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Calendar of Events
 
Arts, History, and Cultural Programs in Viking Library System
These projects were funded in part or in whole with monies from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.

Please note that Viking Library System, local libraries, and community partners are monitoring the COVID-19 situation carefully and following Minnesota Department of Health recommendations for group activities. Some events may be rescheduled or cancelled. Please contact the library or venue for the most up-to-date information about the status of a program.

April

Photo Exhibit: “Earth Views from Space: Photos by Karen Nyberg”

During her second mission on the International Space Station in 2013, astronaut and Vining native Karen Nyberg took dozens of photos of earth from her unusual vantage point, posting the images on her Facebook page. Photographer Dan Broten selected several pictures to mount on canvas to create a dazzling exhibit.
Exhibit on loan from the Henning Landmark Center.

Through April 28

During library hours  Douglas County Library in Alexandria
                                    320.762.301

Beads on One String” Music Concert

Through engaging music based on his children’s picture book, Minnesota musician Dennis Warner encourages his listeners to ponder how “We are more alike than we are different.”

Thursday, April 23

10:30 am                     Pearson Elementary School, Wheaton
                                    320.563.8487 (Wheaton Community Library)

1:30 pm                      Browns Valley Public Library
                                    320.695.2318

June

"Sherlock Holmes Takes the Case" with Traveling Lantern Theatre Company 

The brilliant scientist and criminologist, Mr. Sherlock Holmes, is searching for a hidden clue to a secret entrance where the crown jewels are safely stowed from Holmes’ arch rival: the brilliant but devilish Dr. Moriarty. The audience provides help to Dr. Watson (played by a child volunteer) and Holmes to crack the case.

Monday, June 15

10:30 am                     Wheaton Community Library
                                    320.563.8487

1:30 pm                      Browns Valley Public Library
                                    320.695.2318

The Jolly Pops: Musical Trio

The Jolly Pops combine upbeat, original music with a host of children’s standards for a family concert to please kids and adults alike. The Happy Dads and their puppet friends sing about alligator dancing, popsicles, trains, pet dinosaurs – and everything in between.

Monday, June 22

10:30 am                     Morris Public Library
                                    320.589.1634

2:00 pm                      Browns Valley Public Library
                                    320.695.2318

6:30 pm                      Fergus Falls Public Library

                                    218.739.9387

Tuesday, June 23

10:30 am                     Wheaton Community Library
                                    320.563.848
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2:00 pm                      Glenwood Public Library

                                    320.634.3375

5:00 pm                      Hancock Community Library

                                    320.392.5666

Wednesday, June 24

10:30 am                     Pelican Rapids Public Library
                                   
218.863.7055

3:00 pm                      New York Mills City Ballroom
                                    28 Centennial 84 Drive
                                    218.385.2436 (New York Mills Public Library)

7:00 pm                      Henning Landmark Center
                                    415 Douglas Avenue, Henning
                                    218.548.5760
                                       Co-sponsored by the Henning Landmark Center

Thursday, June 25

10:30 am                     Douglas County Library in Alexandria
                                    320.762.3014

2:00 pm                      Perham Area Public Library

                                    218.346.4892

6:30 pm                      Thorson Memorial Library in Elbow Lake

                                    218.685.6850

Friday, June 26

10:00 am                     Evansville Care Center
                                    649 State Street NW
                                    218.948.2219
                                       Co-sponsored by the Evansville Care Campus

7:00 pm                      Evansville Art Center
                                    111 Main Street
                                    218.948.2787
                                       Co-sponsored by the Evansville Arts Coalition

July

They Chose Minnesota

Photographer and storyteller Doug Ohman highlights the personal stories and history from many immigrant groups that chose to make Minnesota their home.

Monday, July 13

6:00 pm                      Douglas County Library in Alexandria
                                    320.762.3014

Tuesday, July 14

10:30 am                     Wheaton Community Library
                                    320.563.8487

6:00 pm                      Fergus Falls Public Library

                                    218.739.9387

Wednesday, July 15

10:30 am                     Pelican Rapids Public Library
                                   
218.863.7055

6:30 pm                      Perham Area Public Library

                                    218.346.4892

Thursday, July 16

6:00 pm                      Thorson Memorial Library in Elbow Lake

                                    218.685.6850

Updated April 1, 2020

Phone 218.739.5286

Fax 218.739.5287

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