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

Events & Classes

  • 3D Printing Class
    June 6th, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

    Learn, create & print in this hands-on class using our new Makerbot Replicator+ 3D printer. Registration required. Call the library, (218) 739-9387, to sign up. Ages 7 through adult (7-10 must be accompanied by an adult).

  • Write Memory: Into To Memoir Writing Workshop, Session 1
    June 8th, 2019 @ 10:00 am

    Perhaps you have a memory you’d like to write down, but you’re not sure how to begin, or you’ve always wanted to write a book. This writing workshop is for anyone interested in exploring foundational storytelling techniques that can help bring true-life stories alive on the page. In-class discussions and writing exercises will help beginning to advanced writers delve into your own stories. Workshop sessions can be taken together or as a single-session, drop-in class. The second workshop date is Wednesday, June 12, 6-8pm.

    Register for free at: https://springboardforthearts.org/write-memory-workshop-intro-to-memoir-writing/

    This program is a partnership with 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.

  • 3D Printing Class
    June 10th, 2019 @ 10:00 am

    Learn, create & print in this hands-on class using our new Makerbot Replicator+ 3D printer. Registration required. Call the library, (218) 739-9387, to sign up. Ages 7 through adult (7-10 must be accompanied by an adult).

  • 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.

  • Write Memory: Intro To Memoir Writing Workshop, Session 2
    June 12th, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

    Perhaps you have a memory you’d like to write down, but you’re not sure how to begin, or you’ve always wanted to write a book. This writing workshop is for anyone interested in exploring foundational storytelling techniques that can help bring true-life stories alive on the page. In-class discussions and writing exercises will help beginning to advanced writers delve into your own stories. Workshop sessions can be taken together or as a single-session, drop-in class. The first session is Saturday, June 8, 10am-12pm.


    Register for free at: https://springboardforthearts.org/write-memory-workshop-intro-to-memoir-writing/


    This program is a partnership with 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.

  • Earth Views From Orbit Curator Talk
    June 14th, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

    During her second mission on the International Space Station in 2013, astronaut and Vining native Karen Nyberg took dozens of photos of earth from her unusual vantage point, posting the images on her Facebook page. Photographer Dan Broten selected 23 pictures to mount on canvas to create a dazzling exhibit, on view at the Fergus Falls Public Library throughout June.


    Dan Broten will present a Curator Talk at the Fergus Falls Public Library on Friday, 14 June, at 4:00 pm, when he will discuss the making of the exhibit, from photo selection to production process – as well as his enthusiasm for space-related endeavors.


    Exhibit on loan from the Henning Landmark Center. 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.

  • Alcohol Inks Art Class
    June 19th, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

    Registration required. Ages 18+.


    Karan Ouren will demonstrate how to make free-form art with alcohol inks on Yupo paper. Get creative and experiment with alcohol inks using blending, blowing, brushing and other techniques to create fun effects and vibrant imagery. All skill levels welcome.


    This project was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage fund. It is sponsored by Fergus Falls Public Library, Kaddatz Galleries and Viking Library System.

  • Sewing Club
    June 20th, 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.

  • 3D Printing Class
    June 24th, 2019 @ 10:00 am

    Learn, create & print in this hands-on class using our new Makerbot Replicator+ 3D printer. Registration required. Call the library, (218) 739-9387, to sign up. Ages 7 through adult (7-10 must be accompanied by an adult).

  • Game Time For Adults
    June 24th, 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. New members always welcome.

  • Armchair Travels: Costa Rica
    June 25th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Local travelers Sarah & Mike Duffy share their photos, stories and travel tips. Enjoy a virtual vacation to Costa Rica.

  • Fergus Falls Cyclone Of 1919
    June 26th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    This summer marks the 100th anniversary of the Great Fergus Falls Cyclone of June 22, 1919. Come and listen to stories and legends that resulted from this devastating event that forever changed Fergus Falls. Presented by Chris Schuelke, Director of the Otter Tail County Historical Society.

  • Armchair Travels: Germany & France
    July 1st, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Local travelers Amy Baldwin and Andru Nelson share their photos, stories and travel tips. Enjoy a virtual vacation to Germany and France.

  • 3D Printing Class
    July 2nd, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

    Learn, create & print in this hands-on class using our new Makerbot Replicator+ 3D printer. Registration required. Call the library, (218) 739-9387, to sign up. Ages 7 through adult (7-10 must be accompanied by an adult).

  • 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.

  • Armchair Travels: Hawaii
    July 9th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Local traveler Myra Domes shares her photos, stories and travel tips. Enjoy a virtual vacation to Hawaii.

  • Leaf Impressed Clay Bowls: Part 1 Of 2
    July 10th, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

    Registration is required. Call the library at (218) 739-9387 to sign up. Ages 18+. Join Amanda Cross in this accessible and fun introduction to clay. Learn the basics of working with clay, techniques used to create decorative feet and rims, and considerations for design as they create their own leaf impressed bowl or plate. Participants will be invited to return on Wednesday, July 31 at 6pm to glaze their piece and learn about the staining and glazing process. This project was funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage fund. It is sponsored by Fergus Falls Public Library, Kaddatz Galleries and Viking Library System.

  • 3D Printing Class
    July 11th, 2019 @ 4:00 pm

    Learn, create & print in this hands-on class using our new Makerbot Replicator+ 3D printer. Registration required. Call the library, (218) 739-9387, to sign up. Ages 7 through adult (7-10 must be accompanied by an adult).

  • 3D Printing Class
    July 15th, 2019 @ 2:00 pm

    Learn, create & print in this hands-on class using our new Makerbot Replicator+ 3D printer. Registration required. Call the library, (218) 739-9387, to sign up. Ages 7 through adult (7-10 must be accompanied by an adult).

  • Armchair Travels: Taiwan
    July 16th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Local traveler Richard Kagan shares his photos, stories and travel tips. Enjoy a virtual trip to Taiwan.

  • Author Talk With Kelly Aul
    July 17th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Christian historical romance novelist and local author Kelly Aul will discuss becoming a published author, her novel "Unspoken Pursuit" and inspiring and teaching others how to make their publishing dreams come true.

  • Sewing Club
    July 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.

  • 3D Printing Class
    July 22nd, 2019 @ 10:00 am

    Learn, create & print in this hands-on class using our new Makerbot Replicator+ 3D printer. Registration required. Call the library, (218) 739-9387, to sign up. Ages 7 through adult (7-10 must be accompanied by an adult).

  • Game Time For Adults
    July 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. New members always welcome.

  • Armchair Travels; Kuwait, Amsterdam & Paris
    July 23rd, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Local travelers Karen and Lee Krueger shares their photos, stories and travel tips. Enjoy a virtual vacation to Kuwait, Amsterdam and Paris.

  • Outlander Series: Scotland & North Carolina
    July 29th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Local traveler Missy Hermes shares her photos, stories and travel tips. Enjoy a virtual vacation to Outlander settings in Scotland and North Carolina.

  • Leaf Impressed Clay Bowls: Part 2 Of 2
    July 31st, 2019 @ 6:00 pm

    Registration required. This is a follow up event. Participants from Leaf Impressed Clay Bowls will glaze their bowls.

  • Armchair Travels: Norway
    August 5th, 2019 @ 6:30 pm

    Local travelers Kitt and Rick Schara shares their photos, stories and travel tips. Enjoy a virtual cruise to Norway.

  • Sewing Club
    August 15th, 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
    August 26th, 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. New members always welcome.