Regional Library Systems
The State of Minnesota is divided into twelve regions for the purpose of delivering library services. The regional systems include:
MELSA is the largest regional public library system with more than 100 library branches (out of the 320 libraries across the entire State of Minnesota). The eight library systems in MELSA's region are Anoka County Library, Carver County Library, Dakota County Library, Hennepin County Library, Ramsey County Library, St. Paul Public Library, Scott County Library, and Washington County Library.