Plum Creek Logo
Lake Benton Public Library
Library exterior

Get eBooks

Get eBooks

Get Magazines

Zinio magazines

Search the
Plum Creek
Online Catalog

Can't find your item
in Plum Creek?

Try the
MnLINK Gateway.

MnLINK Gateway

Explore the
Electronic Library for

Electronic Library for Minnesota

Get real-time answers from a librarian 24/7 at AskMN

Ask a librarian

Search Minnesota Reflections
to find photos, documents, and maps related to Minnesota history.

Minnesota Reflections

Research Project Calculator

Research Project Calculator


Welcome To The Lake Benton Library!

Check us out on Facebook! Find us on Facebook

Read to the Rhythm

at the Lake Benton Library

Summer Reading Program (June 1 to August 7)
K-2nd Grade Tuesday mornings from 10-11
3rd-5th Grade Tuesday mornings from 11-12
Tweens & Teens Thursday mornings at 10
Preschool Friday mornings from 10-11

Special Events: LEGO Robotics, Mr. Twister, Barnyard Scavenger Hunt, Where’s Jerome?, Art Fair, Story Walk/Hay Maze, Library Patio Dedication, Buster the Reading Clown, Pint-Sized Polkas, Family Movie Night, Keepers of the Sacred Tradition of Pipemakers, Treava Lundberg, ‘Tweens and Teens on Canvas, Old MacDonald had a Banjo, Wild About Reading, Grand Finale Reading Celebration

Paid for by grants from ITC, Fishback Financial, money from the Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund, and the City of Lake Benton and its community members.

Cypress Resume is here!

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.

Zinio for Your Library is here!

Zinio is here

The Plum Creek Library System, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books (Prince Frederick, MD), 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


Library Exterior

Front desk






Lake Benton
Public Library

110 E Benton St.
PO Box 377
Lake Benton, MN 56149
507-368-4641 Ext. 4

Monday, Wednesday, & Friday  
11 AM - 5:30 PM

Tuesday & Thursday
12 PM - 6:30 PM

9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon


Shelly Finzen

Alice Kern

Ethel Anderson

Quick Links

City of Lake Benton

County of Lincoln

Lake Benton News

Lake Benton Opera House

Lake Benton School

Free Application for
Federal Student Aid

Internal Revenue Service

MN Department of Revenue





Home | New Books | Library Services | Internet Policy
2014 Lake Benton Public Library
The City of Lake Benton is an equal opportunity employer and provider.
Minnesota Relay Service TTY at 7-1-1 or 1-800-627-3529