Phone: (218) 739-9387
205 E. Hampden Ave Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Events & Classes

  • Game Time For Adults
    March 25th, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

    This strategy board game group now meets on the 4th Monday of each month. Please arrive before 8pm; the library doors close at that time.

  • Movie Night: The Green Book
    March 26th, 2019 @ 5:30 pm

    A drama set in the 1960s about a racist Italian American man (Viggo Mortensen) who takes a temporary job chauffeuring an acclaimed black pianist (Mahershala Ali) during his concert tour of the Midwest and Deep South. This crowd-pleasing story explores how the two men had to abide by "the Green Book", a guide to restaurants and accommodations that allowed black guests in the '60s. Rated PG-13. Nominated for a Best Picture Oscar.

  • Fergus Falls Writers Group
    March 28th, 2019 @ 11:00 am

    This writer’s group meets the 2nd and 4th Thursdays of each month. Open to new members.

  • Starting Seeds Class
    April 3rd, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    This is part of our Let's Get Growing series of classes. The library provides free seeds and education as part of our seed library. Led by Sara Thronsedt.

  • Book Club: "Wild" By Cheryl Strayed
    April 8th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother's death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later with nothing to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life: to hike the eleven-hundred-mile Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert to Washington State--and to do it alone.

  • Movie Night: On The Basis Of Sex
    April 9th, 2019 @ 5:30 pm

    The story of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, her struggles for equal rights, and the early cases of a historic career that lead to her nomination and confirmation as U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice. Rated PG-13. 2 hours. Refreshments served.

  • Growing Vegetables Class
    April 10th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    This is part of our Let's Get Growing series of classes. The library provides free seeds and education as part of our seed library. Led by Sara Thronsedt.

  • Knitting In The Library
    April 16th, 2019 @ 1:00 pm

    This drop in knitting group meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Knitters and crocheters welcome. Bring your knitting projects. Help is available if you have questions.

  • Knitting In The Library
    April 16th, 2019 @ 1:00 pm

    This drop in knitting group meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Knitters and crocheters welcome. Bring your knitting projects. Help is available if you have questions.

  • Julie Klassen
    April 16th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Award-winning historical fiction writer Julie Klassen shares her passion for “Jane Austen era” England, the setting for her many books, including The Secret of Pembrooke Park, a 2015 Minnesota Book Award Winner.


    Sponsored by Fergus Falls Public Library and Viking Library System. This project was funded in part or in whole with monies from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.

  • WAIT LIST ONLY: Macrame Class
    April 17th, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

    In this class we will learn basic macrame knots and combine them to create a lovely hanging holder for a large candle or a small plant. All materials will be provided for the hanger. You may bring a small bowl, pot or candle about 4" to 6" in diameter to better fit your hanger, if you like. Led by Torri Hanna. Registration required. Call the library, (218) 739-9387 to register. Space is limited.


    This is part of our Kaddatz Art for Adults at the Library series, which runs monthly March through July. While this session is now full, you can sign up for the wait list and look for more sessions later this spring and summer.


    This program is sponsored by Fergus Falls Public Library and Viking Library System. This project was funded in part or in whole with monies from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.

  • Sewing Club
    April 18th, 2019 @ 9:00 am

    All types of sewing projects are welcome! Bring your projects, cutting tools and sewing machine. Several irons and boards will be provided. Meets the third Thursday of each month.

  • Game Time For Adults
    April 22nd, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

    This strategy board game group now meets on the 4th Monday of each month. Please arrive before 8pm; the library doors close at that time.

  • The State Hospital During WWII
    April 23rd, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Learn the effects World War II had on the staff and the patients of the Fergus Falls State Hospital. From military service to rationing to war bond sales, the experiences of the people at the Kirkbride facility provide us with a microcosm of small town America during World War II. Presented by Missy Hermes, Education Coordinator at the Otter Tail County Historical Society.

  • Water Wisely: Trees And Shrubs Class
    April 24th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    This is part of our Let's Get Growing series of classes. The library provides free seeds and education as part of our seed library. Led by Sara Thronsedt.

  • Gardening Tools And Maintenance Class
    May 1st, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    This is part of our Let's Get Growing series of classes. The library provides free seeds and education as part of our seed library. Led by Sara Thronsedt.

  • Square Foot Gardening & Hydroponics
    May 8th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Local garden enthusiast Jason Bergstrand will discuss how to make a square foot garden and get started with hydroponics.

    Whether you are a beginner or an experienced gardener you will learn new techniques that will make your gardening experience more enjoyable and productive. This seminar is free and open to the public.

  • Book Club: "Wish You Well" By David Baldacci
    May 13th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    In 1940, twelve-year-old Louisa Mae Cardinal and her family must leave New York City to live with distant relatives in the Virginia mountains... Suddenly Lou finds herself coming of age in a new landscape, making her first true friend, and experiencing adventures tragic, comic, and audacious.

  • Knitting In The Library
    May 21st, 2019 @ 1:00 pm

    This drop in knitting group meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month. Knitters and crocheters welcome. Bring your knitting projects. Help is available if you have questions.

  • Book Club: "A Year In The Wilderness" By Amy And Dave Freeman
    June 10th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    When the Freemans learned of mining in the Boundary Waters watershed, they decided to take action―by spending a year in the wilderness. This is the story of their adventure in northern Minnesota: of loons whistling under a moonrise, of mushrooms cooked over a fire, of a pine marten stalking a hare through winter’s first snowfall.

  • All Ages Book Club: "The Night Diary" By Veera Hiranandani
    July 8th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    This is a special all ages book club meeting! Shy twelve-year-old Nisha, forced to flee her home with her Hindu family during the 1947 partition of India, tries to find her voice and make sense of the world falling apart around her by writing to her deceased Muslim mother in the pages of her diary.