Hennepin County Library is guided by Hennepin County and Hennepin County Library Board policies related to data privacy.

If you contact us by email, chat or text, we use and share your information only as needed to provide library service.

The library will not give, share, sell or transfer your information for commercial purposes.

Hennepin County policy

Library policy

Policies for online service companies

Hennepin County Library contracts with companies outside the library to provide certain online services, digital collections, streaming and downloadable content.

We actively work with these companies to support patron data privacy. However, privacy practices for these websites and services are guided by the policies of the company. For information on the specific types of data that may be gathered and disclosed by each service, please refer to the terms of use and privacy policies for the services you use.

Library catalog

Downloadable and streaming content

Other online services