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Hennepin County Library

Hennepin County Library
The Minneapolis Central branch of Hennepin County Library.

The Hennepin County Library is comprised of 41 branches located throughout Minnesota's most populous county. Together the system's collections total more than five million items in 40 languages. The James K. Hosmer Special Collections Library at the Central Library in downtown Minneapolis houses a vast collection of Minneapolis and Hennepin County history materials, a selection of which the library has contributed to Minnesota Digital Library. Highlights of the digital collections include the 19th century diary of a Minneapolis teenager, three plat books, dozens of maps, three menus from the city's historic hotels, and hundreds of photographs that document the city's late 19th and early 20th century history.

Contact Information

Hennepin County Library
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401
United States


Phone: 612-543-8200

Hennepin County Library website