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By: Brainerd_Public... on August 31, 2011 - 1:14pm - Add new comment

The Brainerd Public Library will be closed will be closed 9/5/2011 in observance of Labor Day. 

Our regular hours will resume on Tuesday September 6th.


Brainerd Public Library

Regular Hours

Sun Closed
Mon 9:00 a.m - 8:00 p.m.
Tue 9:00 a.m - 8:00 p.m.
Wed 9:00 a.m - 8:00 p.m.
Thu 9:00 a.m - 8:00 p.m.
Fri 9:00 a.m - 6:00 p.m.
Sat 9:00 a.m - 4:00 p.m.

By: Brainerd_Public... on August 31, 2011 - 1:30pm - Add new comment


Sign-Up for a Library Card in Sept!

Get your kids ready to head back to school @ your library

As the Brainerd Lakes Area students head back to school this September, the Brainerd Public Library wants to make sure that all children have the most important school supply- a library card. 

By: Brainerd_Public... on September 9, 2011 - 10:32am - Add new comment


By: Brainerd_Public... on October 6, 2011 - 12:24pm - Add new comment

Friday, October 7 · 4:30pm - 6:00pm

By: Brainerd_Public... on October 6, 2011 - 4:51pm - Add new comment

Stop at the Brainerd Public Library during Teen Read Week!  Pick up graphic novels, art books, photography guides, fantasy titles and more.  Stop and find something that inspires you, just for the fun of it.  Come check out our free events and celebrate a fun week of reading!!

Mon 10/17 Review 4 Prizes-Teens will be able to sign up for prizes by telling us about their favorite read and have gr8 chances to win some prizes.  Registration forms will be available at the library Oct 17-21.

By: Brainerd_Public... on October 25, 2011 - 11:10am - Add new comment

Tuesday, November 1st 10:15am
Smokey the Bear Visits the Library
Come to Storytime on November 1st and Meet Smokey the Bear! In conjunction with local DNR Forestry Department, the Brainerd Public Library is pleased to offer an informative storytime featuring stories, songs, and information about fire prevention and fire safety. Smokey will be our special guest. This will be a fun event for all ages. Bring your camera and take a picture with Smokey the Bear! See you there!

By: Brainerd_Public... on October 28, 2011 - 3:53pm - Add new comment

Saturday, November 5th from 11am-11:50.
The Rose Ensemble presents "And Glory Shown Around: Early American Ballads, Hymns & Dances Return to America’s folk roots".

By: Brainerd_Public... on November 8, 2011 - 12:49pm - Add new comment

Take a trip down the Mississippi River in Minnesota with Doug Ohman at the Brainerd Public Library on October, 14 at 6:00pm. The Mississippi River flows along for nearly 700 miles touching many villages, towns and cities in its route from Lake Itasca to the Iowa border. In this program, Doug will highlight the many points of interest in the rivers upper reaches. This journey will take you from northern Minnesota to the Twin Cities. Doug has explored much of the rivers history, culture and of course beauty through his photography and personal stories.

By: Brainerd_Public... on November 16, 2011 - 7:33pm - Add new comment

Read Laurel's latest Senior Class column here:

By: Brainerd_Public... on November 17, 2011 - 1:27pm - Add new comment

Time for toe-tapping and wiggling in your seats. Attend a FREE traditional Bluegrass, Country and Gospel concert presented by Tim and Cindy Roggenkamp of the Pequot Lakes area. This husband and wife team present stories behind the music and different instruments (banjo, fiddle, dobro, mandolin and bass). The concert will be at the Brainerd Public Library on Tuesday, November 29 at 6:00pm.