Hardwood Creek Library

19955 Forest Rd N
Forest Lake, MN 55025

CLOSED. Modified services are available during reduced hours:
Monday – Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  

Your Washington County library card unlocks a world of wonder, play, and knowledge. Our librarians are ready to help you explore! This is your space to inspire curiosity, champion innovation, and spark opportunity. 


StorytimeAt storytimes throughout the county, librarians are promoting the five early literacy practices. Attend storytimes at Hardwood Creek Library for ideas on how you can help your child get ready to read. 

  • Baby Storytime
    for children up to 24 months
  • Toddler Storytime
    for children 2 and 3 years old
  • Super Storytime
    for children preschool through kindergarten age. Includes stories and a craft
  • Family Storytime
    for children of all ages and their families

See this month's storytimes on our events calendar. 

Book Clubs

We have four ongoing book clubs at Hardwood Creek. We also offer Instant Book Club Kits so you can have a book club anytime and anywhere you like. Browse our list of Instant Book Club Kit titles and our in-library book clubs below. You can also find more book club reads on our list of book club suggestions, updated monthly. 

  • Middle Grade Book Club
    The Middle Grade Book Club is for kids ages 9 and up and meets the third Monday of each month in the Reading Loft from 5 to 6 p.m. The club will discuss the book while doing an activity. 
  • Minnesota Book Club
    The Minnesota Book Club meets at Hardwood Creek Library on the fourth Wednesday of each month at 1:30 p.m. The club focuses on books written by Minnesota authors or on books set in Minnesota.
  • Third Tuesday Book Club
    Meets the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Hardwood Creek Library.
  • Third Thursday Book Club
    Meets the third Thursday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at Hardwood Creek Library.

For more information visit our Book Clubs page.

Print at Hardwood Creek Library - From Anywhere!

Send documents to the library's printers and pick them up when you're ready. Items can be sent from your own computer or mobile device at home, in the library, or on the go. 

To pick up your documents, go to the print release terminal near the reference desk within 24 hours of sending. Payment is accepted in the form of cash or coins only.

Black and white: 15¢ per page
Color: 50¢ per page

  Print at Hardwood Creek Library