Features

  • Library Service Updates

    Services have changed in response to COVID-19. Learn about visiting a library, making returns, finding online resources, and more.
  • New library director

    Hennepin County Library welcomes Chad Helton as its new director. Read more about Mr. Helton’s insights on library service in a changing world.
  • Homework help

    Access homework resources for K-12 students and online tutoring for all ages with your library card.
  • RBdigital downloadable audiobooks are moving to OverDrive

    The transition will happen on December 3. Act now to move your holds to OverDrive. RBdigital magazines will migrate later.

  • Cloud Library

    Find downloadable eBooks for readers of all ages. A reader app is also available for Apple, Android and other devices.
  • OverDrive streaming video

    You can stream OverDrive videos in our collection on computers and personal devices without downloading the content.
  • One Book | One Minnesota

    The third featured book for the statewide read is Pulitzer Prize finalist “The Plague of Doves” by Minnesota author Louise Erdrich.
  • Map Collection

    Special Collections at Minneapolis Central Library houses over 1,200 maps documenting the history of Minneapolis and Hennepin County from 1840s to the present.
  • November is Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month

    Discover books written to help those with Alzheimer's Disease and the caregivers who support them.