• 4,000+ titles available
  • Fiction and nonfiction
  • Classic and contemporary selections of books on CD for adults, teens, and children
  • Language learning materials
  • Books on tape are available to borrow from other libraries.
  • Download audiobooks electronically with Overdrive or One-Click.


The book collection includes fiction and nonfiction for children, young adults, and adults including large print and books in Spanish.

Book Packs & Kits

This section includes books and related toys for children housed in backpacks or plastic bins. Prepackaged fun ready to pick up and go.


Download free e-books 24/7 using Overdrive. Borrow one of the library’s Nook e-readers preloaded with popular titles!

Movies on Dvd, Video Games & Software

Collection includes popular and classic films, TV series, instructional and self-help titles, documentaries, travelogues, Wii games, and software.

Music Cds

Some genres available are classical, country, jazz, pop, rock, alternative, soundtracks, musicals, children’s artists, and much more.

Northfield & Minnesota History in the Pye Room

The history collection includes books, newspaper and census indexes, historical files, genealogy resources, scrapbooks, Northfield High School yearbooks, and microfilm of all available Northfield newspapers.


  • Magazines, newspapers, and newsletters for all ages and interests
  • 200 online magazines through Zinio subscriptions. New! Access popular magazines with your library account including Consumer Reports, Seventeen, Martha Stewart Living and Motor Trend. Magazines can be downloaded with a computer or with any device that has an Internet connection.