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Chad Helton, 612-543-8505
Deputy Director, Public Services
Janet Mills, 612-543-8535
Deputy Director, Support Services
J.R. Genett, 612-543-8639
Chief Financial Officer
Patti Hetrick, 612-543-8683
You can suggest a title for purchase if it is not owned by Hennepin County Library. We will let you know whether we are able to purchase it with a message in your library account.
If you would like to offer a program at the library, you can submit a proposal, and we will contact you if the program meets our guidelines and fits into programming needs, schedule, and budget.
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