Set near scenic Minnehaha Creek, Washburn Library serves the neighborhoods of southwest Minneapolis. It is named for local flour magnate and U.S. Senator William D. Washburn (1831-1912). Library service to this area began in 1939 with a bookmobile route. The library’s current location opened in 1970. It was renovated in 2014.
5244 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55419
The library will close on Saturday, September 2 at 5 p.m. and is scheduled to reopen in early November.
Hennepin County Library offers a variety of classes and resources about small business management and creation, financial literacy and more.
Available with your library card, learning resource Lynda.com offers over 3,000 interactive video courses taught by experts.
Join us at Washburn Library to learn new things, be inspired and connect with others. Library events are free and open to all.
Join these volunteers who work closely with library staff to raise awareness of library services, raise funds, and plan programs and events.