The Collection


More than 80,000 books for all ages, including best sellers, general fiction and nonfiction, large print, and Spanish language books.


The reference collection includes consumer, business, and investing information as well as standard reference materials in the arts, sciences, and literature.


The collection includes music CDs, CD-ROMs, audiobooks (on tape and CD), and movies and nonfiction resources on VHS and DVD for all ages.

Local History

Books, documents, and microfilm copies of newspapers dealing with Faribault and Rice County history are available in the History Room. In-library use of most items.

Inter-Library Loan

When materials are unavailable locally, library staff can call upon the resources of libraries in our regional system (SELCO) and libraries throughout the state.

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