Minneapolis Central Library

Minneapolis Public Library was founded in 1885 and opened in the city’s first public library building on 10th Street and Hennepin Avenue in 1889. In 1961, a larger and more modern building was constructed on the current location. A new building opened in 2006 and houses the largest collection of items in the Hennepin County Library system.

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Minneapolis Central Library

300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis , MN 55401

612-543-8000
  • Sunday:12 - 5
  • Monday:9 - 8
  • Tuesday:9 - 8
  • Wednesday:9 - 8
  • Thursday:9 - 8
  • Friday:9 - 5
  • Saturday:9 - 5

News

November 16, 2021

The Unexpected: A Confluence of Elements

An exhibit by book artists at Cargill Gallery at Minneapolis Central Library, December 4-January 30.