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
Teens in grades 6-12 can have up to $10 in fines and fees taken off their library card Oct. 1-31 at Hennepin County libraries.
Connect with expert genealogists and learn about family history research resources at Minneapolis Central Library, Saturday, Oct. 29, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.
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.