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Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic,
Cook Public Library is closed until further notice.


Starting May 4, patrons may request curbside pickup

Pickup hours:  Monday – Friday, 10:00 am – 4:00 pm by appointment

Items for pickup:  Books, audio books, DVDs and puzzles from the Cook Public Library collection

How to request:  Call 218-666-2210 or email

Safety measures:  All orders will be placed in plastic bags and delivered outside the library

Not sure what to request? 

Visit to search our collection. 

Or, tell us what authors, movies or genres you like and library staff can find similar items.

Checkouts and Returns

Due dates have been extended while the library is closed.

Please use the outdoor book drop for returns.

All returned items are in quarantine for seven days before checked in.


Hotspots are not available for check out at this time.

No requests from other libraries at this time.

Wi-Fi available outside the library 24/7.

If you have questions, please contact the Cook Public Library at 218-666-2210
Meet Herman the Gnome

Visit the Cook Pubic Library Instagram account during the month of May to see what Herman's up to in the library.

Instagram link is available at the end of this newsletter.


Click here to fill out the Census
Online Resources available with your library card 

OverDrive - ebooks and audio books

RBDigital - Magazines

Minnesota Reflections - Digital materials shared by cultural organizations

Minnesota Historical Society - Digital newspapers

Click here for databases including Chilton, NoveList, HelpNow and JobNow
Virtual Tours

The British Museum

National Museum of the United State Air Force

Machu Picchu

Minnesota Governor's Residence

National Marine Sanctuaries Virtual Dives
Sites to Explore


One Book | One Minnesota is a new statewide book club that invites Minnesotans of all ages to read a common title and come together virtually to enjoy, reflect, and discuss.

The first featured book selection is Because of Winn-Dixie by Kate DiCamillo.

Click for more details
COVID-19 Information Resources

Minnesota COVID-19 Public Dashboard

Minnesota Department of Health

Centers for Disease Control

World Health Organization

Johns Hopkins University Coronavirus Map
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