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Don’t Miss the Fall Book Sale!

A large used book sale will be held in the lower level of the Moorhead Public Library, 118 5th St. S., this fall. Lake Agassiz Regional Library invites the public to browse its collection of used books and other items available for purchase.

Thousands of books will be for sale, including a variety of non-fiction, fiction and children’s books. Additional items available for purchase include computer monitors, cables and more.  A new selection of books will be added to the sale daily. Customers may fill a bag with items for five dollars (computer equipment priced individually). Proceeds of the sale will be used to support the Lake Agassiz Regional Library collection.

The book sale will be held Thursday, September 28 and Friday, September 29 from 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 30 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Help Us Determine How to Best Serve the Community of Detroit Lakes

Currently, the library’s hours are:

Monday-Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.
Thursday-Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

 

In this survey we’ve outlined a set of possible alternate hours. Please indicate whether the proposed times would work best for you to visit the library, or select “Don’t change the hours” if the current open hours work well for you.

Your input is important to us!
Take the survey!

Hear the Stories of Invisible Asians with Kim Park Nelson

Hear the stories of more than 60 Korean-American adoptees from Invisible Asians author Kim Park Nelson. Due to the increase in adoptions of Korean children after the Korean War, there are more Korean-American adoptees per capita in Minnesota than in any other state, Park Nelson will share their experiences and unique perspectives, which are often left out of traditional discussions of the topic.

We are thrilled to bring this fantastic event to communities in our region free of charge, thanks to funding from Minnesota’s Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

November 1- Crookston  at 6:30 pm
November 2- Detroit Lakes at 2:00 pm
November 2- Moorhead  at 6:30 pm

Watch History Come to Life with Minnesota in the Great War

Watch history come to life with popular living history performer Arn Kind, who will share how Minnesotans found themselves on battlefields and seas that were far more dangerous than anything they’d experienced before.

We are thrilled to bring this fantastic event to communities in our region free of charge, thanks to funding from Minnesota’s Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

October 23- Frazee at 10:30 am
October 23- Detroit Lakes at 6:30 pm
October 24- Fertile at 10:15 am
October 24- Barnesville at 6:30 pm
October 25- Bagley at 10:30 am
October 25- Gonvick at 3:00 pm
October 26- Mahnomen School at 9:30 am
October 26- Ada at 6:30 pm
October 27- Ulen School Theater at 9:30 a.m.
October 27- Fosston at 6:30 pm

Attention Music Fans! We’re Presenting the Minneapolis Guitar Quartet

Experience an imaginative performance  of original works featuring brilliant arrangements of beloved classic and contemporary composers.

We are thrilled to bring this fantastic event to communities in our region free of charge, thanks to funding from Minnesota’s Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Thursday October 19 – Breckenridge at 7:00 pm
Friday October 20 – Crookston at 11:00 am
Friday October 20 – Fosston at 2:00 pm

Fun for Kids! Dream of Owls Puppet Theatre

Families will love this fascinating puppet show, featuring the In the Heart of the Beast Puppet Theatre! 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. Join Theo as he drifts off to sleep and discovers more about owls.

We are thrilled to bring a fantastic event to communities in our region free of charge, thanks to funding from Minnesota’s Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

October 3rd- Mahnomen School at 9:30
October 3rd- Detroit Lakes at 1:30
October 4th- Moorhead at 10:30
October 4th- Fosston at 3:30
October 5th- Crookston at 10:30
October 5th- Climax at 1:30
October 6th- Barnesville at 10:30

Discover the Treasures Left Behind with Arna Rennan & Loretta Kelley

Welcome to a world of brave immigrants, joyful dance music, and the sound of ballads from hundreds of years ago. Discover the stories of trolls, giants, and the underground world in nature. Hardanger fiddle player Loretta Kelley and performer Arna Rennan will delight audiences with “slaatter og stev” fiddle tunes.

We are thrilled to bring a fantastic event to communities in our region free of charge, thanks to funding from Minnesota’s Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

September 12th- Rothsay at 10:00 am (Westfall Apartments 106 3rd. Ave. SW, Rothsay, Minnesota)
September 12th- Halstad Senior Center at 2:00 pm
September 12th- Barnesville Senior Center at 6:30 pm
September 13th- Cormorant (Community Room) at 10:00 am
September 13th- Twin Valley at 2:00 pm
September 14th- Lake Park at 9:00 am,
September 14th- Bagley at 2:00 pm,
September 14th- Breckenridge at 7:00 pm

Wow! Presenting Sioux Chef’s Indigenous Kitchen

We are thrilled to bring a fantastic event to communities in our region free of charge, thanks to funding from Minnesota’s Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

Discover real food – the indigenous American fruits and vegetables, the wild and foraged ingredients, game, and fish familiar to Native Americans in our area. Sean Sherman, the Oglala Lakota chef and founder of the Sioux Chef, will describe wild foods, how they’re processed, and how they’re used by the indigenous community. This program is made possible by funding from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

October 11 – Crookston at 1:30 p.m.
October 12 – Mahnomen School at 8:30 a.m.
October 12 – Moorhead at 6:30 p.m.

 

Coming in September…Up in the UP with Bill Jamerson

We are thrilled to bring a fantastic event to communities in our region free of charge, thanks to funding from Minnesota’s Legacy Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

You’ll love Bill Jamerson’s songs and stories about Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, which remind us of what miners experienced in MN’s Iron Range. Due to its isolation, many of the area’s cultural traditions have been preserved, and his stories about the people who grew up there in the 1930s are sure to delight audiences of all ages.

September 5- Fertile at 10:15 am
September 5- Halstad Senior Center at 2:00 pm (Halstad Living Center and Heritage House)
September 5- Fosston at 6:30 pm
September 6- McIntosh at 1:00 pm
September 6- Hawley at 6:30 pm
September 7- Frazee at 10:30 am
September 7- Ulen (in the school theater) at 2:00 pm
September 7- Moorhead at 6:30 pm
September 8- Bagley at 10:00 am,
September 8- Crookston at 1:00 pm