Winter is at it again! Programs this evening may be canceled due to the snow and poor road conditions. Please contact the branch regarding programming before heading out. If canceled, programs will be rescheduled. Watch the events calendar for updates.
Brian Freeman (bfreemanbooks.com), an internationally bestselling thriller author, kicks off the author series by discussing Goodbye to the Dead, the seventh installment in the Jonathan Stride series. A brutal murder outside a bar in Duluth, Minnesota, and how it relates to detective Jon Stride’s past reflects just part of the intrigue in this novel. Mr. Freeman will be at the Chisago Lakes Area Library on Tuesday, January 31 at 6:30 pm.
The series continues with appearances by Joel Karsten on Tuesday, Feb. 28, and Erin Hart and Paddy O’Brien on Tuesday, March 14. All events start at 6:30 p.m.
This project was funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Learn about WWII through the eyes of a war correspondent at the Wyoming Area Library on Tuesday, December 6 at 6:30 pm. Arn portrays an Ernie Pyle-type news reporter who is embedded with an infantry company in war-torn France during the Allied Offensive to liberate Europe. From this unique perspective, participants see the war as current events rather than history. The event is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
For more than 40 years The Memories have entertained audiences across the country. With their unique harmonies and great songs, this duo is made up of Warren Petryk and Tim Stevens. The Memories continue to deliver a show has been described as “Music, Laughter, and Wonderful Times.” Join us they entertain at the Aitkin 20th Annual Christmas Tea. The event will start at 3:00 pm. Free and open to the public, but space is limited. Please pre-register at the Aitkin Public Library or call 218-927-2339. This event is in partnership with the Friends of the Aitkin Library and is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.
Harpist Andrea Stern will be presenting a holiday music program at the McGregor Public Library on Saturday, December 3 at 11:00 am. Refreshments will be provided by the McGregor Friends of the Library. Join us for this festive celebration, learn about the harp and get into the holiday spirit. The event is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.