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Announcing an Appearance by “Virgil Wander” Author Leif Enger

Bestselling author Leif Enger will discuss his latest book “Virgil Wander” which tells the enchanting and timeless story of the residents of a small Midwestern town struggling to revive their community. Enger was raised in Osakis, Minnesota, and worked as…

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Don’t Miss Musical Impressions: the Art of George Morrison

This one-of-a-kind artistic performance will feature a presentation of 128 images of artist George Morrison’s work from the 1940s through 2000, set to original jazz compositions composed and performed by George Morrison’s son Briand Morrison, and Roxann Berglund. The presentation…

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Level Up Your Research Skills with a Genealogy and DNA Testing Workshop

Level up your genealogy research skills and learn about DNA testing. DNA testing using services such as Ancestry.com or 23andMe can reveal insights into ethnicity, find relatives, identify inherited health risks or prove (or even disprove) relationships. This workshop will…

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Self Publishing Workshop with Author Ryan Jacobsen

Join award-winning author and publisher Ryan Jacobsen to hear the behind-the-scenes story of how a biography of football star Adam Thielen came to be. Jacobsen will also share about the business of publishing including how authors can publish and sell…

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Discover the Nordic Noir Genre with Dr. James Kaplan

Professor James Kaplan will share how Scandinavian crime thrillers offer readers a new way of experiencing Scandinavian culture and heritage. Dr. Kaplan, a professor emeritus at Minnesota State University Moorhead, will offer a background on the Påskekrim tradition, which is…

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Join Us For a Presentation on Women’s Suffrage in Minnesota

We’re celebrating the 100 year anniversary of Minnesota passing the 19th Amendment which gave women the right to vote. Join local expert Tom Mortenson for his presentation, Women’s Suffrage in Minnesota, featuring topics such as how women won the vote…

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Polkasol

Presenting This Fall… The Musicians of Polka Sol!

Join us for a lively performance featuring the music of two accordions and a violin. The musicians of PolkaSol will bring a variety of musical offerings to our community, including polkas, waltzes and old time songs, as well as music from Scandinavia, Ireland, France and more. This interactive event, which is hosted by COMPAS Teaching Artists and is infused with stories and humor, is sure to bring back memories of days gone by.
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All LARL locations will be closed Monday, October 14 for Staff Training.
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