Beginning Tuesday, July 14, the Mankato location of the Blue Earth County Library System will be adding additional in-person access to the Library via appointment.  Patrons will be able to browse the collection, utilize equipment (computers, printer, copier, microfilm machine, etc.), receive technology help, reference services, and wireless internet.  Appointments will be in 45-minute increments Monday through Friday from 10 am to 5 pm and Saturday from 11 am to 2 pm.  Patrons wishing to visit the Library by appointment may do so by calling 507-304-4001.

No Contact Materials Pick Up Service will continue by phone or by visiting to request items.  Children continue to be welcomed into the Lovelace wing also by appointment only.  Virtual Library services including adult book discussions and story times will continue.  More information on virtual events can be found on Blue Earth County Library’s facebook page or by visiting

Staff will continue to take extra precautions cleaning the facility and equipment between visitors.  Additional information and instructions will be provided at the time an appointment is made.

For more information, contact the Blue Earth County Library at 507-304-4001.