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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Brainerd
Public
Library

The Brainerd Public Library was established in 1904 and was a founding member of the Kitchigami Regional Library system in 1969. Originally housed in a Carnegie library, the current building was constructed in 1986.

Location & Hours

Brainerd Public Library address:
416 S. 5th Street
Brainerd, MN 56401

Mon 9:00am - 5:00pm
Tue 9:00am - 7:00pm
Wed 9:00am - 7:00pm
Thu 9:00am - 5:00pm
Fri 9:00am - 5:00pm
Sat 9:00am - 4:00pm
Sun CLOSED

Contact the Library

 Fax: (218)-829-0055

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Branch Services

Free Wifi & public internet computers

Branch Events

Regular events

Weekly Storytime

Thursday at 11:00 a.m.

Stories & crafts for ages 2-8, but all are welcome

Brainerd Book Club for Adults:

2nd Wednesday of the month at 1:00 p.m. in the Small Meeting Room

Books Burgers and Brews Book Club:

4th Monday of the month at 6:00 p.m. at Roundhouse Brewery, RSVP here:

Read to a Reading Therapy Dog:

Sign up for a slot here:

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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

Meets on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 6:00 pm at the Brainerd Public Library small conference room.

Finance Committee Meets at 5:15 pm prior to all meetings.