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September is Baby Safety Month at DL Library

'Confident Baby Care' is the latest book from "America's favorite nanny," Jo Frost. Submitted Photo

There is a saying that goes, "The first baby's made of glass, the second one's made of rubber," and any mother that has raised more than one child knows there is some truth to this.

September is "Baby Safety Month," and your library has information available to take the fear out of rearing them no matter what their birth order.

"Baby and Child Health: Everything You Need to Know," by Philippa Kaye.

When dealing with a sick baby or child, it is vital that parents have the information they need at their fingertips. Giving parents the knowledge and confidence to know when to contact a doctor or take their child to the hospital, "Baby and Child Health: Everything You Need to Know" is the most accessible at-home guide for parents.

""Jo Frost's Confident Baby Care: What You Need to Know for the First Year from America's Most Trusted Nanny," by Jo Frost.

For the first time, America's favorite nanny brings all her warmth, love, and experience to bear on that most crucial and worrisome time: a baby's first twelve months.

With her unique blend of humor and empathy, Jo Frost gives parents the practical information and emotional support they need to embrace the challenge of their baby's first year.

She offers clear guidance to help moms and dads become the joyful, confident parents that make a family--and little ones--truly flourish.

DL Library Happenings

•Monday, Sept. 17:Creating a Book with Pictures in MS Word, 3:30 to 5 p.m.

This class will cover page layouts, inserting pictures with and without borders, text wrapping, page breaks, columns, clip art and other aspects of creating a book in Microsoft Word.

• Tuesday, Sept. 18: Library Book Club, 3 p.m.

Discuss "The Beginner's Goodbye," by Anne Tyler.

• Tuesday, Sept. 18: Couponing with Sheila of, 7 p.m.

Looking to save money on your grocery bill? Join us at the library for a free presentation by Sheila of fmcheapskate fame.

She'll show you tips and tricks to help stretch your hard earned dollars farther - something we can all use in these economic times.

• Wednesday, Sept. 19: The Beat Goes On -- Minnesota Historian Barbara Sommer, 7 p.m.

Now that was hard work! The efforts of the young men in the Depression-era Minnesota Civilian Conservation Corps advanced the conservation of Minnesota's natural resources five decades in a few short years.

Learn about Barbara Sommer's interviews with the men that she's chronicled in her book, "Hard Work and a Good Deal: The Civilian Conservation Corps in Minnesota."

This programming is sponsored by Lake Agassiz Regional Library and supported in part with money from the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund.

• Thursday, Sept. 20: LEGOs at the Library, 3:45 p.m.

Basic LEGOs are provided; kids provide the imagination.

Lego creations will be displayed in the library. There will be snacks and door prizes.

• Thursday, Sept. 20 and Saturday, Sept. 22: Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

Library Hours

Regular hours for the Detroit Lakes Library are Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Thursday and Friday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

It is closed on Sundays.

For more information, please call 218-847-2168 or visit the library at 1000 Washington Ave.

Information is also available online at

The Detroit Lakes Library is a branch of Lake Agassiz Regional Library.