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Gonvick LINK Site to Remain Open Until Further Notice

The Gonvick LINK Site, of the Lake Agassiz Regional Library, will remain open until further notice.

A previous information release stated that March 6 would mark the last day of services for the LINK Site, however, further funding discussion is taking place and the Gonvick LINK Site will remain open indefinitely.

Reminder: the Zinghoppers reading enrichment program, sponsored by LARL and the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, will continue to take place on Monday, March 24 at 9:30 a.m. The Zinghoppers are an Emmy Award-winning musical group that specializes in fun, interactive programming for young children and families. The event will be held at the Gonvick Community Center.

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The Magic of Dr. Seuss

seuss polaroid The Magic of Dr. SeussA reading celebration program full of funny, wacky, and wonderful Dr. Seuss-inspired fun! Featuring lots of audience participation and amazing magic, designed to illustrate Dr. Seuss characters and books!

 

Monday, March 17
Detroit Lakes Library 10:00 am

Tuesday, March 18
Barnesville Library 1:00 pm
Hawley Library 3:30 pm
Mcintosh Library 7:00 pm

Wednesday, March 19
Moorhead Library 10:30 am
Breckenridge Elementary 1:45 pm

Thursday, March 20
Mahnomen Elementary 10:00 am
Bagley Elementary 1:30 pm

Friday, March 21
Crookston Library 10:00 am
Fosston Library Theatre 1:45 pm

Saturday, March 22
Fertile Library 10:30 am

 

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 polaroid Community Drum WorkshopSpirit is 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 musical experience will encourage people of all ages to come together, learn, and share the universal language of music.

Thursday, April 10
Hawley Library 10:30 am
Twin Valley LINK Site 2:30 pm
Halstad Living Center 6:00 pm

Friday, April 11
Fertile Library 10:30 am
McIntosh Library 1:00 pm
Bagley Library 3:30 pm

Saturday, April 12
Barnesville Library 10:30 am
Breckenridge Library 1:00 pm
Shelly Senior Center 6:30 pm

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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Lehto & Wright: Original Folk Songs

LandW polaroid Lehto & Wright: Original  Folk SongsJohn Wright and Steve Lehto will perform their original arrangements of Irish, English, and American folk songs via guitar and mandolin. The audience will be given a brief description on each piece and learn the traditions behind each type of music.

Thursday, April 3
Hendrum LINK Site 2:30 pm
Climax Library 6:30 pm

Friday, April 4
McIntosh Library 12:00 pm

 

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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Zinghoppers Musical Reading Celebration

Zinghop3 Zinghoppers Musical Reading Celebration

This award-winning musical group will perform an educational and entertaining program that takes kids and their families on an exciting musical journey celebrating reading and libraries! This interactive program encourages audience members to dance, sing, and “zing-hop” along!

Monday, March 24
Gonvick LINK Site 9:30 am
Crookston Library 1:30 pm
Climax Library 5:00 pm

Tuesday, March 25
Ulen-Hitterdahl Elementary 9:30 am
Ada Library 1:30 pm
Lake Park City Center 6:30 pm

 

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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Dawn Duncan as Clara Dillon Darrow: Pioneering Woman

duncan polaroid Dawn Duncan as Clara Dillon Darrow: Pioneering WomanDr. Dawn Duncan will perform her one-woman show, “Clara Dillon Darrow: Pioneering Woman,” about a historical Red River Valley region woman. From farm wife to political presence, Mrs. Darrow is a model citizen.

Dr. Duncan will follow the performance with a discussion of the historical era and how to use the library to research material for writing. Dr. Duncan is a professor at Concordia College, specializing in post-colonial Irish literature.

Monday, March 17
Moorhead Library 2:00 pm
Breckenridge Library 6:30 pm

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

logo group Dawn Duncan as Clara Dillon Darrow: Pioneering Woman

Jim and Bonnie Haney / Poitin: Irish Music in the Red River Valley

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Learn about the heritage and musical traditions of both Irish and local Red River Valley early settlers in this music performance and history presentation by Jim and Bonnie Haney, founding members of the Irish band Poitin.

A Poitin concert performance to follow at Fosston Library Theatre.

Jim & Bonnie Haney
Friday, February 28

Crookston Library – 10:30 am
Fertile Library – 2:30 pm

Poitin
Friday, February 28

Fosston Library Theatre – 7:00 pm

 

Steve Stark: Drawn to History March 11-13

stark polaroid Steve Stark:  Drawn to History March 11 13If it had not been for the original Lake Agassiz, the largest glacial lake in the history of the world, the Red River (and likely all of us) would never have been here. Learn more from Mr. History!

Tuesday, March 11
Moorhead Library - 10:00 a.m.
Mahnomen Elementary School  - 1:30 p.m.
Frazee LINK Site - 6:00 p.m.

Wednesday, March 12
Detroit Lakes Library - 10:30 a.m.
Rothsay Community Center - 4:00 p.m.
Barnesville Library - 6:30 p.m.

Thursday, March 13
Hawley Library - 10:30 a.m.
Cormorant LINK Site - 4:30 p.m.

 

Programming is sponsored by Lake Agassiz Regional Library and supported in part with money from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage fund.logo group Steve Stark:  Drawn to History March 11 13

Gonvick LINK Site to Close on March 7

Clearwater County Budget Shortfall Prompts Gonvick LINK Site Closing

The Gonvick LINK Site, of the Lake Agassiz Regional Library, will be closing its doors on March 7, 2014 due to a Clearwater County budgetary shortfall.  The last day of services will be on March 6, 2014.

Residents currently using the Gonvick LINK Site can use their library cards at the nearby Bagley Public Library, or at any LARL location. The book drop will be available for use until the 10th of March.

The Zinghoppers reading enrichment program, sponsored by LARL and the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, will continue to take place on Monday, March 24 at 9:30 a.m. The Zinghoppers are an Emmy Award winning musical group that specializes in fun, interactive programming for young children and families. The event will be held at the Gonvick Community Center.

One Book, One Community 2014

Each year, the Fargo Public Library, Moorhead Public Library, and West Fargo Public Library team up to promote one book that the entire community reads together, a reading program called “One Book, One Community.”

In 2014, for the first time ever, the title for the One Book, One Community program will be determined by a community vote. Six titles have been chosen by the One Book, One Community Committee. Voting will take place starting February 1 and run through February 28.

Click here to visit the One Book, One Community site for more information, and to cast your vote online!