Due to unforeseen circumstances, there will be no storytime this Tuesday, September 21st. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Due to construction, getting to the library might be difficult today. Currently, the only open parking is in the lot to the west of the football field.
We will be happy to renew your materials for you. Just give us a call or send an email. We will update our parking situation on facebook as the day progresses.
Thanks for your patience.
Meinders Library will be closed July 3rd through July 7th.
Since our annual cleaning and maintenance fall directly after a holiday, our Fourth of July closure is extended by two days.
Stop by and pick up your reading, listening, and viewing materials by 5:00pm Friday. We will reopen Thursday July 8th.
Need-hands on activities for the little ones? We’ve got STEM Kits just waiting for the right family!
Traveling for hours on end? Audiobooks are a great way to spend windshield time after your favorite radio station starts its second loop.
Can’t think of that perfect dessert? We’ve got tons of new cookbooks and a nice selection of cakepans.
Worried about company? We’ve got you covered with board games and puzzles.
Just stop in and we will help you discover what is missing in your upcoming holiday plans!
All good things need updating. As work continues on the new elementary school, the Pipestone Area Schools campus will be without electricity on Friday–including the library.
Meinders Library will be closed all day Friday, and staff will not have access to the phones or email. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience!
Stop by before close on Thursday to get your weekend reads or utilize our online platforms to satisfy your need for words.
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Also, we just learned that our annual cleaning and maintenance will take place July 6 & 7. With the 4th of July weekend, the library will be closed Saturday, July 3 through Wednesday July 7. All services will resume July 8.
Meinders Community Library will be closed Saturday May 29th through Monday May 31st in observance of Memorial Day. We will reopen on Tuesday June 1st at 10:00am. We’re here today, Friday May 28th until 5:00pm, so stop by for all your long weekend reading needs!
Next week, we kick off summer programming with our first Pipestone County Popup Storytime on Tuesday, June 1st at 10:30am at Southwest Park. On Thursday June 3rd at 11:00am, we have our first Read with a Ranger session at the library.
The following Monday, June 7th at 6:30pm, Trava Olivier will present Fire, Water, and Old City Hall. This program will be preceded by the Pipestone Area Friends of the Library annual meeting at 6:00pm. Refreshments will be provided by PAFL.
As we are part of the school campus, we must continue to follow the Safe Learning Plan which involves wearing masks through today. According to the CDC and the Governor’s Office, unvaccinated individuals are strongly encouraged to mask up when indoors.
Thanks for doing your part in keeping our community as safe and healthy as possible.
We will keep you updated as more guidance is provided from the district and the state for summer school programs.
Thanks and have a great weekend!
Meinders Community Library will be closed Monday, March 15th due to inclement weather.
The library will be closed this upcoming Saturday, February 27th because of a scheduled power outage for the construction of the new elementary. We apologize for the inconvenience.
Due to unforseen circumstances, Meinders Library in Pipestone is closed Thursday, Friday, saturday, and Monday. This includes no after school use, as the library will not be staffed.
Plans are to reopen on Tuesday, February 16, as possible. Items can be renewed online by logging into your PCLS account found on the right sidebar. No late fees will be accrued for overdue materials returned next week after we reopen.
If you have a burning library need or question that cannot wait until Tuesday, the wonderful libraries within our Plum Creek Library System will be happy to assist you as they are able.
We appreciate your patience while we navigate this time. Please stay tuned for updates.
Meinders Community Library is closed today, Monday January 18th in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.