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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.
Find Hennepin County Library staff picks on our What We're Reading webpage.
Changes to OverDrive video collections and our TV show DVD purchasing practices have brought new watching options for you.
Hennepin County libraries are offering events about local and sustainable food practices: mushroom hunting, seed saving and more.
Attend "Tuesdays With a Scholar" and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) events at Southdale Library this spring.
Minnesota Opera artists return to seven Hennepin County libraries this winter and spring to present free Opera Viva! events for children and adults.
Author Lori Sturdevant will discuss new book about Rosalie Wahl, "Her Honor," on March 10 at Minneapolis Central Library.
The 2nd annual showcase event on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015, 5:30-7:30 p.m., will feature youth members’ multimedia projects and creative works.
P.S. Duffy’s "The Cartographer of No Man's Land" is the 2015 Wayzata Reads selection. Read the book and then meet the author on February 26.
PlymouthREADs, the Plymouth area community read, will explore Sarah Stonich’s “Vacationland” for its sixth year, March through April.
Find your first eBooks, audiobooks and more from the Library in 2015 by browsing "Downloads" under "Online resources."
Plymouth Library will host its first Library Snapshot Day on Saturday, Jan. 17. Staff will take photos throughout the library and share them on Flickr.
Get reading with book recommendations and reviews, social media events, book clubs and author talks Jan. 2-Feb 28, 2015.
Walker Library has formed nonfiction and fiction book clubs for adults. The book clubs began meeting in Fall 2014. Learn more.
Residents are invited to apply to fill two vacancies on the Library Board. Applications will be accepted through Wednesday, Dec. 31.
Join us on social media from 6-8:45 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 17, to interact with library staff about favorite books and get some new suggestions.
The America Invents Act Roadshow, which is focused on patent legal issues, will be at Minneapolis Central Library from 1-4 p.m., November 17.
See artworks and poems on the issues of homelessness, affordable housing or the meaning of home in Cargill Hall Gallery.
The Native American author will discuss her body of work, including her most recent book.
View the new fine art murals, hear from elected and library officials, and watch the artist finish the final mural on-site.
Category: Events, Buildings
The children's author and illustrator will discuss her library experience at an author talk Thursday, Nov. 6, 7-8 p.m. at Ridgedale Library.
Category: Events, People
Improvements include expanded early literacy and teen areas, and new furniture, shelving and casual seating.
Connect with leading genealogists and local experts, and learn how to start or expand your own family history project using exceptional resources.
Help us imagine the community library of the future at four public meetings. Join the community discussion!
It's mobile-friendly with new ways to search and discover the library resources you love. Take a moment to explore!
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.
Minnesota Opera artists are presenting free Opera Viva! performances and educational events at Hennepin County libraries this fall.
Hennepin County Library readers now have access to more new and popular adult, teen and children's eBooks through the 3M Cloud Library.
View botanical paintings of native plants from the Eloise Butler Wildflower Garden by Minnesota School of Botanical Art students.
The Hennepin County Law Library Board of Trustees appointed Lois Langer Thompson, HCL Director, as Acting Hennepin County Law Library Director.
At 7,200 square feet, the new library will have nearly double the public space, a refreshed collection, comfortable reading spaces and more.
St. Louis Park Library will close for building upgrades on Sunday, July 27. The library is scheduled to re-open on Saturday, Aug. 30.
In addition to checking out books, movies and music, you can now check out iPads for up to two hours of in-library use at 10 locations.
There are an abundance of summer learning opportunities for youth at libraries this summer.
Maple Plain Library, 5184 Main St. E., reopens Saturday, June 7, at 9 a.m. after being closed for five weeks of building upgrades.
Hennepin County Library and Hennepin County Property Services received a Heritage Preservation Award for reinventing the historic Roosevelt Library.
Celebrate the installation of Northeast Library’s photographic frieze on Saturday, May 10, 1 p.m., at Northeast Library.
Families affected by incarceration are invited to Brookdale Library Thursday, May 8, for a fun family program.
During National Library Week, we asked you to tell us what library collections, services, spaces and staff matter to you. Your responses made us smile.
The new Walker Library opened on April 26, 2014, in Uptown Minneapolis.
Gary Thaden of Minneapolis: president; Chris Damsgard of Brooklyn Park: vice president; and Sandy Johnson of St. Louis Park: secretary.
The Hennepin County Board of Commissioners has reappointed five members of the Library Board and appointed one new member, Katherine Blauvelt, to serve through 2016.
Join us on Jan. 11 at 4203 Webber Pkwy., Minneapolis, to celebrate the opening of the new temporary location for Webber Park Library.