Ely Public Library

30 S. 1st Ave East    Ely, Minnesota  55731   TEL:(218) 365-5140


Welcome to the Ely Public Library 

and will be closed from
 Monday 3 November thru
Tues 11 November
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Normal Hours of Operation Are
Mon, Tues, Wed, Thurs, Fri - 10 am to 6 pm
 Saturday 8-Noon 

"The MN Department of Education has awarded the Ely Public Library a Public Library Accessibility and Improvement Grant in the amount of $458,699.06 to be used towards construction for our new building!"

New Library Building Information
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Moving Into the New Library Building Info

re you an Artist? Would you like to donate one of your works to be hung in the new library space?
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Founded in 1922, the Ely Public Library is now housed in the Ely Community Center that was built in 1937-38 in the Art Deco Style.

What the Library can offer you:
 Wireless Hot Spot
 Free Computer Use for Internet Access
Leisure Reading Material for both children and adults
How-to information on a wide variety of topics
Value Line periodical for investors
Preschool Story Times
Summer Reading Programs for both adults and children
Friends of the Library Book Club
Audio Books for in the car or at home
Large Print books
Varied selection of magazines
Daily Newspapers
Compact Discs & DVD's
Video cassettes -- both informative and feature films
Tax Forms
Computer Lab
Local Minnesota author collection


How Long You can Use Library Materials:

Loan Periods:
Books -- 3 weeks
Magazines -- 3 weeks
Books on Tape -- 3 weeks
CDs -- 3 weeks
DVD Videos -- 2 days
VHS Tapes- 1 week

Overdue Fines:
Books -- 10 cents per day
Magazines -- 10 cents per day
Books on Tape -- 10 cents per day
CDs -- 10 cents per day
VHS Videos -- 1 dollars per day
DVD's Videos-- 2 dollars per day

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