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The Library is closed to the public until further notice.

The Library will be closed Friday, April 10th and Sunday April 12th.


City of Austin Letter to residents regarding COVID-19 public closings and city services still available

Mower County Resources


following an indefinite extension of the closure of

City facilities to the public until further notice.

The Library's Phone Line is Available:    507-433-2391     Mon - Fri 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.


Click          to ask a Librarian a question via email.  You will receive a reply within 24 hours Mon. - Fri. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.  Do not use this option if you need an immediate response or do not have email; instead, call us at the phone number above.










  • Any materials due during this closure will be extended to be due afterwards.   This includes hotspots and Chromebooks.  

  • Any items on hold will continue to be held during this period.  

  • All programs and meeting room reservations are cancelled during this time.  

  • The outside bookdrop will remain open; however, feel free to keep items at home during this time.  Please do not return hotspots or chromebooks in the bookdrop. 


Take a look at the website which has anywhere access to the library's many electronic resources as well as tips of things to do while at home during this time -- stay home    and healthy!


Austin Public Library

323 4th Ave., N.E.

Austin, MN  55912


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