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Ground breaking soon for new Burnsville Library 1972Ground breaking for the new Burnsville Library will take place this fall. It will be constructed on County Road 42 between 35W and County Road 5 with a budgeted price of $830,000. It will also house the county library system's offices and a Burnsville -Apple Valley Branch replacing the rented quarters at 13708 Nicollet Avenue (Colonial Shopping Center).
New County Library opens in Burnsville 1974The Burnsville Library (now called Burnhaven) opened in March, 1974 after renting space in the Colonial Shopping Center.
Burnhaven Library opens 1974March 4, 1974 Burnsville Sun reports: The new Dakota County Library in Burnsville opened for business on Monday... The building consists of 28,000 square feet, with the space divided quite evenly between the public area and the administrative area. The new facility has a capacity of 50,000 books, twice as many as the old library...
Burnsville Library to be remodeled.July 13, 1994 Dakota County Tribune reports on the nine month remodeling to take place in the library.
Burnsville Library 1976The Burnsville library (now called Burnhaven Library) part of the Dakota County Library System is located on County Road 42.
Burnsville Library (first location) 1960sThe first Burnsville Library was located in leased space in the Colonial Shopping Center on Nicollet Avenue.
Burnsville Library (new location)The Burnsville Library moved from rented space on Nicollet Avenue to the present site on County Road 42. This 1979 Burnsville Current photo captures a popular kid's puppet show.
Burnsville Library 1976Three of the librarians at the Burnsville Library (now known as Burnhaven Library).
Burnhaven Burnsville Library 1978A comic book exchange at Burnhaven Library. Shown Michell Goetti and Beth Haugh. April 19, 1978 Burnsville Current.
# P - Historic Map of Burnsville - Burnhaven Library - Burnhaven LibraryThis is one of the sites included on the historic map of Burnsville, created by the Dakota County Historical Society and displayed at the library - Burnhaven Library
Burnhaven Burnsville Library 2017Exterior photo of the Burhanven Library which also houses the License center.
Burnsville library closed until spring 1994July 13, 1994 reports the Burnhaven Library closed Saturday for a nine month $1.2 million remodeling project.
BookmobilesBefore the opening of a library in Burnsville, residents were served by the combined Dakota Scott County bookmobile.
Layout of Burnsville's first library 1968The May 9, 1968 Dakota County Tribune provided a floor plan and layout for the new Burnsville Library located in the Colonial Shopping Center on Nicollet Avenue. This was rented space.
New Branch Library opens in Burnsville 1968The June 27, 1968 edition of the Minnesota Valley Sun reports on the opening of Burnsville's first library, in rented space in the Colonial Shopping Center on Nicollet Avenue. Directing the operation is Shirley Moe who will be assisted by Kathryn Smith and Charlotte Sultan.
The history corner at the Burnsville Branch of the Dakota County Library systemAt the library you will find copies of the two Burnsville History books along with publications of other Dakota County and neighboring cities.
Entry to the Dakota County Library Burnsville 2016.Known as the Burnhaven Library (Burnsville)
it is located at 1101 W County Road 42.
Construction gets underway on Burnsville area library 1973March 22, 1973 Dakota County Tribune includes a photo of the construction of the new Burnsville Library.
Library bookmobilesBefore the opening of a library in Burnsville, residents were served by the combined Dakota Scott County bookmobiles.
Burnsville Library is a valuable community resource 1978In the 5th of a 15 week series of articles on the future of Burnsville, Richard Brooks addresses the Burnsville Library. Published October 11, 1978 Burnsville Current.
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