Columbia Heights Library
Library Closure
Monday, Jan 15 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Family Night
First Wednesday of the month
Feb 7, Mar 7, Apr 4
6:30-7:30 PM
Join us for a literacy-based family event.  Each Family Night will include a story and related activities such as crafts, songs, games, or STEAM focused projects.  No registration necessary.  

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

Maker Club
Last Wednesday of the Month 4-5 PM
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 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.
How to Organize Your Family History Research
Monday, Jan 22
6:30-7:30 PM
Can you find the records you're looking for?  Are your files organized?  What system works best?  This Legacy Fund program is presented by COMPAS.  Registration necessary so call click here to register online or call the library at 763-706-3690.

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: