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Children invited to Picture Book Putt Putt this Thursday at the library

A new app from Lake Agassiz Regional Library offers on-the-go access to library materials and services. It is available for both Apple and Android mobile devices. (Submitted photo)

Area children are encouraged to try out the Detroit Lakes Public Library's mini-golf course beginning at 11 a.m. on Thursday, April 20. The fun will continue until 4:30 p.m. and balls and clubs will be distributed on a first come, first served basis. This event is suitable for all ages.

The library's Book Discussion Group is discussing "Circling the Sun" by Paula McLain on Tuesday, April 18 at 3 p.m. All are welcome to join the group!

On Tuesday, April 25 at 2 p.m., the Library Club's meeting will feature artists and musicians Fern Belling and Todd Voss. All are welcome to attend the gathering, which is the last until the club resumes meeting in August.

Minnesota author and humorist Garrison Keillor will be in Detroit Lakes on Thursday, April 27, for a 7 p.m. presentation at the library. Though there is no reserved seating for "An Evening with Garrison Keillor," attendees must present their ticket and photo identification at the door.

Library customers who are seeking on-the-go access to the materials and services they rely on will love Lake Agassiz Regional Library's new app, LARL Mobile. The free app is designed for both Apple and Android users and offers one-click access to eBooks and eAudiobooks, events at local libraries, and more! Want to renew a library book, or put one on hold? Need directions or hours for a location near you? LARL Mobile is the answer. To access the app, search LARL Mobile in your device's app store.

The Detroit Lakes Public Library is open every 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., holidays excepted. It is closed on Sundays. For more information on Detroit Lakes library services and programs, please call 218-847-2168 or visit your Library at 1000 Washington Ave.

The Detroit Lakes Public Library is a location of Lake Agassiz Regional Library, which is a consolidated public library system comprised of 13 branch libraries and nine LINK sites serving the residents of seven counties in northwest Minnesota. More information is available at