Kasson Public Library

DOUG OHMAN, AUTHOR & PHOTOGRAPHER

Author and photographer Doug Ohman will be at Kasson Public Library on Thursday, November 21 at 11:00am to speak on “Vanishing Landmarks.”   Explore back roads and small towns.  Hear stories and history of Minnesota through historic buildings that are quickly disappearing.  All are invited to hear this master storyteller, back by popular demand.  Sponsored by the Friends of Kasson Library.


RETIREMENT RECEPTION
FOR ART TIFF

Join us at the Kasson Library as we bid good-bye to our director, Art Tiff.  A retirement reception, hosted by the Friends of Kasson Library, will be held in his honor on Saturday November 23 from 11:00am – 1:00pm.  Please come to thank him for his 7 years of service to Kasson and to wish him well in his retirement.


STORYTIMES ARE BACK!

Please drop in:
Mondays at 6pmRead with Runner, a gentle therapy dog
Fridays at 10amStorytime with David, our newest staff member.


COLORING CLUB

Like to color?  Come to the library Coloring Club on Mondays from 5-6pm.  This club is for all ages – children and adults!  All are welcome.


STITCH!

Stitch is a gathering for you to bring your own project – sewing, crocheting, needlepoint, knitting, etc. – to work on, or to come and gain a new skill.  Sewing machines will be available, and ALL skill levels are welcome!  This group meets the first Monday of the month from 2-5pm.  The next meeting is December 2.  Drop in or stay the whole time!  No registration needed.


READ WITH RUNNER

Runner is a registered therapy dog who visits us on Mondays at 6pm for Storytime.  His gentle nature makes him a great listener!  This is an affirming time for readers of any ability to drop in for Storytime.  Bring a book or use one of ours.  


CRAYONS FOR CANCER

Your old broken crayons can be re-purposed to help others!  Just drop them off at the library and they’ll be given to Crayons for Cancer, a non-profit organization which benefits children with cancer.  They are melted and formed into decorative art.  Please don’t throw, just pass on to help.  For more information, go to:  www.crayonsforcancer.org


LOOKING FOR CHILDCARE?

Click here for the Early Childhood Initiative’s  one-stop website listing childcare options in Kasson and Mantorville.

 


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.  Call us at 634-7615 with any questions.  We are excited to offer this great opportunity.


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 LIBRARY

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 FREE online instructor-led courses are 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.


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.