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This Carnegie-funded library opened in 1915. It is named for Charles Sumner, a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts and an outspoken abolitionist. The library has received historic designation from the City of Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A 2004-05 renovation refurbished or reclaimed many historical building features. Before 1915, the library was located in a rented room at 901 6th Avenue North.
611 Van White Memorial Blvd.
Minneapolis, MN 55411
Teens in grades 6-12 can have up to $10 in fines and fees taken off their library card in October at Hennepin County libraries.
Sumner Library will celebrate 100 years of service to the community with an open house Saturday, Oct. 10, noon-4 p.m.
This online service provides access to legal research of Minnesota and U.S. cases, headnotes, statutes, court orders, court rules and administrative decisions.
Microsoft Office software has been upgraded to Microsoft Office 2013 on Hennepin County Library public computers.
Don’t always have your library card with you? Now you can save your library card barcode to your smartphone for easy access at check out.
For the 150th anniversary of Juneteenth, Sumner Library celebrated African American authors and the Gary N. Sudduth Collection.
Join these volunteers who work closely with library staff to raise awareness of library services, raise funds, and plan programs and events.