Current service information

All visitors to county facilities – including Hennepin County libraries - are required to wear face coverings.

Children under 2 are exempt from this requirement.

Visitors who have tested positive for COVID-19 or who are experiencing COVID-19 symptoms should not enter county buildings. We do not require visitors to have received a COVID-19 vaccination to enter a county building.

In-person services

  • Visitors are welcome at all of Hennepin County’s 41 libraries. You can browse or check out materials, pick up holds, get a library card, use Wi-Fi or public computers, and more. Lounges and study spaces are open and available.
  • Many libraries have rooms available to reserve. Food is not allowed in meeting rooms at this time. Learn more about reserving and using meeting spaces.
  • Public computers are available. No appointment is needed.

Most events and programs are fully online. In-person storytime and Homework Help have resumed at limited locations. Visit our events page for more information.

Online services

You can still connect to library resources from home.

See all online resources available from your library.