Reference Desk

We are happy to answer your questions whether presented in person or by telephone. We will also help you use library materials, indexes, and the computerized online catalog.

Inter-Library Loans

Mitchell Public Library patrons may borrow books, magazine articles, and other materials not available at the Mitchell Public Library from the South Dakota State Library or elsewhere. When using the Online Library Search, please select "Mitchell Public Library" from the library drop down list.

There is a $1 fee for each item requested. Please inquire at the reference desk for additional information about this service.

The Internet

Internet use time may be reserved for up to 30 minutes per day of internet searching. Patrons may have longer if they are taking an online course or taking an exam online. No email addresses or accounts are available through the Mitchell Public Library. Many companies like Yahoo, Hotmail, and Google offer free web-based email accounts. Copies may be printed at 10¢ per sheet. Parents are encouraged to explore the internet with their children.