The Mississippi Library, which opened in 1975 in Fridley, is an 11,007 square foot stucco building featuring an outdoor courtyard. In addition to popular reading materials and information for all ages, the library offers research assistance, storytimes, programs, classes, and meeting rooms. The Smart Play Spot, designed by the Minnesota Children’s Museum, and library books and materials build early literacy skills through play in English, Spanish, and Arabic. Wi-Fi, wireless printing, and public computers provide access to the wealth of library resources.
Popular reading and information for all ages
Storytimes offered regularly
Meeting rooms available
Free Internet access, Wi-Fi, and office applications
The Mississippi Library has lockers where patrons can pick up their holds with a simple scan of their library card. Their items are already checked out and ready to go.
The meeting room at the Mississippi Library can hold 60 people and may be divided into two separate rooms to seat 30 people on each side. The room has seven tables, wireless Internet access, a projection screen, whiteboards, and a kitchenette.
Exhibit spaces are available at the Mississippi Library for individuals and groups that want to exhibit items or collections in the library. Examples from past displays include: groups promoting social services, local events, local history, and collections from civic groups and individual hobbyists.