Southdale Library building project

New construction

Projected completion: 2020

About the project

A new building for Southdale Library is on the list of capital projects for Hennepin County Library. It is anticipated the library will close in mid- 2019 for construction at the same location where the current location now stands.


September 7, 2017

Architect selection process for new Southdale Library underway

The Southdale Library project architect to be named by the end of 2017, with continued community engagement into 2018.

July 21, 2017

Update on community input for the new Southdale Library

Library staff are currently reviewing input from community meetings held earlier this year and will complete the review and make a recommendation by early fall.

March 3, 2017

Community meeting on the new Southdale Library, March 23

Join Library leaders to share your ideas for the new Southdale Library and learn more about the project timeline at Southdale Library, Thursday, March 23, 6-8 p.m.