Kasson Public Library

fireworks.jpgKasson Public Library will be closed Friday, July 3 in observance of the
July 4th holiday.

UPCOMING SPECIAL EVENTS

Please join us at a special program on Thursday, July 9 at 2:00pm when Rochester native, U of M football star, Green Bay Packers player and current community leader, Darrell Darrell May 2015Thompson, will make a special guest appearance at the Kasson Public Library.  Following his successful career with the Green Bay Packers, Mr. Thompson has been a community leader DT Green Baywith Bolder Options, a comprehensive mentoring program in Minneapolis which uses wellness and leadership activities to promote healthy life skills in at-risk youth.  He is now president of this great organization.  Come and enjoy as he inspires us with his story!

Join us on Friday, July 10 at 10:30 as First Responders
– a EMT hatfirefighter, police officer and EMT – present a program for us.  They will be present as part of the summer reading program’s “Heroes to the Rescue” week.  All are invited to hear them and tour an ambulance that will be onhand!


 FREE Online Courses through Kasson Public Library

Gale Animated banner FREE online instructor-led courses are now offered through Kasson Public Library.  All you need is a library card!  You have your choice of hundreds of courses offered, ranging from business and technology to GED preparation, from health and wellness to computer programming.  Find out more by clicking HERE.


Register Now for the
Summer
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“Every Hero Has a Story” is the theme for our fun-filled, event-packed program.  Click here to register at our summer reading program website.


  Friends logo - newsletterGREAT NEWS – A GENEROUS GIFT
from Friends of the Library!
Friends of the Kasson Public Library have presented a gift of $23,000 to the Library to help provide furnishings in the new library building.  Thank you for your generosity!


MORE GREAT NEWS ~  Kasson Public Library Receives a
$10,000 Technology Grant from
AgStar
!
AgStar presented Kasson Public Library with its generous grant on Tues., April 14 at the Kasson Public Library Board meeting.  This grant is to provide technology for the new library building.  Many thanks!


“Creating the Future Now”
Support the
 Library Building Project.  
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The Kasson Public Library is excited about the upcoming construction of its new building to be located in Kasson’s West Park.  A rendering of the exterior is at the top of this webpage, while the floorplan is here.  The building is a monolithic dome design which will provide both energy efficiency and will double as a community safe shelter.   Please help us in Creating the Future Now by donating to our Capital Campaign.  Click here to download a donation/pledge form.  We thank you for your generous support, and truly appreciate your help in “Creating the Future Now.”


Basic RGB1000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN

Please register your preschooler for this new program from our library and Community Education!  Please register online here or stop by the library anytime.


READ WITH REPO!      CLICK HERE TO SEE US IN THE NEWSPAPER!

Please come to the Kasson Library on Mondays at 6pm to meet someone very special!  His name is Repo, and he is a dog who loves reading!  Repo is a registered therapy dog who visits on Monday evenings to listen to kids and adults read in our “Read with Repo” program.  We are excited about this fun unnamed[1]program and hope you will come to meet him.  Everyone is welcome!   Click here to learn more.


Come to the Kasson Public Library Storytimes!                                 

Mondays – 6:00PM                                                       Tuesdays   10:30AM                        
Wednesdays – 10:30 AM
All children are welcome!


The Kasson Public Library serves the residents of Kasson, Mantorville and surrounding areas with a service area of approximately 12,012 people.  We offer a variety of services including adult, young adult, and children’s books, audio books, music CDs, and movies.  We have computers for public use and also have WiFi in the building for our patrons. The library also offers downloading of eBooks through OverDrive Media Console.

The Kasson Public Library is a member of the SELCO regional library system and your Kasson Public Library card allows you access to items and materials from all of the other 88 public and school libraries in the SELCO system.