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'I Hate Valentine's Day' is one of several romantically-themed DVDs and books available at the Detroit Lakes Public Library to help celebrate Valentine's Day. Submitted Photo

Happy Valentine's Day from the library

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Did you know the Greeting Card Association estimates that one billion Valentine's Day cards are sent each year, making Valentine's Day the second largest card-sending holiday of the year?

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Well, if a card is about all you can afford this Valentine's Day, your library has a huge collection of DVDs perfect for a romantic evening.

The staff at Detroit Lakes Library wishes you all a Happy Valentine's Day!

"Juliet the Valentine Fairy" by Daisy Meadows. (Rainbow Magic Series)

This Valentine's Day isn't so sweet! Where's the love?

Jack Frost and his goblins have stolen the magical objects that make Valentine's Day so special.

Now sweethearts are sad, and friends and families are fighting!

Even Rachel and Kirsty aren't getting along.

When Juliet the Valentine Fairy asks the girls for help, they can't say no.

But can Rachel and Kirsty put aside their differences and bring the sparkle back to Valentine's Day?

"Fallen in Love," by Kate Lauren.

What makes your heart race a little faster?

It's the USA Today bestselling "Fallen in Love," four wholly original new stories collected in a new novel set in the Middle Ages by Lauren Kate.

"Fallen in Love" gives fans the much-talked about but never-revealed stories of Fallen characters as they intertwine with the epic love story of Luce and Daniel.

The stories include: "Love Where You Least Expect It: The Valentine of Shelby and Miles," "Love Lessons: The Valentine of Roland," "Burning Love: The Valentine of Arriane"

and "Endless Love: The Valentine of Daniel and Lucinda."

"I Hate Valentine's Day" (DVD).

Genevieve Gernier owns a flower shop in Manhattan.

She has a personal, strict philosophy on dating.

Her rule: no more than five dates with a man to ensure that she will never get dumped or hurt.

When Greg Gatlin buys a restaurant nearby her shop, they decide to date.

However, after five dates, Genevieve is not happy with her rule and does not know how to meet Greg again.

The rule that she swore to never break, could end up breaking her heart.

DL Library Happenings

• Monday, Feb. 11: Photographer Joe Rossi, 7 p.m.

As part of Detroit Lakes Polar Fest activities, the Library is hosting Joe Rossi, a well-known photographer. His photos have appeared in numerous publications, including the New York Times, San Jose Mercury News, Seattle Times, Sports Illustrated, Readers Digest, People Magazine, Stern, Time Magazine and the New Yorker, and he has been involved in numerous book projects as well.

• Wednesday, Feb. 13: Christiain Book Club, 10 a.m.

Discuss "The Lion, The Witch & the Wardrobe" by C.S. Lewis.

• Thursday, Feb. 14 and Saturday, Feb. 16: Storytime at 10:30 a.m.

The Detroit Lakes Public Library is located at Washington Ave. Call 218-847-2168 for more information about upcoming programs.

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