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ADDRESS
1000 Washington Ave.
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota 56501
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CONTACT US
Phone: 218-847-2168
Fax: 218-847-2160
detroit@larl.org
Director: Greta Guck

  • Monday9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Wednesday9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Thursday9 a.m. – 7 p.m.
  • Friday9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Saturday 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
  • SundayClosed

An Update on the Becker County Needs Assesment

The Detroit Lakes Public Library recently conducted a Becker County community needs assessment to help guide its services, programs, and long-term priorities in the coming years.

Welcome to the Detroit Lakes Public Library! We hope you’ll stop by for friendly faces, helpful services and endless entertainment options.

Current Service Information:
Please help us keep our customers and staff safe while we offer Express Library Service. Masks are required and we ask that you sanitize your hands upon entering and limit your time in the library. Public computers as well as printing, scanning and faxing services are also available. For more information about services at the Detroit Lakes Public Library, call 218-847-2168.

Curbside Delivery:
Request library items by using the library catalog or by calling or emailing the library, then schedule a time to pick up your items. Other items, such as printing, are also available via curbside pickup.

Wireless Printing:
Want to print documents at the library from outside the library using your phone, tablet or laptop? We now offer wireless printing.

Book Drop Location:
The Detroit Lakes Public Library’s book drop is located on the exterior of the building to the right of the main entrance.

Becker County Friends of the Library

Library friends provide invaluable support to LARL and community libraries. Whether called Friends of the Library, Library Club, Junior Friends, etc., these nonprofit organizations sponsor programs and special events.

Becker County Friends of the Library

No Regular Meetings

Nancy Henke
Terry Kalil
Cheryl Mollberg – Secretary
Sharon Sinclair – Treasurer
Sandy Willprecht – President

Detroit Lakes Library Club

Meets the fourth Tuesday of August, September, October, January, February, March and April

Cheryl Mollberg, President
Terry Kalil, Secretary
Sharon Sinclair, Treasurer
Shirly Fihn, Membership
Sandy Sprafka, Music co-chair
Marlys Douglas, Music co-chair
Jeanine Eisland, Member-at-large
Bette Gilbert, Member-at-large
Cathy Fritz, Member-at-large
Nancy Henke, Member-at-large
Detroit Lakes Library Board

Meets first Thursday of Jan., Mar., May, July, Sept. and Nov. at 4:30 p.m.

Bruce Imholte (President)
Connie Wood
Holly Heisserer
Lynn Hummel
Carol Oberholtzer
Linda Schell
Janine Schneider
Detroit Lakes Library Fund Board
Annual meeting held in August
Linda Schell, Chair
Marlys Douglas
Terry Kalil
Janine Schneider
Holly Heisserer

Author Marya Hornbacher to Present May 18 (In-Person & Virtual Event)

Award-winning author and journalist Marya Hornbacher will join us for inspiring events focused on mental health and the real possibility of mental health recovery. Join us May 18 at the Detroit Lakes and Moorhead locations with the option to view a live stream of the evening event.
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Detroit Lakes Public Library Wins Detroit Lakes Chamber of Commerce Splash Award

The Detroit Lakes Public Library staff and director Greta Guck have been awarded a 2020 Splash Award by the Detroit Lakes Regional Chamber of Commerce!
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An Update on the Becker County Needs Assesment

The Detroit Lakes Public Library recently conducted a Becker County community needs assessment to help guide its services, programs, and long-term priorities in the coming years.
read more
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