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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 were 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.

Family Stories into Memoir

Monday, April 26

6:30-8:00 pm

Led by teaching artist Brenda Hudson

Whether you want to write down your memories for family members and friends or hope to publish a book-length memoir, come try your hand at writing exercises to spark your memory and tell your (hi)story!

Hosted by Fergus Falls Public Library


Creative Writing Sampler

Thursday, April 29

6:30-8:00 pm

Led by teaching artist Gail Milstein

Not sure if you’re a poet, a novelist, or a memoirist? Come and sample poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction by exploring craft techniques common to all three and experimenting with each through creative writing exercises.

Hosted by Perham Area Public Library


The ABCs of Children's Books

Saturday, May 1

10:00-11:30 am

Led by teaching artist Kurtis Scaletta

This is the perfect workshop for anyone who has an idea percolating for a children’s book, or even people who have written one but aren’t sure what to do next. Learn the basic formats of children’s books and how children’s books get made, for everything from ABC books to Teen Fiction, and find out where your book fits in.

Hosted by Thorson Memorial Library in Elbow Lake

For more information, contact Gail Nordstrom at

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