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.
May 14, 2019
The school year starts soon, but the library is here to support learning and discovery year round with events, new books, and tools for school success.