – Crookston Library
1:30 p.m. – Fosston Library
6 p.m. – Gonvick LINK Site

These events are free and open to all.

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Summer Reading Kick-off! Professor Marvel's Dream Machines June 4-9!

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Professor Marvel’s Dream Machines – an all NEW show for the 2012 Summer Reading Program – will take your kids on a whirlwind journey through his world of always magical, often whacky, but very cool inventions, inventions born of DREAMS.

Don’t miss Professor Marvel’s Dream Machines at your library!

Monday, June 4
1:30 p.m. – Fosston Library
7 p.m. – Climax Library

Tuesday, June 5
3 p.m. – Breckenridge Library
7 p.m. – Moorhead Library

Wednesday, June 6
10:30 a.m. – McIntosh Library
2 p.m. – Crookston Library
7 p.m. – Fertile Library

Thursday, June 7
10 a.m. – Hawley Library
2 p.m. – Detroit Lakes Library
6 p.m. – Ada Library

Friday, June 8
11 a.m. – Bagley American Legion
2:30 p.m. – Mahnomen Library

Saturday, June 9
11 a.m. – Barnesville Library

FM Opera Presents The Face on the Barroom Floor June 12-15

FaceBarroomFloor 195x300 FM Opera Presents The Face on the Barroom Floor June 12 15This opera tells two tales, separated in time but parallel in theme.

In present day Colorado, Isabel, a member of the opera chorus, and her friend Larry visit the Teller House bar. Larry asks about the face painted on the floor. Tom, the bartender, tells the story, which is enacted as he becomes a 19th century bartender named John.

The story repeats in present day, intertwining the fates of those who gaze upon the face on the barroom floor.

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Tuesday, June 12:
7 p.m. – Breckenridge Library

Wednesday, June 13:
7 p.m. – Crookston Library

Thursday, June 14:
7 p.m. – Fosston Library

Friday, June 15:
7 p.m. – Detroit Lakes Library
These events are free and open to all.

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The Okee Dokee Brothers June 4 & 5!

The Okee Dokee Brothers have a mission to remind children – and adults – of their intrinsic ability to discover, imagine and create through music.

Through their music, everyone will learn valuable lessons on life, nature, and the world we live in.

As childhood friends, Joe Mailander and Justin Lansing, spent summers at their neighborhood creek building makeshift rafts, fishing for crawdads, and dreaming of great river adventures.

Now, as The Okee Dokee Brothers, they have realized these boyhood dreams on none other than the great Mississippi River. On June 1st, 2011, Joe and Justin began a canoe trip in Minneapolis, MN and continued down the river for the next 30 days until they arrived at the St. Louis Gateway Arch. During their month long journey on the Mississippi, they camped, canoed, filmed, and most importantly, composed the songs that make up their new album for kids and families.

As an independently managed band, the young duo has gained a loyal grassroots following that is drawn to their witty lyrics, off-the-wall humor, strong musicianship, and unique folk style. By appealing to the musical needs of the entire family and recognizing that kids deserve quality music, The Okee Dokee Brothers are working full-time to regain the integrity of the children’s music genre.

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Monday, June 4:
10:30 a.m. – McIntosh Library
2 p.m. – Detroit Lakes Library
7 p.m. – Moorhead Library

Tuesday, June 5:
10 a.m. – Halstad Living Center
2:30 p.m. – Hawley Library
7 p.m. – Barnesville Library

These events are free and open to all.

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