Last updated on August 4, 2021
LIBRARY OPEN UNTIL 7:30 PM ON THURSDAYS
CLOSED ON SATURDAYS IN SUMMER
Beginning June 3, the Library will be open until
7:30 pm on Thursdays only.
We hope to expand our evening hours in the near future.
We will be closed on Saturdays from
Memorial Day through Labor Day.
14TH STREET CLOSED BEGINNING JUNE 7
Beginning Monday, June 7, 14th Street will be closed from Cloquet Avenue to Prospect Avenue due to road construction.
The intersection of 14th Street and Carlton Avenue is also currently closed.
If you need directions to the library, please call us at 218-879-1531 or use the Google maps link below.
AUGUST ADULT TAKE-AND-MAKE KIT
Create a stylish greeting card with our August
adult take-and-make kit.
All supplies are included in the bag.
Kits will be available in the library lobby
beginning Monday, August 16.
UPCOMING CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
We have several programs for children during the month of August, including a take-and-make kit, story times and story strolls, magic, music, and yoga.
Visit our KidZone page for details!
RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
Our second blood drive of the year is coming soon!
Tuesday, August 10, from 11am to 5pm.
We have more openings available this time, and those who give blood will have a chance to win a VIP trip for two to the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival.
Sign up by calling 1-800-RED-CROSS or
visit redcrossblood.org and enter sponsor code: Cloquet.
FRIENDS OF THE CLOQUET PUBLIC LIBRARY
AUGUST BOOK SALES
The Friends of the Library are having two more book sales
in August in the Friends Room.
Come to the Library on Thursday, August 12, from 4-6pm or Friday, August 13, from 12-2pm and pick up something new to read.
STATE PARK PASSES AVAILABLE AT THE LIBRARY
Visit any Minnesota state park this summer with our FREE passes!
They can be checked out at the Library and used for up to 7 days.
No need to return the pass when you're finished, just enjoy.
We have two passes for checkout, and they are available to anyone with a valid Arrowhead Library System card.
Passes are available on a first-come, first-served basis.
CREATIVEBUG VIDEO CLASSES -
NEW ONLINE RESOURCE
Creativebug has thousands of award-winning art and craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.
Just log in with your Arrowhead Library System library card and create an account to access these FREE videos.
Click on the button below to begin!
THE LIBRARY IS OPEN!
The library is now open to the public.
We will be observing the following protocols to ensure the continued safety of the public and library staff:
Masks will not be required, but we suggest non-vaccinated patrons continue to wear masks per the CDC recommendation
Hand sanitizer will be available at various locations throughout the library
Computer Use Policy
Computer use is limited to two, one-hour sessions per person, per day
Patrons should use their own library card, if they have one, to log into the computer
Printing will be available
Book Returns and Handling
Materials can be returned in the outside book drop or in the drop box at the circulation desk
We are no longer quarantining items or wiping them with alcohol prior to being checked in
Faxing, Scanning, Printing, Copying
These services will be available, and regular fees will be charged
Curbside pickup will continue for patrons who request it. Staff must be allowed adequate time to retrieve requested items.
We will continue to provide Take-and-Make kits, and the Summer Reading Program will be offered online through Beanstack and through paper forms available at the Library
During summer, children's in-person programming will take place in Veterans' Park
PERSONAL LIBRARIAN HELP
Need a change of pace from your usual reading genre?
Looking for new mystery, science fiction, romance, or western authors?
Fill out our online Personal Librarian Form and let us curate for you!
We'll notify you when your books are ready for pick up.
Please allow at least three business days before picking up materials.
Additional COVID-19 Resources
May 24 - August 6, 2021
Our Summer Reading Program for kids, teens, and adults has begun!
We have two programs again this year, one for children ages 0 to 12, and one for teens/adults ages 13 and up.
Children can earn tickets to enter drawings for fun prizes, including treats from local restaurants, gift cards, and toys. They can also win a free book once they've read 7 hours.
Teens and adults can earn tickets to enter drawings for gift cards and coloring book/colored pencil sets.
Register or sign in to Beanstack using the button below. If you prefer paper logs, they are available in the Children's area and in the Library lobby.
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten
This is a year-round reading program designed to help caregivers prepare their children for school. Research has shown that children get ready to read years before they begin their formal education. An excellent way to get your child ready to learn is to read to them.
Children who have not yet entered kindergarten can participate in this FREE program.
Click on the Beanstack button to register or log in.
1,000 Books Informational Video
We are again accepting book donations, and we are still accepting monetary donations. Click the Donate button below or on the top menu bar to give.
We appreciate your generous contribution!
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Cloquet Public Library
320 14th Street, Cloquet MN 55720
Monday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
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