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Whether you are new to town or have lived in Staples your whole life, sometimes you just have questions. And we want to help! Find common websites, City Hall and library information, transportation links, and commonly asked for maps.

Have more questions? Please visit our FAQs page or reach out to us via our contact form.

City Hall and Library

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Located in the middle of town, the beautiful City Hall building houses city administrative offices, the public library, and a large conference room. The City Hall was first opened in February 2010.

The Staples Public Library is a member of the Great River Regional Library (GRRL) System.  Library patrons have access to materials – books, DVDs, CDs, audiobooks, and much more - from across the state with GRRL’s huge 900,000-item collection.

The library also offers WiFi access, public workstations, online catalog access, and programming for all ages throughout the year. Need help finding something? Ask one of the friendly, helpful staff.

New to town? Stop into the city office! Ask questions, receive helpful information about Staples, and set up utility service for your home.


Planes, trains, and automobiles! Staples is conveniently located at the intersection of Highways 10 and 210. Many thousands of commuters come into Staples each day to work and enjoy the community.

Friendly Rider provides public bus service Monday - Saturday. The service runs as an “on-demand” schedule. They do not run routes. Riders are picked up and dropped off anywhere within the service area. The bus is available Monday through Friday from 6am-6pm and on Saturdays from 10am-2pm. You may schedule a pick-up time by contacting their office (218.631.5730 or 888.773.5500).

Greyhound runs through Staples on a regular schedule. The bus will pick up and drop off at Ernie’s Food Market (1230 US Highway 10 E).

AMTRAK is available from the Staples Historic Depot. They can be reached at (800) 872-7245 or visit their website at www.amtrak.com. Those taking the train from the Depot may park on the west side of the building.

For those looking to fly into town, the Staples airport, adjacent to an expanding industrial park, has a 3,300 ft hard-surfaced runway lit with an instrument approach.

Quick Links

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