• St. Michael Library is closed at 6:30 due to inclement weather conditions.

  • Albany Public Library will close at 5:30 p.m. due to inclement weather conditions.

  • Annandale, Elk River, and Buffalo Public libraries will close at 6:00 p.m. due to inclement weather conditions.

  • Royalton Public Library is closing at 2:30pm on Wednesday, April 16 due to hazardous road conditions

  • Kimball and Swanville Public libraries will close at 5:00 p.m. due to poor weather conditions.

  • Pierz Public Library is closed at 3 p.m. due to inclement weather conditions.

  • Clearwater, Delano and Howard Lake Public Libraries will close at 6:30 p.m. due to inclement weather conditions.

  • Cokato Public Library is closed for renovations. The library will reopen Thursday, April 24.

Library News: Staples

"I think I can ... I think I can" Children's Coat Rack in Staples

"I think I can ... I think I can" Children's Coat Rack in Staples

The Friends of the Staples Public Library have purchased a children's coat rack for young patrons at the Staples Public Library. When entering the library the coat rack is located on your left. Immediately behind it are illustrations and text from the classic story of "The Little Engine That Could."
Thanks to the Friends for their generosity!

 

Soil Rocks! Staples Program Educates Children on Soil Matters

Soil Rocks! Staples Program Educates Children on Soil Matters

St. John's Arboretum staff visited the Staples Public Library on Aug. 5 to provide "dig in the dirt" activities for our young patrons. They took soil samples and demonstrated with hands-on activities and skits about the good and bad creatures below the surface. This program was made available through funding from the Friends of the Staples Public Library. Read more »

Mobile Art On View at Staples Public Library

Mobile Art On View at Staples Public Library

Jess Cavazos, a mobile artist from Brainerd, installed three mobiles in the Roundhouse children’s area of the Staples Public Library. Read more »