Columbia Heights Library

The Library will be closed until further notice.

Staff are available to answer the phone
Monday-Wednesday 9 am-8 pm
Thursday & Friday 9 am-5 pm
Saturday 11 am-4 pm

We are offering computer and copier use by appointment.
Monday-Wednesday at 10 am, 12 pm, 2 pm, 4 pm & 6 pm
Thursday-Friday at 10 am, 12 pm & 2 pm
Saturday at 12 pm & 2 pm
Please call the library at 763-706-3690 to schedule an appointment

The library is offering curbside pick-up service for items on hold.
Monday-Wednesday 12pm-7:30 pm
Thursday-Friday 12pm-4:30 pm
Saturday 1pm-3:30 pm
Please call us at 763-706-3690 with any questions or to schedule a pick-up appointment. To find out which of your holds are available go to

Summer Lunches for Kids and Teens at the Library
Jun 15 - Aug 10 (10 am-12 pm)
ick up a week's worth of lunches for each youth (18 and under) in your household. No registration required, just come to the library between 10am and 12pm on Mondays. We are offering curbside pickup for lunches; there will be a table outside on the parking lot side of the building. First come first served. Call the library at 763-706-3690 with any questions.

While the building is closed to the public
  • Due dates of borrowed items have extended through July 15.
  • Statewide interlibrary loans have been discontinued.
  • Items on hold will remain on hold and be available when the building reopens.
  • Call to sign up for a library card.  
  • Library cards provide access to electronic resources such as ebooks and magazines, downloadable audiobooks, and online databases such as, Learning Express, CreativeBug, Homework HelpNow, and Transparent Languages available through the library website.
  • More e-book content will be available in the CloudLibrary app.
  • Library staff are providing reference and referral assistance to patrons via telephone and email between 9 am and 5 pm on weekdays.
  • The automated drive up book return remains open.
  • “City Public” Wi-Fi network remains available outside the building.

You can find more information from the Anoka County Library Website be clicking here.

American Institute of Architects Minneapolis Merit Award 2018
MN Brownfields ReScape Award 2016

The Columbia Heights Public Library: serving the individual and the community with responsive collections, innovative programming, professional staff, and access to resources.

Our Vision of the Future
To nurture diversity, community, creativity, opportunity, and knowledge in Columbia Heights.

Staff Contact Information

Renee Dougherty, Library Director
Phone: (763) 706-3680  |  Email: 

Bri Belanger, Youth Librarian
Phone: (763) 706-3683  |  Email:

Cortni O'Brien, Adult Services Librarian
Phone: (763) 706-3681  |  Email: