• Summer fun all year round

    The school year starts soon, but the library is here to support learning and discovery year round with events, new books, and tools for school success.

  • Read This newsletter

    Check out our latest newsletter if you are interested in supporting local authors. Try our new service that provides you with reading suggestions in your email too.
  • African American fiction for children

    Kids can add to their summer reading list with these exciting, historical, funny and adventurous stories about African Americans.
  • Golden Valley Reads 2019

    Join Golden Valley Library for Golden Valley Reads events, July-September, around the book “Never Coming Back” by Alison McGhee.

  • Zine collections

    Collections of zines – small-run handmade magazines – focused on works by Minnesota makers are located at East Lake, Hosmer and Minneapolis Central.

  • Author alerts

    Get an alert by email when the library orders a new title by one of your favorite authors or performers.
  • If you like antiheroes

    Not all protagonists can be virtuous. These TV shows and movies feature characters that may lack heroic qualities but are always compelling to watch.
  • Transfer of Memory

    Portraits of Minnesota Holocaust survivors will be on display during the Transfer of Memory exhibit in Cargill Hall at Minneapolis Central Library, July 2-August 29.

  • If you like true crime podcasts

    Check out these books that relate to some popular true crime podcasts or have similar subject matter.