Meet the Author

It’s time to meet the author! We will be hosting local author, Barb Solberg, for an author visit and book signing! This event will take place Wednesday, March 29th at 6:00pm and will be held in the North Meeting Room at the Minot Public Library. Barb is the author of “What We Leave Behind”, a […]

OKRA Playground

Okra Playground plays traditional Finnish music with a fresh approach, combining classic folk with modern instruments to create unique tunes with hypnotic beats and a homegrown feel. While rooted in the traditions of their homeland’s music, the project also serves as a musical “playground” for its members to experiment with new instruments and techniques, just […]

Friends of the Library Booksale

The Friends of the Minot Public Library have announced their upcoming book sale dates! There will be a one-day book sale with a members-only pre-sale in February, March and April. The dates are as follows: February Members-Only Pre-Sale: Wednesday, 2/15/23 5:00 – 8:30pm One Day Sale: Thursday, 2/16/23 9:00am – 8:30pm March Members-Only Pre-Sale: Tuesday, […]

Read Across America

Read Across America was created by the National Education Association (NEA) in 1998. This is a year round program that was created to help celebrate and promote literacy and to encourage a love of reading. Read Across America is meant to help kids learn and celebrate diversity through reading. “Readers who feel included, recognized, and […]

Black History Month: Fireside Chat

February is dedicated as Black History Month honoring the accomplishments and sacrifices of African Americans throughout history. The theme for 2023 is “Black Resistance”. In celebration, the Minot Public Library is hosting a “Fireside Chat” with Joy-Nicole Smith. Joy-Nicole will lead a discussion about the importance of poetry with a focus on Amanda Gorman and […]

February’s Sweater Weather topic is “Page to Screen”

February is the last month of the Sweater Weather Reading Challenge for the 2022-2023 season and we’re ending it with a fan favorite! The theme for this month is “Page to Screen”. We are challenging you to read any book that has been adapted into film. Whether that be a TV show, a movie, a […]

Smart Start & Lap Sit Story Time

They’re Back! After a short break, Smart Start and Lap Sit Story Time are returning. Smart Start is returning Tuesday, Jan 17 and will continue every Tuesday from 10:00-11:00am. This program is for children ages 3-5. Lap Sit Story Time is returning Wednesday, Jan 18 and will continue every Wednesday from 10:00-10:30am. This program is […]

Meet the Author

It’s time to meet the author! We are hosting local author, Alex Stevens, for a book reading and signing. This event will take place Tuesday, January 10th at 6:30pm and will be held in the North Meeting room at the Minot Public Library. Alex’s bio reads as follows: “Alex Stevens is a Marine Corps Veteran […]

January’s Sweater Weather Topic is New Year, New Me

The New Year is a fresh start! A time to start over, or maybe just try something new. This month’s Sweater Weather theme is New Year, New Me. This is a time to read something that sparks self-improvement or encourages you to try something new. Been wanting to learn a new skill? A book about […]

Introductory class to American Sign Language

Interested in learning ASL? In this interactive class, two local community members will teach some basic ASL skills and help us better understand the deaf community. This class will be held on Saturday, December 10 from 10:00 – 11:00 am in the south meeting room. It will be geared toward adults but all ages are […]