Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Minot Public Library are hosting their first book sale of the year! These book sales are always a good time to stock up on your next reads, or look for that last book in a series. The sale will be held on Thursday, February 29th from 9:00am-7:30pm and will be a […]

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 […]


November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) and MPL is excited to host in-person write-ins. Join Minot’s NaNoWriMo Municipal Liaison, Melissa, in the Great Plains Room on Saturdays during the month of November from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm to write your 50,000-word novel. Each week, we’ll gather aspiring novelists, experienced authors, and everyone in […]

Escape Rooms at the Library

Escape rooms have become a popular form of entertainment in recent years, offering participants a thrilling and immersive experience that challenges and encourages problem-solving skills and teamwork. As libraries continue to evolve and adapt to the needs of their patrons, these programs provide a unique way to engage with knowledge and foster a spirit of […]

Sweater Weather Reading Challenge

As the leaves turn brilliant shades of red and gold and the crisp autumn breeze fills the air, there’s nothing quite like the feeling of curling up with a good book. What better way to celebrate this cozy season than by participating in the Sweater Weather Reading Challenge? As always, MPL’s challenge is for all […]

Library Card Sign-Up Month

September is National Library Card Sign-up Month! Do you have a library card? Do members of your family have a library card? Do your friends have a library card? Now is a good time to apply for one.  With a library card from the Minot Public Library, you will have access to a multitude of […]