The Minneapolis Central Library is located in downtown Minneapolis. The 353,000-square-foot building houses more than 2.4 million items, including books, DVDs, music, government documents, and other items. There are more than 300 computers available for public use, and a large collection of children's books with books in 30 different languages. The library offers free classes on computers and technology (listed here: http://www.hclib.org/pub/events/AllEventsAction.cfm?brand=learntech&agency=ce).
The Minneapolis Central Library opened on May 20, 2006. It was designed by César Pelli, the renowned Argentine-American architect.
In 2008, all libraries in the Minneapolis Public Library system, including the Minneapolis Central Library, merged with the Hennepin County Library system.
Location: 300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401
Phone: (612) 543-8000
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