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Alexandria, MN 56308
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February 2019

LEGO: Mission to Space

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

Space Robot Robots can be programmed to do all kinds of things and can go places that people cannot. The “Phoenix Mars Lander” is one example of a robotic machine built by NASA to explore the surface of Mars. In this lesson, students will build a space robot with Lego Bricks and discuss the types of tasks robots can be programmed to do. Students will learn about Mars and the information gained from the Phoenix missions. Vocabulary includes robot, programmed.…

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Preschool Storytime (Evening)

February 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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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Preschool Storytime

February 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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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Handicraft Support Group & More!

February 20 @ 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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Preschool Storytime

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

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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Baby/Toddler Storytime

February 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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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Preschool Storytime (Evening)

February 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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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Preschool Storytime

February 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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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Preschool Storytime

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

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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March 2019

Baby/Toddler Storytime

March 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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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Royal Storytime with the Snow Sisters

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Free

The Snow Queen and Snow Princess revisit their icy adventures with help from the audience and their trusty Royal Historian during this delightful interactive storytime. After the story concludes the sisters will be available to meet and greet their guests and take pictures. Royal attire is welcome! Sponsored by the Douglas County Friends of the Library!

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Magazine Article Discussion Group

March 5 @ 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.

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Preschool Storytime (Evening)

March 5 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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 »

Preschool Storytime

March 6 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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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Handicraft Support Group & More!

March 6 @ 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

March 6 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 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.

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Writers Group

March 6 @ 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 »

Preschool Storytime

March 7 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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

March 8 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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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Preschool Storytime (Evening)

March 12 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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 »

Preschool Storytime

March 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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

March 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
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 »

Preschool Storytime

March 14 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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

March 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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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Evening Book Group

March 19 @ 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Free

All are welcome to join this group!  Please contact or stop by the library to request a copy of the upcoming book. 2019 Reading List January       No meeting due to holiday February    No meeting due to holiday March 18    Macbeth by William Shakespeare April 15       Macbeth by Jo Nesbo May 20         Black Swan: impact of the highly improbable by Nassim Taleb (KIT) June 17        Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towle July 15         Americanah by Chimananda Ngozi Adichie August 19  …

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Preschool Storytime (Evening)

March 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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 »

Preschool Storytime

March 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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!

March 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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 »

Preschool Storytime

March 21 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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

March 22 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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)

March 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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 »

Preschool Storytime

March 27 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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 »

Preschool Storytime

March 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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

March 29 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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 »

April 2019

Magazine Article Discussion Group

April 2 @ 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.   All are welcome to join this discussion group.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime (Evening)

April 2 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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 »

Preschool Storytime

April 3 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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!

April 3 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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

April 3 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
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 »

Preschool Storytime

April 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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

April 5 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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)

April 9 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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 »

Preschool Storytime

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

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

April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
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 »

Preschool Storytime

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

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

April 12 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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)

April 16 @ 6:30 pm - 7:15 pm CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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 »

Preschool Storytime

April 17 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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!

April 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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 »

Preschool Storytime

April 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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

April 19 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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)

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

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 »

Preschool Storytime

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

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 »

Preschool Storytime

April 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am CDT
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

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

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

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 »

May 2019

Handicraft Support Group & More!

May 1 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm CDT
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

May 1 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CDT
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

May 7 @ 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.   All are welcome to join this discussion group.

Find out more »

Daytime Book Group

May 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm CDT
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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