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Meinders Community Library
The original library board
convened on March 27, 1900 on the second floor of City Hall. In 1903,
notice was received that Andrew Carnegie was providing a grant of
$10,000 for a public library building. The new library opened for
business on November 11, 1904. In 1975, the public library combined
with the school library to better serve the community. The old Carnegie
Library was then used as the Pipestone Senior Citizens building. In
January 2003, the community/school library moved into its new home in
the Pipestone Area School building. Renamed the Meinders Community
Library, it offers public reading areas, meeting rooms, more computer
access, a coffee bar and easy access to over 32,000 books and many
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New Downloadable Audiobook Service
The Plum Creek Library System is proud to announce the addition of the OneClick digital audiobook service from Recorded Books. OneClick digital offers an easy way to access a terrific collection of free downloadable audiobooks. Note: only audiobooks are available from this service, not eBooks.
Apps are available for PC, Mac, Android, iPhone, iPad, and Amazon Kindle.
a quick one-time account set-up process,you will be able to checkout
and download audiobooks. Email support is available at email@example.com and phone support is available at 877-77-AUDIO from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday.
Getting Started Guide
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
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.
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.
eBooks Are Here! ***
Plum Creek eBooks are located here:
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How To Guide
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checkout, and download
an eBook to your Kindle
checkout, and download
a book to your Sony Reader Wi-Fi
Please note: eBooks
CANNOT be downloaded
to public computers in the library.
State Library Services
MnKnows – Dig Deeper @ Your Library
is the new portal that gives Minnesota students and library patrons
one-stop access to five statewide library services: MNLINK, Electronic
Library for Minnesota (ELM), Minnesota Reflections, AskMN, and the
Research Project Calculator.
Area Friends of the Library
As a Friend,
you support the Public Library and:
- Help children become lifelong readers by supporting
young people's programs
- Help to supply summer reading programs and provide
prizes for special contests
- Host the annual book sale and open houses
- Offer special exhibits and programs for adults
- Assist with special events
- Support acquisition of new printed material and
- Make new friends
- Become a member of a group dedicated to supporting
and improving the quality of life in our community
Student - $5
Individual - $25
Family - $40
Business - $100
Patron - $500
Contributions are tax deductible. All dues
except patron are annual.
Make checks payable to:
PAFL, 1401 7th Street SW, Pipestone, MN 56164
1401 7th Street SW
Pipestone, MN 56164
Kyle Caskey - Chair
Tami Taubert - School Bd. Rep. Justin Schroyer - City Rep.
Evan Schiller - PAFL rep.
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