Last updated on August 4, 2022

Check out all of our upcoming programs

below and on the KidZone page.

Download or print a PDF calendar

of all August events.















Summer is a busy time at Cloquet Public Library!

Click on the images below to learn more about our programs for kids, teens, and adults.
















































We now have access to the Chilton's automotive repair guide through the Arrowhead Library System. This database contains information on many vehicle-related topics, including:

  • Up-to-date vehicle information

  • Labor estimating tool

  • Readspeaker text-to-speech technology

  • Service and repair notifications

  • Roadside assistance tool

  • Practice tests for ASE certification

To access this FREE database, click on the button above, then click on the green Chilton button in the list of databases.



The Exhibit of Everything


























Summer is finally here!

Explore new Minnesota State Parks using 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.




These programs are available for all ages.






Visit our KidZone page for details!



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 are optional for staff and all patrons entering the library

  • 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

  • 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

  • In-person programming has begun for children, teens, and adults


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.

MN State Parks Library Pass
The Exhibit of Everything Children's Exhibition May 31-August 12
Family Movie and Game Nights
Fresh Start Summer May 31-August 31, fine forgiveness program
Belly Dance Class - Mondays at 11:30 or 12:00 through August
Janis Fairbanks Author Presentation/Art Exhibit; Wed. August 24, 3-4pm; art exhibit of Ralph Fairbanks' work Aug. 22-26
Between the Lines Book Club; Tuesday, August 30, 3:30pm
Adult Craft - Nature Journal; Thursday, August 18, 3-5pm; registration required; call 218-879-1531
We're Hiring! Part-time Library Aide, 13 hours per week; go to for an application
Tai Ji Quan - Moving for Better Balance Class; Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30-10:30 starting Sept. 6; register at or call Allison at 218-786-4554

2022 Summer Reading Program

May 31 - August 12, 2022

It's time to lace up your hiking boots, pack a lunch, and get out and read! This year's theme is Read Beyond the Beaten Path.

Kids, teens, and adults can sign up and read to win prizes. Create an account in Beanstack (or use a previous one) or pick up a paper log at the library.

Print a paper log for the kids program HERE.

Click on the Beanstack link below to register for the program!

Featured Resource:
Visit our Learning page to search for new authors, discover books similar to ones you like, or find great book club picks.
1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

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, 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!


Creativebug is a free video resource available through the Arrowhead Library System.

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!

Creativebug login link

Free Wifi

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 - 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 CLOSED


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