Kasson Public Library

MEMORIAL DAY HOLIDAY HOURS
The library will be closed Sat., May 25 through Mon., May 27.


SUMMER READING PROGRAM  is coming!  Join us for reading fun in “A Universe of Stories!”  We’ll have reading programs and rewards for those from 1 to 91!   These programs for kids, teens and adults begin on June 1.  Click here to register on our Summer Reading Program website.


KICK-OFF TO THE SUMMER!   Join us on the library lawn on Thurs., June 6 from 6-8pm as we kick-off the Summer Reading Program.  We’ll have free carnival games, plinko, popcorn and hot dogs as well as the fabulous WILD WILD WET SHOW from 6:30-7:30pm.  If you haven’t registered for our reading program, please do it then.  All are invited!


MEET A BAGPIPER!  Come hear a bagpiper on Friday, June 7 at 10:30am at Kasson Public Library.  Ewan Ferguson of the Rochester Caledonia Pipe Band will entertain and educate.   The amazing sound of this instrument will fill the library, and all will learn the history of the bagpipe as well.  All are invited!


JASON HUNEKE, JUGGLER back by popular demand!  Join us Friday, June 14 at 10:30am at KM High School Auditorium for an incredible show that’s packed with juggling and balancing while performing  on a 6-foot unicycle.  Free and all are invited!


TECHNOLOGY TO TAKE HOME
Chromebooks and laptops are now available to check out from the library for a 2-day period.  You must be 18 years old and have a Kasson Library card without any fines or overdue items to check them out and sign a user’s agreement.  Call us at 634-7615 with any questions.  We are excited to offer this great opportunity!


READ WITH RUNNER
Runner is a registered therapy dog who visits the library on Mondays at 6pm.  Runner loves to hear kids read!  This is an affirming time for readers of all ages and abilities.  Just drop in for reading fun!


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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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.


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.


STORYTIMES

Kasson Public Library offers Storytimes for all children! Our sincere desire is to instill the love of books and the importance of life-long learning. Although children of any age are welcome to attend, our Storytimes are prepared and books are selected with 3-5 year-olds in mind.

Join us  Mondays at 6:00pm  for Read with Runner!

SUMMER STORYTIMES  (June 3 – July 19)
     Tuesdays at 10:00am
     Wednesdays at 10:00am
     Thursdays at 10:00am


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.