All Duluth Public Library locations are closed and events canceled until further notice.
No-Appointment Curbside Pick-up is available! Find more information about the Curbside Pickup Service here.
Computer Use by Appointment is available. Find more information about computer use by appointment here.
Book donations cannot be accepted at this time.
Many eBooks, audiobooks, databases, and other eResources can be accessed online.
Library Events Online
Duluth Public Library Facebook Page - Follow us for information about our virtual and social distanced events such as Baby & Toddler Storytimes, all ages reading programs, Story Strolls at Duluth Parks, Duluth Reads, and more!
E-Access Library Cards
An E-Access Library Card provides residents of the City of Duluth with temporary access to all of the digital resources the Duluth Public Library offers—-eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and databases like Tumblebook Library, NewsBank, and Ancestry.
For more information or to register for an e-access card, click here.
Ask a Librarian
Even though Duluth Public Library locations are closed until further notice, we are still here for you.
The library is providing reference services and help with general questions. Library staff are generally available via email. Please allow 24 hours, Monday-Friday for a response.
To Ask a Librarian, click here.
What can we help you find?
Library Closure FAQ
What about the items I have checked out?
Returns are accepted 24/7 at the Main Library. There are book drops on the Michigan St. and Superior St. side of the library. Digital items, like e-books and e-audiobooks from Overdrive/Libby, will be returned automatically when they are due.
What if my holds are ready for pick-up?
Use our no-appointment curbside pickup to get your materials. More information can be found here
Can I still place holds?
Yes, but each library card account is limited to no more than 50 holds at one time. The limit may be lower for certain types of materials. (See duluthlibrary.org/library-cards/checkout-limits for more details.) You can also keep track of items you want to read later by creating new saved lists under “My Lists” in your library account.
My library card is about to expire. How can I renew it?
All accounts nearing their expiration dates during the closure have been renewed until May 1, 2021.
I’m having trouble accessing eBooks or eResources. Can I talk to someone?
Call the Main Library (218-730-4200) and choose option 6 to leave a voicemail with your name, phone number, and the problem you’re having. Someone will get back to you as soon as possible.