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

December 2019

Scarecrow & Snowman – Reversible Door Decoration Class

December 9 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

In one evening, create this adorable multi-holiday decoration. The class is free, but the size is limited so please pre-register early to guarantee your space.

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Preschool Storytime (Evening)

December 10 @ 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

December 11 @ 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 »

Daytime Book Group

December 11 @ 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. Daytime Book Selections 2019 (January-June) 2nd Wednesday of each month at 2 pm in Large Meeting Room January             Beartown – Fredrik Backman February          Medea – Euripides (play) March                Heartland: a memoir…

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Preschool Storytime

December 12 @ 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

December 13 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 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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Winter Ceramic Ornaments for Kids

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

Create a winter ceramic ornament for free. This event is open to kids of all ages but pre-registration is required as space is limited. Please call 320-762-3013 to register your child. The two session times are: Saturday, December 14 at 10:30AM Saturday, December 14 at 1:00PM Children can only register for one session and it is one ornament per child. Ornaments will be glazed and given back to families one week after the program. Many thanks to Simply Ceramics of…

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Winter Ceramic Ornaments for Kids

December 14 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
free

Create a winter ceramic ornament for free. This event is open to kids of all ages but pre-registration is required as space is limited. Please call 320-762-3013 to register your child. The two session times are: Saturday, December 14 at 10:30AM Saturday, December 14 at 1:00PM Children can only register for one session and it is one ornament per child. Ornaments will be glazed and given back to families one week after the program. Many thanks to Simply Ceramics of…

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Handicraft Support Group & More

December 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

All knitters, crocheters, sewers, embroiderers, cross-stitchers, quilters, tatters, and more are all welcome to join us to share ideas, get help, and enjoy each other’s company.   Besides working on your own projects, participants are welcome to work on items which will be donated to charities.  In 2018-2019, the group made dozens of blankets for children of all ages which were donated to Binky Patrol.  Blankets/small rugs were also made which were given to the Snuggles Project which provides them to animal shelters.…

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La Leche League Monthly Meeting

December 25 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
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Congratulations! Becoming a parent is life-changing, whether it is your first or tenth time. Breastfeeding comes with its own unique experiences, and that's where we come in! Join us every month to receive support, talk over triumphs and challenges, and make new friendships that will last a lifetime.

Find out more »

January 2020

Writers Group

January 7, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Free

The Writers Group is open to all writers of all styles. Join for Encouragement, Guidance, Inspiration, Feedback, & Networking. 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. 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 7, 2020 @ 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 8, 2020 @ 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. Daytime Book Selections 2019 (January-June) 2nd Wednesday of each month at 2 pm in Large Meeting Room January             Beartown – Fredrik Backman February          Medea – Euripides (play) March                Heartland: a memoir…

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime (Evening)

January 14, 2020 @ 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 »

Handicraft Support Group & More

January 15, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

All knitters, crocheters, sewers, embroiderers, cross-stitchers, quilters, tatters, and more are all welcome to join us to share ideas, get help, and enjoy each other’s company.   Besides working on your own projects, participants are welcome to work on items which will be donated to charities.  In 2018-2019, the group made dozens of blankets for children of all ages which were donated to Binky Patrol.  Blankets/small rugs were also made which were given to the Snuggles Project which provides them to animal shelters.…

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

January 15, 2020 @ 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

January 17, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 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.

Find out more »

La Leche League Monthly Meeting

January 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

Congratulations! Becoming a parent is life-changing, whether it is your first or tenth time. Breastfeeding comes with its own unique experiences, and that's where we come in! Join us every month to receive support, talk over triumphs and challenges, and make new friendships that will last a lifetime.

Find out more »

Baby/Toddler Storytime

January 24, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 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.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime (Evening)

January 28, 2020 @ 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

January 29, 2020 @ 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

January 31, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 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.

Find out more »

February 2020

Writers Group

February 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Free

The Writers Group is open to all writers of all styles. Join for Encouragement, Guidance, Inspiration, Feedback, & Networking. 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. 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

February 4, 2020 @ 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)

February 4, 2020 @ 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

February 5, 2020 @ 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

February 7, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 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.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime (Evening)

February 11, 2020 @ 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

February 12, 2020 @ 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 »

Daytime Book Group

February 12, 2020 @ 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. Daytime Book Selections 2019 (January-June) 2nd Wednesday of each month at 2 pm in Large Meeting Room January             Beartown – Fredrik Backman February          Medea – Euripides (play) March                Heartland: a memoir…

Find out more »

Baby/Toddler Storytime

February 14, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 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.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime (Evening)

February 18, 2020 @ 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 »

Handicraft Support Group & More

February 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308

All knitters, crocheters, sewers, embroiderers, cross-stitchers, quilters, tatters, and more are all welcome to join us to share ideas, get help, and enjoy each other’s company.   Besides working on your own projects, participants are welcome to work on items which will be donated to charities.  In 2018-2019, the group made dozens of blankets for children of all ages which were donated to Binky Patrol.  Blankets/small rugs were also made which were given to the Snuggles Project which provides them to animal shelters.…

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime

February 19, 2020 @ 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

February 21, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 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.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime (Evening)

February 25, 2020 @ 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

February 26, 2020 @ 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 »

La Leche League Monthly Meeting

February 26, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

Congratulations! Becoming a parent is life-changing, whether it is your first or tenth time. Breastfeeding comes with its own unique experiences, and that's where we come in! Join us every month to receive support, talk over triumphs and challenges, and make new friendships that will last a lifetime.

Find out more »

Baby/Toddler Storytime

February 28, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 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.

Find out more »

March 2020

Writers Group

March 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm CST
Douglas County Library, 720 Fillmore Street
Alexandria, MN 56308
Free

The Writers Group is open to all writers of all styles. Join for Encouragement, Guidance, Inspiration, Feedback, & Networking. 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. 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

March 3, 2020 @ 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)

March 3, 2020 @ 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 »

La Leche League Monthly Meeting

March 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

Congratulations! Becoming a parent is life-changing, whether it is your first or tenth time. Breastfeeding comes with its own unique experiences, and that's where we come in! Join us every month to receive support, talk over triumphs and challenges, and make new friendships that will last a lifetime.

Find out more »

April 2020

La Leche League Monthly Meeting

April 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

Congratulations! Becoming a parent is life-changing, whether it is your first or tenth time. Breastfeeding comes with its own unique experiences, and that's where we come in! Join us every month to receive support, talk over triumphs and challenges, and make new friendships that will last a lifetime.

Find out more »

May 2020

La Leche League Monthly Meeting

May 27, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

Congratulations! Becoming a parent is life-changing, whether it is your first or tenth time. Breastfeeding comes with its own unique experiences, and that's where we come in! Join us every month to receive support, talk over triumphs and challenges, and make new friendships that will last a lifetime.

Find out more »

June 2020

La Leche League Monthly Meeting

June 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

Congratulations! Becoming a parent is life-changing, whether it is your first or tenth time. Breastfeeding comes with its own unique experiences, and that's where we come in! Join us every month to receive support, talk over triumphs and challenges, and make new friendships that will last a lifetime.

Find out more »

July 2020

La Leche League Monthly Meeting

July 22, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

Congratulations! Becoming a parent is life-changing, whether it is your first or tenth time. Breastfeeding comes with its own unique experiences, and that's where we come in! Join us every month to receive support, talk over triumphs and challenges, and make new friendships that will last a lifetime.

Find out more »

August 2020

La Leche League Monthly Meeting

August 26, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

Congratulations! Becoming a parent is life-changing, whether it is your first or tenth time. Breastfeeding comes with its own unique experiences, and that's where we come in! Join us every month to receive support, talk over triumphs and challenges, and make new friendships that will last a lifetime.

Find out more »

September 2020

La Leche League Monthly Meeting

September 23, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

Congratulations! Becoming a parent is life-changing, whether it is your first or tenth time. Breastfeeding comes with its own unique experiences, and that's where we come in! Join us every month to receive support, talk over triumphs and challenges, and make new friendships that will last a lifetime.

Find out more »

October 2020

La Leche League Monthly Meeting

October 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

Congratulations! Becoming a parent is life-changing, whether it is your first or tenth time. Breastfeeding comes with its own unique experiences, and that's where we come in! Join us every month to receive support, talk over triumphs and challenges, and make new friendships that will last a lifetime.

Find out more »

November 2020

La Leche League Monthly Meeting

November 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm CST
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every month that begins at 6:00 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating indefinitely

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

Congratulations! Becoming a parent is life-changing, whether it is your first or tenth time. Breastfeeding comes with its own unique experiences, and that's where we come in! Join us every month to receive support, talk over triumphs and challenges, and make new friendships that will last a lifetime.

Find out more »
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