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Plum Creek Online Catalog

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in Plum Creek?

Try the MnLINK Gateway.

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Explore the Electronic Library for Minnesota

ELM

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Search Minnesota Reflections to find photos, documents, and maps related to Minnesota history.

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A professionally-evaluated search engine meant for students and educators.

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Ancestry Library Database
(Access is only
available at the library)

Ancestry Library

Library Services

    Need A Library Card?

Print out the application form or get an application form at your library.

Photo ID and proof of current address necessary.

These could be a MN driver's license, MN State ID, employer's ID, plus anything that shows your present address.

Library cards are free. Replacement for lost cards is  $3.00.


Our facility includes:

  • A Bulletin Board on which the community may post messages.
  • Compliance with ADA guidelines.
  • A Conference Room available for community use.
  • Free pamphlets, job information, college information, and income tax forms.

Books

Adult Fiction and Non-Fiction
E-Books - Available through Overdrive (link on main page)
Reference Books
Large Print
Spanish Language Collection
Young Adult fiction and Non-Fiction
Children's Fiction and Non-Fiction
Puppets
Beginning Readers
Board Books
Picture Books

Media

Audio Books on CD and Cassette
Movies on DVD and VHS
Music on CD
Magazines
Newspapers (in-house use only)

Computers

Ten public Internet computers
Wireless connection available for laptops

Additional Services

Genealogy services
Copies $.25 per page
Scanning/emailing $.25 per page
Microfilm reader and printer $.25 per page

Faxes

  • $5 + tax first page to send, $1 per additional page after 5 pages
  • International Faxes -(Asia & Africa) $5 +tax first page to send, $3 + tax per additional page
  • $1 + tax per page to receive

Loan Periods

Three weeks for most materials except:
Videos, Cake Pans and Magazines- one week
Interlibrary Loan - two weeks

Renewals

Most library materials may be renewed. Renewals may be done in person, by phone or through our Online Catalog. Items may only be renewed one time through the online catalog. If another patron has requested the title, you may not renew the item. Material borrowed from other libraries in the Plum Creek Library System may be renewed. Materials borrowed from outside Plum Creek can not be renewed.

Book Drop

An after hours book drop is available for the convenient return of books whenever the library is closed.

Fines

$3 a day/item for videos
$2 a day/item for Interlibrary Loan materials.

As of January 1, 2012 a new Delinquent Fines policy is in effect:

Delinquent Fines Policy

 

Nobles County Library
407 12th St
Worthington, MN 56187
507-295-5340
fax 507-372-2982
800-954-7160
fax 800-954-7161

Hours
Monday & Thursday
8 AM to 8 PM
Tuesday, Wednesday,
& Friday

8 AM to 5 PM
Saturday
Closed June thru August
Sunday
Closed

Staff
Clint Wolthuizen
Myra Palmer
Laurie Ebbers
Jackie Van Horsen
Denise Reith
Nancy Flynn
Roxana Castillo

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Nobles County Review

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Free Application for
Federal Student Aid

Internal Revenue Service

MN Department of Revenue

 

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