The Marshall-Lyon County Library is comprised of three libraries in Southwestern Minnesota. We have locations in Marshall, Balaton, and Cottonwood, Minnesota. We are also part of the Plum Creek Regional Library System, a federated regional public library system spanning 9 SWMN counties, which participates in the Minnesota Reciprocal Borrowing Compact.  MLCL collaborates with the Minneota Public Library and the Tracy Public Library to provide library services and share resources throughout Lyon County, MN.

Our daily mission is to be the community’s gathering place, encouraging reading, learning, and exploring new ideas.  Likewise, we strive to show the Library as an indispensable resource to help Lyon County citizens and communities succeed in a constantly changing world, regardless of their paths or goals. We always appreciate feedback and ideas to help make us a better and more responsive library!

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Summer Saturday hours start June 4. Marshall Saturday Hours June-August: 9 am to 2 pm. Drive-up window closed through fall 2022.

Summer Hours at Marshall

By Emilirose Rasmusson | May 9, 2022

Warm temps and summer hours are arriving at the Marshall Library! From Memorial Day to Labor Day, Saturday hours at the Marshall Library will change to 9 am to 2…

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