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August 2, 2021

MNspin artists playing live at local parks

Artists on our local music streaming service are playing free shows at Twin Cities parks this month.

Category: Events, Resources

May 3, 2021

May is American Indian Month in Minnesota

Join us as we celebrate American Indian Month in Minnesota with online events, book lists and other library resources.

Category: Events, Resources

April 28, 2021

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

Celebrate Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders with online events, videos and recommended books.

Category: Events, Resources

April 21, 2021


Commemorate Juneteenth with your library with online family friendly-events, story strolls and book lists.

Category: Events, Resources

March 3, 2021

New OverDrive site for eMaterials

The transition to the new Twin Cities Metro eLibrary OverDrive site has been completed.

Category: Resources

February 16, 2021

MNspin now open for musician submissions

Minnesota musicians, submit your music by March 24 to be considered for MNspin, the library’s online music service.

Category: Resources

January 25, 2021

February is Black History Month

Join us as we celebrate and honor Black History Month with online events, displays and book lists.

Category: Events, Resources

January 15, 2021

OverDrive: your one stop for eMaterials in 2021

OverDrive and its Libby app will be your primary tools to access eMaterials in 2021.

Category: Resources

December 28, 2020

Books that moved us in 2020

We polled library staff and social media followers about the best books they read in 2020.

Category: Resources

December 21, 2020

Cooking and baking with help from your library

If you love to cook or bake, the library can help with books and online resources.

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December 3, 2020

New local music on MNspin

Over 90 albums by Minnesota artists just added to the library’s free music service.

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November 13, 2020

RBdigital downloadable audiobooks moving to OverDrive

The transition happens on December 3.

Category: Resources

October 2, 2020

Indigenous Peoples Day is October 12

Join us as we celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day. Access library resources like books and music and more.

Category: Resources, Events