Come on in! Make yourself at home.
Enjoy a cup of coffee while you read or visit.


Free WiFi is provided compliments of Babbitt Public Library and Midcontinent. Internet integrity and respect for copyright laws are expected and appreciated. Thank you.


Summer Reading Program "Read to the Rhythm"
                         June 8th - July 24th
Children- Adults  read 3 books and get your name in the drawing for prizes.
Scavenger hunts for children -adults. Participate in a scavenger hunt in the Library and get your name in a drawing for an additional prize.

June 8     Hans Mayer 1:00 p.m. in the gym
June 9     Anansi the Spider 1:00 p.m. in the gym
June 17   Lemon Line-Up Puppet show 2:00 p.m. in the  Council Chambers
June 24   Musical Carnival 2:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers
July 1       Gerry Mealey playing the accordion 2:00 p.m. in the Library
July 2       Author James Rains book signing "Afognak" 5:00 p.m. in the Library
July 8       Make a Musical Instrument with Karen 2:00 p.m. in the  Library
July 13     Pint Size Polkas 1:00 p.m. in the gym
July 14     Zaraawar Mistry 9:30 a.m. in the Library
July 22     Guitar & Singing with Theresa Miller 2:00 p.m. in the Library

Event tickets available at the Babbitt Public Library
Now available through the Minnesota Arts & Cultural Heritage Fund 

Free event tickets to the Northern Lights Music Festival production of Lehar's Merry Widow at 3:00 p.m. July 12, 2015 at the Chisholm High School or 7:00 p.m. July 13, 2015 at the Washington Auditorium in Ely. Tickets are limited.

In the Gallery:
Local artists Pamela Davis, JoAnn Briggs, Consie Powell have a display of their art in the Library Gallery. Peruse the Gallery often to enjoy frequently changing displays.

Tuesday Morning Story Time is held at 9:30
Tuesday Morning Story Time at Babbitt Public Library is designed to develop early literacy skills. Music, movement, art and great children's books mix it up and make it fun.

Access the Internet

Access the Internet on Library computers or tap into the Wireless connection. A tablet is available for adults to use in the library.
If the library is closed and the Municipal Bldg is open, just outside the Library is a table, chair, and outlet for your convenience. Ethical internet use and respect for copyright laws is expected and appreciated. Thank you.

Look and Listen! Audio Books or eBooks

Books on CD are available in the library.
PLUS, you can download audio books, eBooks, and magazines. FREE!

Download books and magazines 24/7 at
Look for these icons.


Friends of the Library

on-going BOOK SALE
An extensive assortment of books are on sale. 

Find them in the hallway adjacent to the library.
 Check often for newly arriving books.
Your purchase supports Friends of the Library and the Library.

Thank you.