Community Read 2021
Community Read 2021
After having to cancel the 2020 Community Read we are happy to announce that we are able to gather together again!
The Community Read strives to bring our community together to read, discuss and celebrate books and writers.
THE LAGER QUEEN OF MINNESOTA
by J. RYAN STRADAL
Join us for fun activities celebrating our community-wide reading of The Lager Queen of Minnesota. Multiple copies of the book are available for checkout at the Douglas County Library. Please register for these events through Alexandria Community Education at: alexandria.ce.eleyo.com
Covid 19 protocols will be followed for all events.
Community Read: Virtual Author Talk with J. Ryan Stradal
J. Ryan Stradal was born in Waconia and grew up in Hastings, MN. He now lives in Burbank, CA, where he is co-producer and host of the literary/culinary series Hot Dish. The Lager Queen of MN, his second novel, follows his successful debut novel Kitchens of the Great Midwest.
Screening Location: Douglas County Library Meeting Room
Free, Monday, June 14, 4:30-6:00 pm; CR20
Book Discussion and Beer Trivia
Location: Copper Trail Brewing Co.
Free, Monday, June 14, 6:30 – 8:00 pm; CR21
Community Read: Book Discussion of "The Lager Queen of Minnesota" and Brewer Talk
Location: 22 Northmen Brewing Company
Free, Monday, Jun 21, 4:00 - 5:30 pm; CR22
Community Read: Coffee Break in the Gardens
Join us in the garden for pie, coffee, and a discussion of The Lager Queen of Minnesota. Pre-registration is required at alexandria.ce.eleyo.com and space is limited. Registration closes on June 17.
Location: Legacy of the Lakes Museum Gardens
$7, Wednesday, June 23, 2:00 - 4:00 pm; CR23
Community Read: Book Discussion of "The Lager Queen of Minnesota"
Location: Douglas County Library Meeting Room
Free, Monday, June 28, 6:30 - 8:00 pm; CR24
This program is sponsored by Douglas County Library, Douglas County Friends of the Library, Alexandria Community Education and Viking Library System.
This project was funded in part or in whole with monies from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage fund.
Click here for a printable flyer with all the events, dates, and times.