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Storyteller with a Paintbrush

Illustrator David Geister, who specializes in historical art, picture book illustrations, and landscape paintings, will show attendees a glimpse into the working process of a picture book artist and historical painter. He will discuss the influence that books, teachers, and librarians played in developing his early fascination with history and art.

The audience will also learn about the historical aspect of his illustrations, including the story of the First Minnesota Regiment and its charge at the Battle of Gettysburg.

 

September 24

• 10:30 am – Breckenridge Library
• 4 pm – Rothsay Community Center
• 6:30 pm – Moorhead Library

September 25

• 10:30 am – Lake Park City Center
• 2 pm – Hendrum –  @ Norman County West Elementary School, 320 Main St. E, Hendrum
• 6:30 pm – Climax Library

September 26

• 10:30 am – Crookston Library
• 1 pm – Ulen-Hitterdal School
• 5 pm – Frazee LINK Site

 

This MN Legacy program is sponsored by Lake Agassiz Regional Library, and supported in part or whole with money from The Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

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“War Child” Author Annelee Woodstrom

woodstrom fall web “War Child” Author Annelee WoodstromWoodstrom, author of War Child: Growing up in Adolf Hitler’s Germany, and Empty Chairs, will present on what it was like to grow up as a child in Nazi Germany and her unique perspective on World War II history.

Woodstrom will discuss the challenges of emigrating from Germany to Minnesota and being a young bride in a new country where she didn’t speak the language.

The audience also will learn about the writing and publishing process of Woodstrom’s award-winning books.

 

October 1

• 10:30 am – Bagley Library
• 1 pm – McIntosh Library
• 4 pm – Gonvick LINK Site

October 2

• 2 pm – Mahnomen Library
• 6:30 pm – Fosston Library

October 3

• 1 pm – Hawley Library
• 5 pm – Frazee LINK Site

 

This MN Legacy program is sponsored by Lake Agassiz Regional Library, and supported in part or whole with money from The Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

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Exploring the Emerald Isle & Other Fantastic Trips: A Traveler’s Guide

Duncan fall web Exploring the Emerald Isle & Other Fantastic Trips:  A Traveler’s GuideDr. Dawn Duncan is a professor at Concordia College in Moorhead, MN where she teaches English and Global Studies and specializes in post-colonial Irish literature.  Duncan has also authored and edited numerous books.

Duncan will talk about how to plan a trip to Ireland, important tips for trip success, and important sites to see and activities to pursue.  In addition, she will discuss trip advice for 20 other foreign countries and distribute a handout with useful travel tips for those locations.

 

October 7

• 10:30 am – Moorhead Library
• 6:30 pm – Barnesville Library

October 8

• 4 pm – Hawley Library
• 6:30 pm – Crookston Library

October 9

• 10 am – Lake Park City Center
• 6:30 pm – Breckenridge Library

 

This MN Legacy program is sponsored by Lake Agassiz Regional Library, and supported in part or whole with money from The Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

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Comic Book Author Ryan Jacobson

jacobson fall14 Comic Book Author Ryan JacobsonIn honor of Teen Read Week, Monster Ninjas author Ryan Jacobson will present at several LARL locations!

Jacobson will talk about the creative process of writing comic books and how to develop your story telling and writing skills.

He has written more than 30 children’s books—including picture books, chapter books, graphic novels, Choose Your Path books, and (his favorite) comic books.

 

October 14

• 10:30 am – Moorhead Library
• 1 pm – Ulen-Hitterdal School
• 6:30 pm – Detroit Lakes Library

October 15

• 10 am – Mahnomen High School
• 4 pm – Gonvick LINK Site
• 6:30 pm – Fertile Library

October 16

• 10 am – Crookston Library
• 1:30 pm – Barnesville Library
• 6:30 pm – Breckenridge Library

 

This MN Legacy program is sponsored by Lake Agassiz Regional Library, and supported in part or whole with money from The Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

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The Comedy & Music of Glen Everhart

Everhart fall web The Comedy & Music of Glen EverhartJoin Glen Everhart for a program full of golf-themed humor, singing and music. This hilarious show will really appeal to golfers, but it will appeal to everyone else as well!

Glen takes well-known hit songs from decades past and changes them into song parodies that will make golfers of all skills and ages laugh on their backswing! His interactive show involves the audience both as a group and as individuals.

His bouncing banter, goofy golf gaffs, and hilarious songs will leave you singing his catchy golf tunes next time you walk down the fairway.

 

October 28

• 10:30 am – Crookston Library
• 1 pm – Fertile Library
• 6:30 pm – Ada Library

October 29

• 10:30 am – Moorhead Library
• 2 pm – Barnesville Library
• 6 pm – Rothsay Community Center

 

This MN Legacy program is sponsored by Lake Agassiz Regional Library, and supported in part or whole with money from The Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

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Amish Quilting & Culture

tebal fall web Amish Quilting & CultureLearn about Amish culture and history from presenter Julie Tebay, whose knowledge is based on extensive correspondence with Amish coworkers and friends that share a talent for master quilting; many of whom are employed at Quilting Plus, Tebay’s hand-quilting business.

Tebay’s unusual Amish quilt collection–purchased directly from her friends–features quilts from the late 1800s through the 1900s and will be displayed at each presentation. Free admission and open to the public.

 

Tuesday, September 16
  • 10:30 am – Fertile Library
  • 5 pm – McIntosh Library
  • 7 pm – Fosston Library
Wednesday, September 17
  • 10 am – Bagley Library
  • 2 pm – Mahnomen Library
  • 7 pm – Detroit Lakes Library
Thursday, September 18
  • 9:30 am – Ulen LINK Site
  • 2 pm – Twin Valley Living Center
  • 6:30 pm – Ada Library

 

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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LARL Locations Closed in Observance of Labor Day

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK Sites, including the Regional Office in Moorhead, will be closed on Monday, September 1 in observance of Labor Day. Regular hours will resume Tuesday, September 2.

LARL serves the residents of Becker, Clay, Clearwater, Mahnomen, Norman, Polk and Wilkin counties, with branch libraries in Ada, Bagley, Barnesville, Breckenridge, Climax, Crookston, Detroit Lakes, Fertile, Fosston, Hawley, Mahnomen, McIntosh and Moorhead and LINK sites in Cormorant, Frazee, Gonvick, Halstad, Hendrum, Lake Park, Rothsay, Twin Valley, and Ulen.

 

Gettin’ Silly with Koo Koo Kanga Roo

Koo Koo Web Pic Gettin’ Silly with Koo Koo Kanga RooOn Thursday, September 4 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. kids and families are invited to the Moorhead Center Mall for Koo Koo Kanga Roo, a Minneapolis-based kid’s hip-hop and dance group.

The Moorhead Public Library, Moorhead Center Mall, and Moorhead Parks and Recreation are co-sponsoring the event and will provide activities and games before and after the 6 p.m. performance.Admission and activities are free and open to the public.

The interactive dance duo describe their group as “a kids band for adults too.” Since 2008, Koo Koo Kanga Roo have been touring around the country with their catchy pop melodies and infectious dance beats that give audience members—young and old—an undeniable urge to dance along.

Join this event on Facebook!

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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Community Drum Workshop

spirit fall14 194x300 Community Drum Workshop Mark your calendar for the Community Drum Workshop by Spirit, a performing and teaching artist, who will teach basic hand drumming and percussion techniques while incorporating the life principles of building community, developing individual creativity, and fostering cooperation. This interactive musical experience will encourage people of all ages to come together, learn, and share the universal language of music. Free admission and open to the public.


Monday, September 8, 2014
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1:30 p.m. at Frazee LINK Site
• 4 p.m. at Lake Park City Center
• 7 p.m. at Detroit Lakes Public Library

Tuesday, September 9, 2014
• 2 p.m. at Gonvick LINK Site
• 6:30 p.m. at Ada Public Library

Wednesday, September 10, 2014
• 10:30 a.m. at Moorhead Public Library
• 2 p.m. at Hendrum LINK Site
• 6:30 p.m. at Crookston Public Library

 

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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