Phone: (218) 739-9387
1505 Pebble Lake Rd • Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Events & Classes

  • Game Time For Adults
    September 26th, 2017 @ 6:00 pm

    Our board game group for adults meets the fourth Tuesday of each month from 6pm to 10pm. Drop in anytime before 8pm; the library doors close at that time. Bring your own game or use ours. We’ll have Settlers of Catan, Lords of Waterdeep, Elder Sign, King of New York, Bang the Dice Game, Kingsburg, Carcassonne and more.

  • Rural Score: A Poetry Reading With Lina Belar
    September 27th, 2017 @ 6:30 pm

    Join Minnesota poet Lina Belar for a poetry reading, discussion of her journey to publication and Q&A. Belar's poetry blends her fierce affection for nature and all its creatures with a foolish love of language. Her work has been featured in Talking Stick, Lake Region Review and Poets Across Minnesota. She resides in Perham, Minnesota.


    This activity made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from Lake Region Arts Council, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

  • Book Club: Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant By Roz Chast
    October 9th, 2017 @ 6:30 pm

    Roz Chast brings her signature wit to the topic of aging parents in this graphic novel memoir.

  • 2017 Minnesota Book Award Winners Reading & Conversation
    October 17th, 2017 @ 7:00 pm

    The Fergus Falls Public Library, Viking Library System, and The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library, as the Minnesota Center for the Book, present an evening with Minnesota Book Award winners. Six 2017 Book Award winners will gather for a program of reading and discussion, with book sales and signings on Tuesday, October 17, 7 p.m., at Legacy Hall, Minnesota State Community Technical College, Fergus Falls Campus, 1414 College Way.



    Fans can get to know the Awards recipients through brief presentations and short readings, followed by a moderated question and answer session. Book sales will be provided by Victor Lundeen Company.



    Participating authors include Allen Eskens, the winner of the award for Genre Fiction for The Heavens May Fall, a mystery full of twists and turns which is vividly told from two opposing perspectives. Eskens is also the author of The Life We Bury, a Minnesota Book Award finalist, and The Guise of Another. He was a practicing criminal defense attorney for 25 years.


    Brian Farrey is the Middle Grade Literature award winner for The Secret of Dreadwillow Carse, a thrilling modern fairytale. Farrey is the author of the Vengekeep Prophecies series and the Stonewall Honor Book and Minnesota Book Award-winner With or Without You.



    Peter Geye is the recipient of the award for Novel & Short Story for an epic tale of a love spanning 60 years, generations’ worth of feuds, and secrets withheld and revealed in Wintering. Geye is also the author of the novels Safe from the Sea and Lighthouse Road.



    Shawn Otto is the author of the General Nonfiction award-winner The War on Science: Who’s Waging It, Why It Matters, What We Can Do About It. Otto is an award-winning science advocate, educator, and speaker. He is the author of Fool Me Twice: Fighting the Assault on Science in America, winner of a Minnesota Book Award, and a novel, Sins of Our Fathers.


    Cheri Register’s The Big Marsh: The Story of a Lost Landscape is the recipient of the award for Minnesota Nonfiction and a history of vast age-old wetlands drained away in the name of agricultural progress. Register is also the author of Packinghouse Daughter, which won a Minnesota Book Award and an American Book Award.



    Kao Kalia Yang retells the life of her father, a song poet and Hmong refugee in Minnesota, in The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father, winner of the Memoir & Creative Nonfiction award. Yang is also the author of The Latehomecomer: A Hmong Family Memoir, which was a finalist for the PEN/John Kenneth Galbraith Award and the Asian American Literary Award, and received the 2009 Minnesota Book Award.



    This event is free and open to the public and presented by The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library with the Viking Library System and Fergus Falls Public Library. Funding was made possible through grants from Minnesota State Arts Board and the National Endowment for the Arts. A portion of this program was funded with monies from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.

  • Sewing Club: "Sew Unique"
    October 19th, 2017 @ 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
    October 24th, 2017 @ 6:00 pm

    Our board game group for adults meets the fourth Tuesday of each month from 6pm to 10pm. Drop in anytime before 8pm; the library doors close at that time. Bring your own game or use ours. We’ll have Settlers of Catan, Lords of Waterdeep, Elder Sign, King of New York, Bang the Dice Game, Kingsburg, Carcassonne and more.

  • Book Club: Crossing To Safety By Wallace Stegner
    November 13th, 2017 @ 6:30 pm

    Tracing the lives, loves, and aspirations of two couples who move between Vermont and Wisconsin, "Crossing to Safety" is a work of quiet majesty, deep compassion, and powerful insight into the alchemy of friendship and marriage.

  • Sewing Club: "Sew Unique"
    November 16th, 2017 @ 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
    November 28th, 2017 @ 6:00 pm

    Our board game group for adults meets the fourth Tuesday of each month from 6pm to 10pm. Drop in anytime before 8pm; the library doors close at that time. Bring your own game or use ours. We’ll have Settlers of Catan, Lords of Waterdeep, Elder Sign, King of New York, Bang the Dice Game, Kingsburg, Carcassonne and more.

  • Book Club: The River Of Doubt By Candice Millard
    December 11th, 2017 @ 6:30 pm

    A stirring narrative of the 1914 expedition of Theodore Roosevelt into the heart of the Amazon basin to explore and map the little-known region surrounding a tributary called the River of Doubt.

  • Sewing Club: "Sew Unique"
    December 21st, 2017 @ 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.