Tuesday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Thursday: 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.
104 N. Front St.
Barnesville, Minnesota 56514
Join us for our Annual Egg Hunt at the Barnesville Library on Saturday March 31st. There will be 2 hunts one at 10:30 for ages 3-7 and one at 11:15 for ages 8-10. ... See MoreSee Less
Our next Family Event will be held on March 13th from 5-6:30. Join us for a Puzzle Night with everything from Suduko to Jigsaw.... ... See MoreSee Less
Book Club on Wednesday March 7th at 2:00 p.m. at the library. Due to folks traveling, we do not have a "book" to discuss this month so simply come and talk about something you liked. All are welcome! ... See MoreSee Less
Join us on March 2nd at 10:30 for storytime. There will be treats and very special books in honor of Dr. Seuss's Birthday! ... See MoreSee Less
B I N G O--Join us for a Family Bingo Night at the Library on February 20th. 6:00-7:00 p.m. All Ages Welcome ... See MoreSee Less
Join us for Blind Date with a book from February 12th-24th. Take a chance on a book WITHOUT looking at the cover or reading the synopsis. Ask the librarian for details. ... See MoreSee Less
Lifesize Candyland is BACK just in time for Valentine's Day. Make plans now to attend it from 10:30-12:00 on Saturday Feb. 10th. ... See MoreSee Less
Up for a Challenge? Read books that you may have overlooked or forgotten about by joining one of the Reading Challenges on the Internet. You can even use the books for the Book Blizzard and win a prize. ... See MoreSee Less
Just a reminder--Family Game Night Tonight (1/23) at 6:00--I brought snacks! ... See MoreSee Less
Marissa won a prize at the Book Blizzard contest--you can too! ... See MoreSee Less
And at least 100 of them were Llama Llama books...Congratulations Rayne! ... See MoreSee Less
It's Cold, it's Windy, It's White! Sounds like a perfect time to curl up with a good book. Remember we have e-books available for download if you can't get out and lots of books available in the library for when you can come here. Sign up for the Book Blizzard while you are here and you might win a great prize. ... See MoreSee Less
Forgot to say Congratulations to our American Girl Doll winner (Merrick) and Star Wars Lego (Elias). Thanks for all who participated and again Thanks to the generous donor who gave us the gifts! ... See MoreSee Less
NEW LIBRARY HOURS!
The Barnesville Public Library will have New Hours as of January 2nd, 2018.
Closed on Sunday and Monday
The new hours will be evaluated after a six month period to ensure that this change is in the best interest of the community. ... See MoreSee Less
Prepare for a Blizzard of Books in January....Start your list now of the book that you want to read for the Book Blizzard Contest in January and February. Enter into a drawing for prizes for reading or listening to 3 books of your choice. ... See MoreSee Less
Still a few more days to check out books and be entered in the drawing for the American Girl Doll or Lego Star Wars set. Check out 3 books and receive an entry form into our give-away. Drawing will be held on Dec. 21st ... See MoreSee Less
There will be a very special storytime on Friday Dec. 22nd at 10:30. Children's Choice will consist of children bringing me their favorite stories, rather from home or the library, and I will read it to them as time allows. All children and their caregivers are invited. ... See MoreSee Less
Got a favorite Cookie Recipe that you enjoy making? Don't want to have to make several different kinds this season? Join us for the Annual Cookie Exchange at the Barnesville Public Library. Bring a dozen of your favorites, take home a dozen of someone elses. Bring 2 dozen, take home 2 dozen....December 12th--6 p.m. ... See MoreSee Less
Someone donated some special gifts for the Friends of the Barnesville Library to give out this Christmas. For every 3 books that you check out, you can be entered in a drawing for your choice of An American Girl Doll or a Star Wars Lego set. Drawing will be held on December 21st. Ask the librarian for full details. ... See MoreSee Less
The Friends of the Barnesville Library annual Christmas Open House will be held on December 2nd from 10:30-12:00. Join us for a time of music by local students, Christmas goodies and crafts. ... See MoreSee Less
Come to the library after the Christmas Tree lighting on Wednesday Nov. 29th and warm up by making a special Christmas craft. ... See MoreSee Less
Trying to find time to work on some special Christmas crafts? Join us at the library from 6:00-7:30 on November 28th and work with others on those special projects. There will be refreshments and extra ideas on crafts that you may want to make. ... See MoreSee Less
The Barnesville Public Library will be closed at 5:00 on Wednesday Nov. 22nd and all day Thursday November 23rd. Happy Thanksgiving Everyone! ... See MoreSee Less
Barnesville Public Library added 2 new photos.
Congratulations to Will and Henry who completed 1000 Books before Kindergarten! Way to go guys! ... See MoreSee Less
Join us this Friday morning 11/17 for a storytime about Pumpkins. There will be stories and a special craft along with some other fun activities. 10:30 a.m. and open to all preschoolers and their caregivers. ... 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.
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