Kasson Public Library

SUBMISSIONS WANTED FOR KPL RECIPE BOX

Taking our inspiration from the Cannon Falls Public Library’s “Recipe Corner,” we invite you to participate in a new KPL project – “The Recipe Box.”

The Recipe Box will be stocked with the recipes and cooking tips of KPL patrons. This is not a contest and all submissions which give full directions and ingredient information will be included. Click The Recipe Box tab (or here) for more details.


A BIG “THANK YOU” TO THE K-M LIONS CLUB!

The library recently received a gift from the Kasson-Mantorville Lions Club – 48 best-selling books in large-print which will be delivered 4 per month for the next year. What a great gift to benefit our readers! This photo shows the first installment of these great new books. We thank the Kasson-Mantorville Lions for their very generous gift which so many readers will enjoy!


SCOTLAND’S MUSIC

Join us on Thursday, November 5 at 6:30 for an evening of enchanting music. Laura MacKenzie will present a dynamic concert of traditional Scots and Scottish Gaelic music and songs from the popular Outlander novels and soundtracks. Be enthralled with her flutes, pipes, whistles, voice and concertina for a powerful concert program of music and lore from the Highlands and the Lowlands of Scotland.

Seating is limited, so you must register ahead by calling (507) 634-7615 or visiting the library. Masks are required.


FALL SCAVENGER HUNT!

Back by popular demand! Look around the library and neighborhood for clues to solve the limerick. Sheets are available at the library or download here. When you’ve solved it, stop by the library by October 31 to read it to Miss Kelly for a small sweet treat!


“LOVE OUR LIBRARY” COLORING PAGE

Stop by the library to pick up your “Love Our Library” coloring sheet. Use your imagination to color beautifully! Return it by October 31 and we’ll hang it up here. Thanks for helping us decorate!


NEW CATALOG APP!

You now have the option to take the catalog with you wherever you go via a mobile app on your smartphone! The app makes it simple for you to search for materials,
place holds, manage your account, and more.

The app is free and available on the Apple App Store and Google Play store. You can find it by typing “SELCO Libraries” in the search bar. If you have questions or need help downloading the app, please contact the library for assistance.


MAGAZINES – NOW ON OVERDRIVE

Ebooks, audiobooks, and now magazines all in one place! SELCO is offering 10 magazine subscriptions through Overdrive for patrons to check out. Try it today!


FREE COVID-RELATED RESOURCES

The training platform Niche Academy is now offering free online training and resources on a variety of COVID-related topics. Some of the classes you can expect to find on the page include the spread, symptoms, and prevention of COVID. However, there are also a number of classes that address mental health, job searching, and other issues that have arisen as a result of the COVID pandemic.


  LOOKING FOR CHILDCARE?

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.


KEEP IN TOUCH!

“Noteworthy” is our monthly newsletter. Read it by clicking here to know what’s happening!


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Basic RGB1000 BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN

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.