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Library staff can help you find the information you need to use the library, find a good book, research a topic, or do your homework. Connect with staff in person, by phone, and online by email, IM chat, and text. Ask Us.
Posted on Mar. 27, 2012
First Sign of Spring: Master Gardener Programs
Dozens of free Master Gardener programs are scheduled this spring at Hennepin County libraries. Learn about container gardening, trees and shrubs, difficult sites, rain gardening, growing berries, small space gardening, vegetable gardening, and more from these U of M-trained experts. Questions welcomed, too.
Posted on Mar. 27, 2012
'First Pages' Writing Workshops
More than two dozen free writing workshops for adults, teens, and kids are offered this spring in collaboration with the Loft Literary Center.  Topics include fiction, memoirs, creating characters, mining your journal for “literary gold,” techniques, and literary agents.
Posted on Mar. 27, 2012
'Baseball: America's Game' Exhibit, Panel Discussion
'Baseball: America's Game' Exhibit, Panel Discussion This exhibit opening April 9 features artifacts, photos, and videos from the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Negro Leagues Baseball Museum, Major League Baseball Productions, Norman Rockwell Museum, Florentine Films, and Bank of America Collection. Panel discussion on April 10.
Posted on Mar. 27, 2012
Online Personal Finance Tools
The Library offers online resources from Morningstar, S&P (Standard & Poor’s), and Value Line to help you make investment decisions, find out how stocks, bonds, or funds are performing, or get investing tips from professional analysts. Find them on the Business and Investments Subject Guide.
Posted on Mar. 20, 2012
National Kudos for Northeast Library
National Kudos for Northeast Library American Libraries, the magazine of the American Library Association, has given a shout-out to Northeast Library as among the best new or renovated libraries in the U.S. and Canada.  The magazine’s March/April “Library Design Showcase” issue commended Northeast’s spaces for youth.
Posted on Mar. 20, 2012
'Snow White' Display and Program
display of “Snow White” and Brothers Grimm materials and a theater program for children will be presented at Minneapolis Central Library in collaboration with and sponsored by the University of Minnesota’s Northrop Concerts and Lectures.
Posted on Mar. 13, 2012
14 Writers to Honor Author Emily Meier
Fourteen writers will honor St. Paul author Emily Meier by reading from Meier’s six newly-published works of fiction at an “Edina Reads” library event on March 31 sponsored by seven community organizations.
Posted on Mar. 13, 2012
Minnesota Book Awards
Minnesota Book Awards Before the 2012 winners are announced on April 14, hear nominees William Kent Krueger (“Northwest Angle”), Lori Sturdevant and George S. Pillsbury (”The Pillsburys of Minnesota”), Danielle Sosin (“The Long-Shining Waters”), and Brett Laidlaw (“Trout Caviar”) discuss their books.  Library events. Readers' Choice Vote.
Posted on Mar. 13, 2012
Teen Job Fair
Teen Job Fair Teens ages 14-19 can meet employers from businesses and organizations, find out about jobs, internships, and volunteer opportunities, pick up job applications, and attend workshops at the sixth annual Teen Job Fair on March 24, noon-3 p.m. at Minneapolis Central Library. Free admission. Employers still needed.
Posted on Mar. 6, 2012
Viva City Exhibit of High School Art
Eighty works of art by talented 9th-12th graders in seven Minneapolis high schools is on display March 5-28 in Cargill Hall at Minneapolis Central Library.  Free admission; open during library hours.
Posted on Mar. 6, 2012
Library Mobile App
Our mobile app lets you connect to the Library on the go. Search the library catalog, check your account, find hours, locations, events, and more. You can download eBooks and audiobooks with the app as well.
Posted on Mar. 6, 2012

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