Hosmer Library serves the Powderhorn community of Minneapolis. The library opened in 1916 and was the last of four Carnegie-funded libraries built in the city. One of 13 libraries developed under nationally known library director Gratia Countryman, the library is named for James K. Hosmer, who preceded Countryman as director from 1892-1904. The library has received historic designation from the City of Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Library building project information
Temporary youth space during the library renovation
347 E. 36th St.
A yearlong renovation brings new spaces to the historic 1916 building, indoors and out.
Construction progress is on track for an opening later this summer, date to be announced.
Study for AP, GED, SAT, ACT, TOEFL, or military or occupational exams with testing resources available in print and online from your library.
With Read Write Draw and Best Book Ever, kids and teens share what they are reading and win a free book to keep this summer.
Join us at Hosmer Library to learn new things, be inspired and connect with others. Library events are free and open to all.
Join these volunteers who work closely with library staff to raise awareness of library services, raise funds, and plan programs and events.