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

News

October 12, 2020

Twin Cities Zine Fest, October 19-25

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

Victory Rally Toy Theater

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

October is Teen Read Month

Learn how to make the most of your library with a new card, book lists and more for teens.