Columbia Heights Library

Bookowocky is our Youth Summer reading Program.  It goes from June 1-August 19. Come to the library this summer to read some books, rate some books, and have a chance to win prizes!

Fine Read-Down
June 1- July 31.
Open to youth ages 17 and younger.  If you have some library fines, we have a chance for you to get rid of them!  For every 15 minutes of reading in the library we will take $1 off your fines.  Just come to the Ask Me desk to sign up.

Wacky Wednesdays are free, hour long performances in the library.  No registration required, but please come a few minutes early to get a seat so the show can start right at 2PM.
June 21- Ten Penny Tunes
June 28- Bakken Museum
July 12- Paulino Brenner
July 19- Snake Discovery


Conversation Circles
Wednesdays and Thursdays 1-2 PM
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
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 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: