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Brooklyn Park Library: 763-488-2929

Eden Prairie Library: 952-995-1650


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Fill out our email form. You will receive an email response within one business day (please see our hours below).


Visit us at either campus during our open hours. We are just inside the main entrance, across from the reception desk.


  • Monday through Thursday: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
  • Friday: 8:00 am to 4:30 pm
  • Saturday and Sunday: Closed

Note: All hours are subject to change. Any unexpected hour changes will be posted on library doors and on the library home page as soon as possible.

Research & Citation Help

 Contact the Librarian for help with

  • Using Library Resources.
  • Finding resources for your assignments.
  • Identifying & Narrowing Research Topics.
  • Citing Sources in MLA & APA formats.

Contact the Librarian

  • Ask a Librarian 24/7 Chat: Staffed by HTC Library staff from 8:00am to 6:00pm, and by non-HTC Librarians around the clock, you can get help with your research anytime by clicking the “Ask a Question” tab on the right side of the library’s website
  • Schedule a Zoom Appointment: Schedule an appointment for a Zoom Research Consultation with the librarian, Monday – Friday. 
  • Email the Librarian:  Send your questions directly to:
  • In-Person: Stop by the library’s Brooklyn Park or Eden Prairie locations between 8:00 am and 6:00 pm to get help in-person.

Writing Help

The Hennepin Tech Tutoring Center is the best places on campus to get writing help. They have many resources for better writing and studying.  

For additional writing help, please visit:

How do I Checkout Library Materials?

Bring your Picture ID card with you to checkout any library materials (we need to scan the 14-digit library barcode number on the back of your ID card)

Please note: Textbooks and laptops are considered Amenity Items and are reserved for student use only. The first time you checkout an amenity item, please bring the following and plan a little extra time.

  1. Present a valid, picture ID card (i.e. driver's license, state ID, or passport)
    • Required at each check-out.
  2. Sign an Amenity Contract
    • Only signed the first time an amenity item is checked out.  A copy is kept on file.

For more information on textbook and laptop checkouts, please see the Amenity Checkout Policy on the Library Policies page.