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LARL to Close Thursday, November 11 for Veterans Day

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Thursday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day.
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A Life of Laughter with Author and Comedian Lorna Landvik

Lake Agassiz Regional Library for a virtual presentation by Lorna Landvik, performer and author of twelve popular novels on November 15, 2021.
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Spooky Storytime & Reception for Adults at The Rourke Museum October 29

Join the Moorhead Public Library and The Rourke Museum for a Spooky Storytime in The Art Ghoullery on Friday October 29.
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Crookston Public Library Announces New Hours Effective November 1

The Crookston Public Library has adjusted its hours to better serve the needs of the community.
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Genealogy Workshop for Beginners Scheduled at Detroit Lakes Library October 19

The Detroit Lakes Public Library is offering a primer for those interested in researching their family history, helping attendees to begin using the free genealogy research tools available through the library.
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Moorhead Library to Host Climate Information Display During October

Lake Agassiz Regional Library will host "This Place, Our Future,"  an informational display of northwest Minnesota regional climate information in its locations in 2021 and 2022.
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Lake Agassiz Regional Library Will be Closed Monday, October 11 for Staff Training

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Monday, October 11 for staff training.
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Author Presentation by Anton Treuer October 26 in Moorhead

The Moorhead Public Library is pleased to announce that national bestseller Everything You Wanted to Know About Indians But Were Afraid to Ask by Anton Treuer has been selected as the 2021 One Book, One Community selection.
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Job Search Workshop Series Scheduled at the Moorhead Library October 13 and 20

Join the Moorhead Public Library for a two-part workshop series to support job seekers and to highlight the many free resources that are available.
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Detroit Lakes Library to Host Author Lela Atwood Peterson on October 23

Learn about the writing process and researching your family genealogy with author Lela Peterson at the Detroit Lakes Library.
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An Update on the Moorhead Library Needs Assessment

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.
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Starting a Small Business Workshop at the Crookston Library

The Crookston Public Library will host a presentation featuring the topic of "Starting a Small Business" on October 2.
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Fosston Library to Host Blackout Poetry Program in October

Unleash your creativity by playing with words at the Fosston Library during the month of October.
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Getting the Most Out of Your Library Card with the Breckenridge Library

The Breckenridge Library will host a series of workshops. Join us October 19 to learn about Genealogy Resources.
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“Murder on the Red River” by Marcie Rendon is the Next One Book | One Minnesota Selection

We hope you'll join us in reading "Murder on the Red River" and participate in a virtual discussion with author Marci Rendon on August 31.
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Cormorant Library LINK Site to Participate in Cormorant Daze

The Cormorant Library LINK Site is pleased to invite the community to stop by the LINK  Site during extended hours during Cormorant Daze. 
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From National Parks, to State Parks, and my own Backyard with Photographer Bruce Fingerson

Photographer Bruce Fingerson and his wife Melissa have visited more than 30 National Parks across the United States. Fingerson will share photographs captured throughout their travels at an exhibit at the Breckenridge Public Library.
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Watch the Recording: The Wisdom of Braiding Sweetgrass with Robin Wall Kimmerer

Author Robin Wall Kimmerer will bring to life the wisdom and practices of the people groups native to North America and the upper Midwest in a virtual presentation featuring her bestselling book Braiding Sweetgrass.
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Libraries to Offer Minnesota State Parks Passes through DNR Partnership

Lake Agassiz Regional Library has partnered with the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources to offer free access to the state's parks and recreation areas. 
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Legal Kiosks Now Available

Lake Agassiz Regional Library has partnered with Minnesota's Legal Kiosk Project to offer community members the ability to apply for civil legal aid services and more.
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New Laptop Kits Available At the Crookston Public Library

The Crookston Public Library is now offering the option to borrow a laptop kit containing a Chromebook laptop computer and a wireless Internet hotspot.
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Summer Story Strolls Scheduled

Lake Agassiz Regional Library is hosting a number of Story Strolls around the region this summer.
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Bagley Public Library Updates Hours

The Bagley Public Library has adjusted its hours to better serve the needs of the community.
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Explore! Tales & Trails Summer Library Experience

Read to win great prizes this summer and attend outdoor events in celebration of the tales and trails of our region.
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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

This month we're celebrating Asian Pacific American Heritage Month! Check out a list of titles related to this topic available through hoopla and OverDrive.
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Watch the Recording: Henna Design with Sejal Patel

Join us for a virtual presentation by Master Cosmetologist Sejal Patel sharing about the art and cultural practices surrounding Henna design work.
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Congratulations to the Winners of the Adam Thielen-Inspired Poetry Contest

Lake Agassiz Regional Library invited students in grades 4-12 to participate in a poetry contest honoring a local football legend.
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Cormorant LINK Site Resumes Regular Hours

The Cormorant Library LINK Site will reopen on May 3.
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60 Books for 60 Years Reading Challenge

Help us celebrate 60 years of service to our region and win a prize by reading 60 books in 2021.
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Lake Agassiz Regional Library Publishes Donor Report

In honor of Lake Agassiz Regional Library's 60th Anniversary we have published a Donor Report, honoring donors who gave over $100 in 2019 and 2020.
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“Slider” by Pete Hautman is the Next One Book | One Minnesota Selection

The latest One Book | One Minnesota title has been announced!
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Weekly Virtual Storytimes Are Now Available!

Weekly Storytimes are now available virtually on Wednesdays at 10:30 AM.
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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.
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Check Out the Library’s Community Cookbook!

As part of the One Book | One Minnesota program's feature of Because of Winn-Dixie, Lake Agassiz Regional Library staff and customers created a cookbook!
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Celebrating LARL’s 60th Anniversary: A Message from Director Liz Lynch

Check out this video featuring director Liz Lynch! She's sharing about Lake Agassiz Regional Library's…

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Book Club Kits

We're now offering access to a collection of book club kits for book club meetings and other literary-focused groups.
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3,000 Digital Magazines Now Available for Download Through OverDrive

More than 3,000 popular magazines are now available to download and read on any device 24/7 through OverDrive.
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Announcing the Top Books of 2020

Interested in knowing which books were most popular to locals? Lake Agassiz Regional Library is releasing its list of the books which were borrowed most frequently.
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Watch the Recording: One Book | One Minnesota Presentation by Louise Erdrich

Enjoy a recording of a presentation by Louise Erdrich author of The Plague of Doves, which took place virtually on Tuesday, December 8, 2020.
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Track Your Reading to Win Prizes with Book Blizzard

We're welcoming 2021 by bringing back Book Blizzard, a reading program that challenges adults to keep their reading resolutions. The fun begins January 1!
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Develop New Skills with LearningExpress Library

Are you looking to enhance your skills for your current job or are you seeking a solution to prepare for a new career path? Lake Agassiz Regional Library is here to help with a powerful tool which will allow you to explore various career options, prepare for a job search and learn new skills.
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Develop New Skills with LearningExpress Library

We're here to help! Learn how you can enhance your skills for your current job and find solutions to prepare for a new career path.
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Try Wireless Printing with Princh

We are introducing Princh, our new cloud-based printing solution, which will allow you to print using your own mobile device or laptop.
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Lake Agassiz Regional Libraries and Service Organizations Unite to Provide Resources During COVID-19

A group of Polk County service providers have partnered with Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) to…

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Help the Detroit Lakes Library Plan for the Future! Fill Out the Survey Today

Detroit Lakes Public Library is currently conducting a Becker County community needs assessment to help guide its…

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Escape Dracula’s Castle: A Virtual Escape Room

Test your skills in this spooky virtual Escape Room! You are Jonathan Harker’s assistant as…

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The Tomb at Palenque: a Virtual Escape Room

Now is your chance to take on another virtual escape room! In this activity you…

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All Locations to Close September 7, 2020 for Labor Day

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Monday,…

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Educational Resources for Students of All Ages

As youth head to school in a variety of ways, your librarians are standing ready to support parents and educators with services and resources to help.
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How can we help you and your community?

During these uncertain times, your local library is here to help.Please let us know how…

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Connecting you with career-focused learning opportunities with Career Force and Coursera

Do you need training to enhance your professional skills? Enroll in no-cost training with Coursera.…

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Get to know Career Force, Minnesota’s career resource

Are you looking for work? Career Force can help you. Get help online or on…

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Virtual Escape Room: Indiana Jones and the Quest for Excalibur

Enter another virtual escape room, this time as Indiana Jones. Your cousin from England, Elizabeth,…

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MNLINK Interlibrary Loan is Now Available

After a brief hiatus, MNLINK Interlibrary Loan is once again available beginning Monday, July 20.…

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Lake Agassiz Regional Library to Close Saturday, July 4, 2020 for Independence Day

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Saturday,…

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“A Good Time for the Truth” with One Book | One Minnesota

We hope you'll join Minnesota's statewide book club, One Book | One Minnesota, invites Minnesotans…

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Anti-Racism Books for Kids

Delve into the subject of anti-racism with this list of books for children. Request a…

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Anti-Racism Reads for Teens

Delve into the subject of anti-racism with this list of books and audiobooks for teens.…

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Anti-Racism Books for Adults

Delve into the subject of anti-racism with a book or audiobook from LARL's collection. Request…

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Wireless Hotspots Are Now Available!

Lake Agassiz Regional Library has added Wireless Hotspots to its collection, offering wireless Internet access…

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Erickson Embroidery Donates Masks for Library Employees

Special thanks to Erickson Embroidery of Crookston for their donation of 100 fabric masks for…

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LARL Locations to Close May 25, 2020 in Observance of Memorial Day

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Monday,…

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Teens Invited to Join K-Pop Discussion Group

Join other teens on Discord for a fun time learning about K-Pop, voting for your…

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Help Us Create a Community Cookbook in Honor of “Because of Winn-Dixie”

We're pleased to announce a community-centered project in honor of this year's One Book |…

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No-Contact Curbside Delivery is Now Available!

While Lake Agassiz Regional Library buildings are currently closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, a…

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Escape the Room with a Virtual Egyptian Adventure!

In this virtual escape room appropriate for all ages, you are an archaeologist with a…

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Play Library Bingo in Honor of National Library Week!

During this time of social distancing and we invite you to join us for Library…

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Curbside Delivery is Coming Soon!

While Lake Agassiz Regional Library buildings are currently closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, a…

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Stream Movies and Music, Download eBooks and eAudiobooks with Hoopla!

Try hoopla, a large collection of digital items that allows you to borrow movies, music, eAudiobooks, eBooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, phone and TV.
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Libraries Invite Minnesotans to Read Together in New Statewide ‘One Book’ Program

Lake Agassiz Regional Library is thrilled to invite everyone to join them in reading Because…

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Looking for Information on COVID-19?

During this global pandemic, having access to up-to-date and accurate information is essential. The resources…

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Call For Entries in the Minnesota Statewide Author Contest

Minnesota Author Project creates opportunities for self-published authors Lake Agassiz Regional Library is pleased to…

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What is Available if I Can’t Get to the Library?

You’ll find the most current information about library services on this page, which will be…

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At-Home Genealogy Research with AncestryLibrary & Heritage Quest

HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources available to library cardholders. Simply…

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Online Resources for Kids Grades 7-12

Looking for educational resources for youth in grades 7-12? The following learning tools are offered…

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Online Resources for Kids Grades K-6

Looking for educational resources for elementary-aged youth? The following learning tools are offered free-of-charge. OverDrive…

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Online Resources for Early Learners

Looking for educational resources for early learners? The following learning tools are offered free-of-charge. OverDrive…

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Access Magazine and Newspaper Articles Digitally From Home!

If you're interested in keeping up with the news from home, your library card offers…

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Wireless Access Available Around Library Buildings

Each LARL location offers wireless Internet access, which can be used outside of the buildings…

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Free Access to TumbleBook Library!

TumbleBook Library is offering free access to its K-6 eBook database, which helps children build…

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All Locations to Close March 17

The Lake Agassiz Regional Library is closely monitoring information about the coronavirus (COVID-19) and in…

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Be Counted in the 2020 Census!

Did you know? There are 355 public libraries containing 13,571,178 books, nearly 4 million registered…

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Detroit Lakes Public Library Announces Book Bike Project

The Detroit Lakes Public Library is pleased to announce a new project on the horizon!…

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Announcing Our Community’s Top Books of 2019

Get your reading lists ready! Below is a list of the top 25 books checked…

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Introducing the Book Truck!

Here comes The Book Truck! We are thrilled to introduce a new service which will…

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MN Book Awards Finalists Chosen

The 2020 finalists for the Minnesota Book Awards have been chosen! The winners will be…

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Locations to Close February 17 for Presidents’ Day

All branches and LINK sites will be closed on Monday, February 17 in observance of…

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Detroit Lakes Library to Host Charles Beck Woodcut Collection

During January, the Detroit Lakes Public Library will host a collection of the works of…

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All Locations to Close January 20 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Monday, January 20…

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LARL Announces Holiday Closures

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will close at noon on…

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Your Kids Should Read Magazines and This Is Why

As adults, most of the reading we do isn’t actually from books. We read a…

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Frazee Library LINK Site Announces Change in Hours

The Frazee Library LINK Site is announcing a change to its open hours, which will take effect on December 2. The…

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Support Your Library with a Tax Deductible Donation!

Did you know that donations to the library are tax deductible? From November 1-December 31,…

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LARL to Close Monday, November 11 for Veterans Day

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Monday, November 11 in observance of Veterans Day.…

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Great news! We’re updating our web catalog

An updated version of the library's web catalog of books, movies and more will be…

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Twin Valley Library LINK Site Announces Change in Location, Hours

We are pleased to announce that the Twin Valley Library LINK Site, presently located within…

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Lake Agassiz Regional Library Will be Closed Monday, October 14 for Staff Training

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Monday, October 14 for staff training. Regular hours of operation…

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Get the Scoop on Medicare with the Crookston Library

Get the scoop on Medicare with a free and informational program on Medicare. Staff from…

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Moorhead Public Library Announces Fall Author Visits

The Moorhead Public Library will play host to a variety of authors this fall. We…

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Upgraded Microfilm Readers Installed in Moorhead and Crookston

Are you interested in exploring local history? Perhaps you wish to peruse the archives of…

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Moorhead Public Library Announces Closure Due to Water Main Replacement

The Moorhead Public Library will be closed Monday, August 19 due to a water main…

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Libraries and LINK Sites to Close Monday, September 2 for Labor Day

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Monday,…

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Lake Park Library LINK Site Announces Change in Hours

The Lake Park Library LINK Site is announcing a change to its Tuesday hours. The LINK Site’s new hours will begin…

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Lake Agassiz Regional Library to Close Thursday, July 4 for Independence Day

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Thursday,…

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Summer Library Experience Begins June 1

Launch into outer space with an out-of-this-world Summer Library Experience this summer! Kids, teens and adults…

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Lake Agassiz Regional Library to Close May 27 for Memorial Day

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Monday,…

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Find a Hobby at the Moorhead Library

Discover a new hobby  by sampling activities with local hobby professionals and enthusiasts at the…

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Lake Agassiz Regional Library to Close February 18 for Presidents’ Day

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Monday,…

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Top Non-Fiction Books of 2018

Are you interested in learning which non-fiction books were the most checked out by LARL…

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Moorhead Library Now Offering Notary Services

The Moorhead Public Library  is pleased to offer Notary Services free of charge, which is available…

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LARL to Close January 21 for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Monday,…

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Top Kids’ Books of 2018

We're proud to offer a broad selection of books for early readers. Below is a…

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Top Books of 2018

Get your reading lists ready! Below is a list of the top 30 books checked…

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Book Blizzard Kicks Off January 2!

We're kicking off the New Year by launching Book Blizzard, a reading program that challenges adults…

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LARL Announces Holiday Hours

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library  branches and LINK sites will be closed Monday, December 24…

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Ask a Techspert at the Moorhead Public Library

Do you have a phone, tablet, laptop, iPad, Kindle or other device that you’re struggling…

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LARL Libraries and LINK Sites to Close Thursday, November 22 for Thanksgiving Day

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Thursday,…

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LARL Now Offers a New American Indian Collection

A large selection of fiction and non-fiction works written by Native authors and focusing on…

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LARL Locations Closed November 12 in Observance of Veterans Day

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Monday,…

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Large Book Sale at the Moorhead Public Library

Don’t miss a large book sale, which is scheduled at the Moorhead Public Library, 118…

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Lake Agassiz Regional Library to Close Monday, September 3 for Labor Day

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Monday,…

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LARL Presents Music with Siama and Dallas!

This spring, musicians Siama and Dallas will visit libraries across the region to perform interactive…

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Introducing EXPLORE! Summer Library Experience

This summer, kids, teens and adults are invited to join Lake Agassiz Regional Library on…

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LARL Libraries to Close Monday, May 28 for Memorial Day

All Lake Agassiz Regional Library (LARL) branches and LINK sites will be closed on Monday,…

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IMPORTANT UPDATE FOR LARL MOBILE USERS Effective Thursday, September, 30, 2021, the LARL Mobile app will be unavailable due to maintenance. Lake Agassiz Regional Library is working on transitioning to a much more modern, feature rich and exciting new mobile app, which will be available soon.  If you currently have the LARL Mobile app installed, we recommend that you keep it, as when the new version of the app is available it will be automatically updated.
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