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January 13, 2020
Familiar authors and artists were joined by some newcomers in our top 10 most-borrowed titles of 2019 lists.
January 10, 2020
Join us as KITTO shares his creative hip-hop process on February 15, 2 p.m. at the Minneapolis American Indian Center and check out vinyl picks from KITTO in the Vinyl Revival listening room.
Category: Resources, Events
January 7, 2020
November 20, 2019
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.
Hennepin County Library offers a variety of resources and services to help students choose and research their History Day projects.
November 1, 2019
Our website is mobile-friendly and easy to add to your mobile device’s home screen.
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.
September 18, 2019
With more than 90 albums added to the library’s free music streaming platform this fall, make a new connection to Minnesota music.
May 15, 2019
Study for AP, GED, SAT, ACT, TOEFL, or military or occupational exams with testing resources available in print and online from your library.
May 14, 2019
Summer is a time to engage with your library to be ready for the next school year. Have fun and help prevent learning loss with summer learning at your library.
With Read Write Draw and Best Book Ever, kids and teens share what they are reading and win a free book to keep this summer.
Books offer readers the amazing ability to enter another world through windows and doors, or to see ourselves reflected in a mirror.
With audiobooks and podcasts, bring your reading anywhere you can listen, while building vocabulary and comprehension skills.
If the child in your life is in a reading rut, we have some suggestions to get them out of it, including finding new ideas in our book lists and rereading favorites in new formats.
The school year starts soon, but the library is here to support learning and discovery year round with events, new books, and tools for school success.
May 7, 2019
Lori Barbero is the Vinyl Revival curator in residence for May/June. Vinyl Revival is a series of artist residencies, programs and listening opportunities at Minneapolis Central Library.
Category: Events, Resources
April 15, 2019
Your library card is your ticket to audiobooks you can download to your phone.
April 1, 2019
Libby is a mobile app that makes borrowing and downloading eBooks from OverDrive a breeze. Try it out today.
March 26, 2019
Hennepin County libraries have resources for people who are just starting to retrace family journeys, or who are looking for the next step in a familiar path.
February 27, 2019
Minneapolis Central Library has books, CDs, DVDs, and online learning to help everyone learn English at every level. All of these are free with your library card.