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

Events & Classes

  • Spring Multi-Media Landscape Collage W/Naomi RaMona Schliesman
    April 14th, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

    In this workshop you will create a multi-media collage of a spring-themed landscape! Learn how to compose a landscape collage with colored paper, cardboard, cardstock, recycled material and markers. We will discuss color themes, form, and layering in order to create a 3D effect!

    This class is part of our Kaddatz Art for Adults series, for adults ages 18+. This free art class is being offered via Zoom. Registration is required. Call the library at (218) 739-9387 to sign up.

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

  • Social Justice Book Club
    April 21st, 2021 @ 6:30 pm

    We will discuss "Eyewitness: Minnesota Voices on Climate Change," is a collection of stories, poetry, and art from Minnesotans on their experiences of climate change. This meeting will be held virtually on Zoom. Sign up to receive the meeting link.

  • Family Stories Into Memoir: Virtual Writing Class For Adults
    April 26th, 2021 @ 6:30 pm
    Zoom webinar
    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!
    Led by Loft teaching artist Brenda Hudson
    Hosted by Fergus Falls Public Library

    Free, although class size is limited.
    Registration required: tinyurl.com/Writing-Spring2021
    Zoom link will be sent to registrants prior to the class.
    For more information, contact Gail Nordstrom at gnordstrom@vikinglibrarysystem.org

    This program is sponsored by Viking Library System and its member libraries.
    This project was funded in part or in whole with monies from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.
  • Creative Writing Sampler: Virtual Writing Class For Adults
    April 29th, 2021 @ 6:30 pm

    Zoom webinar
    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.
    Led by Loft teaching artist Gail Milstein
    Hosted by Perham Area Public Library

    Free, although class size is limited.
    Registration required: tinyurl.com/Writing-Spring2021
    Zoom link will be sent to registrants prior to the class.
    For more information, contact Gail Nordstrom at gnordstrom@vikinglibrarysystem.org

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

  • Minnesota's Gangster Past
    April 30th, 2021 @ 6:00 pm

    This event is available to watch anytime during April!


    Author and researcher Chad Lewis follows the footsteps of America's most infamous gangsters as they turn Minnesota into their personal crime vacation land. Filled with deadly bank robberies, explosive shootouts, brutal murders, and daring kidnappings, this presentation lets the audience discover the grisly locations where the gangster history will never die.


    Watch on demand: bit.ly/mngangsters


    Take the survey: bit.ly/gangsterpastsurvey


    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.

  • The ABCs Of Children's Books: Virtual Writing Class For Adults
    May 1st, 2021 @ 10:00 am

    Zoom webinar
    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.
    Led by Loft teaching artist Kurtis Scaletta
    Hosted by Thorson Memorial Library in Elbow Lake

    Free, although class size is limited.
    Registration required: tinyurl.com/Writing-Spring2021
    Zoom link will be sent to registrants prior to the class.
    For more information, contact Gail Nordstrom at gnordstrom@vikinglibrarysystem.org

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

  • May Book Club
    May 10th, 2021 @ 6:30 pm

    We will discuss "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen. In early nineteenth-century England, a spirited young woman copes with the suit of a snobbish gentleman, as well as the romantic entanglements of her four sisters. This meeting will be held virtually on Zoom. Sign up to receive the meeting link.

  • June Book Club
    June 14th, 2021 @ 6:30 pm

    We will discuss "This Tender Land" by William Kent Krueger. In 1932 Minnesota, an orphan flees the Lincoln School, a pitiless place where hundreds of Native American children, forcibly separated from their parents, are sent to be educated. This meeting will be held virtually on Zoom. Sign up to receive the meeting link.

  • Social Justice Book Club
    June 16th, 2021 @ 6:30 pm

    We will discuss "Tomorrow Will Be Different: Love, Loss and the Fight for Trans Equality" by Sarah McBride. This is a powerful entry point into the LGBTQ community’s battle for equal rights and what it means to be openly transgender. From issues like bathroom access to health care to gender in America, McBride weaves the important political and cultural milestones into a personal journey that will open hearts and change minds. Sign up to receive the meeting link.