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December 19, 2016

Explore local history treasures online

Digitized maps, atlases, yearbooks, newspaper photos and more are now available to view and download from Hennepin County Library.

Category: Resources

November 18, 2016

Your library, your resource for History Day 2017

Hennepin County Library offers a variety of resources and services to help students choose and research their History Day projects.

Category: Resources, Events

September 14, 2016

New Law Library hours and classes

Hennepin County Anne W. Grande Law Library will close at 5 p.m. starting Monday, Oct. 3, and will offer a new Continuing Legal Education (CLE) series this fall.

Category: Resources, Services

September 7, 2016

Mergent Intellect

Mergent Intellect has replaced D&B Million Dollar Directory as a useful corporate directory available online from Hennepin County Library.

Category: Resources

July 26, 2016

Sheet music collection at Minneapolis Central Library

Previously only searchable by card catalog, the sheet music collection at Minneapolis Central Library is being added to the library's online catalog for greater accessibility.

Category: Resources

July 1, 2016

Somali Independence Day with your library

Celebrate Somali Independence Day on Saturday, July 9. Hennepin County Library is your everyday resource for Somali-language materials: books, music and more.

Category: Resources, Events

June 22, 2016

WestlawNext and Hennepin County Law Library

This online service provides access to legal research of Minnesota cases. Get additional legal research assistance from Hennepin County Law Library.

Category: Resources

June 6, 2016

Import your lists, ratings and reviews

We have switched to a new library catalog and you can import your lists, ratings and reviews. Look for "Request Import" in "My Library Dashboard" under "My HCL" to get started.

Category: Resources

May 9, 2016

New library catalog live

Hennepin County Library launched its new and improved online catalog on Wednesday, June 29. New features include one click holds and opt-in borrower history.

Category: Resources

April 18, 2016

Lynda.com teaches business, tech, creative skills

Available with your library card, learning resource Lynda.com offers over 3,000 interactive video courses taught by experts.

Category: Resources

February 23, 2016

Try Consumers' Checkbook

This online resource includes local customer ratings of services and stores, plus buying advice. Accessible with your library card.

Category: Resources