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Posted on: August 4, 2020

No Library Materials Pickup Aug 11

OPL is a polling place on Tuesday, August 11. (1)

OPL is a polling place on Tuesday, August 11. ONLY voters of Ward 2, Precinct 1 will be allowed in the building that day. No library services will be available. There will be no Pickup hours on Tuesday 8/11. Regular No-Contact Pickup of Library Materials ...

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Posted on: April 30, 2020

OPL Updates as of June 10

OPL No-Contact Pickup and Online Programs and Services

No-Contact Library Materials Pickup at OPL

The Owatonna Public Library (OPL) building remains closed until further notice. OPL librarians are offering no-contact pickup for library materials on a limited basis. Staff will call you when your requests have a...

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Posted on: June 9, 2020

Garden Time at OPL

Kids, bring your grownups to Garden Time this summer

Join us in the OPL Garden this summer for "Dig Deeper: Growing Produce During the Pandemic." This is part of the OPL Summer Reading Program, and kids are invited to attend with at least one of their grown-ups. 
Families can sign up for o...
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Posted on: June 15, 2020

2020 Summer Reading Program

Imagine Your Story Summer 2020 Reading Program

Summer reading is HERE! You can now register for the 2020 summer reading program! Our challenges will run from June 15-August 31, 2020. Kids, teens, and adults, we hope to see you ALL there!

Online at

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Posted on: May 21, 2020

Storytime Online With Darla Continues June-August

Storytimes Online With Darla 10:30 am Tuesdays & Thursdays, June-August

This summer, June-August, join us at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays & Thursdays for Storytimes Online With Darla. Watch on the OPL Children’s Services Facebook Page!

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Posted on: March 16, 2020

OPL Building Closed

The OPL building is closed until further notice. Please stay tuned for updates.

The Owatonna Public LIbrary (OPL) building is closed until further notice. The outside book drop is now open; return all library materials using the outside book drop.

No-Contact Library Materials Pickup began May 4. Click here for details on this new serv...

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