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720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
320-762-3014 http://www.douglascountylibrary.org

October 2018

Magazine Article Discussion Group

October 22 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

Each month a new set of magazine articles are discussed. Articles can be found in the magazine area of the library.

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Preschool Storytime (Evening)

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

For children ages 3-6 and their parent or caregiver. No registration required. Stories come alive with books, puppets, rhymes, and songs! This program is designed to support early literacy skills in preschoolers, while encouraging them to love books at an early age.

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Preschool Storytime

October 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

Preschool storytime is for children ages 3-6. No registration required! Stories come alive with books, puppets, rhymes, and songs! This program is designed to support early literacy skills in preschoolers, while encouraging them to love books at an early age.

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Bill Jamerson Presents: Dollar-a-Day Boys

October 24 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Free

Imagine, you’re 17 years old trying to survive during the Great Depression. Life is tough in Chicago. Food is scarce, jobs are non-existent and you’ve turned to petty crime to eke out a living. One day you hear about a new job works program created by the federal government that pays a “dollar-a-day.” You soon find yourself in the Wisconsin northwoods spending long days planting trees and building roads. Over the next year, you put on 20 pounds, develop good…

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Baby/Toddler Storytime

October 26 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

For children from birth to 36 months and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format perfect for babies. Share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Baby/Toddler Storytime gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other families with little ones. No registration required.

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Teen Escape Room

October 27 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

Teens, try your luck at a mini escape room. This event is open to teens in grades 6-12. Each group gets 30 minutes to try to solve the mystery. Teens can work as teams or solo if preferred. Registration is required. Please call 320-762-3013 to reserve your 30 minute session. This event is is made possible with the help of Escape Room Alexandria. This event is free.

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Frankenreads 2018! “Young Frankenstein” Movie Viewing

October 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Free

Please join us for the viewing of the 1974 classic, Young Frankenstein, starring Gene Wilder, Madeline Kahn, Marty Feldman and directed by Mel Brooks.  Enjoy this comedy-horror romp through Transylvania with popcorn provided. Feel free to bring your own beverage.   2018 is the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein.  The Keats-Shelley Association of America is sponsoring a wide variety of events for October 2018.  They are encouraging libraries, schools, and universities to participate in a variety of…

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Preschool Storytime (Evening)

October 30 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

For children ages 3-6 and their parent or caregiver. No registration required. Stories come alive with books, puppets, rhymes, and songs! This program is designed to support early literacy skills in preschoolers, while encouraging them to love books at an early age.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

October 31 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

Preschool storytime is for children ages 3-6. No registration required! Stories come alive with books, puppets, rhymes, and songs! This program is designed to support early literacy skills in preschoolers, while encouraging them to love books at an early age.

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November 2018

Author Presentation and Signing: Marty Seifert

November 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

Meet Minnesota author Marty Seifert, writer of Sundown at Sunrise. The work of historical fiction is based on a true story of a gruesome ax murder that occurred on a farm near the southwestern Minnesota town of Clements one hundred years ago. Marty will be presenting about his book and then doing an author signing.

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Baby/Toddler Storytime

November 2 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

For children from birth to 36 months and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format perfect for babies. Share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Baby/Toddler Storytime gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other families with little ones. No registration required.

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Handicraft Support Group & More!

November 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Free

Knitters, crocheters, & stitchers of all skill levels are welcome to bring their work, share ideas, & problem solve.   If you are interested in learning to knit or crochet, stop by for a one-on-one lesson.   The group also helps others as they are send completed projects to the Snuggles & Binky Patrol organizations. Stop by for details or to donate extra yarn.   Feel free to bring your lunch.

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Writers Group

November 7 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Free

Are you looking for a group to share the challenges, joys, and ideas for writing?  Whatever your style, genre, or interests, you are welcome at the Douglas County Library’s Writers Group which meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 6-7 pm from September to May. The group discusses the different challenges of writing and being a writer, partakes in free writing with writing prompts, and all writers are welcome to share their work with the group as they feel comfortable doing.

Find out more »

Baby/Toddler Storytime

November 9 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

For children from birth to 36 months and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format perfect for babies. Share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Baby/Toddler Storytime gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other families with little ones. No registration required.

Find out more »

Magazine Article Discussion Group

November 13 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

Each month a new set of magazine articles are discussed. Articles can be found in the magazine area of the library.   All are welcome to join this discussion group.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime (Evening)

November 13 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

For children ages 3-6 and their parent or caregiver. No registration required. Stories come alive with books, puppets, rhymes, and songs! This program is designed to support early literacy skills in preschoolers, while encouraging them to love books at an early age.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

November 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

Preschool storytime is for children ages 3-6. No registration required! Stories come alive with books, puppets, rhymes, and songs! This program is designed to support early literacy skills in preschoolers, while encouraging them to love books at an early age.

Find out more »

Daytime Book Group

November 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2018

Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
+ Google Map
Free

Daytime Book Group meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 2-3 PM at the Library. July - December 2018 Selections* *This is a tentative schedule and is subject to change based on availability. ~ July 11th - The Hate U Give ~ August 8th - The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey ~ September 12th - The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter ~ October 10th - Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption ~ November 14th -…

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Daytime Book Group

November 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Free

The Daytime Book Group meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 2 pm to 3 pm. We read a wide variety of titles, and all are welcome to join us at the Douglas County Library to discuss every month.

Find out more »

Baby/Toddler Storytime

November 16 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

For children from birth to 36 months and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format perfect for babies. Share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Baby/Toddler Storytime gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other families with little ones. No registration required.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime (Evening)

November 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

For children ages 3-6 and their parent or caregiver. No registration required. Stories come alive with books, puppets, rhymes, and songs! This program is designed to support early literacy skills in preschoolers, while encouraging them to love books at an early age.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

November 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

Preschool storytime is for children ages 3-6. No registration required! Stories come alive with books, puppets, rhymes, and songs! This program is designed to support early literacy skills in preschoolers, while encouraging them to love books at an early age.

Find out more »

Handicraft Support Group & More!

November 21 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Free

Knitters, crocheters, & stitchers of all skill levels are welcome to bring their work, share ideas, & problem solve.   If you are interested in learning to knit or crochet, stop by for a one-on-one lesson.   The group also helps others as they are send completed projects to the Snuggles & Binky Patrol organizations. Stop by for details or to donate extra yarn.   Feel free to bring your lunch.

Find out more »

Magazine Article Discussion Group

November 26 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

Each month a new set of magazine articles are discussed. Articles can be found in the magazine area of the library.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime (Evening)

November 27 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

For children ages 3-6 and their parent or caregiver. No registration required. Stories come alive with books, puppets, rhymes, and songs! This program is designed to support early literacy skills in preschoolers, while encouraging them to love books at an early age.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

November 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

Preschool storytime is for children ages 3-6. No registration required! Stories come alive with books, puppets, rhymes, and songs! This program is designed to support early literacy skills in preschoolers, while encouraging them to love books at an early age.

Find out more »

Baby/Toddler Storytime

November 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

For children from birth to 36 months and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format perfect for babies. Share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Baby/Toddler Storytime gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other families with little ones. No registration required.

Find out more »

December 2018

Preschool Storytime (Evening)

December 4 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

For children ages 3-6 and their parent or caregiver. No registration required. Stories come alive with books, puppets, rhymes, and songs! This program is designed to support early literacy skills in preschoolers, while encouraging them to love books at an early age.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

December 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

Preschool storytime is for children ages 3-6. No registration required! Stories come alive with books, puppets, rhymes, and songs! This program is designed to support early literacy skills in preschoolers, while encouraging them to love books at an early age.

Find out more »

Handicraft Support Group & More!

December 5 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Free

Knitters, crocheters, & stitchers of all skill levels are welcome to bring their work, share ideas, & problem solve.   If you are interested in learning to knit or crochet, stop by for a one-on-one lesson.   The group also helps others as they are send completed projects to the Snuggles & Binky Patrol organizations. Stop by for details or to donate extra yarn.   Feel free to bring your lunch.

Find out more »

Writers Group

December 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Free

Are you looking for a group to share the challenges, joys, and ideas for writing?  Whatever your style, genre, or interests, you are welcome at the Douglas County Library’s Writers Group which meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 6-7 pm from September to May. The group discusses the different challenges of writing and being a writer, partakes in free writing with writing prompts, and all writers are welcome to share their work with the group as they feel comfortable doing.

Find out more »

Baby/Toddler Storytime

December 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

For children from birth to 36 months and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format perfect for babies. Share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Baby/Toddler Storytime gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other families with little ones. No registration required.

Find out more »

Magazine Article Discussion Group

December 11 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

Each month a new set of magazine articles are discussed. Articles can be found in the magazine area of the library.   All are welcome to join this discussion group.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime (Evening)

December 11 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

For children ages 3-6 and their parent or caregiver. No registration required. Stories come alive with books, puppets, rhymes, and songs! This program is designed to support early literacy skills in preschoolers, while encouraging them to love books at an early age.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

December 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

Preschool storytime is for children ages 3-6. No registration required! Stories come alive with books, puppets, rhymes, and songs! This program is designed to support early literacy skills in preschoolers, while encouraging them to love books at an early age.

Find out more »

Daytime Book Group

December 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until December 13, 2018

Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
+ Google Map
Free

Daytime Book Group meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 2-3 PM at the Library. July - December 2018 Selections* *This is a tentative schedule and is subject to change based on availability. ~ July 11th - The Hate U Give ~ August 8th - The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey ~ September 12th - The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter ~ October 10th - Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption ~ November 14th -…

Find out more »

Daytime Book Group

December 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Free

The Daytime Book Group meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 2 pm to 3 pm. We read a wide variety of titles, and all are welcome to join us at the Douglas County Library to discuss every month.

Find out more »

Baby/Toddler Storytime

December 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

For children from birth to 36 months and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write, and play together in a format perfect for babies. Share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement. Baby/Toddler Storytime gives your baby the opportunity to hear lots of language while you get to know other families with little ones. No registration required.

Find out more »

Handicraft Support Group & More!

December 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Free

Knitters, crocheters, & stitchers of all skill levels are welcome to bring their work, share ideas, & problem solve.   If you are interested in learning to knit or crochet, stop by for a one-on-one lesson.   The group also helps others as they are send completed projects to the Snuggles & Binky Patrol organizations. Stop by for details or to donate extra yarn.   Feel free to bring your lunch.

Find out more »

Magazine Article Discussion Group

December 24 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

Each month a new set of magazine articles are discussed. Articles can be found in the magazine area of the library.

Find out more »

January 2019

Handicraft Support Group & More!

January 2, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Free

Knitters, crocheters, & stitchers of all skill levels are welcome to bring their work, share ideas, & problem solve.   If you are interested in learning to knit or crochet, stop by for a one-on-one lesson.   The group also helps others as they are send completed projects to the Snuggles & Binky Patrol organizations. Stop by for details or to donate extra yarn.   Feel free to bring your lunch.

Find out more »

Writers Group

January 2, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Free

Are you looking for a group to share the challenges, joys, and ideas for writing?  Whatever your style, genre, or interests, you are welcome at the Douglas County Library’s Writers Group which meets on the first Wednesday of every month from 6-7 pm from September to May. The group discusses the different challenges of writing and being a writer, partakes in free writing with writing prompts, and all writers are welcome to share their work with the group as they feel comfortable doing.

Find out more »

Magazine Article Discussion Group

January 8, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

Each month a new set of magazine articles are discussed. Articles can be found in the magazine area of the library.   All are welcome to join this discussion group.

Find out more »

Daytime Book Group

January 9, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Free

The Daytime Book Group meets the 2nd Wednesday of each month from 2 pm to 3 pm. We read a wide variety of titles, and all are welcome to join us at the Douglas County Library to discuss every month.

Find out more »
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