Instructions for Libby

You can borrow instantly for free on any device.
Step 1. Download the Libby app from the Playstore
Step 2. Find your library
Step 3. Enter your library card
We want you to continue reading. Call us if you have questions at 507-754-5859


UPDATE: COVID-19 Procedures

WE WILL BE OPEN TUESDAY UNTIL 5. We will need to close after 5pm.

The Grand Meadow Public Library will be closed to the public, but we are still here to serve you.
*Our Wi-fi is now 24/7 and you’re welcome to use it.
*Please return all materials to the drop box. It may remain on your account for up to two weeks to allow any germs on the returned materials to die.
*Fines on all currently checked out materials are waived until April 7th.
*Due dates for currently checked out materials will be April 7th.

Should these procedures change, we will inform you. Thank you for your patience and understanding. We want to meet your needs, while remaining safe.
Should you have any questions, please call us. 507-754-5859

Job Posting: Library Director

Job posting:
Director, Grand Meadow Public Library

Grand Meadow Public Library seeks qualified, friendly Library Director to serve the city of Grand Meadow and surrounding rural community. The Library Director reports to and works closely with the GM Library Board of Trustees to provide high quality library services, manage staff, direct library programming and foster community goodwill in the progressive, active hometown of 1,100. The candidate will possess strong written and oral communication skills, relate well to the public and library staff, demonstrate exceptional organizational skills and use creativity to design library programs. The director will be required to promote community engagement, encourage staff development and team building and oversee facility operations. REQUIREMENTS: Minimum of 5 years library experience with at least 1 year of supervisor/management experience. Appropriate undergraduate degree preferred, but not required. Hourly wage: $20-22, depending on qualifications. Send resume and letter of interest by March 31 to

CANCELLED! Cookies and Coffee Goodbye Event

Due to Covid-19 concerns, the Library Board of Trustees is cancelling this event. On your next visit, if you would like to come to the library and fill out a card we’ll have them available.

Alicia has been our director for 10 years!

Thank you for your service. Good Luck on your new adventure. We will miss you.

Holiday Hours/Closures and Early Closings

The  Grand Meadow Public Library Staff and Board of Trustees would like to wish you a very Happy Holiday Season and a Happy New Year!

Remember to stop by and stock up on your favorite format of books and movies and sign up for the Hot Reads for Cold Nights Adult Reading Program!  We have three more months to go, so three more winners to give prizes to!!!!

Please Note Our Holiday Early Closing/Closing Schedule:

Closing Early Dec. 24 and December 31st.  Our hours will be 9am – 1pm both days.   We Will Be Closed Dec. 25th and January 1st.


Don’t Miss Out on Our Wonderfully Easy Adult Reading Program!

HOT READS FOR COLD NIGHTS!  A fun adult reading program that starts in October 2019 and runs through the end of January 2020. 

What do I have to do to participate?   Well, The Hard Part is… WAIT!  There is NO Hard Part! Sign up at the library ONE TIME for the whole length of the program and do what you are already doing:  READ! 

Oh my gosh, no way, it can’t be that easy, right?  But it is.  Each book you check out at the library is entered into a drawing for a free prize.  So say you check out 3 books, you get three entrees into the drawing that equals = three chances to win. 

When do we draw our winners?  We draw a winner on the last day of each month, and call our winner and tell them to come on down to the library and pick up their awesome prizes!

What are your awesome prizes?  Our winner receives a Hot Reads for Cold Nights Bag filled with the following:  A Coffee mug/cup/travel mug, a vehicle windshield ice scraper, a shirt/sweatshirt, a throw blanket, a coaster and more!

Please stop by and get started reading towards the win!