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Used Book Sale
Saturday, April 26, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Bargain hunters and book lovers take note: the Friends of the Library will hold a sale of hundreds of adult and children's fiction and nonfiction books in hardcover and paperback. Most books are withdrawn from the Hennepin County Library system or donated by the public. Funds raised will benefit the library. 
Friday, April 25, noon-3 p.m. Golden Valley Friends members only. Join at the door!
Sunday, April 27, noon-3 p.m. Bag Sale

Book donations accepted at the library beginning March 1.
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Saturday, May 3, 10:30 a.m. – noon
For families. Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. 
Presented in collaboration with North Star Therapy Animals.
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Poetry Lovers Converge
Monday, May 5, 6:30–8 p.m.
All ages. Share an original or a favorite poem or listen to your neighbors share theirs. 
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Author Talk: Faye Berger
Wednesday, May 28, 10 a.m.
Location: Brookview Community Center, 200 Brookview Parkway, Golden Valley
Registration required, begins Apr 30. Register online or call 612-543-6375.
Local author Berger will speak about her new book, "Finding Foxholes." In this memoir/travelogue, she recounts the World War II stories told by her father. She combines these with a description of their trip retracing the infantry route he followed while fighting on the front lines in Europe. Books will be available for purchase.
Sponsored by Friends of the Golden Valley Library; Sponsored by the Friends of the Golden Valley Library; Presented in collaboration with Golden Valley Senior Center.
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Poetry Lovers Converge
Monday, June 2, 6:30–8 p.m.
Monday, July 7, 6:30–8 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 8, 6:30–8 p.m.

All ages. Share an original or a favorite poem or listen to your neighbors share theirs. 
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Poetry Lovers Converge
Wednesday, June 4, 6:30–8 p.m.
Wednesday, July 2, 6:30–8 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 6:30–8 p.m.

All ages. Share an original or a favorite poem or listen to your neighbors share theirs. 
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Learn Together: Summer Reading Fun
Wednesday, June 11, 10a.m. – noon
For families. Join local families for summer fun! Play games, win a free book and enjoy reading in the tent. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Golden Valley Library; Presented in collaboration with MOMS Club of Golden Valley.
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Live Show! Puppet Wagon
Wednesday, June 18, 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, July 15, 10:30 a.m.

For families. Join us for a fun tale told by puppets! 
Presented in collaboration with City of Golden Valley Parks and Recreation.
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Learn Together: Reading With Horse Power!
Thursday, June 19, 2–3 p.m.
For families. Learn all about horses through stories. At the end of the event, you will be able to pet and interact with a live miniature horse. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Golden Valley Library.
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Sunday, June 22, 12:30–2 p.m.
For families. Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. 
Presented in collaboration with North Star Therapy Animals.
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Kids Comic Book Club
Monday, June 23, 2p.m.
Monday, July 14, 2 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 4, 2 p.m.

Registration required, begins May 25. Register online or call 612-543-6375.
Entering grades 4-6. Join other kids to talk about a great comic or graphic novel! 
Sponsored by Friends of the Golden Valley Library.
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