News & Events

Friday, January 27, 2017

Sat. May 13 - Made in Minnesota: A Celebration of Local Authors

Save the Date!

A Celebration of Local Authors

Saturday, May 13
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Cole Memorial Building
4285 Tower Square, Pequot Lakes, MN

Book signings! Meet and talk with local Minnesota authors! 
More information coming soon...

Children's Book Author at the Pequot Lakes Library

Monday, December 5, 2016

December Library Event

The Magic of the Holidays
Saturday, December 10
3:30 p.m.
Cole Memorial Building
Robert and Lynn Hallbrook, along with this library, will be presenting “The Magic of the Holidays,” on Saturday, December 10 at 3:30 p.m.

This fun-filled magic show featuring Robert the Magician, will take place at the Cole Memorial Building (on the west side of Hwy. 371 behind the Post Office) and is free to all.

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be there too - it's a magical way to bring in the holiday season!

Thursday, November 3, 2016

November Events at the Library

Wed. Nov. 9
Medicare Open Enrollment. 9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. at the library.

Reasons to contact LinkAge Line for assistance with comparing Medicare prescription drug plans for 2016: new plans may be available; some existing plans may not be available; plan premiums may change; plan formularies may change; you may qualify for extra help with prescription drug costs. To schedule an appointment with a Senior LinkAge Line specialist, call 1-800-333-2433.

Tues. Nov. 15
Thriving Communities Initiative Event: Community Meeting. 6 p.m. at the Pequot Lakes High School Cafeteria.

The Pequot Lakes Thriving Community Initiative (TCI) Team has been working in partnership with the Initiative Foundation to create a positive vision for the future and plans to make our area an even better place to live, work and play!

Now, we need YOU, our fellow community members to help us. Your voice is vital to make our future plans for the Pequot Lakes area inclusive and to create a solid path for our future.

Join us for a FREE community dinner on Tuesday, November 15th from 6:00-8:30 pm at the High School Cafeteria in Pequot Lakes. We will be discussing some ideas created by our team and we will be asking YOU to share your ideas and to help us set some priorities!

If you would like to attend, please RSVP no later than November 10th by registering online at: or by calling 218-568- 5222 or via e-mail at:

NOTE: This is not a Pequot Lakes Library event. We just want to help get the word out about this important opportunity for community participation!

Thur. Nov. 17
Give to the Max Day. Midnight to midnight on the internet.

This year, the Friends of the Pequot Lakes Community Library organization is joining organizations across the state in participating in Give to the Max Day. To contribute to the library or other community organizations, check out the GiveMN website: Donations may be made at any time.

Change to Library Card Policy
The Pequot Lakes Library Board wishes to announce that starting November 1, 2016, all library cards will cost $5.00 and will have a check-out limit of 15 materials. The policy of five materials for a first time checkout will continue. Those patrons who currently have individual cards will be grandfathered into the new system; no additional payment will be required.

Change to Library Hours
In order to better serve the public, the library will now be open later on Saturdays. Saturday hours are now 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Friday, May 17, 2013


The entire catalog of our materials is now online! Click the "Online Catalog" button at the right to access the catalog. You may search the catalog for materials and be able to tell if the material is in or checked out. If it's checked out, you may call the library (568-6181) and ask to have it reserved for you. When the material is returned to the library, you will be called, and you may come in and check it out.

Monday, October 8, 2012


October 18th - Thursday 5:30 p.m. You can now obtain books on your e-reader through Kitchigami. Books will be available for loan on Android phones/smart phone & tablets, iPhone and iPads, Kindle Fire, PC app which is needed to sideload to Nook, Sony, Kobo & others. This service is available to anyone that has a Kitchigami card. If you don't have a card you may apply for one at the Pequot library - there is no cost. For further information call the Pequot Library - 568-6181

Tuesday, September 22, 2009


Now that we have moved in to our new facility we have a meeting room. This room will be available for our library programs as well as other community events.
For information on the use of the meeting room call the library (218) 568-6181 or email

Online Catalog

Library Hours

Monday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Tuesday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Wednesday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Thursday: 9 AM - 8 PM
Friday: 9 AM - 4 PM
Saturday: 9 AM - 1 PM
Sunday: Closed

Story Time

Every Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Preschool ages 3-5.

User Fees

  • Library Cards: Individual $4.00, Family $5.00 (additional cards for children under 16 are $1.00 each)
  • Replacement Library Card - $5.00
  • Printer Copies - $.25 each