Southdale Library building project

New construction

Project on hold

About the project

The new Southdale Library, located at Southdale Center in Edina, will offer spaces for both focused and collaborative work, technology to bridge the digital divide, a variety of seating options with access to power sources, ample library materials, and early learning spaces for school readiness.

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December 1, 2020

Southdale Library project on hold

Hennepin County has paused its plans to relocate Southdale Library from the current 8-acre parcel on York Avenue in Edina.

March 4, 2020

Current status and next steps for Southdale Library

This spring, the City of Edina will review mall developer Simon Properties’ preliminary plans for the site, and schematic design for the new library will begin.

January 31, 2020

Southdale Library project update

Southdale Library lease agreements with the mall developer are continuing.