Nestled between large pine and oak trees, Penn Lake Library opened in 1970. It was the first free-standing library built in the City of Bloomington. The library was renovated in 2003. In the decades before 1970, the library operated out of various locations in the community including Bloomington Schools Administration Building (1954-57) and Lincoln High School (1957-62).
8800 Penn Ave. S.
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Hennepin County libraries have resources for people who are just starting to retrace family journeys, or who are looking for the next step in a familiar path.
Your library has resources available to help you take care of your car, including ALLDATA and repair manuals you can check out.
Write about your life experiences, build writing skills, or learn to be persuasive in writing with these classes from The Loft Literary Center at Hennepin County libraries.
Learn about new media technologies, including image editing, collaborative online tools, social media, smartphone security and more.
Join us at Penn Lake Library to learn new things, be inspired and connect with others. Library events are free and open to all.
Join these volunteers who work closely with library staff to raise awareness of library services, raise funds, and plan programs and events.