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