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Library News

Library Card Sign-up Month

September is Library Card Sign-up Month and the Albert Lea Public Library is encouraging everyone in the community to get a card. Throughout the month, you’ll find pictures of community members and organizations holding library cards to remind you that everyone in the...

Summer Reading Program

Albert Lea Public Library's Summer Reading Program has blasted off as we celebrate "A Universe of Stories." Children and teens can sign up online or stop by any of our desks to get started. Between June 3 and July 18, read and record the books you read to win prizes....

Electronic Library of Minnesota

Have you used the Electronic Library of Minnesota (ELM)? If you've used one of the library's databases, chances are you have. ELM provides Minnesota residents online access to magazine, journal, newspaper, and encyclopedia articles, eBooks and other information...

Friends Book Sale

The semi-annual Friends of the Library books sale is coming up May 16-May 18. Held once in the fall and once in the spring, the book sale raises money to support library programs and equipment not covered by the general library budget. The sale starts on Thursday, May...