Recent News

Library Reopening Information

The Minneapolis Public Library will  reopen Monday May 18th with limited hours and services.  Delays in the receipt of cleaning products and equipment has slowed the reopening process.  For further updates, check back with this site frequently.

Library Closure to Continue

The Minneapolis Public Library will continue to remain closed due to the COVID-19 Pandemic.  Closure of the Library will be re-evaluated on May 14th.  Reopening of the Library will depend on several factors.  First, the Stay At Home restrictions must be lifted by the Governor.  Second, the Library must be able to obtain adequate supplies of disinfectants, gloves, appropriate masks, and materials to maintain proper social distance.  Finally, the Library will need to be totally disinfected before reopening.  While this is an inconvenience, the Minneapolis Public Library is looking out for the well-being of its patrons and staff.  Please continue to check back for updates on the situation.

Free Reading Resources During COVID19

The State Library of Kansas has provided some free reading database for Kansas residents while the COVID19 outbreak is on.  These databases are free and will be accessible from your device until August 31, 2020.  Links are provided below.

Tumblebooks  K-6 Children’s ebooks

Teen Book Cloud  Gra7-12 ebooks

Audio BookCloud  All Ages audio books

Romance BookCloud huge collection of romance novels for the older crowd