Phone: (218) 739-9387
205 E. Hampden Ave Fergus Falls, MN 56537

Library History

Fergus Falls has had a library since the city’s incorporation in 1872. During the fall of that year, 25 individuals created the Fergus Falls Library Association. This first circulating library was limited to dues paying members or non-members who paid a fee for using the library’s materials.Carnegielibrary

The Fergus Falls Public Library was established in 1891. The 551 book public library migrated from location to location until a new library was built in 1906 with a $15,000 grant received from Andrew Carnegie. The “Carnegie Library” was expanded in 1961 and, when the library once again outgrew its space, the current library building at 205 E. Hampden Ave. was built in 1986.

The Library is currently undergoing an expansion and remodel of the exisiting library building. While the expansion is underway, library services will operate out of temporary space at 1505 Pebble Lake Rd. For more information on the expansion and remodel project, visit the Library Renewal Project page.