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January 28, 2015
Library goes Llama Llama wild
January 28, 2015 - 12:00am
November 14, 2014
Class to give Christmas buying tips for eReaders
November 14, 2014 - 12:00am
October 24, 2014
Allen Parks helps his son, Sean, make gummy worms wiggle by placing them in a mixture of water, baking soda and vinegar. (Lowell Anderson/Echo Press)
Ghoulish goo
October 24, 2014 - 12:00am
April 30, 2014
Jim Omhoefer, journalist and photographer, will be the featured speaker at the Douglas County Library Friends and Foundation annual meeting on Wednesday, May 7 at 7 p.m. in the Douglas County Library meeting room in Alexandria. (Contributed)
Omhoefer to speak at county library Friends and Foundation meeting
April 30, 2014 - 12:00am
April 23, 2014
Library offers variety of services
April 23, 2014 - 12:00am
April 11, 2014
Donate food, waive library fines
April 11, 2014 - 12:00am
February 21, 2014
Kristin Woizeschke is the new reference and adult services librarian at Douglas County Library. Her desk is at the center of the library and she said she really enjoys being in the middle of the action and offering information. “Librarians want nothing more than to help people. I mean, that’s what we’re here for. Ask me, I want to help you,” she said. (Amy Chaffins/Echo Press)
New librarian ready to help at Douglas County Library
February 21, 2014 - 12:00am
January 8, 2014
Toddler drive-in, storytimes planned at library
January 8, 2014 - 1:09am
December 4, 2013
Santa to visit county library
December 4, 2013 - 8:10am
November 13, 2013
Chasing Ice, a film that documents years-long time-lapse recordings of glaciers, will be shown at the Douglas County Library in Alexandria on Thursday, November 14 at 6:30 p.m. and on Saturday, November 16 at 12:30 p.m. (Contributed)
Melting glaciers featured in free film
November 13, 2013 - 8:35am
October 18, 2013
Dave Simpkins featured at Friends of the Library event
October 18, 2013 - 9:27am
New innovative book club model reaches Alexandria
October 18, 2013 - 9:26am
September 11, 2013
Discussion series to begin at Douglas County Library
September 11, 2013 - 9:14am
June 21, 2013
Jake Odland is the new director of the Douglas County Library. He's an Alexandria native and currently, he's reading Book of Killowen, a mystery by Minnesota author Erin Hart. (Photo by Amy Chaffins)
Tech-savvy director leads library into future
June 21, 2013 - 12:00am
June 19, 2013
Douglas County Library offers e-reader classes
June 19, 2013 - 12:00am