Hennepin County Library

Minneapolis Central

300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis, MN 55401

Friends of Minneapolis Central Library is a volunteer-run organization with a mission to support Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central. Our role is to serve as ambassadors for the library and advocate for community needs in the library. We support programs and services tied to Hennepin County Library’s strategic goals and are proud to see the positive impact of that support. Please join us in this important work.

Attend a meeting

If you are interested in attending our monthly meetings, please email minneapoliscentral@supporthclib.org for information.

Friends of Minneapolis Central Library generally meets on the 3rd Monday of each month at 5:30 pm, in room 270 of Minneapolis Central Library. Email to confirm meeting time and location. Because of the pandemic, meetings of the Friends of Minneapolis Central Library are on hold at this time with the exception of the annual meeting as noted below.

Notice of 2020 Annual Meeting

The required annual meeting of the Friends of Minneapolis Central Library will be on Monday, February 22 at 5:30 pm via Zoom. This meeting will be minimal as our organization has been on hiatus for all practical purposes for most of 2020. However, this meeting will be open to anyone who wishes to attend. If you would like to attend, please contact us via email and we will add your email to our Zoom invitation list. The annual report to be presented at this meeting will be posted on this web page when available.

Click here to read our 2019 annual report as presented at the February 24, 2020 annual meeting.

Get on Board

We are seeking enthusiastic library supporters who are willing to volunteer their experience, knowledge, and skills to the Friends of the Minneapolis Central Library Board of Directors.

The Friends support the Library and its programs through volunteerism, forging connections with our neighbors, increasing awareness of the Library's contributions to our community and advocating for the community within the Library. 

The time commitment is manageable, the monetary commitment is manageable, and the reward is great! You'll know you are contributing to the vibrancy of the Minneapolis Central Library and making a difference in the lives of many people.

To "get on board", simply let us know of your interest by emailing minneapoliscentral@supporthclib.org (including a resume or bio) and one of our current Board members will be happy to meet with you and answer your questions.

For additional information, you can also click here for the Board Member Job Description.

Contact Minneapolis Central Friends

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