Kandiyohi County Library

Find Kandiyohi County Minnesota libraries, such as state, town, city, public, private, college and university library branches. Libraries provide information on applications, borrowing books, ebooks, library programs, online databases and research.

Atwater Public Library 107 Pleasant Avenue West Atwater MN 56209 320-974-3363

Lake Lillian Library 450 Lakeview Street Lake Lillian MN 56253 320-664-4514

New London Library 15 Ash Street Northeast New London MN 56273 320-354-2943

Pioneerland Library System 410 5th Street Southwest Willmar MN 56201 320-235-6106

Raymond Public Library 208 Spicer Avenue Raymond MN 56282 320-967-4411

Spicer Library 198 Manitoba Street Spicer MN 56288 320-796-5560

Willmar Public Library 410 5th Street Southwest Willmar MN 56201 320-235-3162

About Kandiyohi County Libraries

Kandiyohi County Libraries are institutions that stores and make available collections of books, periodicals, electronic databases, and other information sources to either the general public or a specific group of patrons in Kandiyohi County, MN. Library collections may also include musical recordings, films, and other cultural materials. In addition to making their physical and electronic collections available to patrons, Kandiyohi County Libraries organize and sponsor a wide range of programs and activities that complement their collections.

You may contact the Library for questions about:
  • Public Libraries near you
  • Kandiyohi County Library catalogs and collections
  • Library research facilities and databases
  • Kandiyohi County Library cards
  • Library programs and events
Kandiyohi County Public Libraries

Kandiyohi County Public Libraries are Kandiyohi County or local government operations. While registration and a Kandiyohi County library card are usually required, access to most of the materials and services offered at a Public Library is generally free. Physical items may be borrowed and electronic materials accessed without an additional fee. While registration and the issuance of a card may be limited to residents of the jurisdiction served by a Public Library, most Libraries honor cards from other Public Libraries near Kandiyohi County and many participate in programs that allow for inter-library loans. In larger jurisdictions, the Public Library may consist of a main Library building with additional satellite facilities referred to as Kandiyohi County Library Branches.

Kandiyohi County Academic Libraries are typically housed at colleges and universities primarily for the benefit of students and faculty, though some may open their collections and services to residents of the surrounding communities. Minnesota State Libraries primarily serve as repositories for state documents to support research by MN employees and legislators, though they are also open to the general public.

Special Library Collections

In addition to the general collections found in a Kandiyohi County Public Library, special collections may be available that emphasize local history and institutions or unique aspects of the community. Special collections may have value as historical artifacts and may not be available for circulation outside of the Minnesota Library facility.

Kandiyohi County Public Library Programs

Kandiyohi County Public Libraries make computers available on site for patrons' research activities and to provide access to their electronic databases and publications. Public Libraries also frequently offer programs and services that support patrons in job searches, Kandiyohi County genealogy research, small business development, or legal research. Book readings by authors and a variety of entertainment events may also be presented, such as musical performances, poetry readings, and children's events.