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


Free Tickets to sites and events!
Check out tickets to the Bois Forte Heritage Center, Duluth Children's Museum, the Depot, Ely-Winton Historical Society, Forest History Center, Glensheen, the Wolf Center, Discovery Center, the Hockey Hall of Fame and other sites. First come, first served.

Also, check in occasionally to see what special event tickets are available.

In the Gallery: Watch for an upcoming artist.

Watch the Gallery for local student art.
Local artists are encouraged to make use of the Gallery. 
Stop in or call 218 827-3345. 

More events coming. Keep watching.
April 16 Puzzle of a Poem 10:30 at the school
April 24 Gardening with Gary 5:00 
April 29 MN History Player 1:00 at the school
May 12 Flight of Photo with Frederick Blanch 6:00
June 12 Ice Box Theater April 12 6:00
June 25 Kidstuff Animal Tracks, James Pointer 1:00
July 2 Lake Superior Zoo2You 1:00
July 25 Zinghoppers 12:00
August 14 Z Puppets 4:00

Tuesday Morning Story Time is held at 10:30.
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.

READ, Reading Education Assistance Dogs
Therapy dogs and breeder/handler/trainer Paula McKenzie volunteer their services and passion for helping Grades 1-3 students boost their reading skills. READ sessions will be held Tuesdays after school.
Stop in or call the library for more information &/or to register, 827-3345.


Pssst! Did you know that the League of MN Cities polled the 2012 State Fair visitors, giving each person 8 beans to "spend" on city services? Here is how people chose to spend their beans:
Clean Water  6,186
Libraries  5,480
Police  5,184
Fire  4,768
Parks & Rec  4,473
Streets & Sidewalks  4,438
Senior Services  4,159
Sewers & Garbage  4,065

So, what's the ROI (Return on Investment) in a MN library?

Teens & T'weens!

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The Teen section has the most comfortable seating in the whole library.

There are a bunch of really good new books and magazines too!

Access the Internet

Access the Internet on Library computers or tap into the Wireless connection. If the Library is closed and the Municipal Bldg is open, just outside the Library is a table, chair, and outlet for your convenience.

Come Read with Me after School!

Elementary students read one-on-one with an encouraging volunteer after school, once a week October through April. Call for details, 827-3345

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
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