11 Division Street East, Faribault Minnesota 55021
Faribault: Buckham Memorial Library, serving an area of 29,000 residents, has a collection of 69,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 2,900 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 2,500 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 11 employees, of whom 2 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $88,000. Patrons make 154,000 visits annually, and check out materials 250,000 times. Thirty-nine percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Mankato) Blue Earth County Library
(Cannon Falls) Cannon Falls Library
(Faribault) Faribault: Buckham Memorial Library
(Kasson) Kasson Public Library
(Owatonna) Owatonna-Steele County Library
(Savage) Scott County Library System
04/20 Coming to The Faribault area
Minnesota Alpaca Festival Owatonna MN April13-14 The halter show has over 500 alpacas in the most astonishing array of colors. Award winning fleece will be on display throughout the weekend! This is also a shopping extravaganza.
Scott-Carver Thresher's Annual Swap Meet Jordan MN May4-5 Antique car, tractor, farm equipment and machinery for consignment and auction.
Shepherd's Harvest Sheep and Wool Festival Lake Elmo MN May10-12 Shepherd’s Harvest Festival is an opportunity for rural and urban people to meet and share information about sheep and sheep products and other fiber-producing animals.
North Iowa Band Festival Mason City IA May23-27 The event is the largest free marching band competition in the Midwest. The mission of the North Iowa Band Festival is to provide a weekend of wholesome family entertainment at little or no cost to the family; to promote and celebrate the rich musical heritage of North Iowa; and to provide an atmosphere which showcases young musicians who are becoming a part of that heritage. It features Carnival, Concessions, Marketplace, Car Show, Arts and Craft exhibits.
Rhubarb Festival Lanesboro MN June1 Taste such delicious rhubarb delights as pies, crisps, cakes, soups, chutneys, chili, jams, ketchup, leathers, drinks and more. Be the judge of the best of everything rhubarb. After tasting your favorites, vote. Winners of Peoples Choice Awards win great prizes!
Rhubarb Days Osceola WI June7-8 Enjoy rhubarb at Mill Pond Park in Osceola.