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Rochester Public Library is dedicated to providing the community access to information, literature and ideas.
The Public Library also offers programs for all ages, and special services, such as reference, reader’s advisory, homebound delivery, bookmobile and Internet access.
The Public Library provides access to the city ordinances as well as Minnesota laws and regulations. Other general materials are available on topics such as landlord and tenant law, family law, contracts and small business laws. For more information on these and any topic of interest, visit or call the Reference Desk at (507) 328-2309, email a librarian, or Instant message IM a question to a librarian at rplmnInfo (yahoo AIM).
The library website also offers remote access to numerous subscription databases and newspaper and magazine articles including car repair manuals and genealogy resources. For a list and links to subscriptions visit the website.
The Public Library Bookmobile visits neighborhoods every other week and supplies all formats of materials. Visit the website for a map and interactive schedule.
If you live in the city of Rochester and are restricted to your home temporarily or permanently because of illness, disability or related issues, you may qualify for the Rochester Public Library Homebound Service. For more information please call (507) 328-2302 about the bookmobile and homebound services.