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What's Going On?

The Library is OPEN: 01/15/2021

Hours_1.18.2021.pngEFFECTIVE 1/18/2021, the Minot Public Library is currently open during the following times:

Monday - Thursday: 9:00 am - 7:00 pm

Friday & Saturday: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Curbside pick-up will now be available after 1:00 pm only (until 5:00 pm Monday - Thursday and until 4:00 pm Friday & Saturday). Please remember to wear a face covering and practice social distancing while visiting the library.

PLEASE NOTE: Effective 10/1/2020 MPL resumed charging the usual $2.00 to use computers without a library card per our existing policy. However, library cards are free to get if you live in our service area and MPL staff are happy to sign you up for a library card anytime!

In addition, the following changes have been made:


Sweater Weather Reading Challenge: 01/14/2021

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While chillier weather rolls in, the Minot Public Library is bringing the community a cozy, new reading challenge. The Sweater Weather Reading Challenge asks you to read outside the box, by choosing a new genre or a book you would not have otherwise read. Seriously, you only need to read one book a month to be entered for some great prizes. Adult Services Librarian, Zhaina Moya, says “we want our patrons to try new books and see if they can discover great reads they may not have otherwise read.” For instruction on how to start using the app click here!


Two Color 3D Printing: 01/06/2021

IMG_0869.jpgOur Ultimaker 3S has 2 extruders! We’ve often used one extruder to print a design and one to print design supports that could be broken off or dissolved using PVA filament. We are now offering dual printing so that a design can be two colors without the need for paint!


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