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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5244 Lyndale Ave. S.
October 10, 2019
Publishers are introducing major changes in licensing materials to libraries. Sign the ebooksforall.org petition today.
October 4, 2019
Last month we asked for your thoughts on planned changes to Lynda.com. Here are the survey results, plus an update from the vendor.
October 1, 2019
Your library has resources available to help you take care of your car, including ALLDATA and repair manuals you can check out.
Learn how to make the most of your library with a new card, book lists and more for teens.
September 12, 2019
Join us this October as we build community and pride with a film series, special storytimes and other events.