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Hennepin County Library – Maple Plain, 5184 Main St. E., reopens Saturday, June 7, at 9 a.m. after being closed for five weeks of building upgrades.
New carpeting, seating, study tables, shelving and book bins have refreshed the library’s interior. The library now offers more usable space for patrons, as well. See photos.
Upgrades were funded by Hennepin County’s capital budget, which covers building projects.
The Friends of the Maple Plain Library will sponsor a community open house Saturday, June 14, 9 a.m.–noon, in celebration of the upgrades.
The open house will include library tours (9–10 a.m.); a family storytime (10 a.m.); and gift card and book raffles for adults and children (9 a.m.–noon).
Library hours are Tuesday 12–8 p.m., Thursday and Saturday 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Other upcoming summer events include:
Learn Together: Snapdragon Seeds Music
Tuesday, June 10, 2–3 p.m.
All ages; enjoy an upbeat, fun and educational music performance.
Altoid Tin Mini-books
Tuesday, June 24, 6–8 p.m.
Entering grades 7-12; repurpose empty Altoid tins into journals with a natural theme.
Live Show! Schiffelly Puppets
Tuesday, June 24, 2 p.m.
For families; see “Captain Schnook, Stinker Bell and the High Frying Adventures of Peter Pan.”
Register for events online or call 612-543-5700.
Patrons who chose an alternate pickup location for their requests during the library closure will see their pickup location change back to Maple Plain Library automatically. For more information, call the library at 612-543-5700.