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Enjoy a cup of coffee, tea or cocoa while you read or visit.

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


Babbitt Library is accepting sealed bids starting May 23, 2016 on miscellaneous Library equipment. Bids must be in a sealed envelope and submitted to the Babbitt Public Library by 12:00 pm on June 3, 2016. The Library reserves the right to reject any and all bids.

Makeup and Characterization with Austin, MN Native Dylan Kaercher on June 1, at 3:30 p.m.

Why is the wicked witch so wicked? Why is Mary Poppins practically perfect? It's all in how the actors and actresses portray the character. Join Dylan and be introduced to the stage and world of characterization! In this one hour class participants will learn how to build a character from start to finish, starting with character design, then costumes, and finally how to give the characters personality traits. This class is perfect for the new performer or the experienced actor. Everyone will learn something in this fun, energizing class!
This program is funded with money from the MN Arts and Cultural Fund.

County Seat Theater presents Dearly Departed in Cloquet on June 3,4,9,10, AND 11 at 7 pm.
In the Baptist backwoods of the Bible Belt, the beleaguered Turpin family proves that living and dying in the South are seldom tidy and always hilarious. Despite their earnest efforts to pull themselves together for their father's funeral, the Turpin's other problems keep overshadowing the solemn occasion. Amidst the chaos, the Turpin's turn for comfort to their friends and neighbors, an eccentric community of misfits who just manage to pull together and help each other through their hours of need, and finally, the funeral. Limited tickets are available at the Babbitt Library.

Need help with your kindle, nook, or your computer? Please stop in the Library and sign up. Library will be giving group or individual classes for anyone who needs help.

In the Gallery:
Local artists JoAnn Briggs, Richard Monte, and Janine Patten 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.

Story Time

Tuesday Mornings at 9:30 through the end of May.
Starting June 7th  story time will be the first and third Tuesday of each month from 10:30-11:30 am 

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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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.