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Metro-wide programs available in all of the over 100 metro public libraries and coordinated by MELSA.

Help Now

Formerly Homework Rescue, HelpNow is a FREE online tutoring service through your Twin Cities metro public libraries.

Vietnam War 360

Your metro public libraries and Twin Cities Public Television invite you to a community conversation to explore the Vietnam War and its legacy from several points of view.

Winter Reads

Winter Reading for Adults

smARTpass
smARTpass

Reserve free/discount admissions to a wide range of arts experiences

Featured Legacy Programs
Legacy Amendment

MELSA and its member libraries present an array of arts, cultural, literary, and Minnesota history programs in collaboration with arts and cultural organizations, independent artists, historical societies, and community organizations. Programs are funded in part with money from the vote of the people of Minnesota on November 4, 2008 which dedicated funding to preserve Minnesota's arts and cultural heritage.

Summer Reading Program

Summer is the perfect time to kick back and relax with a good book – or several good books! Pick up a Bookawocky reading record at your metro public library and check out some terrific reading materials while you’re there!

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