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Important Links

Scholarship Application

The Friends now offer 2 Scholarships a year to two graduating students.  For details please check out our Scholarship page.

Book Club In A Bag Program

The Friends of the Brainerd Public Library sponsor the Book In A Bag Program.  This is 10 copies of the same book to be used for book clubs, reading groups, discussions, and more.  Discussion questions and ideas to go with the book are included in the bag.  This program is available in childrens books and large print as well.

Brainerd Public Library

The Friends of the Brainerd Public Library work with the Brainerd Public Library to provide funds, vounteers, and programming to benefit our community.

Minnesota Association Of Library Friends  (MALF)

The Friends of the Brainerd Public Library are proud members of Minnesota Association Of Library Friends. 


MALF Works with:

  • Friends of the Library groups and individuals who support their local libraries
  • Minnesota Department of Education
  • Minnesota Library Association and its division of Library Trustees and Advocates
  • United for Libraries, a division of the American Library Association
  • Directors and staff of all library types in Minnesota

Crossing Arts Alliance

The Friends of the Brainerd Public Library are members of The Crossing Arts AllianceThe Crossing Arts Alliance¹s mission is to promote and enhance arts opportunities in the Central Lakes Area through facilities, partnering, and programming.


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