For general questions, please email the library at or call 507-537-7003 during open hours.


Michele A. Leininger, MLS, PhD |  507-337-6183

Administrative Manager/IT Specialist

LuAnn Anderson  |  507-337-6182

Public Services Manager

Paula Nemes  |  507-337-6186


Mary Beth Sinclair, Children’s Librarian  |  507-337-6184

Emilirose Rasmusson, Teen and Digital Librarian  |  507-337-6187

Anna Marie Pickering, Collections and Volunteer Coordinator Librarian  |  507-337-6185

Erin Conway, Adult Services Librarian |  507-337-6189

Assistant Librarians

Donna Bastemeyer-Parlin, Assistant Librarian – Cottonwood | 507-423-6488

Mary Roseland, Assistant Librarian – Balaton  |  507-734-2034

Jean Gau, Assistant Librarian – Marshall

Christina Izquierdo, Assistant Librarian – Marshall

Customer Care

Hailey Bieber
Nicole Jaspersen
Maureen Keimig
Eve Wyffels

 Collection Assistants

Ross Anderson
Talitha Black
Allison Broesder
Ashley Mauland
Katrina Muehlenhardt
Rebekah Oakland
Brooklyn Sukalski