Kitchigami Regional Library System

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Bemidji/Cass Lake: Tell Me a Story Presents Arna Rennan Per Spelman Had Only One Cow

March 4, 2023

Tell Me a Story Presents Arna Rennan

Per Spelman Had Only One Cow

The Bemidji Public Library, Beltrami County Historical Society, and the Cass Lake Public Library are honoured to present the exhibit and program series Tell Me a Story, an exploration of the art of storytelling. Join us as we welcome Arna Rennan, as she presents Per Spelman Had Only One Cow Saturday, March 4, 2023, at the Beltrami History Centre, 130 Minnesota Avenue SW, Bemidji.  The program will also be streamed live at the Cass Lake Community Library.

Arna Rennan is a singer and storyteller specializing in the music and songs of Norway. Through her own paintings, songs, and the story of Per Spelman, participants of all ages will learn about the conditions that led to Norwegian immigration to the United States. Join us for this exciting and free presentation on Saturday, March 4, at 11:00 at the Beltrami History Centre in Bemidji.

The Bemidji and Cass Lake Public Libraries are committed to providing their communities with informational resources to enrich their lives. The libraries provide a wide range of services to their patrons such as WIFI, fax, printing, and copying.

Beltrami County Historical Society collects, preserves, and shares the history of the people, land, and stories of Beltrami County. A 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, the Historical Society operates a history museum, research service and archive, public programming, and more. For hours, resources, and upcoming events, please visit

This program, and many others, is made possible through the Minnesota Legacy Amendment which supports the arts, culture, and heritage of Minnesota.

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