All library Legacy programs are free and open to the public.
For more information, contact the sponsoring library or organization.
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 in-person 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.
Outdoor Movie: Grease
In this classic 1978 musical, the T-Birds, the Pink Ladies, and young love collide at Rydell High School in the late 1950s.
Note that COVID-19 precautions will be in place and enforced, including physical distancing. You may remain in your vehicle or bring your own lawn chair.
This event is limited to 25 participants. Reservations are required by calling 218.385.2436.
Friday, August 14*
Begins at 9:00 pm New York Mills Public Library parking lot
Behind the library
* In case of inclement weather, the movie will be postponed to August 15.
Online event! See link below for log-in details.
The Outlander Series & Traditional Scottish Music
Minnesota musician Laura MacKenzie performs music from both the Scottish Highlands and the Lowlands on an array of instruments including wooden flutes, whistles, concertina, Scottish smallpipes, border bagpipes, and voice. The program includes history, language, literature, and cultural traditions of the region.
The artist will be available to respond to written questions following the performance.
Monday, August 17
7:00 pm Perham Area Public Library
Online program: https://youtu.be/cn-XQVpY9XU
Note that the link will not be active until the scheduled time.
Stay tuned for details on an upcoming virtual program!
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.
Coming to public libraries and selected Bookmobile communities in June 2021!
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.
Updated August 4, 2020