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).
Nestled between large pine and oak trees, Penn Lake Library opened in 1970. It was the first free-standing library built in the City of Bloomington. The library was renovated in 2003. In the decades before 1970, the library operated out of various locations in the community including Bloomington Schools Administration Building (1954-57) and Lincoln High School (1957-62).
8800 Penn Ave. S.
Bloomington, MN 55431
From March 1-31, kids in grades 3-8 can vote for their favorite nominated titles at any Hennepin County library. Kids must read or listen to at least three nominated titles to be eligible to vote.
Changes to OverDrive video collections and our TV show DVD purchasing practices have brought new watching options for you.
Minnesota Opera artists return to seven Hennepin County libraries this winter and spring to present free Opera Viva! events for children and adults.
Find Hennepin County Library staff picks on our What We're Reading webpage.
Join these volunteers who work closely with library staff to raise awareness of library services, raise funds, and plan programs and events.