Washburn Library

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.

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Washburn Library

5244 Lyndale Ave. S.
Minneapolis , MN 55419

612-543-8375
  • Monday:9 - 5
  • Tuesday:12 - 8
  • Wednesday:9 - 5
  • Thursday:12 - 8
  • Friday:9 - 5
  • Saturday:9 - 5
  • Sunday:
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News

November 20, 2019

Cooking and baking with help from your library

If you are a foodie and love to make meals or bake, the library has books and online resources that can help you expand your creative horizons.

November 20, 2019

Your library, your resource for History Day 2020

Hennepin County Library offers a variety of resources and services to help students choose and research their History Day projects.