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Branches > Margaret Welch Memorial Library - Longville

Margaret Welch Memorial Library - Directions to Library
5051 St. Hwy 84
P.O. Box 106
Longville, MN 56655
Phone (218) 363-2710 Fax (218)363-2710
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Web Site Address
Longville Library Photo

Sun Closed
Mon Closed
Tue 10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.
Wed 1:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m.
Thu 10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.
Fri 1:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m.
Sat 10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.
Cheryl Martin, Branch Manager
Rose Jorgenson, Library Assistant

Longville Library Map

Directions to Branch: From Highway 200 turn south on Highway 84 for five miles. The library building is on the west side of Highway 84.

Brief History: The Margaret Welch Memorial Library was established in 1955. We joined the Kitchigami Regional Library in 1970. Longville is the smallest town in Minnesota to have a public library.

Summer Pre-School Story Time:
Thursdays at 10:30am, June 5th - August7th, 2014

Craft time for kids
Come any time between 1:30 - 3pm on Fridays: June 6th - August 1st, 2014

Local Library Board Meetings:
As needed.
Board President Anne Rowe
call (218) 363-3761

Special Events:

Birthday Book Club for Kids - at the Longville Library
All you need to do is: Be a kid!
With your parents, come to the Longville Library during the month of your birthday and apply for a library card, if you don't already have one. Small kids may check out items on their parent's card.
Check out a minimum of 3 books that day, sign the Birthday Club Register, and receive your plush birthday bear!
Have a Great Birthday!!!

2014 First Friday Book Club:
Meets at 10:00am on the 1st Friday of each month
at the St. Edwards Catholic Church in Longville.
Volunteers needed to be discussion leaders!
First Friday Book Club Selections:
  • Jan     One Thousand White Women by Jim Fergus
  • Feb    The Round House by Louise Erdrich
  • Mar    Aviator's Wife by Melanie Benjamin
  • Apr     The Cellist of Sarajevo by Steven Galloway
  • May    The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh
  • Jun     The Grass is Always Greener Over the Septic Tank by Erma Bombeck
  • Jul      Follow the River by James Alexander Thom

  • Special Collections:
    World War II history

    Available Services:
    Free wireless Internet access and public Internet computers
    Proctoring for long distance education
    Tax forms

    Recreational Collections:
    Life jackets for children are available for check out with your library card

    Active Chapter: Two meetings per year May 16 & Sep 16, 2014 at Longville Senior Club
    President: Denny Ploeger
    Book donations are accepted and appreciated throughout the year for book sales.
    Please drop off new or gently used book donations during library hours.

    2014 Friends Events:
    Fundraisers: Book & hot dog sale 5/24, Book & Bake & hot dog sale 6/28, Fluff & Puff/book & bake sale 7/24, Book sale 9/20

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    phone: 218.587.2171 / fax: 218.587.4855