Building for the Future

With an eye to the future, staff at Washington County Library are continually assessing and re-imagining the building facilities across our seven branches. In 2020, the county completed major projects at Wildwood Library in Mahtomedi and Valley Library in Lakeland.

Residents can get building project updates on this page, or by following the library on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @WashCoLib.

  1. Wildwood Library
  2. Valley Library
  3. Park Grove Library
  1. Wildwood Library

    Wildwood Library celebration postponed to summer 2021

    Due to COVID-19 restrictions, a celebration for the new Wildwood Library has been postponed until 2021. Read on...
  2. Photo of shelves full of books inside Wildwood Library.

    Wildwood Library to reopen July 20

    At that time, visitors can come to the building to pick up holds, browse materials, and use computers without an appointment. Read on...
  3. Wildwood Flyover Video

    County Board approves contracts for new Wildwood Library

    The Washington County Board of Commissioners approved contracts July 2 for building a new Wildwood Library in Mahtomedi. Read on...
  4. valley library community engagement meeting

    Target Completion Date: Fall 2020

    The Wildwood Library was built at its current location on Stillwater Avenue in Mahtomedi in 1990. When the building was evaluated by Washington County Public Works, it was estimated to need millions of dollars in future repairs Read on...
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