Thursday, August 18, 2016

The Teen Summer Reading Program is over!

She won the TEEN SUMMER READING DRAWING for an iPad Mini-!
Her name was drawn from all the entries from all the containers!  If you won a prize, Ian will be contacting you soon!

Here is the entire list of gift certificate drawing winners!
Champion Sports: Alice Zhang, Clara Lippert
Goodbye Blue Monday: Rachel Cunningham, Dylan Nuebel, Jacob Reister
Cocoa Bean: Quentin Prinzing, Nikolas Stofis, Victoria Owusu
Hideaway: Laura Rezac, Madeline Moser
Ragstock: Ainsley Nutt, Amy Runke

iPad: Sophia Schewe

Monday, July 11, 2016

Way Park. Wednesday, July 13. THE ZILLIONAIRES!

The Zillionaires
Yes!  A local band to entertain you with rock’in mellow sounds!
 The show begins at 7 pm,
Booker, the Book Bus opens at 6:30
In case of inclement weather we will move to the Oddfellow’s Park Pavilion Forest Ave & Madison St. N
Check for updates at 507-645-6606 Facebook, Twitter and

 Books & Stars is made possible by : City of Northfield– Library, Northfield School District– Community Services Division,  The Friends and Foundation of the Library, Northfield Historical Society , SELCO Legacy Grant and a Grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund. *This project is made possible with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund (ACHF) and the people of Minnesota for Library Legacy activities.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Here is a cool app!

YALSA's (Young Adult Library Services Association) Teen Book Finder is a free app to help teens, parents, librarians and library staff, educators, and anyone who loves YA literature access to the past five years' of YALSA's awards and lists on their smartphone.

Have an Android phone? Download the Android version now!

Have an iPod Touch, an iPhone or an iPad? Download the iOS appnow!

App features include:
  • a homepage featuring three titles from the database, refreshed each day
  • the ability to search for books by author, title, award/list year, genre, by award, and by book list
  • a Find It! button, powered by the OCLC WorldCat Search API, that will show users where to find the book in a nearby library
  • a Favorites button, to create an individualized booklist
  • the ability to share books from the Teen Book Finder on Twitter and Facebook
The android and iOS version of the app is funded by the Dollar General Literacy Foundation. Both versions of the app were developed by Ora Interactive.
Have a question or comment about the app or want to report a bug?

Scan and Download

Use this QR Code to get the app today!
QR Code generator

Saturday, May 28, 2016

Summer reading info and book slips are ready!

You will find them at the top of the steps by the YA books!

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

Library update!

The Northfield Public Library will emerge from its construction cocoon this Saturday, May 7th at 10 and everyone is invited to the Grand Re-Opening ceremonies beginning at 10 AM with a formal ribbon cutting.  In the meantime the library at City Hall and the 210 Washington site are closed as we move the remaining materials and shelves and to prepare the new space. The bookdrop is not available during this time, and so please keep your items until we open.

We will have new hours beginning May 9 with Sunday hours from 1-5 pm running through June 5.  New weekly hours are Monday through Thursday 9 am to 8 pm, Friday 9 am to 6 pm, Saturday 9 am to 5 pm.  

Saturday, April 30, 2016

The library will be closed at City Hall staring Saturday, April 30th

We will be closed Monday, May 2nd thru Friday, May 6th at both library locations.
Due to circumstances beyond our control neither bookdrop will be available- please keep your items (although nothing is due the week we are closed) and bring then to the Library at 210 Washington anytime starting May 7th.
Please join us in a GRAND RE-OPENING CELEBRATION on Saturday, May 7th from 10 am until 5 pm.  Ribbon cutting and speeches at 10 am!  Rain or shine! Entertainment throughout the day thanks to the Friends & Foundation of the Library.
Plus the kids can come meet Mo Willems' "Elephant & Piggie"