Current Services

We are here for you and are working hard to serve you in new ways.

Sit-down Access Phase

The library is in a new phase of library services. The library is open on Mondays through Thursdays from 10 AM to 7 PM and on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 AM to 5 PM. Learn more about what to expect at the library.

Library Lockers

For those preferring reduced contact services or added convenience when picking up holds, try Library Lockers. Schedule a library locker appointment.

Try Book Bundles

Miss browsing at the library? Would you like to be introduced to a new author or discover a story that you wouldn’t think of reading? Try Book Bundles, a new and convenient way to explore and check out library materials.

No library card?

No problem! Apply for a library card online today to start accessing resources.

Need a laptop or wi-fi?

We have technology to help keep you connected even when the library is closed! Borrow a mobile hotspot or a laptop for use at home or on the go. Learn more!

Stop in for Sit-down Access Services

The library is in a new phase of library services. The library is open on Mondays through Thursdays from 10 AM to 7 PM and on Fridays and Saturdays from 10 AM to 5 PM. Stop in to browse materials, read a newspaper, or enjoy the terrace and gallery. General seating is available. Many programs will continue virtually, with some programs being offered in-person. Learn more.

Schedule a Library Locker Appointment

Reserve your library materials online and schedule a library locker appointment to pick up your items.

  1. Request library materials. Use the library catalog to place holds on specific titles.
  2. After you receive an email that your materials are ready, schedule a library locker pickup appointment.
  3. Pick up your items from the library lockers, located just inside the double doors from the library’s parking ramp on Third Street. Materials are available in the locker for the day of your appointment only, and lockers are only accessible during library hours.

Due to the limited number of lockers and the size of the lockers, please understand that all requests may not be able to receive locker service. The lockers can typically hold up to 10 standard size books. If your holds or book bundles include more than 10 books or oversized items, we ask that you come into the library to retrieve your materials from the holds shelf. In addition, items such as laptops and telescopes must be checked out from the public services desk.

If the library locker service is full or you have an available item that you would like more quickly, stop into the library and retrieve your materials from the holds shelf during library hours. No appointment is needed. The holds shelf is located across from the Public Services desk on the lower level of the library.

Try a Book Bundle

Try Book Bundles, a new and convenient way to explore and check out library materials. Instead of requesting specific titles, tell us what types of materials you would like, and staff will select them for you.”

Here’s how it works:
 
1. Complete the Book Bundle Request Form. Pick the categories you are interested in (such as adult historical fiction, teen nonfiction, or children’s picture books). You don’t have to limit your choices to books. You can request types of music, movies, and magazines, too.
 
2. Library staff will gather materials, check them out to you, and notify you when the items are ready. Please allow 2 days for staff to complete the request.
 
3. After receiving the notification, pick up your book bundle at the library. 
Get a Library Card

Apply for a library card online to start accessing library materials today! Fill Out the Application Here.

 

Borrow a Laptop or Wi-Fi

Do you need access to an internet connection or a computer while the library is closed? Wi-Fi hotspots and laptops are now available for check out with your library card. Equipment must be picked up at and returned to Stillwater. Learn more!

 

Featured Programs

Join us for informative and engaging programs. Many programs are virtual, with some programs being offered in-person. View our event calendar for a full list of upcoming activities. Missed a program? Check our YouTube channel for recorded past events.

Happy Hour Book Discussion

Happy Hour Book Discussion

Wednesday, June 23 | 6:30 PM: Join us at Forge & Foundry Distillery’s rooftop for Happy Hour, fabulous views of the St. Croix River and a...

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Storytimes

Storytimes

Wednesdays in June | 10:15 AM: Baby Bear is going EXPLORING this summer and invites you to join him (and Miss Kim) online for some new stories,...

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Digital Library

Our library never closes! Use your library card to access our digital library, available 24/7, from home and on the go.

eBooks & more

Borrow eBooks, eAudio and eMagazines with your library card. We have digital materials for readers (and listeners) of all ages.

Learn how to get started and start browsing for titles! 

Research & Online Courses

Learning never ends at the library. Research your ancestors, learn a new language, find automotive repair information, and more.

See our full list of research and online course resources.

Tools for Kids & Caregivers

Do you need trusted references for a school project? Flashcards and practice tests? Fun activities for days at home?

Check out our learning resources for early learners, school-aged learners and caregivers.

Tutoring & Job Coaching

Work with live tutors from 1 to 11 PM daily with Homework HelpNow.

Get one-to-one help from job experts, including live interview coaching, resumé assistance and more with JobNow.

Staff Picks

Click on a book cover to link directly to the catalog and learn more about the title or place a hold. Browse the library’s latest titles or check out our recommended reads for adults, kids and teens.

Summer Here We Come!

 

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