Last updated on September 22, 2020
FAMILY MOVIE NIGHT
Join us for a FREE, family-friendly movie in our new
Northwoods Meeting Room.
Thursday, September 24
4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Popcorn will be provided.
We will follow social distancing guidelines.
We're forgiving your fines all week long!
How do I get my fines forgiven?
Come into the library during open hours
Speak with a staff member
Bring any overdue items with you, if you have them
Fines will only be forgiven if you have no overdues
If you are unable to come into the library, please call (218) 879-1531 or email us at email@example.com.
We will begin charging fines again for overdue materials on Thursday, October 1.
CLOSED OCTBER 5 MORNING
The library will be closed from 9:30 am to 1:00 pm on
Monday, October 5 for staff training.
We will re-open at 1:00 pm on October 5.
REGULAR HOURS BEGIN
Beginning Tuesday, September 8, we will be returning to our regular open hours.
We will be open Monday through Thursday from 9:30 am to 7:30 pm,
Friday from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, and Saturday from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm.
HOLD PICKUP PROCEDURE
We are also resuming our regular hold pickup procedure. Once you receive notification that your items are ready to pick up, you can come to the circulation desk to check them out.
If you prefer to use curbside pickup. please let us know by calling (218) 879-1531, emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, or coming to the circulation desk.
We now have six computers available for patron use at the Library.
To use the computer study rooms, make a reservation at the circulation desk.
To use the three new computers, simply sign in with your library card and PIN number.
CONTINUED SAFETY PROTOCOLS
We are continuing to follow COVID-19 safety procedures to keep staff and patrons safe.
Encouraging 6-foot social distancing
Cleaning frequently touched surfaces regularly
Quarantining all returned items for seven (7) days before check in
Limiting time in the library building
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY
SEPTEMBER BOOK SALES
The Friends of the Library are experimenting with a way to offer a safe book sale for everyone.
We're having three mini book sales in September.
Tuesday, September 15 12:30 - 2:00
Tuesday, September 22 12:30 - 2:00
Tuesday, September 29 12:30 - 2:00
The sales will be in the new Friends Room in the library.
Children's books will be in the hallway outside the Friends Room.
To ensure safety for patrons and Friends, please follow these guidelines:
Wear a mask
Bring your own bags
Observe social distancing
Put payment into the donation box (no change will be made)
Patrons will be asked to wait in the hallway until they are called.
We look forward to seeing you!
THE RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
WAS A SUCCESS!
Our blood drive was a great success!
We collected 28 pints of blood, which will help up to 84 people.
Thank you to the Red Cross team, the donors, and the volunteers.
We're planning another blood drive for spring 2021, so check back on our website and Facebook page for more information.
CLOQUET GRADUATE HELPS LAUNCH ASSISTED LIVING BOOK DELIVERY PROGRAM
As part of the library's outreach to its patrons, one of our volunteers has been selecting and delivering books and DVDs to local assisted living facilities.
NORTHWOODS CREDIT UNION
DONATES TO LIBRARY
On Thursday, June 25, Northwoods Credit Union presented the first installment of an $80,000 donation pledge for library renovations.
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 now accepting book donations again, but we are also accepting monetary donations. Click the Donate button below or on the top menu bar to give.
We appreciate your generous contribution!
Additional COVID-19 Resources
hot spots available for check out
Cloquet Public Library
320 14th Street, Cloquet MN 55720 • 218.879.1531
Monday through Thursday: 9:30 am-7:30 pm
Friday: 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
• Sunday: Closed
© Cloquet Public Library 2019