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Duluth Public Library
520 W. Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55802

A tax-supported service
of the City of Duluth

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Legacy Programs

These programs are funded in part with money from the Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

If you've enjoyed the programs, please fill out an evaluation (either printed or online). Your feedback helps library staff plan more programs.

Arn Kind Minnesota's Fabulous Firsts  

Saturday, March 5  •  3:30 pm  •  Main Library Green Room 

Did you know that Minnesotans were the first to volunteer troops to fight in the Civil War? Did you know that Minnesotans fired the first shots at the beginning of America's involvement in the Pacific war during World War II? Did you know that a famous Minnesota aviator was the first to make a solo, non-stop flight across the Atlantic Ocean, stretching and proving the capabilities of aircraft?

Arn Kind, a teacher for the past 37 years, will share his love of history and provide a hands-on experience about the many ways the state of Minnesota was first. Join us for an exciting look at Minnesota history!


Minnesota's RMS Titanic Connections

Tuesday, April 5  •  10:30 am  •  Main Library Green Room
Thursday, April 7  •  6 pm  •  West Duluth Branch Library 

Several people from northern Minnesota - including Duluth and the Iron Range - were on the fateful voyage of the RMS Titanic in 1912. Christopher Welte, archivist at the Iron Range Research Center, will talk about their memories and experiences, based on his article, "Voices Cast Upon the Sea: Minnesota's Titanic Passengers."


The Imaginarium Myth Adventure 

Wednesday, April 6  •  4 pm  •  Main Library Green Room 

Join a ragtag group of kids as they set off for adventures using their imaginations to explore mythology. This energetic and interactive play will be a blast for the whole family. Presented by the Duluth Playhouse's Theatre for Young Audiences.

State Fair (1)

State Fair Stories 

Saturday, April 23  •  10:30 am  •  Main Library Green Room 

You may know what the State Fair is like now, but have you ever wondered how it came to be? With its roots in agriculture, the Minnesota State Fair has been a fixture in Minnesota since the first territorial fair in 1855. State Fair archivist Keri Huber will present a mix of historical facts, anecdotes and photos. You'll see how the State Fair was - and is - a feast for the senses, and how it's truly the Great Minnesota Get-together.

Graphic memoir

Graphic Memory: A Day in a Life

Saturday, May 14  •  3:30 pm  •  Main Library Green Room 

Create a graphic memoir page - the story of one day in words and pictures. The focus is on "today;" we'll discover and capture the beauty, whimsy and unity of everyday life. Using simple techniques, everyone will create a colorful, fun and meaningful graphic memoir page suitable for framing.


Please note: Photos may be taken for promotional purposes at library programs
If you do not wish to be photographed, please talk to library staff before the program

Legacy Fund

The programs are sponsored by the Duluth Public Library and
the Arrowhead Library System,
and are funded by money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. 

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