Columbia Heights Library

We will be closed Saturday May 26 through Monday May 28 for Memorial Day. 
We will reopen on Tuesday, May 29 at 9 AM.

Summer Events start the week of June 11th!
Check out the Anoka County Library Website Calendar to see a full list of our events!

Summer Storytime
June 11-July 23
Mondays 10:30-11:00 AM
Share books, songs, and rhymes with your children at this storytime designed to promote school readiness in 2-5 year olds.  Siblings are also welcome!  No registration required.

Author Talk: Allen Eskens
Saturday, June 2 1:00-2:00 PM
Allen Eskens is the USA Today bestselling author of “The Life We Bury,” “The Guise of Another,” “The Heavens May Fall,” and “The Deep Dark Descending.” Allen will talk about his writing and read from selected work. His books have won numerous awards, including the Barry Award and the Minnesota Book Award. His first novel, “The Life We Bury,” is in development for a feature film.  This event is free. No registration required.


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: