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Three must-visit public libraries in Minneapolis

Terry Davis

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - Whether you're a bookworm or just seeking a quiet area to study or read, this is the place for you. Look at our updated list of public libraries in the Minneapolis area that you should check out. When you go in, you will be amazed by the architecture and interior design, as well as the abundance of books that will help you relax. Scroll down to know more about it.

1. Minneapolis Central Library

Location: 300 Nicollet Mall Minneapolis, MN 55401

The Minneapolis Public Library was created in 1885 and opened in 1889 on 10th Street and Hennepin Avenue as in city's first public library building.

Continue open in 2006 with a new building that housed the most extensive collection of things in the Hennepin County Library system. There are more than 2.4 million items here, including books, DVDs, music, and government documents. This building has two levels of underground parking design by César Pelli.

2. Walker Library

Location: 2880 Hennepin Ave Minneapolis, MN 55408

Walker Library is a Minneapolis public library in the East Isles neighborhood. It's just one block north of Lake Street on Hennepin Avenue and placed next to the Midtown Greenway.

In 2008, Walker and Minneapolis Public Library's 14 other libraries were united into the combined urban/suburban Hennepin County Library. The original structure was constructed in 1911 when the Hennepin region was still lightly populated.

3. Pierre Bottineau Library

Location: 55 Broadway St NE Minneapolis, MN 55413

Pierre Bottineau Library is one of the 41 libraries in the Hennepin County Library System and is located in the northeastern part of Minneapolis.

This library was built from two historic buildings on the former Grain Belt campus, the 1893 Wagon Shed and the 1913 Millright Shop, and name for a prominent trapper and trader, Pierre Bottineau, who exist in the area (1817-1895). The buildings united with a state-of-the-art expansion to create a new 12,000 square-foot library in 2003

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