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Rochester Public Library


Located directly across from the Mayo Civic Center, Rochester Public Library is one of the busiest libraries in Minnesota. With over 470,000 books, audiobooks and DVDs, and thousands of digital books, magazines and streaming movies. You can also visit our library Bookmobile or BookBike to access books and materials. In addition, your Rochester Public Library card can be registered at any public library in Minnesota, giving you access to additional resources.


With over 40 programs, classes and events each week, the library offers something for everyone! Visit our online calendar to learn more about our activities.

Get Involved

Our generous supporters and volunteers help make RPL an excellent library with award-winning programs and services. To find out more about our various volunteer opportunities, visit our support the library webpage.