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March 31, 2021

Two new Hennepin County Library Board members

Lynn Stetler of Wayzata and Amal Karim of Minneapolis have joined the Hennepin County Library Board.

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December 7, 2020

New library board members

Gordy Aune, Jr., Keegan Xavi and Jane Brissett have joined the Hennepin County Library Board.

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November 20, 2020

New library director focused on safety, service, and civics

Hennepin County Library welcomes Chad Helton as its new director. Read more about Mr. Helton’s insights on library service in a changing world.

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June 5, 2020

A message to our community from your library staff

The staff of Hennepin County Library believe that Black Lives Matter. We will take action to ensure the future is equitable and safe for library patrons, staff, and our wider communities.

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May 13, 2020

Finalist interview Monday for Library Director

On Monday, May 18 at 5:30 p.m., the Library Board will interview the finalist for the Library Director position. The interview will be open to the public through a live broadcast.

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