Features

  • Review a book, get a book this summer

    With Read Write Draw and Best Book Ever, kids and teens share what they are reading and win a free book to keep this summer.

  • Pride storytime at Golden Valley Library

    Special storytimes encourage pride, empathy

    At Stories Together: Pride this summer, children and caregivers are celebrating families and self-expression through stories, music and movement.

  • Funny stories for children

    The kids in your life can start the summer reading season with something funny with these recommended titles.
  • Golden Valley Reads 2019

    Join Golden Valley Library for Golden Valley Reads events, July-September, around the book “Never Coming Back” by Alison McGhee.

  • Librarian and patron looking at a book at the library

    Staff reviews

    Get recommendations and reviews by library staff of audiobooks, biographies, fiction, graphic novels, nonfiction and more.
  • Oxboro Library reopens Wednesday, July 10 at noon

    Following an 11-month renovation, Oxboro Library welcomes the community with dedicated spaces for patrons of all ages in a lighter, larger-feeling space.

  • Map Collection

    Special Collections at Minneapolis Central Library houses over 1,200 maps documenting the history of Minneapolis and Hennepin County from 1840s to the present.
  • Biopics

    If you like biopics

    Biopics (biographical motion pictures) are movies where actors portray well-known people. They may be based on historical events and include creative storytelling.
  • Forever Music

    Forever Music

    Lifelong musicians and music fans can explore the music of Nina Simone, Duke Ellington more with this music series from MacPhail Center for Music.