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All library Legacy programs are free and open to the public.
For more information, contact the sponsoring library or organization.

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

Bring the Loft to You

Virtual Writing Classes for Adults


Join us in a virtual classroom for 90-minute sessions led by teaching artists from the Loft Literary Center in Minneapolis.
Classes are free but registration is required. Zoom link will be emailed to registrants prior to the program.

Elements of Fiction: Short Story Writing

Wednesday, March 8

6:30-8:00 pm

Led by teaching artist Jessie Sholl

Students explore the craft of fiction and learn literary techniques such as dialogue, voice, scene, and structure, to increase their awareness of the wealth and range of stylistic choices available to fiction writers. Register here.

Hosted by Fergus Falls Public Library


For Teens: The Alternate Universe: Creating Fictional Worlds

Saturday, March 11


Led by teaching artist Kelsey Daly

How do you create fictional but vivid and detailed “other worlds” on the page? Learn how celebrated authors have mastered the art of creating these alternate worlds where anything is possible, and how you can too! Register here.

Hosted by Fergus Falls Public Library


Narrative Healing

Tuesday, March 14

6:30-8:00 pm

Led by teaching artist Basanti Miller

This class offers participants the unique opportunity to explore writing as a healing healing art – writing for healing, writing to remember, and writing to connect. Register here.

Hosted by Thorson Memorial Library in Elbow Lake


Characters, Plot, Setting: Strengthening Your Story

Saturday, March 25

10:30-12:00 noon

Led by teaching artist Jessie Sholl

You know the basics of writing fiction, you’ve moved past the general idea phase of writing a story or novel, so now what? Fine tune your writing by focusing on important craft elements that will make your creative writing project even better. Craft questions encouraged! Register here.

Hosted by Perham Area Public Library

For more information, contact Gail Nordstrom at

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