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Innovation and Inclusivity at Hennepin County Library

“There is a shift in the way people are thinking about the library,” Karina, CELS Community Liaison at Oxboro Library, tells us. “Before, it was a place they didn’t see themselves…a place that had never been for them. Now, there is so much excitement and so much interest about the library. It’s absolutely incredible!"

New Library Story
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MNspin—Local Music at Your Fingertips

MNspin, the library's online music streaming platform, has recently added 130 new albums by accomplished Minnesota artists! Learn about the streaming platform, how the library is enriching the local music scene, and you might even find your new favorite musician.

Local beats
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Discover the Treasures of Special Collections

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The secret reading lives of local authors revealed!

In the newest Off the Shelf interview, poet torrin greathouse talks about pushing poetic forms, making space for the stories of trans women, and what book saved their life. Read their full interview and then explore the reading lives of the rest of our Off the Shelf authors!

Read the interviews!
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Get to know Mohammed Lawal

Learn what role does the library play in the life of Mohammed Lawal, the CEO & Principal Architect of Lawal Scott Erickson Architects, Inc. and FHCL board member. 

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