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to the Slayton Public Library
Library was organized in 1940 by the Monday Study Club and was housed
in two locations before moving to its present home on Slayton's main
street. The library is a member of the Plum Creek Library System, a
nine-county, 25 member federated library system.
In addition to more than 35,000 volumes, the Slayton Library has a
collection of over 700 movies that can be checked out for a 1-week
is also a song book collection containing over 400 books and more than
14,000 unique, indexed song titles. The library also houses
over 50 magazines and newspapers, as well as more than 850 audio books.
library has a 12-station computer lab for public use during regular
hours of operation, and is also equipped with wireles Internet service.
The computer lab can be reserved for use by groups when the
library is closed.
available is the Community Room that can be reserved for
and other gatherings.
in for a visit and stay awhile!
Ebooks Minnesota, an online ebook collection spearheaded by Minnesota’s libraries, is open to Minnesota readers. The collection is accessible online at EbooksMN.org and via free apps from iTunes, Google Play, and Kindle. There is no charge to libraries or individuals who wish to use the collection, and no username or password is required. Ebooks Minnesota is open to all readers within Minnesota’s borders.
No process is required to “check out” a book. Readers can access any book in the collection at any time regardless of how many other readers are also using that book. This feature makes the collection particularly useful for schools that may wish to assign a single book to an entire class or even an entire school. Likewise, community book clubs, no matter how large, can read books together without worrying about checkout limits or due dates.
The collection contains more than 2,000 books, including titles from these Minnesota publishers: ABDO, Lerner Publishing Group, Cherry Lake Publishing, University of Minnesota Press, Milkweed Press, and Coffeehouse Press. Nonfiction titles from Arcadia Publishing about Minnesota and its history are also included in the collection. A selection of popular titles that are in the public domain, such as "Dracula." and “Jane Eyre,” completes the collection.
View images of the library's new
children's room murals
Artwork created by Greg Preslicka
The Big Picture Murals
Project made possible through
Minnesota Legacy Arts grant funds.
Monday & Tuesday
11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday & Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
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