• Mary Ann Key Book Club

    April 25 Live Broadcast

    Join the Mary Ann Key Book Club for an exclusive evening featuring Anthony Ray Hinton, author of "The Sun Does Shine."

  • a movie projector projects the words "New films on Kanopy" with a basket of popcorn in the foreground

    New to Kanopy

    Movies and TV shows are constantly being added to Kanopy, the library's streaming video service. Check out what's been added lately.

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    April is Poetry Month

    Celebrate National Poetry Month and use this online resource to read the full-text of popular poems and learn about poets.

  • several photographs of handmade books

    New Cargill Gallery exhibit

    The Next Chapter features Minnesota Book Artist Award winning works at the Cargill Gallery at the Minneapolis Central Library from April 5 to May 25.

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    Yearbook Collection

    Hundreds of Minneapolis and Hennepin County school yearbooks from 1890-1988, with many available online.

  • Author alerts under My Account menu in the catalog

    Author alerts

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

  • Dial-a-story


    Call 612-543-8851 to listen to a recording of staff reading a short story on-demand. Call back every week for a new story.

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    Minnesota and movies

    Enjoy these films set in Minnesota or made by Minnesotans past and present. See the state in a whole new way.