On Monday, February 20 (Presidents Day), Hennepin County libraries are closed.
Hennepin County Library – Walker at 2880 Hennepin Ave. in Uptown Minneapolis won an honorable mention in Library Journal's New Landmark Libraries 2015 competition.
Library Journal solicited applications for new public library buildings and major renovations completed between 2010 and 2014. A panel of judges selected 11 winners and 11 honorable mentions from among more than 80 submissions from across the United States and Canada.
Walker Library stood out as a placemaker — "a visible civic landmark on one of the busiest corners in the city of Minneapolis."