Historical music performer Mark Bridge


Historical music performer Mark Bridge is coming to Dawson, Tuesday, June 22.

Mark’s repertoire covers a wide variety of musical selections and subjects from the 1800’s .  The songs include compositions by Stephen Foster, Daniel Decatur Emmett and other composers of the period along with many other selections popular during the Victorian era. Some of the songs are taken from actual “banjo instructors” dating back to the 1850’s.

The performance is open to all ages, free of charge and will be held at the Dawson Library, 7-8 p.m., Wednesday, June 22.

Author Lori Anderson is coming to Dawson


Lori Anderson, author of “Divorce with Grace,” will be appearing at the Dawson Library, Saturday, June 25.

During a difficult divorce, author Lori Anderson set out on a quest for healing. Having witnessed too many victims of divorce, who were stuck in a rut and living only half a life, she sought something better for herself. Her book, “Divorce with Grace,” Anderson shares her experience and hard won insights, guiding you through the steps of GRACE she discovered.

Lori Anderson will be at the Dawson Library, 1-2:30 p.m., Saturday, June 25. 

Read For The Win Summer Reading Program 2016

Sign up for Read For The Win Summer Reading Program began on June 6th. Bring your children in to read books and win prizes! Crafts and story programs are on Thursdays from 11:00 A.M.-12:30 P.M. Sack lunch is provided. The teen summer reading program includes winning a prize for every 5 books read.


Adult Coloring Time


 Join us on June 23, 2016, at the Dawson Library for Adult Coloring Time

From  2:00 – 3:30, Coloring Books and Coloring Supplies will be provided.

Questions call the library at 320-769-2069.   

1,000 Books

kindergartenProgram Overview

One of the best ways to encourage learning is to spend time sharing books every day. Reading together helps develop important pre-reading skills that provide a solid reading foundation, a key to school and learning success. By reading less than 3 stories a day, you and your child will have read over 1,000 books in one year! Not to mention, sharing stories together is fun. 

How the program works:

Register and receive your library bag

Read to your child

Record each book read to your child

When you finish 500 books your child will receive a price

After finishing 1,000 books your child will receive

1-A graduation party

2-A certificate of completion

3-An awesome jump start on success in school

Please contract the Dawson library (320) 769-2069 with any questions about the program!