Library building access:
Metro State Library hours fall 2021 (beginning August 23):
During the Covid-19 pandemic, study rooms are for 1-2 individuals only; group study is not allowed. The children of parents are exempt from this policy. The rooms are currently equipped with computers.
Community members and alumni:
We regret the inconvenience, but the Metro State Library is closed to you at this time. See below for Dayton's Bluff branch access. You may access online library resources, e.g. ebooks, ejournals, research databases, and research assistance through your home public library's website or through https://elibrarymn.org/.
The request an ID, email email@example.com with:
Your ID will be mailed to the address provided. As of August 31, 2021, we’re experiencing ID card shortages from our vendor, so we will mail you your card as soon as we receive our next shipment
To get an ID card in-person, visit the Library (2nd floor). You will be asked to show a valid, government-issued photo ID (for example, a driver’s license or passport).
Computers, printers, and wi-fi are available on the first and second floor of the library during the hours the building is open.
Please practice social distancing. If you need computer assistance, phone (651) 793-1624.
Other campus computer labs are also available: