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Welcome to

Northwest
Regional Library

LOCATIONS

We are located in the northwestern corner of Minnesota and serve the counties of Kittson, Marshall, Pennington, Red Lake, and Roseau. There are seven libraries and three LINK sites in the NWRL system. Libraries are located in Greenbush, Hallock, Red Lake Falls, Roseau, Thief River Falls, Warren, and Warroad. LINK sites, which are open fewer than 20 hours per week, are located in Grygla, Karlstad, and Middle River.

Learn more about our locations and hours:

Libraries

LINK Sites

Looking for your next

Good Read?

Find great stories and information across all of our libraries. You can browse and request materials by going to our online catalog.

Don’t see the materials you’re looking for?

If you don’t see what you’re looking for in our catalog you can request it from other libraries throughout Minnesota using MNLINK.

Events

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Upcoming NWRL Events

Events in February 2024

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
January 28, 2024

9:30 am: Family Storytime at Thief River Falls Public Library


January 29, 2024

January 30, 2024

1:30 pm: Crafternoon at Thief River Falls


January 31, 2024

Like to knit? Crochet? Latch hook or counted cross stitch? Bring your current project to work on with other crafters.

10:00 am: Family Style Story Time


February 1, 2024

2:00 pm: Storytime


February 1, 2024

4:30 pm: Watercolor Art with Alyssa Aune


February 1, 2024

February 2, 2024

10:30 am: Introduction to Drawing & Painting Class


February 3, 2024

February 4, 2024

9:30 am: Family Storytime at Thief River Falls Public Library


February 5, 2024

February 6, 2024

10:15 am: ECFE's Baby & Me Class


February 7, 2024

1:30 pm: Crafternoon at Thief River Falls


February 7, 2024

Like to knit? Crochet? Latch hook or counted cross stitch? Bring your current project to work on with other crafters.

7:00 pm: Writers' Group


February 7, 2024

Meet with other writers.  Share and critique writing projects and discuss writing-related topics.

10:00 am: Family Style Story Time


February 8, 2024

2:00 pm: Storytime


February 8, 2024

February 9, 2024
February 10, 2024
February 11, 2024

9:30 am: Family Storytime at Thief River Falls Public Library


February 12, 2024

10:00 am: Messy Mondays


February 12, 2024

February 13, 2024

10:15 am: ECFE's Baby & Me Class


February 14, 2024

1:30 pm: Crafternoon at Thief River Falls


February 14, 2024

Like to knit? Crochet? Latch hook or counted cross stitch? Bring your current project to work on with other crafters.

10:00 am: Family Style Story Time


February 15, 2024

2:00 pm: Storytime


February 15, 2024

4:00 pm: STEM Club at Thief River Falls Public Library


February 15, 2024

Be creative and get messy with some crazy science experiments and projects!  Recommended for grades K-5.

5:00 pm: Evening Book Club at Thief River Falls Public Library


February 15, 2024

4:00 pm: O'Neil Family Band concert


February 16, 2024

10:30 am: Dads & Donuts at Thief River Falls Public Library


February 17, 2024

10:30 am: Introduction to Drawing & Painting Class


February 17, 2024

February 18, 2024

9:30 am: Family Storytime at Thief River Falls Public Library


February 19, 2024

February 20, 2024

10:15 am: ECFE's Baby & Me Class


February 21, 2024

1:30 pm: Crafternoon at Thief River Falls


February 21, 2024

Like to knit? Crochet? Latch hook or counted cross stitch? Bring your current project to work on with other crafters.

10:00 am: Family Style Story Time


February 22, 2024

2:00 pm: Storytime


February 22, 2024

February 23, 2024
February 24, 2024
February 25, 2024

9:30 am: Family Storytime at Thief River Falls Public Library


February 26, 2024

February 27, 2024

10:15 am: ECFE's Baby & Me Class


February 28, 2024

1:30 pm: Crafternoon at Thief River Falls


February 28, 2024

Like to knit? Crochet? Latch hook or counted cross stitch? Bring your current project to work on with other crafters.

10:00 am: Family Style Story Time


February 29, 2024

2:00 pm: Storytime


February 29, 2024

4:00 pm: Art Sparks


February 29, 2024

March 1, 2024
March 2, 2024

Explore more

with these free resources

These great digital resources are available to all patrons of the Northwest Regional Library in addition to the materials in our catalog. You may need your library card number and PIN in order to log in.

OverDrive/Libby

Borrow eBooks and audiobooks
anytime, anywhere

hoopla

Instantly borrow audiobooks,
eBooks, comics, music,
movies, and TV shows

Ebooks MN

Statewide ebook collection for readers of all ages

It doesn’t stop there

We also provide our patrons with access to a wide variety of online resources for such things like homework help, career growth, and databases of information

Did you know NWRL also has…?

State Park Passes

Passes last for 1 week and can be used to enter any MN State Park

Legal Kiosks

Online legal aid in Roseau, Thief River Falls, and Warroad

Life Jackets

Warroad Public Library allows patrons to check out children's life jackets

Laptops

Chromebooks available for check out at NWRL branches

Mobile Hotspots

Mobile hotspots give you Wi-Fi access in remote locations

There’s even more!

Mobile printing, conference rooms, and more services are offered throughout NWRL branches.

You can learn more about these services by going to your branch’s page or ask your local librarian what else is available.

Library Cards

If you live within our 5 counties you can apply for a free library card at any of our 10 locations or by using the link below.

Apply today

Residents of our 5 counties are eligible to register for NWRL library cards at all of our branches. Temporary residents may apply for a limited-access account good for the duration of their stay.

Lake Agassiz Regional Library patrons can use their card at any of our branches.

Patrons of other Minnesota library systems may create an account at any of our branches using the card from their home library. Residents of the cities of Clarkfield, Crosby, East Grand Forks, and Taylors Falls are not eligible for these accounts but may purchase a fee card.

Non-resident cards may be purchased for an annual fee of $30 for those residing outside the state of Minnesota.

A password or PIN (Personal Identification Number) is required in addition to a library card to use some online library services such as requesting or renewing library materials.

Your PIN starts as the last four (4) digits of the phone number listed on your account. To change your PIN, sign-in to the NWRL online catalog, and follow steps given below or ask for assistance from any NWRL location.

  • Go to “My Account”
  • Select “Account Preferences”
  • Next to the “Password” line, select “Change”
  • Enter your old password and your new password and click “Submit”

If you forget your PIN, you may retrieve it one of two ways:

  • The PIN can be sent to your email address by following these steps:
    • First, click on “Your Account” at the top of the navigation bar.
    • Next, click the link for “Forgot your password?” which will take you to the form “Request to reset your password.”
    • Continue to follow on-screen directions.
  • Ask for assistance from your local librarian.

Have more questions? Check out more FAQs here

Apply today for a library card

If you are new to NWRL, visit any branch or use the link below to apply for an account. If you have an existing account and have a problem with your library card, please contact your local branch.