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Set near scenic Minnehaha Creek, Washburn Library serves the neighborhoods of southwest Minneapolis. It is named for local flour magnate and U.S. Senator William D. Washburn (1831-1912). Library service to this area began in 1939 with a bookmobile route. The library’s current location opened in 1970. It was renovated in 2014.
Library building project information
5244 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis , MN 55419
Unlimited copies of eBooks "The Door in the Hedge" and "In the Shadow of Blackbirds" are available Oct. 7-21 through OverDrive.
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.
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.
Join these volunteers who work closely with library staff to raise awareness of library services, raise funds, and plan programs and events.