Last updated on November 30, 2021
Mystery November is here!
Play "Clue" all month long with library staff as the suspects!
Using the clues, figure out: Who was reading, where were they, and what book was it?
Today is the last day to submit your final guess in person or by phone during library open hours!
Starter packets with the information you'll need to solve this mystery are available at the checkout desk, here,
and on our Facebook page.
You can read the game rules here.
Clues will be released every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at the checkout desk, on the website, and on Facebook.
See the current clues here.
The first two correct accusations will win a grand prize!
All other correct guesses will receive a reward for their outstanding skills as a detective.
Check out all of our upcoming programs below
and on the KidZone page.
Download or print a PDF calendar of all events here.
SANTA'S HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
AT THE LIBRARY
Stop in to the library on Thursday, December 2, between 4:00 and 6:00 pm to make holiday crafts, decorate cookies, and listen to Santa (at 5:00) and author Chris Monroe read stories.
Chris will also be signing her new book, Monkey with a Toolbelt and the Craftiest Christmas Ever! Come get your personalized copy!
NOVEMBER ADULT PROGRAMS
MITTEN TREE DONATIONS
Now through Wednesday, December 22, we will be accepting donations of gloves, mittens, and hats to decorate our mitten tree.
Items can be for children through adults.
After Christmas, all donations will be given to the Cloquet Salvation Army for distribution to local families in need.
UPCOMING PROGRAMS FOR ALL AGES
These programs are available for all ages.
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!
BOOK DONATIONS CURRENTLY SUSPENDED
CLOQUET PUBLIC LIBRARY BOOK CLUB
STATE PARK PASSES AVAILABLE AT THE LIBRARY
Visit any Minnesota state park this fall 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.
UPCOMING CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
We have several programs for children during the month of December, including Santa's Home for the Holidays (with cookie decorating, crafts, and a visit from Santa), teen and kids take & make kits, story times, and a story stroll!
Visit our KidZone page for details!
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 in-person teen programs will begin
During September, children's in-person programming will take place in Veterans' Park and on the library lawn
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.
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!
Additional COVID-19 Resources
hot spots available for check out
Cloquet Public Library
320 14th Street, Cloquet MN 55720
Monday 9:30 am - 7:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 7:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 7:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 7:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
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