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November 12, 2019

Franklin Library fall construction update

Construction has begun this fall at Franklin Library.

Category: Building projects

November 1, 2019

Take us with you

Our website is mobile-friendly and easy to add to your mobile device’s home screen.

Category: Resources

October 25, 2019

Vinyl Revival artist in residence: DJ Shannon Blowtorch

Join us for a DJ workshop on November 5 at 7 p.m. at Minneapolis Central Library and check out vinyl picks from DJ Shannon Blowtorch in the Vinyl Revival listening room.

Category: Resources, Events

October 25, 2019

Create-ology: Growing Creative Technologists

A showcase of youth projects created at the Best Buy Teen Tech Center will be on display in Cargill Hall at Minneapolis Central Library, November 1-30.

Category: Events

October 22, 2019

Minnetonka Library reopens Tuesday, November 12 at noon

Building preservation and maintenance work was completed during the three-month closure, with landscaping to be installed next spring.

Category: Building projects

October 11, 2019

Eden Prairie Library fall construction update

Water infiltration at the north and northeast walls has delayed the project timeline, but fixture and finish installation work continues this fall.

Category: Building projects

October 10, 2019

Join the Hennepin County Library Board in voicing opposition to new eBook and e-Audio pricing models

Publishers are introducing major changes in licensing materials to libraries. Sign the ebooksforall.org petition today.

Category: Resources

October 8, 2019

2019 Family History Fair

Connect with expert genealogists and dig into your family history on Saturday, October 26, 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m., at Minneapolis Central Library.

Category: Events

October 4, 2019

Lynda.com update and patron survey results

Last month we asked for your thoughts on planned changes to Lynda.com. Here are the survey results, plus an update from the vendor.

Category: Resources

October 1, 2019

October is Fall Car Care Month

Your library has resources available to help you take care of your car, including ALLDATA and repair manuals you can check out.

Category: Resources

October 1, 2019

October is Teen Read Month at our libraries

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

Category: Services

September 19, 2019

Minnetonka Library site work project update

Despite weather delays, site work at Minnetonka Library is on track.

Category: Building projects

September 18, 2019

New collection of music by local artists added to MnSpin

With more than 90 albums added to the library’s free music streaming platform this fall, make a new connection to Minnesota music. 

Category: Resources

September 17, 2019

Southeast Library to be renamed after Arvonne Fraser

Upon reopening, the library will bear the name of Fraser, a women’s rights leader and public library advocate.

Category: Building projects

September 12, 2019

Celebrating LGBTQIA+ History Month

Join us this October as we build community and pride with a film series, special storytimes and other events.

Category: Events

September 6, 2019

Franklin Library closed for renovation beginning October 20

Work will include accessibility and safety improvements in the restrooms, replacement of furniture and flooring, and improving sight lines in public areas.

Category: Building projects

August 22, 2019

Renovated Hosmer Library welcomes all

Hosmer Library reopened to a cheering crowd and lively community celebration.

Category: Building projects

August 16, 2019

Bibliographic in Nature

See artist interpretations of our natural world through images, text and books, on display in Cargill Hall at Minneapolis Central Library, September 5-October 25. 

Category: Events

July 29, 2019

Welcome to the renovated Oxboro Library

Patrons returned to the brighter, larger-feeling library to celebrate with a ribbon-cutting and community activities.

Category: Building projects

July 29, 2019

Hosmer Library reopening celebration August 19

Join us for a community celebration and ribbon-cutting with county leaders and library staff on Monday, August 19.

Category: Building projects

July 19, 2019

Hosmer Library youth space at Sabathani Community Center closes July 27

Services are moving back to the library, reopening August 15.

Category: Building projects

July 9, 2019

Eden Prairie Library summer construction update

Interior framing and site work are underway this summer at Eden Prairie Library.

Category: Building projects

July 9, 2019

North Regional Library design update

At the community meeting July 1, project architects presented updated design plans.

Category: Building projects

June 25, 2019

Southeast Library summer construction update

Plumbing, ductwork and new roofing has been installed, with wall framing and furniture specification work planned for this summer.

Category: Building projects

June 24, 2019

Transfer of Memory

Portraits of Minnesota Holocaust survivors will be on display during the Transfer of Memory exhibit in Cargill Hall at Minneapolis Central Library, July 2-August 29.

Category: Events

June 21, 2019

Golden Valley Reads 2019

Join Golden Valley Library for Golden Valley Reads events, July-September, around the book “Never Coming Back” by Alison McGhee.

Category: Events

June 20, 2019

Oxboro Library reopening celebration July 20

Join us for a community celebration and ribbon-cutting with county leaders and library staff on Saturday, July 20.

Category: Building projects

June 19, 2019

Hosmer Library reopens Thursday, August 15 at 9 a.m.

A yearlong renovation brings new spaces to the historic 1916 building, indoors and out.

Category: Building projects

June 19, 2019

Southdale Library move to Southdale Center authorized by county board

Lease agreement negotiations with the mall developer will proceed, with community meetings to plan for the new library to be held this fall.

Category: Building projects

June 12, 2019

Mapping Prejudice at Linden Hills Library

This event series explores the historical legacy of racially restrictive housing practices that are echoed in today’s racial segregation of Southwest Minneapolis and Edina.

Category: Events

June 7, 2019

Special storytimes encourage pride, empathy

At Stories Together: Pride this summer, children and caregivers are celebrating families and self-expression through stories, music and movement.

Category: Events

June 5, 2019

North Regional Library community meeting July 1

Join us for the next community meeting about the library renovation on Monday, July 1, 6-8 p.m.

Category: Building projects

June 4, 2019

Oxboro Library reopens Wednesday, July 10 at noon

Following an 11-month renovation, Oxboro Library welcomes the community with dedicated spaces for patrons of all ages in a lighter, larger-feeling space.

Category: Building projects

May 30, 2019

Minnetonka Library to close August 1 for site work

Work will include a reconstructed entrance, stormwater management and landscaping repairs.

Category: Building projects

May 30, 2019

Hosmer Library spring construction update

Construction progress is on track for an opening later this summer, date to be announced.

Category: Building projects

May 29, 2019

Meeting materials for Southdale Library open houses

Information shared at the open houses on May 30 and June 8 will include location details, advantages of a mall location, other mall library examples, and project next steps.

Category: Building projects

May 23, 2019

Pride at libraries this June

Join us throughout the month of June as we celebrate Pride with free events for adults, teens and families.

Category: Events

May 21, 2019

Haŋyétu Wówapi Thípi (The Night Library)

A venue for Northern Spark this year, June 14-15, Franklin Library will be “indigenized” into Haŋyétu Wówapi Thípi/Dibiko-Agindaasoowigami: the Night Library in Dakota and Ojibwe.

Category: Events

May 15, 2019

Testing resources in print and online

Study for AP, GED, SAT, ACT, TOEFL, or military or occupational exams with testing resources available in print and online from your library.

Category: Resources

May 14, 2019

Southdale Library open houses May 30, June 8

Join us at two open houses this spring to learn more about the new Southdale Library site location at Southdale Center.

Category: Building projects

May 14, 2019

Summer learning matters

Summer is a time to engage with your library to be ready for the next school year. Have fun and help prevent learning loss with summer learning at your library.

Category: Resources

May 14, 2019

Review a book, get a book this summer

With Read Write Draw and Best Book Ever, kids and teens share what they are reading and win a free book to keep this summer.

Category: Resources

May 14, 2019

Windows, mirrors and sliding glass doors

Books offer readers the amazing ability to enter another world through windows and doors, or to see ourselves reflected in a mirror.

Category: Resources

May 14, 2019

Take reading on the road

With audiobooks and podcasts, bring your reading anywhere you can listen, while building vocabulary and comprehension skills.

Category: Resources

May 14, 2019

Finding the right book for your reader

If the child in your life is in a reading rut, we have some suggestions to get them out of it, including finding new ideas in our book lists and rereading favorites in new formats.

Category: Resources

May 14, 2019

Summer fun all year round

The school year starts soon, but the library is here to support learning and discovery year round with events, new books, and tools for school success.

Category: Resources

May 10, 2019

Juneteenth at your library

Celebrate Juneteenth at your library with family friendly-events, film screenings, book lists and more.

Category: Events

May 7, 2019

Vinyl Revival: Lori Barbero

Lori Barbero is the Vinyl Revival curator in residence for May/June. Vinyl Revival is a series of artist residencies, programs and listening opportunities at Minneapolis Central Library.

Category: Events, Resources

April 30, 2019

New Southdale Library location planned for Southdale Center; community meetings in May/June

Hennepin County staff are recommending to the Board of Commissioners that the new Southdale Library be constructed at Southdale Center in Edina, with community meetings to be planned later this spring.

Category: Building projects

April 23, 2019

Franklin Library schematic design approved, project timeline announced

The library will close for 10-11 weeks in fall 2019 for a renovation focused on safety and accessibility.

Category: Building projects

April 17, 2019

Cosmic Trip: Psychedelic Posters by Juryj Ostroushko

A collection of psychedelic music posters from 1969-1970 will be on display at Minneapolis Central Library, May 4-June 28. 

Category: Events

April 15, 2019

Add a story to your walk

Your library card is your ticket to audiobooks you can download to your phone.

Category: Resources

April 11, 2019

Eden Prairie Library spring construction update

Move-out is complete and demolition work is underway at Eden Prairie Library.

Category: Building projects

April 1, 2019

Meet Libby

Libby is a mobile app that makes borrowing and downloading eBooks from OverDrive a breeze. Try it out today.

Category: Resources

March 28, 2019

North Regional Library initial design approved

The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners approved an initial design for renovations of North Regional Library on March 26.

Category: Building projects

March 26, 2019

Learn more about your family’s history at your library

Hennepin County libraries have resources for people who are just starting to retrace family journeys, or who are looking for the next step in a familiar path.

Category: Resources, Events

March 21, 2019

New reopening timeline for Hosmer Library

The library will now reopen in summer 2019.

Category: Building projects

March 18, 2019

Writing classes for adults, teens and kids

Write about your life experiences, build writing skills, or learn to be persuasive in writing with these classes from The Loft Literary Center at Hennepin County libraries.

Category: Events

March 15, 2019

Viva City 2019

View a juried exhibit of extraordinary artwork by Minneapolis Public Schools high school students at Minneapolis Central Library, March 20-April 29. 

Category: Events

March 1, 2019

Maud Hart Lovelace and Star of the North awards

In March, 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).

Category: Events

February 28, 2019

Basic computer skills classes at Minneapolis Central Library

Minneapolis Central Library is offering basic computer classes taught by an AmeriCorps member through the Community Technology Empowerment Project (CTEP).

Category: Services

February 27, 2019

Southdale Library location decision expected summer 2019

The new Southdale Library will be rebuilt either on the current site or at a nearby location, with a decision expected this summer.

Category: Building projects

February 27, 2019

Learning English at Minneapolis Central Library

Minneapolis Central Library has books, CDs, DVDs, and online learning to help everyone learn English at every level. All of these are free with your library card.

Category: Resources

February 22, 2019

Southeast Library winter construction update

The general contractor has taken possession of the building, and demolition is underway.

Category: Building projects

February 20, 2019

MnSpin now open for musician submissions

Minnesota musicians, submit your music recording by March 27 to be considered for MnSpin, the local music streaming and download platform from your library.

Category: Resources

February 19, 2019

Director Selection Process public listening session

Share your thoughts to inform the Library Board recommendation of our next Library Director.

Category: People

February 12, 2019

Oxboro Library winter construction update

As construction continues, key building features are now visible at Oxboro Library.

Category: Building projects

February 12, 2019

Hosmer Library winter construction update

New spaces are taking shape at Hosmer Library.

Category: Building projects

February 11, 2019

Craft Club

Craft Club has brought the joy of crafting to Minneapolis Central Library with patrons feeling empowered by their own creativity and encouraged by passionate staff.

Category: People, Events

February 4, 2019

Expanded hours for Eden Prairie Library holds pickup now available

Hours for holds pickup at 479 Prairie Center Drive are now 7 a.m.-7 p.m. daily.

Category: Building projects

February 1, 2019

New classes boost skills in media arts and technologies

Learn about new media technologies, including image editing, collaborative online tools, social media, smartphone security and more.

Category: Services, Events

January 31, 2019

TransFabulous: Beyond the Binary

This exhibit celebrating art created by transgender and gender non-confirming artists in our community, is at Minneapolis Central Library, February 12-March 15.


Category: Events

January 25, 2019

February is Black History Month

Join us as we celebrate and honor Black History Month in February with events, displays and activities in libraries, and recommended online book lists.

Category: Events

January 22, 2019

Plymouth READS 2019

Join Plymouth Library for Plymouth READS events this March and April around the book “Marathon” by Brian Freeman.

Category: Events

January 18, 2019

North Regional Library community meeting and design update

At the January 14 community meeting, project architects shared updated design plans incorporating earlier public feedback.

Category: Building projects

December 27, 2018

Southeast Library closed, preparing for construction

Library and county staff are working on preparing the building and awarding the construction bid.

Category: Building projects

December 21, 2018

Holds pickup and returns during Eden Prairie Library renovation

While the library is closed, holds pickup and a book drop for returns are open at 479 Prairie Center Drive for Eden Prairie Library patrons.

Category: Building projects

December 19, 2018

Arctic Fever at Excelsior Library

Excelsior Library is participating in local winter festival Arctic Fever with a coloring contest and an event with Brodini Comedy Magic, Saturday, January 19, 10:30 a.m.

Category: Events

December 5, 2018

North Regional Library community meeting January 14

You are invited to the next community meeting about the library renovation on Monday, January 14, 6-8 p.m. at North Regional Library.

Category: Building projects

November 27, 2018

Cooking and baking with help from your library

If you are a foodie and love to make meals or bake, the library has books and online resources that can help you expand your creative horizons.

Category: Resources

November 19, 2018

Eden Prairie Library closing for renovation

The library will be closed Monday, January 7 through fall 2019.

Category: Building projects

November 19, 2018

Be a smart consumer: your library can help

Consumers' Checkbook includes local customer ratings of services and stores, plus buying advice. Your library card gives you access to this and other consumer resources.

Category: Resources

November 16, 2018

Celebration of Japanese Sumi-e Painting

Drawing inspiration from the ancient art form, this Cargill Hall exhibit features original artworks in sumi-e.

Category: Events

November 14, 2018

Oxboro Library fall construction update

Demolition work is underway this fall at Oxboro Library.

Category: Building projects

November 14, 2018

Hosmer Library fall construction update

Demolition work is underway this fall at Hosmer Library.

Category: Building projects

October 17, 2018

Southeast Library to close for renovation

The library will be closed Monday, December 10 through late 2019.

Category: Building projects

October 15, 2018

Dementia and You with the City of Minnetonka

A six-part program series this fall at Ridgedale Library gives caregivers tools and support they need.

Category: Events

October 4, 2018

Report on community input for North Regional Library

Juxtaposition Arts engaged residents throughout the summer, with valuable input shaping the library project.

Category: Building projects

October 2, 2018

Eden Prairie Library design update and project timeline

As the renovation approaches, design plans continue to be refined.

Category: Building projects

September 27, 2018

Welcome back to Ridgedale Library

Eager to see and enjoy the renovated library, hundreds of patrons visited Ridgedale Library on reopening day, September 24.

Category: Building projects

September 18, 2018

Celebrate the newly renovated Ridgedale Library

Join us to celebrate a ribbon-cutting ceremony with County Commissioner Jan Callison and Library Director Lois Langer Thompson on Monday, September 24, 5 p.m.

Category: Building projects

September 12, 2018

September 22 community meeting on the new Southdale Library postponed

The next community meeting has been postponed as further study of the complex site and project continues.

Category: Building projects

August 1, 2018

Southeast Library design update

Planning nears completion this summer following a series of community meetings.

Category: Building projects

August 1, 2018

Community meeting, survey results for new Southdale Library

At the next community meeting on September 22, project architects will present new plans incorporating community feedback.

Category: Building projects

July 18, 2018

Community input for North Regional Library renovation

To engage residents and help shape the project, Juxtaposition Arts is leading a series of events this summer.

Category: Building projects

July 5, 2018

Renovated Ridgedale Library to reopen in September

The library will reopen Monday, September 24, after a ribbon cutting ceremony at 5 p.m.

Category: Building projects

June 28, 2018

Hosmer Library is closed for renovation

The library is closed Monday, August 27 through spring 2019.

Category: Building projects

June 27, 2018

Eden Prairie Library design update

Details for the Eden Prairie Library renovation are coming together this summer, including meeting rooms and other flexible spaces.

Category: Building projects

June 25, 2018

Oxboro Library closed for renovation

The library is closed Sunday, August 19 through spring 2019.

Category: Building projects

June 15, 2018

Southeast Library community meeting on July 25

The final community meeting about the Southeast Library renovation will be held on Wednesday, July 25, 6-8 p.m. at the library.

Category: Building projects

June 13, 2018

New Southdale Library planning continues, community meeting on September 22

Join us for the next community meeting about the new library on Saturday, September 22, 10 a.m.-noon, at Southdale Library.

Category: Building projects

May 10, 2018

Eden Prairie Library initial design approved, community meeting on June 11

You are invited to the next community meeting about the library renovation on Monday, June 11, 7-8:30 p.m. at Eden Prairie Library.

Category: Building projects

May 1, 2018

Southdale Library community meeting, survey to shape building project

Share your thoughts about the new Southdale Library on Monday, May 21, 7-9 p.m. or in an online survey.

Category: Building projects

April 24, 2018

Hosmer Library design update and new closing timeline

In the design development phase, Hosmer Library renovation plans continue to develop this spring.

Category: Building projects

February 22, 2018

Details of initial design for Southeast Library renovation

On February 13, patrons and neighbors met with county and library staff and project architects to learn more about the planned renovation.

Category: Building projects

February 8, 2018

Southeast Library initial design approved

The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners approved an initial design for renovations of Southeast Library on February 6.

Category: Building projects

February 1, 2018

January community meeting summary for Eden Prairie Library renovation

On January 24, patrons and neighbors met with county and library staff and project architects to inform plans for the renovation.

Category: Building projects

January 30, 2018

Southeast Library community meeting on February 13 at Rapson Hall

The next community meeting about the Southeast Library renovation will be held on Tuesday, February 13, 6-8 p.m. on the University of Minnesota campus.

Category: Building projects

January 22, 2018

Artist selected for Ridgedale Library

Minnesota artist Bebe Keith has been selected for the Ridgedale Library One Percent for Art public art project.

Category: Building projects

December 29, 2017

Eden Prairie Library community meeting on Wednesday, January 24

You are invited to the next community meeting about the library renovation on Wednesday, January 24, 7-8:30 p.m. at Eden Prairie Library.

Category: Building projects

December 29, 2017

Oxboro Library community meeting on Thursday, February 1

You are invited to the next community meeting about the library renovation on Thursday, February 1, 6-7:30 p.m. at Oxboro Library.

Category: Building projects

November 29, 2017

Oxboro Library initial design approved

The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners approved an initial design for renovations of Oxboro Library on November 28.

Category: Building projects

November 21, 2017

Hosmer Library design update

Details for the Hosmer Library renovation are beginning to take shape, including spaces for youth, meeting rooms and computers.

Category: Building projects

November 16, 2017

Ridgedale Library Art Selection Committee meeting, November 21

The second meeting of the Art Selection Committee for Ridgedale Library will be held on Tuesday, November 21, 5-8 p.m. at Ridgedale Library.

Category: Building projects

November 15, 2017

Designer Selection Committee recommendation for North Regional Library

The Hennepin County Designer Selection Committee has recommended Bentz/Thompson/Rietow as the architectural firm for the North Regional Library renovation.

Category: Building projects

November 15, 2017

Designer Selection Committee recommendation for Westonka Library

The Hennepin County Designer Selection Committee has recommended Gensler as the architectural firm for the new Westonka Library.

Category: Building projects

November 15, 2017

Designer Selection Committee recommendation for Southdale Library

The Hennepin County Designer Selection Committee has recommended MSR as the architectural firm for the new Southdale Library.

Category: Building projects

October 25, 2017

Hosmer Library initial design approved

The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners approved an initial design for renovations of Hosmer Library on October 24.

Category: Building projects

October 24, 2017

Ridgedale Library questions and answers for artists

A record of questions and answers from the Ridgedale Library informational meeting for artists on October 10 and a presentation about the project by the architect are now available.

Category: Building projects

October 5, 2017

Hosmer Library community meeting on Tuesday, November 14

You are invited to the next community meeting about the library renovation at Hosmer Library on Tuesday, November 14 from 6-8 p.m.

Category: Building projects

September 28, 2017

Call for artists for Ridgedale Library public art

An open call for artists for the Ridgedale Library One Percent for Art public art project will run from September 28–October 25.

Category: Building projects

September 7, 2017

Architect selection process for new Southdale Library underway

The Southdale Library project architect to be named by the end of 2017, with continued community engagement into 2018.

Category: Building projects

August 7, 2017

Oxboro Library to be renovated in 2018

You are invited to a community meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 19 at 6 p.m. to share your ideas about the upcoming 2018 renovation of Oxboro Library.

Category: Building projects

July 31, 2017

Ridgedale Library Art Selection Committee meeting, August 2

The first meeting of the Art Selection Committee for Ridgedale Library will be held on Wednesday, August 2 from 5-8 p.m. at Ridgedale Library.

Category: Building projects

July 29, 2017

Holds pickup at Ridgedale Library during renovation

Library holds are still accessible at Ridgedale Library during its renovation. There is a holds pickup room accessible by your library card on the 2nd floor of the library.

Category: Building projects

July 26, 2017

Eden Prairie Library to be renovated in 2018-19

Eden Prairie Library will undergo a significant renovation in 2018 that will take nearly a year to complete. Please join us for a community meeting about the renovation on September 13 at Eden Prairie Library.

Category: Building projects

July 21, 2017

Update on community input for the new Southdale Library

Library staff are currently reviewing input from community meetings held earlier this year and will complete the review and make a recommendation by early fall.

Category: Building projects

June 26, 2017

Hosmer Library renovation May 31 community meeting summary

Community members met with Hosmer library staff to talk about their hopes for the library’s renovation on May 31.

Category: Building projects

June 20, 2017

Ridgedale Library closed for a major renovation project on Sunday, July 9

Ridgedale Library closed for a major renovation on Sunday, July 9 at 5 p.m. Library holds and returns will remain available during the closure.

Category: Building projects

June 13, 2017

Southeast Library June 7 Community Meeting Update

Community members met with Southeast Library staff and architects to talk about their hopes for the library’s renovation.

Category: Building projects

June 1, 2017

Southeast Library meeting, June 7

You are invited to a community meeting at Van Cleve Recreation Center to discuss the upcoming Southeast Library renovation project on Wednesday, June 7, 6-8 p.m.

Category: Building projects

May 25, 2017

Hosmer Library community meeting, May 31

You are invited to a community meeting at Hosmer Library to discuss the upcoming renovation project that will conclude in 2018 on Wednesday, May 31, 6-8 p.m.

Category: Building projects

March 3, 2017

Community meeting on the new Southdale Library, March 23

Join Library leaders to share your ideas for the new Southdale Library and learn more about the project timeline at Southdale Library, Thursday, March 23, 6-8 p.m.

Category: Building projects

January 5, 2017

Help shape development concepts for Southdale Library site

Join the City of Edina at Southdale Library for an interactive workshop on Feb. 9, 7 p.m. to view revised concepts for the Southdale Library site.

Category: Building projects

November 15, 2016

What else should be built with the new Southdale Library?

Join us at Southdale Library tonight, 6-8 p.m. to give your input about redeveloping the 8-acre Southdale Library site. Return on Jan. 12 to hear a summary of the themes from the comment sessions.

Category: Building projects

August 5, 2016

Southeast Library community meeting summary

At a community meeting on Aug. 4, Hennepin County Library Director Lois Langer Thompson announced Southeast Library will remain at its current location and will undergo a major renovation.

Category: Building projects

July 14, 2016

Southeast Library community meeting Thursday, Aug. 4

Join Hennepin County Commissioner Peter McLaughlin and Hennepin County staff Thursday, Aug. 4, 6:30-8:30 p.m., for an update on the Southeast Library building project.

Category: Building projects

June 16, 2016

Presentation from Ridgedale Library renovation open house

Members of the Ridgedale Library community learned about the results of a community survey and saw preliminary renovation designs on Tuesday, June 14.

Category: Building projects

June 8, 2016

Ridgedale Library renovation project open house

Join us Tuesday, June 14, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at Ridgedale Library to review preliminary designs for the library’s renovation project.

Category: Building projects

December 14, 2015

Help us plan the Ridgedale Library renovation

The Ridgedale Library renovation will begin in 2017. Please take our survey to let us know how you use Ridgedale Library and where we can make improvements.

Category: Building projects

January 22, 2015

Southeast Library report on public engagement now available

The final report on library service for the Southeast neighborhoods entitled "Envisioning a Crossroads Library: A Report on Public Engagement and the Future of the Southeast Library" is now available.

Category: Building projects

November 24, 2014

Share your ideas for library services in the Southeast community

Public meetings were held in the Cedar-Riverside, Como, Marcy-Holmes and Prospect Park neighborhoods during October to discuss the library, learning and information needs of the community.

Category: Building projects

October 3, 2014

Southeast Library community meetings in October

Help us imagine the community library of the future at four public meetings. Join the community discussion!

Category: Building projects

August 12, 2014

Southeast Library Services Steering Committee update

Hennepin County Commissioner Peter McLaughlin and Hennepin County Library Director Lois Thompson welcomed members of the Southeast Library Services Steering Committee to the group’s first meeting on July 24, 2014.

Category: Building projects

March 26, 2014

HCL - Southeast Library facility assessment

The Hennepin County Library - Southeast Facility Assessment is available. Please see the attached document for more information.

Category: Building projects