Features

  • We are still here for you

    Library buildings remain closed, but countywide planning is underway to reopen spaces with a safe, phased approach. Learn more about library services, due dates, digital downloads, live Ask Us support, and more.
  • Online resources providing expanded access

    Now is a great time to connect to library resources available from home, with many resources offering new or expanded remote access.
  • Speculative fiction: Octavia Butler and beyond

    Check out these recommended books by women of color that have created new worlds and new perspectives on the possible course of human events.
  • Additional resources online

    Library staff have selected a range of online resources to help support our communities. Browse tools for job seekers, K-12 educators and families, and more.
  • Juneteenth Celebration

    Juneteenth

    Commemorate Juneteenth with your library with online family friendly-events and book lists.

  • Be proud at your library

    June is Pride Month

    This month we will be sharing Pride book lists organized around specific themes and identities. Here is a list of books for all ages featuring lesbians.
  • Curbside pickup service

    Library materials at eight regional locations are available for curbside pickup. Learn more about placing holds, locations and hours, pickup procedures and our no-returns policy.
  • Temporary e-cards provide instant access to library resources online

    If you would like a library card, apply online to access eBooks and other downloads, plus more than 150 online resources for learning and research. 

  • Stream and download local music

    MNspin is a free music streaming and download platform that gives music lovers and seekers access to curated albums by local artists and groups.