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Senior Surf Day
Thursday, Sept. 4, 9–11 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 9–11 a.m.
Thursday, Nov. 6, 9–11 a.m.

Register Online or call 612-543-5800.
Learn computer basics, how to navigate and search the Internet and how to access websites of interest to seniors. Get hands-on computer experience with help from representatives of the Senior LinkAge Line®
Presented in collaboration with Minnesota Board on Aging and Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging.
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Used Book Sale
Saturday, Sept. 6, 9a.m. – 3 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 Most books are withdrawn from the Hennepin County Library system or donated by the public.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. 
Wednesday, Sept. 3, 5 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Friends of HCL members only. Join at the door!
Book donations accepted at the library beginning Aug. 18. -Sept. 3.
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Teen Anime Club
Wednesday, Sept. 10, 3:30–5 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 3:30–5 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 3:30–5 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 3:30–5 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 3:30–5 p.m.

For teens. Watch anime, discuss manga and share artwork. Something different every time! 
Sponsored by Friends of the Penn Lake Library.
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Family Storytime
Tuesdays, September 16, Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, Nov. 18 & Nov. 25, 10:30 a.m.
For children of all ages and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. 
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Baby Storytime
Thursdays, Sept. 18–Nov. 20, 10:30 a.m.
For children from birth to 24 months and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format designed especially for babies. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. 
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Author Talk: Doug Hoverson
Saturday, Sept. 20, 2 p.m. 
Register Online or call 612-543-5800.
Hoverson, certified beer judge and author of "Land of Amber Waters: The History of Brewing in Minnesota," will explore Minnesota's local beer scene, the new generation of brews and breweries, and the basics of home brewing. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Sponsored by Friends of the Penn Lake Library; Presented in collaboration with United Liquor of Bloomington.
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Library Lab for Kids: Origami
Saturday, Sept. 20, 10 a.m. 
Register Online or call 612-543-5800.
All ages. Celebrate autumn and create cool paper art with a local origami master. Materials provided. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Penn Lake Library.
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Clear Clutter and Organize Your Home
Saturday, Sept. 27, 10 a.m. 
Registration required, begins Aug 30. Register online or call 612-543-5800.
Constantly losing things? Feeling like there's too much stuff? Professional organizer Barbara Tako, author of "Clutter Clearing Choices" will teach tips and tricks to declutter and organize. Learn how to simplify your life so you have more free time and energy! Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Sponsored by Friends of the Penn Lake Library.
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Kitchen Remodeling on a Budget
Saturday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m. 
Registration required, begins Sep 6. Register online or call 612-543-5800.
Want to redesign your kitchen? Learn about the remodeling process from start to finish and cost-saving secrets from local designers. Bring your questions, photos and measurements of your space. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Penn Lake Library; Presented in collaboration with Castle Building & Remodeling.
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Health Insurance Counseling for Seniors
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 1–2 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2–3 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 3–4 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1–2 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2–3 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 3–4 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 1–2 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2–3 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 3–4 p.m.

Registration required, begins Sep 9. Register online or call 612-543-5800.
A certified state health insurance counselor will assist with senior health insurance (enrollment steps, plan choices, low-income subsidy). Bring your list of prescriptions or your prescription bottles, Medicare, supplemental insurance, and/or Part D drug plan questions. Limit 1 or one couple per session.
Presented in collaboration with Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging.
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Make This: One-Page Comics
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 3:30–5:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Sep 10. Register online or call 612-543-5800.
Grades 7-12. Learn how to create a one-page comic by developing basic story concepts, designing effective page layouts, and practicing with pencils, pens and brushes. Materials provided. 
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Presented in collaboration with Minnetonka Center for the Arts.
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