• Learn as they grow: early literacy and libraries

    All family members and your library can help prepare young children to be readers with early literacy activities to encourage early learning.
  • OverDrive streaming video

    You can stream OverDrive videos in our collection on computers and personal devices without downloading the content.
  • Poetry for teens

    It's National Poetry Month. Take note by exploring poetry written for or by teens.
  • Barbara Brown Taylor at Westminster Town Hall Forum

    Barbara Brown Taylor will be at Westminster Presbyterian Church on April 30, noon, to talk about universal truths. Co-sponsored by Hennepin County Library.
  • New Poets of Native Nations

    Poet and anthology editor Heid E. Erdrich has put together this poetry collection. Find other works of poetry and prose by the book's contributors in this list.
  • April is Black Women’s History Month

    Here are books and DVDs about African-American women and the movements that have defined American history.
  • Teen Lit Con

    At this free, MELSA-sponsored event, teens can meet authors and get writing tips: Saturday, April 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., at Sibley High School, 1897 Delaware Ave., Mendota Heights, MN 55118.
  • Viva City 2019

    View a juried exhibit of extraordinary artwork by Minneapolis Public Schools high school students at Minneapolis Central Library, March 20-April 29. 

  • Author alerts

    Get an alert by email when the library orders a new title by one of your favorite authors or performers.