Tip: Use an asterisk (*) to fill in parts of a word (e.g. "harry potter az*" to find Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban).
Library service to the South Lake communities of Deephaven, Excelsior, Greenwood, Shorewood and Tonka Bay was established beginning in 1922, when the library was housed out of the White House Hotel. For several decades, the library operated out of various locations in the community, with the first permanent library location opening on Third Street in 1965. In 2014, the library moved to a new building on Water Street in the heart of downtown Excelsior. It sits adjacent to the Lake Minnetonka LRT Regional Trail.
Library building project information
337 Water St.
Excelsior, MN 55331
Starting in May, all Hennepin County libraries have new self checkout machines that have more capabilities than the machines they have replaced.
Artists Julian McFaul and Mark Safford have designed an interactive, labyrinthian maze experience with HCL staff. Explore it yourself on June 13.
Join HCL staff on social media for audiobook recommendations on Thursday, June 11 and children's and teen book recommendations on Tuesday, June 16.
Join these volunteers who work closely with library staff to raise awareness of library services, raise funds, and plan programs and events.