Collections

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Board games

The library has a selection of board games for all ages to play in the library or to check out and play at home. The board games are sponsored by the Friends of the Rock County Community Library.

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Reminiscence kits

The library has reminiscence kits available for memory loss patience and their caregivers. Each kit is based on a theme and contains materials related to the theme. The materials are meant to spark conversation and memories from the past. The reminiscence kits are made possible by a partnership with ACE of Southwestern Minnesota.

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Nature backpacks

Each nature backpack has a theme and contains books and activities based on that theme. Available backpacks include flowers, ponds, insects, and more. A backpack checkout comes with a free day pass to the state park. The nature backpacks are sponsored by the Friends of the Rock County Community Library and the Friends of the Blue Mounds State Park.

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Metal detector

Check out the library’s metal detector and search for treasure on vacation or in your own backyard. The metal detector is sponsored by the Friends of the Rock County Community Library.

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Seed library

The old card catalog gained a new life as the Rock County Seed Library. The drawers are filled with seed free for the taking. Some of the seed was even grown and saved right here in Rock County. Seed donations are welcome. The seed library is made possible by a partnership with Project Food Forest.

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Yard games

Yard games are available to check out from the Rock County Community Library. Options include giant Jenga, Kan Jam, bocce ball, and more. The yard games are sponsored by the Friends of the Rock County Community Library.