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The Beat Goes On: Irish Songs from the Lumber Camps March 26 & 27

Renowned masters of Celtic music, Miller and Gosa transport you to the 19th-century lumber camps where Irish-American lumberjacks created unique north woods entertainment based on the music of the Emerald Isle.

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Tuesday, March 26
7:00 p.m. – Moorhead Library

Wednesday, March 27
4:00 p.m. – Crookston Library

 

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

The Beat Goes On: Lionel Flood, Minnesota Bonsai Tree Presenter April 3-5

Lionel Flood, President of the Minnesota Bonsai Society, will present about the art history and styles of bonsai trees and show you how to cultivate your own! Learn what trees work best for cultivation from season to season.

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Wednesday, April 3
10:30 a.m. – Crookston Library
1:00 p.m. – Fertile Library
4:00 p.m. – McIntosh Library

Thursday, April 4
10:00 a.m. – Gonvick LINK Site
2:30 p.m. – Bagley Library
5:30 p.m. – Detroit Lakes Library

Friday, April 5
9:30 a.m. – Moorhead Library
1:00 p.m. – Ada Library
6:30 p.m. – Shelly LINK Site

 

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

The Beat Goes On: Dr. Carroll Engelhardt, Minnesota Author & Educator April 9-11

Engelhardt, a retired Concordia College professor who taught from 1970 to 2007 in Moorhead, is the author of “The Farm at Holstein Dip” – a reminiscence of his Iowa boyhood, hometown, and a vanished rural way of life. The presentation will appeal to anyone interested in learning about what it was like to live in the rural Midwest in the forties and fifties.

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Tuesday, April 9
10:00 a.m. – Moorhead Library
2:00 p.m. – Climax Library
6:30 p.m. – Crookston Library

Wednesday, April 10
10:30 a.m. – Bagley Library
2:00 p.m. – Mahnomen Library
7:00 p.m. – Detroit Lakes Library

Thursday, April 11
10:30 a.m. – Barnesville Library
2:00 p.m. – Hawley Library
5:00 p.m. – Lake Park LINK Site

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

The Beat Goes On: Dennis Warner, Minnesota Folk Family Musician April 15-17

Folk/Americana singer and songwriter Dennis Warner blends humor, audience participation, and serious music into a memorable and fun concert for kids, adults and families! Warner’s career blossomed a few years ago with the release of his song “Beads on One String” as a children’s book. Already into its fourth printing, “Beads on One String” has become a favorite with teachers and parents alike for its powerful, positive message of unity along with its beautiful illustrations.

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Monday, April 15
9:30 a.m. – Moorhead Library
12:00 p.m. – Frazee LINK Site
(Bring a Brown Bag Lunch!)
7:00 p.m. – Detroit Lakes Library

Tuesday, April 16
9:30 a.m. – Halstad Living Center
(Open to the public!)
1:30 p.m. – Climax Library
6:30 p.m. – Crookston Library

Wednesday, April 17
10:30 a.m. – Bagley Library
1:30 p.m. – Fosston Library
6:30 p.m. – Fertile Library

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

The Beat Goes On: Vickie Wendel, Fashion Trends & Issues 1850s-1920s

This program is presented by a fashionably dressed Vickie Wendel who follows women’s fashions from the sewing machine to ready-made clothing that came from the mail order catalog. She will explain the political and societal influences on the fashion trends of this time period.

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Tuesday, April 23
10:30 a.m. -Fertile Library
1:00 p.m. – Fosston Library
7:00 p.m. – Detroit Lakes Library
Wednesday, April 24
10:30 a.m. – Crookston Library
1:30 p.m. – Ada Library
7:00 p.m. – Moorhead Library
Thursday, April 25
10:30 a.m. – Hawley Library
1:00 p.m. – Barnesville Library
6:30 p.m. – Breckenridge Library

 

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

The Beat Goes On: Annelee Woodstrom September 4 – 6

Imagine being a young, non-English speaking immigrant and new bride in America after growing up in Hitler’s Germany.
Annelee writes about her experiences in “War Child” and “Empty Chairs” and will share these stories with you.

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Tuesday, September 4
10:00 a.m. – Halstad Living Center
2:30 p.m. – Rothsay LINK Site
7:00 p.m. – Moorhead Library

Wednesday, September 5
10:30 a.m. – Crookston Library
2:00 p.m. – Fertile Library
6:30 p.m. – Shelly LINK Site

Thursday, September 6
10:30 a.m. – Cormorant LINK site
2:00 p.m. – Twin Valley LINK site
7:00 p.m. – Ada Library

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

The Beat Goes On: Gerald Anderson September 10 – 12

If you love Agatha Christie, we have a program for you!

Minnesota Author Gerald Anderson has a wonderful series of mystery novels set in such exotic places as Fergus Falls, Vergas, Rothsay, Bemidji and more!

Learn how Anderson came up with the idea to set mysteries like, “Murder Under the Loon,” and “Pecked to Death: or…Murder Under the Prairie Chicken” in our region!

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Monday, September 10
10:30 a.m. – McIntosh Library
2:30 p.m. – Crookston Library
7:00 p.m. – Climax Library

Tuesday, September 11
10:00 a.m. – Moorhead Library
2:30 p.m. – Rothsay LINK Site
7:00 p.m. – Breckenridge Library

Wednesday, September 12
10:30 a.m. – Fosston Library
3:00 p.m. – Gonvick LINK Site
6:30 p.m. – Fertile Library

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

The Beat Goes On: L.D. Berggaard September 13 – 14

Bergsgaard, of Lake Park, has written intriguing crime novels centered around special agent for the state crime bureau, Franklin Delano “Doc” Martini.

Bergsgaard himself is a retired special agent for the US Treasury Department and for the Minnesota Bureau of Criminal Apprehension.

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Thursday, September 13
10:00 a.m. – Lake Park LINK Site
2:00 p.m. – Detroit Lakes Library
6:00 p.m. – Frazee LINK Site

Friday, September 14
10:30 a.m. – Ada Library
1:30 p.m. – Hawley Library
5:00 p.m. – Barnesville Library

 

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