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The Carnegie portion of the Detroit Lakes Library turns 100 years old this year. Photo by Brian Basham

Thanks to motivated women, DL has a library

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This fall, the Detroit Lakes Public Library celebrates 100 years of a brick and mortar service to the city and surrounding area, but the process actually started several years earlier.


The Library Club started in September of 1907.

“They started with the intention of getting a public library in Detroit,” Librarian Mary Haney said.

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