Last updated on May 12, 2021








Read If You Give a Moose a Muffin by Laura Numeroff as you walk through Veterans' Park on Saturday, May 15, from 9 am to 6:30 pm.
















Have you ever wondered about the history of juggling?

Have you yearned to try it, but don't have the supplies?

Beginning May 1, pick up a Juggling Art Kit at the library circulation desk and learn a new skill.


Only 30 kits available!


 This kit is recommended for ages 8 and up.

Available while supplies last.



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:


  • Anyone entering the building will be required to wear a mask at all times

  • No open food or beverages will be allowed

  • Hand sanitizer will be available at various locations throughout the library

Computer Use Policy

  • Computer use is limited to one hour per person, per day

  • Library staff are not able to offer computer assistance at this time

  • Only one person will be allowed in the study rooms at a time unless they are from the same household or are a caregiver

  • 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 on the blue cart near the circulation desk

  • Items will be quarantined for 24 hours and wiped with alcohol prior to being checked in

Faxing, Scanning, Printing, Copying

  • These services will be available, and regular fees will be charged

Curbside Pickup

  • 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 virtual programming

Tax Assistance

  • Tax assistance by phone and virtual Zoom meeting is provided this year by Lakes and Pines. Appointments can be made beginning February 16. We will provide rooms that can be reserved for virtual tax assistance.

  • Visit or call 1-800-832-6082 and press 4 at the prompt to reserve a time.

  • Once you have a confirmed appointment, you may reserve a room at the library using our reservation software, calling us at 218-879-1531, emailing, or asking at the circulation desk.

  • Library staff are not able to help with taxes or to provide computer assistance.



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.



You can watch our Virtual Storytime on the YouTube Cloquet Public Library channel.

Summer Reading


May 24 - August 6, 2021

It's almost time for our Summer Reading Program for adults, teens, and kids.

Parents can pre-register their children in Beanstack using the button below.

More information is coming soon!

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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hot spots available for check out

Cloquet Public Library

320 14th Street, Cloquet MN 55720


218.879.6531 (fax)


Library Hours

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 - 5:30 pm

Friday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm

Saturday 9:30 am - 2:00 pm


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