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Welcome to the Slayton Public Library

The Slayton Public 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 period.   There is also a song book collection containing over 400 books and more than 14,000 unique, indexed song titles. The library also houses subscriptions to over 50 magazines and newspapers, as well as more than 850 audio books.

The 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.

Also available is  the Community Room that can be reserved for meetings and other gatherings. 

Come in for a visit and stay awhile!

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View images of the library's new
children's room murals

Artwork created by Greg Preslicka
The Big Picture Murals 2011.

Project made possible through
Minnesota Legacy Arts grant funds.

Zinio for Your Library is here!

Zinio is here

The Plum Creek Library System, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books, is pleased to announce the availability of Zinio for Libraries, the world’s largest newsstand.

Plum Creek patrons now have unlimited multi-user access to complete digital magazines, easily viewed on any Internet-enabled device.

Instructions for setting up a Zinio account

Cypress Resume is being discontinued in April
Please save any documents to your personal storage
as soon as possible.

Cypress Resume

The Plum Creek Library System has acquired Cypress Resume, an online tool that helps you effortlessly create a professional resume in just a few minutes. Its easy-to-use format assures you won’t spend hours trying to perfect your document—all the hard work is done for you. Simply plug in your basic information (as little or as much as you’d like), and Cypress Resume creates a perfectly formatted document to help you land that dream job.

With Cypress Resume, there is no need to compose anything, ever. Simply type basic information about yourself and leave the difficult task of writing concise, descriptive statements detailing your abilities to the resume builder.

Create a fantastic new resume today. Cypress Resume is available at your local public library or online here.

Slayton Library
2451 Broadway
Slayton, MN 56172
fax 507-836-8778

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.

Sharyl Larson

Assistant Librarian
Lori Stainer

Quick Links:

City of Slayton

Cook'n Book Corrections

Murray County

Free Application for
Federal Student Aid

Internal Revenue Service

MN Department of Revenue

Murray County Central

Murray County News

Murray County Wheel Herald

National Weather Service

Senior LinkAge Line

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book club!

Meets the first Thursday of the month at 1:00 p.m. in the library's 
Community Room

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 and find similar writers:


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