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.
5244 Lyndale Ave. S.
Study for AP, GED, SAT, ACT, TOEFL, or military or occupational exams with testing resources available in print and online from your library.
With Read Write Draw and Best Book Ever, kids and teens share what they are reading and win a free book to keep this summer.
Join us at Washburn 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.