Visiting / Hours / Contact

Visiting / Hours / Contact

The library is located at our office in the historic Grain Belt Brewery building and is open to the public.

As of July 12, 2021, the library will be open to the public for on-site visits by appointment only. Please schedule an appointment with the librarian, Beth Goodrich, by phone at 612.206.3118, or by email at [email protected]. The librarian also provides remote reference services by phone, email, or through the chat feature on the library web pages.

Please read our policy regarding onsite library visits


Monday–Friday: 10 a.m.–5 p.m.; evening appointments by special arrangement
Saturday–Sunday: closed


The library will be closed on the following days in 2021:

  • Friday, January 1, 2021 (New Year’s Day)
  • Monday, January 18, 2021 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)
  • Monday, February 15, 2021 (President’s Day)
  • Monday, May 31, 2021 (Memorial Day)
  • Monday, July 5, 2021 (Independence Day observed)
  • Monday, September 6, 2021 (Labor Day)
  • Wednesday, October 6–Friday, October 8, 2021 (Minnesota Library Association Conference)
  • Thursday, November 25, 2021 (Thanksgiving Day)
  • Friday, November 26, 2021 (Day After Thanksgiving)
  • Friday, December 24, 2021 (Christmas Holiday)
  • Friday, December 31, 2021 (New Year’s Eve Day)

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