The Albert Lea Public Library staff will be happy to assist you in locating materials and will also provide reference service in person, over the phone, or by e-mail. Instructional sessions are also available for those interested in an introduction to our electronic resources.

If you have a reference question, please call us at 507-377-4350 or email us at

You may also use the form below to submit a question.

If you are suggesting materials (books, music, movies, etc.) for us to purchase please include identifying information such as your name and/or library card number. Due to e-mail spam we want to make sure requests are coming from our patrons.

Reference Request Form



Home Phone




What is your question? Please include any additional details such as how much information you need, in what form, and for what purpose. This can help answer your question quickly and effectively.

Where did you hear about this topic, or what prompted this question (if applicable)?

Reference Databases

Available Micro Films