All locations will be closed on Thursday, November 23.

The Bookmobile and the Dayton's Bluff and West 7th libraries will be closed November 23 - 26.

Consumer Information

Research Databases

Selected Websites

  • Consumer Information Center

    Titles, descriptions and ordering information for more than 200 free and low-cost publications distributed from Pueblo, Colorado.

  • Consumer Price Index

    The Consumer Price Index (CPI) is a measure of the average change in prices over time in a market basket of goods and services. At this site, visitors can check the CPI and the rate of inflation from 1913 through the current year.

  • Minnesota Attorney General

    Answers questions and takes complaints on a variety of consumer concerns. Topics covered include health care, tenants' rights, telemarketers, unwanted mail, and more.

  • FTC Bureau of Consumer Protection

    Consumer information on a variety of topics, and a link to file complaints online

  • Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota

    Database of companies, including how long they have been in business and summaries of any complaints that have been filed against them. 



    Information about government recalls of consumer products, vehicles, food, medicine, cosmetics, and environmental products. 


Car & Truck Prices

Car & Truck Reviews

  • Car Reviews

    Reviews of new and used cars, price information, and tips on finding the right vehicle.

  • Research

    Car and truck reviews, financing tools, and other car shopping tools.

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