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.

Features

Events

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Friends

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Washburn Library

5244 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis , MN 55419

612-543-8375
  • Sunday:
  • Monday:
  • Tuesday:12 - 8
  • Wednesday:9 - 5
  • Thursday:9 - 5
  • Friday:9 - 5
  • Saturday:9 - 5

News

December 3, 2020

New local music on MNspin

Over 90 albums by Minnesota artists just added to the library’s free music service.

November 13, 2020

RBdigital downloadable audiobooks moving to OverDrive

The transition will happen on December 3. Act now to move your holds to OverDrive.