The Summer Reading Program is here! Now through July 30 we will host Storytimes in the Park, Fun Fridays outside at the library, and have “Take & Make” craft kits to go. There are weekly reading logs for all ages with a chance to win prizes. No registration is necessary. Plan for fun!
Check out our Summer Reading Program Website for more details: https://kassonsummerreading.weebly.com/
VIRTUAL AUTHOR TALK
There will be an author talk with Dr. Jason Sole on Tuesday, June 22 at 1:00 pm. Dr. Sole has been a criminal justice educator for a decade, and is currently an adjunct professor at Hamline University. In 2014, he published his memoir, “From Prison to Ph.D.: A Memoir of Hope, Resilience, and Second Chances.” Jason is the co-founder of the Humanize My Hoodie Movement in which he challenges threat perceptions of Black men with clothing, art exhibitions, documentary screenings, and ally workshops.
The link to the event is: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81549536889.
VIRTUAL TOUR: HISTORIC FORESTVILLE
Historic Forestville was once the center of a thriving rural community until it fell into decline after the railroad passed it by in 1868. The historic town includes a fully-stocked general store, farm and homestead with original artifacts. The virtual guided hike will showcase the north Forestville ruins at the Historic Forestville Mystery Cave State Park on June 1st and will be up for 1 month.
The link to this program is: https://fb.watch/5UTrDKEmDg/
CURBSIDE DELIVERY & PRINTING TO GO
The library continues to offer curbside delivery and printing to go services.
Curbside delivery: Call us from the parking lot at (507) 634-7615 and we will bring your items out to you.
Printing To Go: Email your document to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will print or fax it for you. We will check for requests at 10:00 am daily. Printing is black & white only, at $0.25/page, and faxing is $0.75/page.
Questions? Please call us at 634-7615.
KM YEARBOOK PROJECT
Now available! The library has digitized the KM yearbooks from 1950-2017. They can be found under the Adult Services tab or by clicking here.
Click here for the Early Childhood Initiative’s one-stop website listing childcare options in Kasson and Mantorville.
ENSURING YOUR CHILD’S SAFETY
Kasson Public Library welcomes all children and cares about their safety. Our policy states that all children under the age of 10 must be accompanied (defined as “within sight”) in the library. Thank you for providing this measure of care.
Help our library when you shop there!
Click HERE to find out how.
Please register your preschooler for this new program from our library and Community Education! Click here to find out more about this great national program.
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.