Tue: 12 to 8pm
Wed: 12 to 8pm
Thu: 10am to 6pm
Fri: 10am to 6pm
Sat: 10am to 2pm
Sun: Closed View
104 N. Front St.
Barnesville, Minnesota 56514
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
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. ... See MoreSee Less
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! ... See MoreSee Less
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. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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. ... 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! ... 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. ... 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! ... See MoreSee Less
Keep a lookout this summer for the Barnesville "Free Little Libraries" presented by the Friends of the Barnesville Public Library. They will be located at McGrath Park and the Campground. ... See MoreSee Less
Family Game Night on Tuesday April 25th. We'll have the WII, board games and card games available so come and enjoy a fun night with your friends. ... See MoreSee Less
Keep reading to your little ones. The 1000 Books before Kindergarten program is a great way to instill a love of reading into your child. If you haven't already signed up, then do so at the Barnesville Public Library. ... See MoreSee Less
Over 200 Easter Eggs have been filled and will be hidden around the library on Saturday morning. 10:30 for ages 3-5 and 11:15 for ages 6-10 with a craft time in between. Questions? Call 218-354-2301 during the regular library hours. ... See MoreSee Less
National Scrabble Day is celebrated on April 13th in honor of the birthday of it's inventor Alfred M. Butts.
The Barnesville Public Library will be having some scrabble boards plus some Bananagram games set up around the library all day so come on in and have a quick game with your friends or add a word or two to the boards. ... See MoreSee Less
The Barnesville Public Library will be holding an Egg Hunt on April 15th at 10:30. Ages 3-10 are welcome to attend with 2 different hunts. The younger ones will do theirs at 10:30, followed by a short story and craft time, and a 2nd hunt for older children will be at 11:15. ... See MoreSee Less
The Barnesville Garden Club will be sponsoring a Gardening Seminar in the Barnesville Library on April 11th at 6:30. Come and get some tips for growing your garden from the experts. ... See MoreSee Less
Look for our booth at the Community Showcase over the weekend. Come on by and say Hello and sign your young child up for 1000 Books before Kindergarten if you haven't already done so. You can also sign up for a library card and listen for your name to win some fun prizes. ... See MoreSee Less
"Let's Go Fly a Kite!" Come to the Barnesville Library to find supplies ready to make your own kite and then hope for some spring winds to put it up in the air. Join us from 4-5 on Tuesday March 21st and Thursday March 23rd. ... See MoreSee Less
Join the Friends of the Library
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.