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Improvements include expanded early literacy and teen areas, and new furniture, shelving and casual seating.
Connect with leading genealogists and local experts, and learn how to start or expand your own family history project using exceptional state, local and library resources.
Help us imagine the community library of the future at four public meetings. Join the community discussion!
It's mobile-friendly with new ways to search and discover the library resources you love. Please take a moment to explore!
Teens in grades 6-12 can have up to $10 in fines and fees taken off their library card in October at Hennepin County libraries.
The Minnesota Archives Symposium will meet at Minneapolis Central Library on Oct. 24 and will explore building digital access and connections.
Eden Prairie Library is offering a variety of events for teens this fall, including a book club and a chess club.
Minnesota Opera artists are presenting free Opera Viva! performances and educational events at Hennepin County libraries this fall.
Hennepin County Library readers now have access to more new and popular adult, teen and children's eBooks through the 3M Cloud Library.
View botanical paintings of native plants from the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden by Minnesota School of Botanical Art students.
The Hennepin County Law Library Board of Trustees appointed Lois Langer Thompson, HCL Director, as Acting Hennepin County Law Library Director.
At 7,200 square feet, the new library will have nearly double the public space, a refreshed collection, comfortable reading spaces and more.
St. Louis Park Library will close for building upgrades on Sunday, July 27. The library is scheduled to re-open on Saturday, Aug. 30.
In addition to checking out books, movies and music, you can now check out iPads for up to two hours of in-library use at 10 locations.
There are an abundance of summer learning opportunities for youth at libraries this summer.
Maple Plain Library, 5184 Main St. E., reopens Saturday, June 7, at 9 a.m. after being closed for five weeks of building upgrades.
Hennepin County Library and Hennepin County Property Services received a Heritage Preservation Award for reinventing the historic Roosevelt Library.
Andy Sturdevant is the Writer in Residence at Northeast Library this April and May.
Celebrate the installation of Northeast Library’s photographic frieze on Saturday, May 10, 1 p.m., at Northeast Library.
Families affected by incarceration are invited to Brookdale Library Thursday, May 8, for a fun family program.
During National Library Week, we asked you to tell us what library collections, services, spaces and staff matter to you. Your responses made us smile.
"Spice and Slice of Asian America" events celebrate Indian, Chinese, Mongolian, Hmong, Japanese and Pan-Asian cultures.
The new Walker Library opened on April 26, 2014, in Uptown Minneapolis.
Gary Thaden of Minneapolis: president; Chris Damsgard of Brooklyn Park: vice president; and Sandy Johnson of St. Louis Park: secretary.
The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners has reappointed five members of the Library Board and appointed one new member, Katherine Blauvelt, to serve through 2016.
Join us on Jan. 11 at 4203 Webber Pkwy., Minneapolis, to celebrate the opening of the new temporary location for Webber Park Library.
We've added 249 open hours per week throughout our 41-library system. Check the new hours at your library.