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Beginning Wednesday, March 18, the library will operate on shortened hours.

Until further notice, we will be open from 11am-6pm Monday-Friday with no Saturday service.

All programming is suspended through April 15.

Public use of meeting rooms will be discontinued for any group regardless of size.

Magazines and newspapers will be unavailable for in-house use.

Toys have been removed from the children’s section.

If you are unwell, please follow CDC guidelines and stay home. 

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Services we will continue to provide.

  • Free Drive By Wi-Fi! Seriously, sitting in your car outside the library can net you free, no-contact wi-fi.
  • Basic Check In and Check Outs. Please return your materials to the outdoor drop box. We have the big box for books and the media drop box on the door for your DVDs and CDs.
  • Fine Free Returns. We simply ask that you return your items as soon as you safely can. Extended checkouts are available if needed.
  • Digital Platforms for Electronic Checkouts. Visit our Quick Links page to see what we have available. If you have any questions, please call or email us. You can find our contact information on the contact tab at the top of the page.
  • Prenda Code Club. Keep your students busy during this downtime and ignite a passion for coding through With Prenda, it’s easy to teach our future coders the basics of creating apps and designing computer games.
  • Questionnaire Assistance Center for the Census. We will continue to answer questions you may have regarding information on how to fill out your census form.
  • Limited In-House Computer Use. To decrease contact between patrons, we request that computer use be kept to a minimum. As we have removed several computers to maintain distance between users, we may limit use to 30 minutes.
  • Faxing, Scanning, and Copying.

We will update our blog regularly, with the intent to educate and engage our community during this unique and ever-evolving time. If you have any questions, please call or email us.

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wash your hands, stay safe, and keep reading~ jody



Meinders Community Library is a combined school and public library that serves the residents of Pipestone County in Southwestern Minnesota. It is part of the Plum Creek Library System.