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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 an 8 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!

Sip and Splatter: Painting with Emily

Paint with Emily September 30

Saturday, September 30th 2:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Community Room at the Slayton Public Library

All supplies are included in this free painting class.
Class is for Teens and Adults.
Class size is limited to 30.
Please call the Library at 507-836-8778 to register.

Minnesota Library LegacyThis activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board, thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.

Downloadable Audiobook Service

Recorded Books audiobooks

The Plum Creek Library System is proud to announce the addition of the RBdigital audiobook service, formerly known as OneClickdigital, from Recorded Books. RBdigital 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.

After a quick one-time account set-up process,you will be able to checkout and download audiobooks. Email support is available at RBdigital and phone support is available at 877-77-AUDIO from 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday thru Friday.

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eBooks MN

Ebooks Minnesota, an online ebook collection spearheaded by Minnesota’s libraries, is open to Minnesota readers. The collection is accessible online at 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 2011.

Project made possible through
Minnesota Legacy Arts grant funds.




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

10 AM - 6 PM
9 AM to 5 PM
9 AM to 5 PM
10 AM - 6 PM
9 AM to 5 PM
9 AM to 1 PM

Lori Stainer

Assistant Librarian
Patricia Grieme

Quick Links:

City of Slayton

Cook'n Book Corrections

Murray County

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Federal Student Aid

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Murray County Central

Murray County News

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

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