Kitchigami Regional Library System

Serving 5 Minnesota counties: Beltrami, Cass, Crow Wing, Hubbard, and Wadena KRLS empowers libraries to enrich their communities.

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Bemidji
Public
Library

The Bemidji Public Library was established on February 25, 1907. We joined the Kitchigami Regional Library System in 1970. We have been in our new building since May of 1995.

Location & Hours

Bemidji Public Library address:
509 America Ave. N.W. Bemidji, MN 56601

Mon 9:00am - 7:00pm
Tue 9:00am - 7:00pm
Wed 9:00am - 7:00pm
Thu 9:00am - 7:00pm
Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sat 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sun CLOSED

Contact the Library

 Fax: (218) 333-0523

 Email: bemidji@krls.org

Send a message to Bemidji Public Library

Branch Services

Free Wifi & public internet computers

Meeting Rooms

One meeting room that can hold 20 people with tables and chairs, approx. 40 without tables.

Reservations required

Meeting room is free for non-profit organizations. For-profit organizations are charged a $50 fee. Procedure and Policy document must be signed before meeting.
Make reservation

Fax Services

$1/page (send)
$1/page (receive)

Printing & Copying

Color Printing: $0.50/page.
Black & White Printing: $0.10/page.
Black & White Copying: $0.15/copy.

Scanner

Free of charge. Sign up at the info desk.

Display Cases

Display cases available for month-long informational displays. Reservations are required. Call 218-751-3963 to make a reservation.

Branch Events

Regular events

Weekly storytime pre-school/toddler story time

Tuesday at 10:30 a.m.
Wednesday at 10:30 am
Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
Stories & crafts for the under 5 crowd

Library Book Sale:

Book sale is held in July.

Young Adult Book Club:

3rd Tuesday of the month at 5:30PM in the meeting room.

Book Discussion for Adults:

2nd Monday of the month at noon.

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March 1, 2024

10:00 am: Master Gardener Seed Starting Workshop with Dan Sherman


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Friends of the Library

Friends of the library are non-profit groups that support libraries in the community.

 

Friends are separate from KRLS and each group is made up of volunteers.

Local Library Board

Local Library board meetings:

2nd Thursday of the month at 5:00pm. The meeting is open to the public.

Our Local board Members:

Heidi Johnson, Chair

Deb Rossman, Vice Chair

Sandi Marshall, Secretary

Lauree Bahr

Nancy Erickson

Justin Beldo