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July 24, 2020

Government Documents available online

Hennepin County Library is a federal government document depository and there are over 120,000 online documents available to discover in our library catalog.

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June 3, 2020

June is Pride Month

Find book lists organized around specific LGBTQIA+ themes and identities from your library. Online storytimes are on Fridays at 3:30 p.m. on Facebook and YouTube.

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May 12, 2020

May is American Indian Month in Minnesota

Join us as we celebrate American Indian Month in Minnesota. There are videos and library resources online that you can access from home. 

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April 8, 2020

Temporary e-cards provide instant access to library resources online

If you would like a library card, apply online to access eBooks and other downloads, plus more than 150 online resources for learning and research. 

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April 7, 2020

Online resources providing expanded access

Now is a great time to connect to library resources available from home, with many resources offering new or expanded remote access.

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April 6, 2020

eBooks and digital audiobooks

We have a number of online resources that give you access to thousands of titles to read and listen to. All you need is a library card or e-library card registered with Hennepin County Library.  

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March 31, 2020

Find a new rhyme and meter during National Poetry Month

This April during National Poetry Month, your library is a center for inspiration and creation with online resources and your library card.

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March 18, 2020

New online business tools available with your library card

Use Plan Builder to write your business plan and access funds, then use DemographicsNow to help locate your customer base and find the ideal location for your business.

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March 16, 2020

Take us with you

Our website is mobile-friendly and easy to add to your mobile device’s home screen.

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March 13, 2020

April is National Car Care Month

Your library has online resources available to help you take care of your car, including ALLDATA.

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March 12, 2020

Use the Libby mobile app to access eBooks and eAudiobooks

Libby is a mobile app that makes borrowing and downloading eBooks from OverDrive a breeze. Try it out today.

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February 19, 2020

MNspin now open for musician submissions

Minnesota musicians, submit your music recording by March 25 to be considered for MNspin, the local music streaming and download platform from your library.

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January 13, 2020

The most popular titles in 2019

Familiar authors and artists were joined by some newcomers in our top 10 most-borrowed titles of 2019 lists.

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January 7, 2020

Resources to research candidates on the ballot

As we enter another election season, use these recommended resources and tips to research the candidates on your ballot.

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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.

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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.

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October 4, 2019 update and patron survey results

Last month we asked for your thoughts on planned changes to Here are the survey results, plus an update from the vendor.

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