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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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October 12, 2020
The Twin Cities Zine Fest is going virtual this year and Hennepin County Library is participating by offering free zine kits at participating libraries.
October 2, 2020
All My Relations Arts in partnership with the Hennepin County Library is hosting a Victory Rally Toy Theater Film Project for youth in grades K-12.
September 28, 2020
Learn how to make the most of your library with a new card, book lists and more for teens.