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Set near scenic Minnehaha Creek, Washburn Library serves the neighborhoods of southwest Minneapolis. It is named for local flour magnate and U.S. Senator William D. Washburn (1831-1912). Library service to this area began in 1939 with a bookmobile route. The library’s current location opened in 1970.
View a list of free library events at Washburn Library
Join the Friends of Washburn Library
5244 Lyndale Ave. S.
March 13, 2020
Your library has online resources available to help you take care of your car, including ALLDATA.
February 18, 2020
Tax assistance and paper copies of IRS Form 1040 and Instructions are available at many Hennepin County libraries this tax season.