Celtic Junction Arts Center's

The EML space.

Visit McKiernan Library

  • A beautiful space for quiet study
  • Open Mon-Thu 4:30-6:30 or by appointment
  • Free WiFi and in house computers available
  • Free access to ancestry.com
  • Microsoft Office
  • CD Players and headphones for accessing our music collection
CD Players

Irish Music CDs!

The Eoin McKiernan Library has a new collection of 575 Irish traditional music CDs! Thanks to an anonymous donor (with great taste!), the McKiernan Library is excited to announce this new resource for our community.  Search and browse CDs through the Library's online catalog by clicking here

CDs are currently unavailable for checkout.  To listen, visit the Library during open hours: (Mon-Thurs from 4:30-6:30pm)  Or set up a visit during the day or weekend by emailing Brian at library@celticjunction.org with your preferred time.  We love accommodating visits by appointment!

Library Collection

Main Library Collection:

over 3500 books and 500 CDs available for use within the Library Reading Room 

Lending Library:

700 books available for checkout

Online Archives and Exhibitions

Explore the history of Irish Arts in Minnesota through oral histories, music, photos, posters, newsletters and more!

Poster from the 2nd Irish Fair.

Current Exhibition: Forty Years of Irish Fair

From the first Minnesota Irish Festival at the St. Paul Civic Center in 1980 through 2019’s Irish Fair of Minnesota at Harriet Island, this exhibition explores 40 years of Minnesota’s annual celebration of all things Irish.

Physical exhibition located in the upper mezzanine hallway outside the McKiernan Library at The Celtic Junction. Digital companion archive located here.

Classes in the EML

w/ the Irish College Minnesota