About Us

Our Collection

The library offers access to the New Ulm Art collection, German Heritage collection, and subscribes to numerous periodicals, databases, and electronic resources. By possessing a New Ulm Public Library card, our citizens are able to obtain any book in the state and have the opportunity to be a reciprocal library member at any library in the state through MNLink.

The library offers access to more than just books. It also loans:

  • Games
  • Lifejackets
  • Presentation Equipment
  • Puzzles
  • Wi-Fi Hotspots
  • Many other items through our Library of Things

Programming & Events

The library has a robust programming schedule for children, teens, and adults, and hosts:

  • Author talks
  • Book clubs for adults and teens
  • Hands-on learning
  • Special interest programs
  • Storytimes


We have access to more than 10 computers for patrons and visitors to access a wealth of information and to use the Internet.

Memory Lab

The library offers access to a Memory Lab. It's a "do-it-yourself" digitization lab with equipment for digitizing video and audio and scanning photographs, documents, and slides in a public computing space. We offer digital preservation classes and training to the public.