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The Cloquet Public Library contributes to a democratic and engaged community by providing a welcoming space, stimulating imagination, and supporting children’s literacy.



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320 - 14TH ST, Cloquet, MN 55720 • 218-879-1531, fax 218-879-6531
Library director: cloquet.library(at)

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Welcome to your Cloquet Public Library

The top click on the left side bar brings you
to our Library Catalog where you will be able to:

• browse your library's extensive catalog,
• search for particular items, or
• log in to your account to reserve items, renew items,
check your account for items checked out, fines, items on reserve, etc.

Free wi-fi access:
The Cloquet Public Library offers free wireless access.

America's News newspaper database.

Find diverse U.S. perspectives on topics related to controversial issues, the environment, health, education, science, the arts, literature, business, economics, criminal justice, and more from a variety of current and retrospective news media including newspapers, newswires, broadcast transcripts, blogs, periodicals, videos and web-only content, including The Cloquet Pine Journal

Click here for In-Library access

Click here for Access from home or wi-fi (you will need your library card)

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Library Policies
Cloquet Library Board and staff
The Cloquet Shaw Memorial Library Foundation, Inc. Please click here to donate online

Happenings at your library....

Teen Cafe - Wednesdays, 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. - Snacks, games, crafts for teens

Family Game Night - Thurs., June 23 @ 6:30 p.m. - try some new games from Dungeons End in Duluth.

Friends of the Library 2nd Annual Craft Fair and Book Sale - Fri., June 24, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. - Local authors Linda Hatinen, Larry Weber, and Autumn Adele Aubu’t will be signing copies of their new books from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Summer Reading Program begins on Monday, June 6! All ages welcome from infant to senior citizen. Read for the Win! You may sign up online @


Summer Story Times at the Cloquet Public Library will be held in the months of June and July.
Preschool Story Times (ages 3-5) will be at 10 a.m., Wednesdays, June 1through July 27.
LapSit Story Times (ages 0-2) will be at 10 a.m., Thursdays, June 2through July 28.
Join us for stories, songs, play and good times. As part of our story times we will include Story Time Plus. Families are welcome to stay in the Story Time Room until noon each day for extra play and socialization. Parents are also welcome to bring their own snacks or lunch for this time.

For more information, call 879-1531.

If you are interested in joining the Friends of the Library, please click here.

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