Centennial Library - Circle Pines

Centennial Overview

Size: The Centennial Library is 13,000 square feet. The library currently serves an estimated 2.3 people per square foot and has a population of 30,455 Anoka county residents within a 9 minute drive.


Use: In August 2018, the library closed for remodeling and expansion. The library reopened in June of 2019 and has since circulated 137,870 items, had 47,474 visits, and averaged 44 visitors per hour. Since 2018 Centennial has had an 688% increase in meeting room usage - with the remodel we added an additional four conference/meeting spaces. The large community room is available for use outside of regular library hours. Centennial Library has had a 75% increase in program attendance since 2008.

Building Priorities

At this time there are no major projects scheduled for this site.

Service Area

Boundaries: The Centennial Library serves Anoka County residents in the cities of Centerville, Circle Pines, Columbus, Lexington, Lino Lakes, and eastern portions of Blaine.


Neighborhood: The library is located near both residential and commercial areas. Centennial Elementary, Centennial Senior High, and the Circle Pines City Hall are all located close to the library. Rice Creek Chain of Lake trails are accessible from the library.

Community Demographics

as of 6/12/2020

Population Denisty (sq mi): 1342

Median Age: 37.6

Pop Growth 5 yrs (estimated): 5.5%

Average Household Income: $96,786

Median Household Income: $81,640

Average Household Size: 2.79

Centennial Library Location

Capital Improvement & Equipment Plan

Anoka County Library

2022-2026