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Recent News
Minnesota Opera Residency at Hennepin County Library Kicks Off With September Performances
Minnesota Opera artists are presenting free Opera Viva! performances and educational events at five Hennepin County libraries this fall during a season-long Minnesota Opera Residency at the Library.
Washburn Library to Close Temporarily for Building Upgrades
Hennepin County Library – Washburn, 5244 Lyndale Ave. S., Minneapolis, will close for building upgrades Saturday, Sept. 6, 5 p.m. The library is scheduled to re-open Saturday, Oct. 18, 9 a.m.
Thompson Appointed Acting Hennepin County Law Library Director
The Hennepin County Law Library Board of Trustees appointed Lois Langer Thompson, Hennepin County Library Director, as Acting Hennepin County Law Library Director effective June 3, 2014. Ed Carroll, previous Law Library Director, will remain with the Law Library as the onsite manager.
Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden Florilegium Exhibit Opens August 14 at Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central
The exhibit includes nearly 50 botanical paintings by students of the Minnesota School of Botanical Art and runs through Wednesday, Oct. 15, in Cargill Hall Gallery at Minneapolis Central Library, 300 Nicollet Mall.
New Excelsior Library Opening September 13, Current Library Closing August 16
The new Hennepin County Library – Excelsior at 337 Water Street will open with a celebration on Saturday, September 13. Event details are forthcoming. The current Excelsior Library at 343 Third Street will close on Saturday, August 16, at 5 p.m., to facilitate the move to the new location.
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