Excelsior Library building project

New construction

Grand opening: September 13, 2014
The new library received a refreshed collection, additional public computers and new public art. A community meeting room, indoor and outdoor reading areas, off-street parking and access to the Lake Minnetonka Regional Trail were created.

News

October 23, 2014

Excelsior Library public art celebration October 25

View the new fine art murals, hear from elected and library officials, and watch the artist finish the final mural on-site.

September 8, 2014

New Excelsior Library opening

The new Excelsior Library opens Saturday, Sept. 13.

July 10, 2014

New Excelsior Library opening September 13, current library closing August 16

At 7,200 square feet, the new library will have nearly double the public space, a refreshed collection, comfortable reading spaces and more.

Documents

Schematic design report (PDF 13MB)
Site context renderings (PDF)
Excelsior Library CAC meeting summary: 4/18/2012 (PDF)
Excelsior Library CAC agenda: 4/18/2012 (PDF)
Excelsior Library CAC meeting summary: 2/29/2012 (PDF)
Excelsior Library CAC meeting summary: 1/25/2012 (PDF)
Excelsior Library CAC agenda: 2/29/2012 (PDF)
Excelsior Library updated project schedule (PDF)
Excelsior Library CAC presentation: 9/21/2011 (PDF)
Excelsior Library CAC meeting summary: 9/21/2011 (PDF)
Excelsior Library CAC meeting summary: 8/24/2011 (PDF 7MB)
Excelsior Library CAC meeting summary: 7/27/2011 (PDF)
Excelsior Library CAC agenda: 8/24/2012 (PDF)
Excelsior Library CAC presentation: 7/27/2011 (PDF 5MB)
Excelsior Library CAC agenda: 7/27/2011 (PDF)
Excelsior Library CAC meeting summary: 7/6/2011 (PDF)
City of Excelsior presentation (PDF 7MB)
Committee meeting schedule (PDF)
Excelsior Library CAC meeting discussion question: 7/6/2011 (PDF)
Excelsior Library CAC agenda: 7/6/2011 (PDF)
Hennepin County presentation (PDF)
City of Excelsior library review schedule (PDF)
Floor plan options (PDF)
Excelsior Library CAC meeting notes: 11/9/2010 (PDF)
Excelsior Library CAC agenda: 12/2/2010 (PDF)
Excelsior library building interiors and floor plan options by 292 Design Group (PDF 5MB)
Data from group visioning exercise and guiding principles for library buildings (PDF)
Views of Excelsior community (PDF 12MB)
New libraries slideshow (PDF 5MB)
Excelsior Library CAC demographics and statistics (PDF)
Excelsior Library CAC visioning summary (PDF)
Excelsior Library CAC meeting summary: 10/21/2010 (PDF)
Excelsior Library CAC agenda: 10/21/2010 (PDF)
Needs and services visioning questions (PDF)
Community advisory committee statement of interest (PDF)