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Children's Easter Egg Hunt! April 4 -- At 11:00 a.m. Join us for our annual Easter Egg Hunt on the Saturday morning before Easter. The local Easter Bunny has been known to lay eggs filled with candy all around the library. Come help us gather them all up!

National Library Week! April 12-18 : Come celebrate national library week with us! This year's theme is "Health, Fitness, and Fun!" Come into the library and take the first step towards a leaner, healthier, happier you. We're hosting a number of programs this week for people of all ages and fitness levels. No equipment needed. Just bring comfortable clothes that you like to workout in.

Thai Chi with Sandra: Monday, April 13 --At 10:30 a.m. Come and experience an ancient system of exercise, meditation and martial arts that unites body, mind, and spirit.

Yoga with Cheryl: Tuesday, April 14 -- At 5:30 p.m. Learn to control your mind and body with a relaxing class. Bring a yoga mat if you have one.

Zumba with Misty: Wednesday, April 15 -- At 7:00 p.m. Party yourself into shape with the Latin inspired, easy to follow, calorie burning dance fitness party. Feel the music and let loose.

Fitness Boot Camp with Marty : Saturday, April 18 -- At 10:00 a.m. Get lean, healthy, and strong! No equipment necessary.

Money Smart Week! April 19-25. The library is a wealth of financial information. We'll be doing various programs to help individuals and their families manage their finances.

Story Time and Crafts! Friday, April 24 -- At 10:30 a.m. Come to a reading of The Berenstain Bears: Dollars and Cents. The first 25 families to show up will receive a free copy of the book to take home! Stay after for money related crafts

Tech Tuesdays--Third Tuesday of each month. Sign up for half hour sessions, between 4 and 7 p.m., for one-on-one training on anything technology-related and our trainer will do his best to help. Ask computer questions, Kindle, Smart Phone or Tablet. Bring your own laptop or the trainer will use his laptop.

Storytimes--Saturdays at 10:15 a.m.

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Aitkin Library Friends (ALF)--Become an ALF member and support your library-- Annual Dues: $10 individual, $5 senior citizen, $2 student. This group helps support the group both monetarily and with volunteer work.

Quilting Groups--The Aitkin Library Quilters meet the 2nd and 4th Tuesdays at 10 a.m.

Board Meetings

The Library Board meets the 4th Thursday in January, March, May, July, and Sept. and the 3rd Thursday in November. The current board: President Tim Knapp,Vice President Bob Gold, Secretary Diane Black, Treasurer Annemarie Kautz, Heather Dahl, Diane Merkau, Grace Temple, and Cindy Lippenga.




  • National Library Week in April
  • Children's Summer Reading Program
  • Teen Read Week in October
  • Children's Book Week in May

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The Aitkin Memorial District Library Mission Statement: To Enhance the quality of life for those in our community by responding to their informational, educational, cultural, and recreational needs.

For our Vision Statement click here.