Columbia Heights Library

The Library will be closed until further notice.

The library is offering curbside pick-up service for items on hold. We are taking appointments from 12 pm to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday. Staff are answering the phone from 9 am to 5 pm Monday through Friday. Please call us at 763-706-3690 with any questions or to schedule a pick-up appointment. To find out which of your holds are available go to

While the building is closed to the public
  • Due dates of borrowed items have extended through May 15.
  • Statewide interlibrary loans have been discontinued.
  • Items on hold will remain on hold and be available when the building reopens.
  • Call to sign up for a library card.  
  • Library cards provide access to electronic resources such as ebooks and magazines, downloadable audiobooks, and online databases such as, Learning Express, CreativeBug, Homework HelpNow, and Transparent Languages available through the library website.
  • More e-book content will be available in the CloudLibrary app.
  • Library staff are providing reference and referral assistance to patrons via telephone and email between 9 am and 5 pm on weekdays.
  • The automated drive up book return remains open.
  • “City Public” Wi-Fi network remains available outside the building.

You can find more information from the Anoka County Library Website be clicking here.

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MN Brownfields ReScape Award 2016

The Columbia Heights Public Library: serving the individual and the community with responsive collections, innovative programming, professional staff, and access to resources.

Our Vision of the Future
To nurture diversity, community, creativity, opportunity, and knowledge in Columbia Heights.

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: