On the second Wednesday of the month, each library will host a variety of activities including fascinating speakers and crafts. The events will be in the Jackson Library at 12 PM, the Lakefield Library at 2 PM, and the Heron Lake Library at 5:30 PM.
Monthly Movie Days in Jackson and Lakefield are on the third Friday of the month. Jackson will start the movie at 1 PM and in Lakefield will start the movie at 2:15 PM. To find out what movie is showing, check out our event calendar or call your library for more information.
October 11: Planning Ahead
Join us at the Jackson County Library System to learn about end of life planning with Joel LaCanne from the LaCanne Celebration of Life Center. This program will be an interactive time to pre plan for your final wishes and discuss topics such as power of attorney, wills and health care directives. Archie, their Australian Labradoodle therapy dog, will be at the program as well!
They will be at the Jackson Library at 12 PM, the Lakefield Library at 2 PM and the Heron Lake Library at 5:30 PM.
Free to attend and no registration is required!
October 20: Allen Eskens
Meet Minnesota author, Allen Eskens at the Jackson County Library System this October! Allen Eskens is the bestselling author of The Life We Bury, The Guise of Another, The Heavens May Fall, The Deep Dark Descending, The Shadows We Hide, Nothing More Dangerous, The Stolen Hours, and Forsaken Country. He is the recipient of the Barry Award, Minnesota Book Award, Rosebud Award (Left Coast Crime), and Silver Falchion Award and has been a finalist for the Edgar® Award, Thriller Award, and Anthony Award. His books have been translated into 26 languages.
He will be visiting the Jackson County Library System on Friday, October 20 starting at the Heron Lake Library at 1 PM. He will then be visiting the Lakefield Library at 4 PM and will finish his day at the Jackson Library at 7 PM.
Books will be available for purchase and signing at the events and attendees will be entered into a drawing to win a copy of his newest release, Saving Emma.
Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend! Registration is not needed. For more information go to jclmn.org or call your local library: Jackson - 847-4748, Lakefield - 662-5782, Heron Lake - 793-2641.
This event is funded in part or in whole with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Spring 2021 Program Videos
The Jackson County Library System is collaborated with the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development to bring these virtual programs right to you! You can view them here on the website, on all three library Facebook pages, or you can check out a DVD of the presentations at each library.
Scroll through to find the presentation you want to watch or just watch them all!
We say "Thank You" to the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Family Development staff for collaborating with us to bring these virtual programs to all of you.