OneBook, OneLakeville Events

Please join the Friends of the Heritage Library and their OneBook, OneLakeville sponsors for a variety of events at the library celebrating the 2014 OneBook. This year’s book is Orphan Train, a novel by Christina Baker Kline. Books can be purchased at Cornerstone Copy Center, Pink Door Boutique and Erickson Ben Franklin.

Trains of Minnesota
Wednesday, April 2, 7:00 pm
Steve Glischinski, author of Minnesota Railroads: A Photographic History, will tell the remarkable story of Minnesota railroads. Gain a whole new appreciation for the role of railroads in building our nation and helping to win two World Wars.

OneBook Bingo
Saturday, April 5, 10:30 am
Bring your family to play various versions of bingo and win fabulous book prizes!

Orphan Train Riders
Thursday, April 10, 7:00 pm
Renee Wendinger, author of Extra! Extra! The Orphan Train Riders and Newsboys of New York will share true stories of the largest mass migration of children in American history.

Foster Care: Then & Now
Monday, April 14, 7:00 pm
Learn about the foster care licensing process, the evolution of foster care, and the special needs of foster children from Dakota County Child Foster Care Licensing and Adoption staff.

Explore Your Family History
Monday, April 21, 7:00 pm
Join library staff and representatives of Lakeville’s Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints for a class on family history and genealogy research. The discussion will include local and international sources for genealogy research, such as an obituary search of past family members which can also be done on websites like

Book Discussion Groups
Join your friends, neighbors, and other residents of Lakeville to discuss Orphan Train.
Wednesday, April 30, 7:00 pm
Thursday, May 1, 12:30 pm

All events are free and open to the public. The Heritage Library is located at 20085 Heritage Drive, Lakeville. For more information, visit, ‘like’ OneBookOneLakeville on Facebook, or pick up a brochure listing all the OneBook events at the Dakota County Heritage library.

OneBook, OneLakeville promotes community discussion, family reading, literacy, understanding, and community interaction by reading one book. Local libraries have the capacity to bridge–to bring together different types of people who may not share common experiences otherwise. We hope you join us as we seek to bring the Lakeville community together for these common goals.


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