Columbia Heights Library


Noon Year's Eve Party
Friday, Dec 29
11 AM- 12:30 PM
Ring in the New Year early at the library!  We will count down to 12 (noon) with stories, crafts, games, and an apple juice toast. For ages 5 and under.  Registration is required so click here to register online or call the library at 763-706-3690.

Winter Storytimes
Jan 8- Feb 26

Family Storytime
Mondays 10:30-11 AM
2-5 year olds, siblings welcome

Baby Read Baby Grow
Thursdays 10:30-11 AM
Birth-24 months

Second Wednesday of the Month 4-5 PM
Dec 13, Jan 10, Feb 14

Do you love all things LEGO?  We'll provide the LEGOs, you bring the imagination!  For grades K-6.  No registration required.

Maker Club
Last Wednesday of the Month 4-5 PM
Dec 27, Jan 31, Feb 28
Calling all tinkerers, creators, and crafters!  Join us after school for STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) related projects.  Open to grades K-5.  No registration required.


Scrabble Club
1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month
6:30 PM- 7:30 PM
Exercise your brain and challenge others to a friendly game of Scrabble.  Everyone welcome.  No need to register.  Hosted by the Friends of the Columbia Heights Library.

Conversation Circles
Wednesdays & Thursdays 1-2 PM
Thursday Conversation Circle will return in the Fall
Conversation circles is an informal weekly gathering of English-language learners.  It gives adults a chance to practice their speaking skills in a group setting with help from an English speaking volunteer.  Registration is NOT required, the group is open to anyone.
Senior Surf
First Wednesday of Each Month
9:30 AM-11:30 AM
Get hands-on computer experience with help from representatives of the Senior LinkAge Line. Learn computer basics, how to navigate and search the Internet and how to access websites of interest to seniors. Register online for any session or call

Annual Report

Mission Statement
To serve a diverse community’s needs for access to resources, information, and technology in a welcoming environment.

Our Vision of the Future
Columbia Heights Public Library: a center of the community where services and collaborative programs are available and partnerships thrive.

Staff Contact Information

Renee Dougherty, Library Director

Phone: (763) 706-3680  |  Email: 

Bri Belanger, Youth Librarian
Phone: (763) 706-3683  |  Email:

Cortni O'Brien, Adult Services Librarian
Phone: (763) 706-3681  |  Email: