All Blue Earth County Library locations and the North Mankato Taylor Library will be closed beginning Monday at 5 p.m. until March 27. These closures are in alignment with the latest guidelines from the Minnesota Department of Health. 

North Mankato and Blue Earth County’s top priority is ensuring that needs of the community are met while taking steps to maintain the health and safety of residents and staff. Although physical library locations will be closed, community support can continue to be given through the use of online resources and services. Visit the libraries’ websites to access a large collection of digital resources such as e-books, audiobooks, magazines, learning tools, and more. 

The Blue Earth County Library System consists of three locations; Mankato, Mapleton, and Lake Crystal. Visit their website at for additional information or call (507) 304- 4001. 

For additional information regarding the North Mankato Taylor Library, visit or call (507) 345-5120.