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Print out the application form or get an application form at your library.

Photo ID and proof of current address necessary.

These could be a MN driver's license, MN State ID; employer's ID, plus anything that shows your present address.

Library cards are free. Replacement for a lost card is  $3.00.


Events and Clubs

  • Friday Morning Fun (September–April) 10:00 am
  • Preschool Story Time, 1st, 2nd, and 4th Fridays of every month
  • Open Campus, 3rd Friday of every month
  • Enrichment, 5th Fridays
  • Adult Book Club (September-April), 1st Monday 10 am
  • Fiber Guild (September-April), Tuesday evenings, 7 pm

Books

  • Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction
  • Large Print
  • Young Adult fiction and Non-Fiction
  • Children's Fiction and Non-Fiction
  • Beginning Readers
  • Board Books
  • Picture Books

Media

  • Audio Books on CD and Cassette
  • Movies on DVD and VHS
  • Music on CD
  • Magazines
  • Newspapers (in-house use only)

Computers

  • Four Public Internet Computers

Additional Services

  • B&W copies $0.15 per page
  • Color copies $0.25 per page

Loan Periods

Three weeks for most materials except:
  • Videos - one week
  • Music CD's - one week
  • Magazines - one week

Renewals

Most Library material may be renewed. Renewals may be done in person, by phone or through our Online Catalog. If another patron has requested the title, you may not renew the item. You will not be able to renew material if you have more than a $5.00 fine from another Plum Creek library on your card or more than 5 overdue items. Material borrowed from other libraries in the Plum Creek Library System may be renewed.

Book Drop

An after hours book return is available in the front entry for the convenient return of books whenever the library is closed.

Fines

  • $0.50 a day for DVDs, CDs, or videos
  • $0.10 a day for books, magazines, etc.

 

Lake Benton
Public Library

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

Hours
Monday & Wednesday  
11 AM - 5:30 PM

Tuesday & Thursday
12 PM - 6:30 PM

Friday
10 AM - 5:30 PM

Saturday:
9:00 AM - 12:00 Noon

Sunday:
Closed

Staff
Director:
Janine Bunjer

Assistant:
Corinne Crow

Volunteer:
Ethel Anderson

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