Library Board

The Hennepin County Library Board is an advisory board of Hennepin County residents appointed by the County Board of Commissioners.

Meetings

Next Library Board meeting

Library Board Meeting
Annual Meeting

May 15, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Edina Library, Meeting Room

Hennepin County Library Board bylaws stipulate that at all regular meetings, public comment shall be permitted on any item pertaining to library business for a time period to be established by the Library Board President. The established time period for individual speakers is limited to 3 minutes. A maximum of 15 minutes is allotted for all speakers.

Requests or questions about the Library Board meeting may be directed to the Director's Office.

Persons with disabilities who plan to attend the Library Board meeting who need auxiliary aids or services such as interpreters for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing, readers, large print or Braille, may contact the Director's Office three work days prior to the meeting.

  • Call 612-543-8500
  • Write to:
    Hennepin County Library Administrative Offices
    attn: Director's Office
    12601 Ridgedale Drive
    Minnetonka, MN 55305
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2024

January 24, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Ridgedale Library, Robert H. Rohlf Meeting Room

March 20, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Brookdale Library, ABC Meeting Room

Annual Meeting
May 15, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Edina Library, Meeting Room

June 26, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Brooklyn Park Library, Mississippi River Meeting Room

September 18, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Southdale Library, Full Meeting Room

November 13, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Penn Lake Library, Meeting Room

2024
2023
 

For meeting minutes from previous years, please contact the Director's Office.

  • Call 612-543-8500
  • Write to:
    Hennepin County Library Administrative Offices
    attn: Director's Office
    12601 Ridgedale Drive
    Minnetonka, MN 55305

2024

January 4, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Executive Committee
Ridgedale Library, Robert H. Rohlf Meeting Room
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February 21, 4:30–5:30 p.m. — Budget & Long-term Planning Committee
Ridgedale Library, Meeting Room 174
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February 21, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Policy Committee
Ridgedale Library, Meeting Room 174
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February 29, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Executive Committee
Ridgedale Library, Robert H. Rohlf Meeting Room
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April 17, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Policy Committee
Ridgedale Library, Meeting Room 174
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April 24, 5:00–6:00 p.m. — Nominating Committee
Ridgedale Library, Robert H. Rohlf Meeting Room
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April 24, 6:00–7:00 p.m. — Executive Committee
Ridgedale Library, Robert H. Rohlf Meeting Room
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June 6, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Executive Committee
Ridgedale Library, Robert H. Rohlf Meeting Room

June 12, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Policy Committee
Ridgedale Library, Meeting Room 174

August 8, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Executive Committee
Ridgedale Library, Robert H. Rohlf Meeting Room

August 14, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Policy Committee
Ridgedale Library, Meeting Room 174

August 21, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Budget & Long-term Planning Committee
Ridgedale Library, Meeting Room 174

October 23, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Policy Committee
Ridgedale Library, Meeting Room 174

October 24, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Executive Committee
Ridgedale Library, Robert H. Rohlf Meeting Room

November 13, 4:30–5:30 p.m. — Budget & Long-term Planning Committee
Penn Lake Library, Meeting Room

December 18, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Policy Committee
Ridgedale Library, Meeting Room 174

2023

CANCELED January 11, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Executive Committee
Augsburg Park Library, Meeting Room

March 8, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Executive Committee
Brooklyn Park Library, Mississippi Room
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April 5, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Policy Committee
Virtual Library Board Meeting
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CANCELED April 12, 5:30-7:30 p.m. — Nominating Committee
Virtual Library Board Meeting

April 19, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Executive Committee
Virtual Library Board Meeting
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May 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m. - Nominating Committee
Virtual Library Board Meeting
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May 24,  5:30–7:30 p.m. — Policy Committee
East Lake Library, Meeting Room
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CANCELED June 7, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Executive Committee
Virtual Library Board Meeting

June 21, 4:30–5:30 p.m. — Budget and Long-term Planning Committee
Brookdale Library, ABC Meeting Room 
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CANCELED August 2,  5:30–7:30 p.m. — Policy Committee
Ridgedale Library, Meeting Room 172

August 10, 2023, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Executive Committee
Ridgedale Library, Robert H. Rohlf Meeting Room
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September 20, 4:30–5:30 p.m. — Budget and Long-term Planning Committee
Minneapolis Central, Doty Board Room
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September 27,  5:30–7:30 p.m. — Policy Committee
Ridgedale Library, Meeting Room 172
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CANCELED October 18, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Executive Committee
Virtual Library Board Meeting

October 19, 5:30–7:30 p.m. — Executive Committee
Ridgedale Library, Meeting Room 172
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Executive Committee - 2024
Budget and Long-term Planning Committee - 2023
Executive Committee - 2023
Policy Committee - 2023

2024

January 19-22 — LibLearnX, Baltimore, MD

April 3-5 — Public Library Association (PLA) Conference, Columbus, Ohio

April 7-13 — National Library Week

June 27-July 2 — American Library Association Annual Conference, San Diego, California

TBD — MLA Annual, St. Paul, MN

October 10-26 — National Friends of Libraries Week

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