Adventure Begins At Your Library

Summer reading is almost here, get ready for an adventure! On Saturday, June 1, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM, the Minot Public Library and the Ward County Public Library are teaming up and partnering with businesses in downtown Minot to bring you a Summer Reading kick-off party! Join us at Main Street Books to begin […]

Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Minot Public Library are hosting their spring book sale! These book sales are always a good time to stock up on your next reads, or look for that last book in a series. This will be a 2 day sale held on Thursday, May 9th from 9:00am-7:30pm and Friday, May 10th […]

New Program!

Do you love playing chess? Do you want to learn more about it? We are stoked to announce that we are bringing this timeless game to the community with a brand-new Chess Club at the library! The game of chess has a very rich history. Some scholars theorize the earliest form was an Indian game […]

It’s Eclipse Time

What is a solar eclipse? How does it happen? We will answer both of these questions and more at our “It’s Eclipse Time!” program. This program is designed to be engaging in a hands-on, interactive learning experience that will spark curiosity and teach about the ways of the universe. Explore the concept of a solar […]

Mobile Hotspots

Mobile WiFi Hotspots are great for internet access on the go and we are proud to have them in our collection and to be able to provide this service. To better serve our community, we have implemented some updates to our Mobile WiFi Hotspots policy. There have been a lot of issues with getting the […]

Get Your Vaccine

Public health agencies are partnering with libraries with the goal of offering services and resources that meet the diverse needs of the community. The Minot Public Library is happy to partner with Sanford Health, Good Samaritan Society and Thrift White Pharmacy to bring a vaccine clinic near you. On Tuesday, February 13th from 11:30am – 1:30pm […]

Children’s Grand Re-Opening & Returning Programs

Construction is done and we are ready to celebrate! You’re invited to join us on Saturday, January 13 from 1:00-3:00pm to celebrate the grand re-opening of the Children’s Library. We will have a ribbon cutting and speeches followed by a kids dance party, story times and games! And that’s just the beginning! The Children’s Library […]

Adventure Time!

*New* Adventure Packs are available! We’ve just added Leather Working and Geocaching to the line up! New to Adventure Packs? Awesome! Adventure Packs are backpacks that contain gear for a fun activity or hobby allowing you to dip your feet into something new without having to make a large time or money investment. Ages 18+ […]


Kanopy has arrived at the Minot Public Library! Enjoy critically-acclaimed movies, inspiring documentaries, award-winning foreign films and more! This resource has been made available to you, courtesy of the North Dakota State Library. Sign in using you library card and stream on all your favorite devices, anytime, anywhere. What is Kanopy? Kanopy is a video […]

A Week of Holiday Fun!

It’s once again time to celebrate the holidays! MPL is excited to host our annual Holiday Open House with the help of the Minot High Orchestra. The gathering will take place on the 2nd floor of the library by the large window. The Orchestra will be playing some holiday favorites and refreshments such as cookies […]