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


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.


Look for the next series of programming next Fall!


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

Lionel Flood,
Minnesota Bonsai Tree Presenter    

Lionel Flood
Lionel Flood, President of the Minnesota Bonsai Society, will present about the art history and styles of bonsai trees and show you how to cultivate your own! Learn what trees work best for cultivation from season to season.

Wednesday, April 3
10:30 a.m. - Crookston Library
1:00 p.m. - Fertile Library
4:00 p.m. - McIntosh Library


Thursday, April 4
10:00 a.m. - Gonvick LINK Site
2:30 p.m. - Bagley Library
5:30 p.m. - Detroit Lakes Library


Friday, April 5
9:30 a.m. - Moorhead Library
1:00 p.m. - Ada Library
6:30 p.m. - Shelly LINK Site

Carroll Engelhardt,
Minnesota Author/Educator 
Carroll Engelhardt
Engelhardt, a retired Concordia College professor who taught from 1970 to 2007 in Moorhead, is the author of "The Farm at Holstein Dip" - a reminiscence of his Iowa boyhood, hometown, and a vanished rural way of life. The presentation will appeal to anyone interested in learning about what it was like to live in the rural Midwest in the forties and fifties.

Tuesday, April 9
10:00 a.m. - Moorhead Library
2:00 p.m. - Climax Library
6:30 p.m. - Crookston Library


Wednesday, April 10
10:30 a.m. - Bagley Library
2:00 p.m. - Mahnomen Library
7:00 p.m. - Detroit Lakes Library


Thursday, April 11
10:30 a.m. - Barnesville Library
2:00 p.m. - Hawley Library
5:00 p.m. - Lake Park LINK Site

Dennis Warner,
Minnesota Folk
Family Musician
Dennis Warner
Folk/Americana singer and songwriter Dennis Warner blends humor, audience participation, and serious music into a memorable and fun concert for kids, adults and families! Warner's career blossomed a few years ago with the release of his song "Beads on One String" as a children's book. Already into its fourth printing, "Beads on One String" has become a favorite with teachers and parents alike for its powerful, positive message of unity along with its beautiful illustrations.


Monday, April 15
9:30 a.m. - Moorhead Library
12:00 p.m. - Frazee LINK Site
(Bring a Brown Bag Lunch!)
7:00 p.m. - Detroit Lakes Library


Tuesday, April 16
9:30 a.m. - Halstad Living Center
(Open to the public!)
1:30 p.m. - Climax Library
6:30 p.m. - Crookston Library


Wednesday, April 17
10:30 a.m. - Bagley Library
1:30 p.m. - Fosston Library
6:30 p.m. - Fertile Library


Vickie Wendel,
Fashion Trends and Issues:
1850s to 1920s    

1914 McCall's Fashion Plate
This program is presented by a fashionably dressed Vickie Wendel who follows women's fashions from the sewing machine to ready-made clothing that came from the mail order catalog. She will explain the political and societal influences on the fashion trends of this time period.

Tuesday, April 23
10:30 a.m. -Fertile Library
1:00 p.m. - Fosston Library
7:00 p.m. - Detroit Lakes Library   
Wednesday, April 24
10:30 a.m. - Crookston Library
1:30 p.m. - Ada Library
7:00 p.m. - Moorhead Library

Thursday, April 25
10:30 a.m. - Hawley Library
1:00 p.m. - Barnesville Library
6:30 p.m. - Breckenridge Library
Bring your overdue library material back to the library with an unexpired, non-perishable food item and we'll erase your late fee during the month of April!   

Lake Agassiz Regional Library will accept "Food for Fines" at all of its 23 locations.

Library customers are encouraged to return overdue library materials (books, magazines, CDs, DVDs, and Books on CD) and pay overdue fines with donations of non-perishable, unexpired food items that will be gifted to local food banks throughout our Northwest Minnesota region.

Support this worthwhile effort regardless of whether or not you have a fine. It is a wonderful opportunity to help those in need and celebrate the many services provided by Lake Agassiz Regional Library.

Any donation of unexpired, non-perishable food is welcomed.

1 non-perishable food item=$2 fine waived.*

*Not valid for lost items or replacement charges.

LARL is proud to debut a new service to its customers today that offers instant access to more than 100 magazine titles on electronic devices. And now, there are even more titles available!


Interested customers can sign up for Zinio at guides.larl.org/zinio. The service is available 24 hours a day, and includes a range of selections such as National Geographic, Cosmopolitan and Rolling Stone.


The magazines are accessible to an unlimited number of people, which means no wait time.


"Unlike the physical copies you find in the library, every LARL customer who wants to look at these magazines can do it at the same time whenever they want," said Megan Krueger, Moorhead Hub Supervisor/Electronic Resources Librarian.


Zinio is compatible with Macs, PCs, Androids, iPhones, iPads and other tablet devices, like Kindle and NOOK.


Start reading now at guides.larl.org/zinio.





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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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