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Dec 21 to Feb 27

Monday,Tuesday, Thursday: 9:30 a.m. to7 p.m.

Wednesday, Friday: 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Saturday: 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Library will be closed on Feb. 15.

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The Cloquet Public Library contributes to a democratic and engaged community by providing a welcoming space, stimulating imagination, and supporting children’s literacy.



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320 - 14TH ST, Cloquet, MN 55720 • 218-879-1531, fax 218-879-6531
Library director: cloquet.library(at)

Welcome to your Cloquet Public Library

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to our Library Catalog where you will be able to:

• browse your library's extensive catalog,
• search for particular items, or
• log in to your account to reserve items, renew items,
check your account for items checked out, fines, items on reserve, etc.

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The Cloquet Public Library offers free wireless access.

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Happenings at your library....

Cloquet Library Reading Club - Reading "The Light Between Oceans" by M. L. Stedman, Tues., Feb 16, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Read Across America - Sat., Feb 27, 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Brief Encounters with Books - Mon., Feb. 29, 6:30 p.m.

Minnesota Fabulous Firsts: The Northfield Bank Raid and Charles Lindbergh’s Amazing Solo TransAtlantic Flight- Sat., March 5, 10:30 a.m. 


Winter Story Times at the Cloquet Public Library will begin in January and continue through the last week of March.
Preschool Story Times (ages 3-5) will be at 10 a.m., Wednesdays, Jan. 6 through March 30.
LapSit Story Times (ages 0-2) will be at 10 a.m., Thursdays, Jan. 7 through March 31.
Join us for stories, songs, play and good times. As part of our story times we will include Story Time Plus. Families are welcome to stay in the Story Time Room until noon each day for extra play and socialization. Parents are also welcome to bring their own snacks or lunch for this time.

For more information, call 879-1531 and ask for Lissie

Bring your Legos and start building!  The Cloquet Public Library continues its monthly Legos Afterschool Club for kids at 4 p.m., Mon., Jan. 25. New kids are welcome any time. If you have any questions, call 879-1531.

If you are interested in joining the Friends of the Library, please click here.

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