Please join us to celebrate the many talents of our fellow Minnesotans through art, literature, and music this fall! 


The Beat Goes On series is all about digging deeper to find the truly meaningful Minnesota stories and experiences and sharing them with each other.


Celebrate Minnesota arts and heritage with those in your community at the most comfortable and welcoming place in town...Lake Agassiz Regional Library.


Be sure to pick up a Fall 2012 'The Beat Goes On' Booklet at any Lake Agassiz Regional Library branch library or LINK Site.


Thank you,


Lake Agassiz Regional Library


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

Free Entertainment, Uniquely Minnesotan! 


The Beat Goes On,
So On with the

Mike Marth,
Minnesota Visual Artist   
Mike Marth
Throw away your preconceived notions about art! Mike will present about the art he makes and the processes for creating it. It will not only give you insight into the creative process, but also exposure to great art.

Thursday, November 1 

12:00 p.m.  - Detroit Lakes Library
(Bring a Brown Bag Lunch!)
3:30 p.m.  - Bagley Library
6:00 p.m. - Gonvick LINK Site


Friday, November 2
10:30 a.m. - Ada Library
1:30 p.m. - Mahnomen Library
4:30 p.m. - Moorhead Library


Saturday, November 3
10:30 a.m.  - Barnesville Library
1:00 p.m.  - Hawley Library
4:00 p.m.  - Frazee LINK Site

Minnesota Storytellers


Colleen and Tina share fun and entertaining stories fit for the whole family!


Tuesday, November 6
9:00 a.m.  - Ulen-Hitterdal Elementary School (Open to the public!)
"I'm Great, You're Terrific!"
1:00 p.m.  - Mahnomen Elementary School (Open to the public!)
"I'm Great, You're Terrific!"
6:00 p.m. - Ada Library
"Myths, Legends, and Lore"


Wednesday, November 7
9:00 a.m. - Lake Park-Audubon Elementary School (Open to the public!)
"I'm Great, You're Terrific!"
2:00 p.m. - Detroit Lakes Library
"I'm Great, You're Terrific!"
6:00p.m. - Moorhead Library
"Myths, Legends, and Lore"


Thursday, November 8 

10:30 a.m.  - Hawley Library
"I'm Great, You're Terrific!"
1:30 p.m.  - Frazee LINK Site
"I'm Great, You're Terrific!"
6:00 p.m.  - Bagley Library
"Myths, Legends, and Lore"

Dan "Daddy Squeeze" Newton,
Minnesota Musician 


Dan Newton 

Dan "Daddy Squeeze" Newton, master accordionist, enjoys mixing up styles and genres that don't generally seem compatible. "Music out of context," or "Ethno-clectic Bop" is the result of his experiments with Celtic, Tex-Mex, Creole, Blues and more.


Tuesday, November 13
10:30 a.m. - Detroit Lakes Library
1:30 p.m. - Twin Valley LINK Site
6:00 p.m. - Ulen LINK Site




Wednesday, November 14
10:30 a.m. - Breckenridge Library
1:30 p.m. - Barnesville Library
6:30 p.m. - Rothsay Community Center


Thursday, November 15
10:00 a.m. - Moorhead Library
2:00 p.m. - Halstad Living Center
6:30 p.m. - Gonvick LINK Site

Doug Ohman,
Minnesota Photographer


Doug Ohman 
Doug has traversed Minnesota, captured it in all its glory, and is now bringing it to you. Check out several of his programs in and around your community and learn what it took to get "the perfect shot."

Tuesday, November 27
10:30 a.m. - Detroit Lakes Library
Vanishing Landmarks 
2:30 p.m. -  Climax Library
Scandinavian Churches of Minnesota 
6:30 p.m. - McIntosh Library
Just Down the Road - 
Historic Churches

Wednesday, November 28
10:30 a.m. - Crookston Library
Minnesota Byways 
2:00 p.m. - Ada Library
Escape to the Lake - Cabins of Minnesota 
6:30 p.m. - Shelly LINK Site
School House Memories 

Thursday, November 29
10:00 a.m. - Lake Park LINK Site
Heart of the Farm 
2:00 p.m. - Frazee  LINK Site
Living the Dream - Historic Homes  
7:00 p.m. - Breckenridge Library
Minnesota Byways 
New eBooks!  







New eAudiobooks! 


 One Book, One Community Project Video

Watch the overview of the One Book, One Community Project. Thank you to The Arts Partnership, ArtsPULSE and the participating libraries and all the participants in the One Book, One Community project in October!

FM Area One Book, One Community Project
 One Book, One Community

Happy Halloween!
Wednesday Addams

Wenda (Waldo's Friend)

Lake Agassiz Regional Library

Lake Agassiz Regional Library

More information about LARL services and programs at

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, Shelly, Twin Valley and Ulen.

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