This Carnegie-funded library opened in 1915. It is named for Charles Sumner, a U.S. Senator from Massachusetts and an outspoken abolitionist. The library has received historic designation from the City of Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. A 2004-05 renovation refurbished or reclaimed many historical building features. Before 1915, the library was located in a rented room at 901 6th Avenue North.
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January 13, 2020
Familiar authors and artists were joined by some newcomers in our top 10 most-borrowed titles of 2019 lists.
November 20, 2019
Hennepin County Library offers a variety of resources and services to help students choose and research their History Day projects.