Barnesville Public Library

Barnesville Public Library

HOURS
Mon: Closed
Tue: 12 to 8pm
Wed: 12 to 8pm
Thu: 10am to 6pm
Fri: 10am to 6pm
Sat: 10am to 2pm
Sun: Closed View

ADDRESS
104 N. Front St.
Barnesville, Minnesota 56514

CONTACT
Phone: 218-354-2301
Fax: 218-354-7064
barnesville@larl.org

Summer Reading Wrapup party. All are invited to come and celebrate another summer of great reading. There will be food, prizes and of course opportunities to share with others some of the great books you read this summer. Hope to see you all there on August 22nd at 1:30 at the Barnesville Public Library. ... See MoreSee Less

Summer Reading Wrapup party. All are invited to come and celebrate another summer of great reading. There will be food, prizes and of course opportunities to share with others some of the great books you read this summer. Hope to see you all there on August 22nd at 1:30 at the Barnesville Public Library.

Storyhour for August 11th and 18th will have a special visitor doing the reading. Come on by and say HI and learn about Favorite Foods on the 11th and Just How Special You Are on the 18th. ... See MoreSee Less

Storyhour for August 11th and 18th will have a special  visitor doing the reading.  Come on by and say HI and learn about Favorite Foods on the 11th and  Just  How Special  You Are on the 18th.

August 9th is National Booklovers Day! Anyone else need an excuse to sit and read a good book all day? #NationalBookLoversDay ... See MoreSee Less

August 9th is National Booklovers Day! Anyone else need an excuse to sit and read a good book all day?  #NationalBookLoversDay

Had a BLAST with our Magician at the Barnesville Library yesterday which was a good way to end our Programs for the Summer.
BUT KEEP READING! I will be accepting Reading Logs until August 25th and you are all invited to our Summer Reading Wrap Up Party on August 22nd at 1:30.
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Had a BLAST with our Magician at the Barnesville Library yesterday which was a good way to end our Programs for the Summer. 
BUT KEEP READING! I will be accepting Reading Logs until August 25th and you are all invited to our Summer Reading Wrap Up Party on August 22nd at 1:30.

Michelle ZajacMagic Bob was hilarious and so good!

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For those of you who were planning on attending the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Little Libraries this evening (August 2nd), it has been CANCELLED due to scheduling conflicts. We will keep you informed once we get another date set. Thanks for your patience and if you have any questions, feel free to call the library. ... See MoreSee Less

For those of you who were planning on attending the Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for the Little Libraries this evening (August 2nd), it has been CANCELLED due to scheduling conflicts. We will keep you informed once we get another date set. Thanks for your patience and if you have any questions, feel free to call the library.

The Magic Show is Coming! The Magic Show is Coming!
Make plans now to come to the Barnesville Public Library at 3:30 on Thursday August 3rd for a very special Magic show with Robert the Magician.
Limited space so plan to come early and browse for a few books while waiting.
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The Magic Show is Coming! The Magic Show is Coming!
Make plans now to come to the Barnesville Public Library at 3:30 on Thursday August 3rd for a very special Magic show with Robert the Magician. 
Limited space so plan to come early and browse for a few books while waiting.

Want to help build a Lego City? Come to the Barnesville Public Library for the entire week of July 25th-29th and add to our creation. I have several kits available so lots of Lego blocks available to work with. ... See MoreSee Less

Want to help build a Lego City? Come to the Barnesville Public Library for the entire week of July 25th-29th and add to our creation. I have several kits available so lots of Lego blocks available to  work with.

Kindness Rocks in Barnesville. Come to the library on Tuesday, July 18th and help decorate some rocks to have around town showing folks how to practice kind acts. We will also be doing a Community Kindness Scavenger Hunt for the entire week so stop by for instructions. ... See MoreSee Less

Kindness Rocks in Barnesville. Come to the library on Tuesday, July 18th and help decorate some rocks to have around town showing folks how to practice kind acts. We will also be doing a Community Kindness Scavenger Hunt for the entire week so stop by for instructions.

Come to the County Fair Schoolhouse at 6:00 on Friday to hear some special fair stories. The librarian will be there reading some books and also telling stories of fairs through the years. ... See MoreSee Less

Come to the County Fair Schoolhouse at 6:00 on Friday to hear some special fair stories. The librarian will be there reading some books and also telling stories of fairs through the years.

Come get into the Spirit of the Fair with some Carnival type games and the making of a rollercoaster out of various materials. Barnesville Public Library at 1:30 on Tuesday July 11th. ... See MoreSee Less

Come get into the Spirit of the Fair with some Carnival type games and the making of a rollercoaster out of various materials. Barnesville Public Library at 1:30 on Tuesday July 11th.

The Barnesville Library will be closed on the 4th OF JULY. Enjoy your picnics and fireworks everyone.
Summer Reading program for the week will be on July 5th and we will be doing crafts with recycled materials courtesy of Shannon from Clay County Recycling.
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The Barnesville Library will be closed on the 4th OF JULY. Enjoy your picnics and fireworks everyone. 
Summer Reading program for the week will be on July 5th and we will be doing crafts with recycled materials courtesy of Shannon from Clay County Recycling.

What can you do with an old pop can or water bottle? How about a box or perhaps some plastic wrap? Come on by the library at 1:30 on July 5th and meet Shannon who will help you to create some cool creatures out of recycled materials. ... See MoreSee Less

What can you do with an old pop can or water bottle? How about a box or perhaps some plastic wrap? Come on by the library at 1:30 on July 5th and meet Shannon who will help you to create some cool creatures out of recycled materials.

Being safe at home is all a part of Building a Better World. Come meet Paul and find out ways to keep yourself safe and happy within your home.
We will also have a special guest in our parking lot so make sure you plan on coming on June 27th from 1:30-2:30 for our Summer Reading Program.
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Being safe at home is all a part of Building a Better World. Come meet Paul and find out ways to keep yourself safe and happy within your home. 
We will also have a special guest in our parking lot so make sure you plan on coming on June 27th from 1:30-2:30 for our Summer Reading Program.

Escape Room Posters Correction!!!!

The date on them is wrong! The Escape Room will be Happening on Friday June 23rd at 6:30!!!!

Thank You!
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Escape Room Posters Correction!!!! 

The date on them is wrong! The Escape Room will be Happening on Friday June 23rd at 6:30!!!! 

Thank You!

Escape Room Barnesville is coming to a library near you!
The Bank Vault has been robbed, but by who? What did they steal? Who helped them? Where are they hoping to escape to? All of these questions and more will be answered IF you follow the clues.
June 23rd--6:30-8:00 p.m. Available for ages 12 and up (exceptions may be made for younger children accompanied by their parents). Sign Up ahead of time is required.
Details--Ask at the library.
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Escape Room Barnesville is coming to a library near you! 
The Bank Vault has been robbed, but by who? What did they steal? Who helped them? Where are they hoping to escape to? All of these questions and more will be answered IF you follow the clues. 
June 23rd--6:30-8:00 p.m. Available for ages 12 and up (exceptions may be made for younger children accompanied by their parents). Sign Up ahead of time is required. 
Details--Ask at the library.

Flowers are Back! Thanks to the "gardeners" (Carolyn, Patty, Charlene, MaryAnne, Ruth) who come to make our library patio more beautiful last weekend. ... See MoreSee Less

Flowers are Back! Thanks to the gardeners (Carolyn, Patty, Charlene, MaryAnne, Ruth)  who come to make our library patio more beautiful last weekend.

Drea Wakely from DNR will be here to help us make some Nature Books and also give us a tour of the wonders of nature right here in our own little neighborhood. Join us for this special Summer Reading Program at 1:30 on June 20th. ... See MoreSee Less

Drea Wakely from DNR will be here to help us make some Nature Books and also give us a tour of the wonders of nature right here in our own little neighborhood. Join us for this special Summer Reading Program at 1:30 on June 20th.

Come to help create a "kindness" quilt and a "favorite book" quilt that will hang in the Barnesville library on June 13th at 1:30. There will be a special guest here to give direction on how to start your blocks and also paints and material will be available to work with throughout the week. ... See MoreSee Less

Come to help create a kindness quilt and a favorite book quilt that will hang in the Barnesville library on June 13th at 1:30. There will be a special guest here to give direction on how to start  your blocks and also paints and material will be available to work with throughout the week.

The entire family is invited to the Barnesville Public Library for an evening of picnics and games. Bring your own blanket and food and enjoy spending time with others in the Library parking lot. Picnic style games will also be played. June 13th at 6:30. ... See MoreSee Less

The entire family is invited to the Barnesville Public Library for an evening of picnics and games.  Bring your own blanket and food and enjoy spending time with others in the Library parking lot. Picnic style games will also be played. June 13th at 6:30.

The Barnesville Police will once again be helping out the Barnesville Public Library with a Bike Rodeo on June 6th at 6:30 PM. Come and get your bike registered and your bike skills tested. We will also have Mike H. here with helmets again this year if you need a new one. ... See MoreSee Less

The Barnesville Police will once again be helping out the Barnesville Public Library with a Bike Rodeo on June 6th  at 6:30 PM.  Come and get your  bike  registered and your bike skills tested. We will also have Mike H. here with helmets again this year if you need a new one.

Using marshmallows and toothpicks, you can create all kinds of buildings, bridges and towers. Come to the library on May 30th at 1:30 and get ready to do some impressive building. Crafts supplies will be available for the entire week so you do not need to finish your creation in just one day. ... See MoreSee Less

Using marshmallows and toothpicks, you can create all kinds of buildings, bridges and towers. Come to the library on May 30th at 1:30 and get ready to do some impressive building. Crafts supplies will be available for the entire week so you do not need to finish your creation in just one day.

Summer Reading Program is just around the corner! Sign-up will be on May 30th with a special "building" event. Come find out ways to "Build a Better World" this summer! ... See MoreSee Less

Summer Reading Program is just around the corner! Sign-up will be on May 30th with a special building event. Come find out ways to Build a Better World this summer!

Quack Quack Ducks will be the theme of this weeks storytime. Come and join us for a time of stories, crafts and fun with others. 10:30 on Friday morning. ... See MoreSee Less

Quack Quack Ducks will be the theme of this weeks storytime. Come and join us for a time of stories, crafts and fun with others. 10:30 on Friday morning.

The Books and Blooms Sale will be happening on May 5th-6th at the Barnesville Public Library sponsored by the Friends of the Barnesville Library and the Garden Club . The booksale will be taking place from 10-6 on Friday and 10-2 on Saturday with an extended day on Tuesday from 12-8 for those who were to busy garage saleing over the weekend. Plants will be available on the patio from 10-2 on Saturday. Hope to see you all there! ... See MoreSee Less

The Books and Blooms Sale will be happening on May 5th-6th at the Barnesville Public Library sponsored by the Friends of the Barnesville Library and the Garden Club .  The booksale will be taking place from 10-6 on Friday and 10-2 on Saturday with an extended day on Tuesday from 12-8 for those who were to busy garage saleing over the weekend. Plants will be available on the patio from 10-2 on Saturday. Hope to see you all there!

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Library friends provide invaluable support to LARL and community libraries. Whether called Friends of the Library, Library Club, Junior Friends, etc., these nonprofit organizations sponsor programs and special events. Contact the Barnesville Public library for meeting times.