Washburn Library

Set near scenic Minnehaha Creek, Washburn Library serves the neighborhoods of southwest Minneapolis. It is named for local flour magnate and U.S. Senator William D. Washburn (1831-1912). Library service to this area began in 1939 with a bookmobile route. The library’s current location opened in 1970.

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Washburn Library

5244 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis , MN 55419

612-543-8375

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News

February 25, 2020

Maud Hart Lovelace and Star of the North awards

From February 25-March 31, kids are invited to vote for two book awards at any Hennepin County library: Star of the North (preK-grade 8) and Maud Hart Lovelace (grades 3-8).

February 18, 2020

Tax resources at your library

Tax assistance and paper copies of IRS Form 1040 and Instructions are available at many Hennepin County libraries this tax season.