Anoka County Library 60th Anniversary

In 2018 Anoka County Library celebrates its 60th anniversary. What began as a small organization with a few libraries has transformed into a system with eight branches and two affiliate libraries which gather hundreds of people every day. Learn about the Library story and share your own as we celebrate this impressive milestone together.

New Limited Edition Library Cards

Three new library card designs will be available while supplies last. The new designs feature retro photos from library days gone by. A $2 replacement fee may apply.

New Limited Edition Library Cards

Tell Us Your Library Story


Submit Your Story Online

Using our online form, you can share your favorite personal memories and stories of the Anoka County Library. Submitted entries may be shared online.


Submit Your Story by Phone

Anoka County Library has set up a Google Voice voicemail box where you can share your Anoka County Library memories and well-wishes. The voicemail box is available 24 hours a day. Call 612-567-7832 and leave your story after the tone. Don't forget to leave your name. Submitted entries may be shared online.

60 Years in Photos

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Northtown Grand Opening, April 4, 1965