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  • Human rights

    Here are some library resources that explore human rights in the context of post-World War II history and more recent events.
  • Homework help

    Access homework resources for K-12 students and online tutoring for all ages with your library card.
  • Celebrate Asia this winter

    Learn more about Asian culture at seven libraries this winter. Discover Japanese Taiko Drumming, Chinese Calligraphy, Hmong Needlework and more.

  • Read This newsletter

    Check out our latest readers newsletter about awards lists and pausing holds. Try our service that emails you reading suggestions too.
  • Automatic renewals make it easy to manage your library account

    We love it when library materials are in your hands, so when your items are coming due, the library renews them automatically when there’s no active hold on them.
  • 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.
  • Breaking Barriers Through the Arts

    An exhibit that challenges the mental health stigma and strengthens our artistic community is on display at Minneapolis Central Library, December 4-January 29.

  • Legal resources

    Find resources for legal research, legal forms and obtaining legal help. Resources are available online, in libraries and at Hennepin County Law Library.
  • If you like history podcasts

    Here are recommended books and DVDs for fans of history podcasts such as Dan Carlin's Hardcore History.