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Douglas County Library

July 6, 2019
The Douglas County Board of Commissioners agreed to purchase the downtown property owned by First Lutheran Church, pictured here. The plan is to turn the building into office space. The church is moving this year into a new building. (Echo Press file photo)
Squeezed for space: Social Services, library need more room
July 6, 2019 - 7:18am
June 7, 2019
Douglas County Library receives large grant: Money to be used for Memory Loss Resource Center
June 7, 2019 - 12:50pm
March 27, 2019
Ross Anderson (left) and Brayden Zollner, both 7, of Alexandria, worked on building a super hero vehicle at the Bricks 4 Kidz event at the Douglas County Library March 22. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Discovering their super powers
March 27, 2019 - 12:37pm
March 17, 2019
Wayne and Sandy Holck donated a video magnifier to the library in memory of Sandy's father, Ole Nyland. (Ari Leuthner / Echo Press)
Video magnifier aids with reading
March 17, 2019 - 8:48am
Douglas County Library Director Dawn Dailey demonstrates the magnification abilities of the recently-donated Topaz Video Magnifier. (Ari Leuthner / Echo Press)
Triggering memories: New center at library employs kits to help inspire memories
March 17, 2019 - 8:25am
March 14, 2019
Dr. Joseph Gaugler of the University of Minnesota answers a question from an audience member during a break in his lecture Thursday at Alexandria Technical & Community College. (Ross Evavold / Echo Press)
Alzheimer's talks strike a nerve
March 14, 2019 - 6:31am
March 4, 2019
Many children beamed with excitement when Snow Queen Elsa and Snow Princess Anna made their entrance at the "Royal Storytime" event at the Douglas County Library March 2. (Al Edenloff / Echo Press) play button
'Frozen' characters are spellbinding (w/video)
March 4, 2019 - 3:56pm
January 9, 2019
Community news
January 9, 2019 - 7:17am
October 23, 2018
Priscilla Reineke
Reineke wins Library Friends award
October 23, 2018 - 12:36pm
August 8, 2018
Dawn Dailey, former Alexandrian and 1985 Osakis High School graduate, is the new Douglas County Library director. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Douglas County gets new library director
August 8, 2018 - 6:55am
May 11, 2018
Jake Odland, director of the Douglas County Library, will soon be leaving and heading to San Antonio, Texas to work within the city's library system. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
Library director leaving county
May 11, 2018 - 1:16pm
March 12, 2018
And the most-requested library books are....
March 12, 2018 - 7:03am
January 28, 2018
Bonding over books
January 28, 2018 - 11:56am
January 11, 2018
What would Mr. Fitzgerald think?
January 11, 2018 - 8:24am
December 7, 2017
In the Three Little Pigs makerspace, a new exhibit for children at the Douglas County Library, Tiffany Olson, a fifth-grader in the Brandon-Evansville School District, helps Lexie Lamm, a student in the district's 3-4 School, build a "straw" house. The Brandon-Evansville students explored the new exhibit on Friday, Dec. 1. (Celeste Edenloff / Echo Press)
A space for young learners: Library exhibit combines science and art
December 7, 2017 - 1:22pm