home > events & classes > search results
   at Minneapolis Central Library

 
Show Exhibits and Contests

PowerPoint Basics for Building Job Skills
Room Location: Best Buy Learning Lab
Monday, Sept. 15, 6–8 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8000.
PowerPoint creates dynamic slideshows that communicate information to an audience. Learn how to format slide text, add images and select transitions for your presentation.
Presented by Science Museum of Minnesota - Computer Education
Sponsored by MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency) 
Tell a Friend Tell a Friend

Conversation Circles
Room Location: 4th Floor
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 4–6 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 4–6 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 18, 4–6 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 20, 1–3 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 21, 1–3 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 4–6 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 4–6 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 4–6 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 27, 1–3 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 28, 1–3 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 4–6 p.m.

Non-native English speakers: practice your English and make new friends in an informal, volunteer-led setting, and learn about the library, too. Call 612-543-5669 for more information in English or, in Hmong, 612-543-8845; in Somali, 612-543-8756; in Spanish, 612-543-8510. 
Tell a Friend Tell a Friend

Genealogy Research: Assistance
Room Location: 4th Floor
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 5–8 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 20, 1–4 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 5–8 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 5–8 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 5–8 p.m.

A genealogy volunteer will help you get started or offer suggestions on where to find more useful genealogy information. No appointment necessary.  
Tell a Friend Tell a Friend

Labor Historian Peter Rachleff
Room Location: Doty Board Room
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 7 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8000.
Rachleff will discuss the present and the past of Minnesota's Iron Range in the era of World War I. He will explore the lives and struggles of immigrant miners, their affiliation with the Industrial Workers of the World, their confrontation with Andrew Carnegie and his minions, and their impact on Minnesota's labor history. 
Tell a Friend Tell a Friend

Genealogy Research: Get Started
Room Location: Best Buy Learning Lab
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 10:30a.m. – noon
Register Online or call 612-543-8000.
Learn how to access family history resources, including census and immigration records and the best of what's available at the library and on the Web. 
Tell a Friend Tell a Friend

Job Search Assistance
Room Location: Business, Science, Government Docs
Wednesdays, Sept. 3–Nov. 26, 1–4:30 p.m.
Are you seeking new employment or re-entering the workforce? Do you need help looking for a job, filling out applications or writing your résumé? Stop in for free one-to-one assistance with a job search representative. 
Presented in partnership with Goodwill/Easter Seals.
Tell a Friend Tell a Friend

Dance Together
Room Location: Children's Library
Wednesdays, Sept. 3–17, 6:30–7:15 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8000.
For children 1 and up. Dance with your child to develop their physical, social and literacy skills. A maximum of 2 caregivers may attend with each child.  
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Presented in collaboration with Young Dance.
Tell a Friend Tell a Friend

Family Storytime
Room Location: Children's Library
Thursdays, September 18, Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Oct. 9, Oct. 23, Nov. 6, Nov. 13 & Nov. 20, 9:30 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. 
Tell a Friend Tell a Friend

Writers in the Library: Hans Weyandt
Room Location: Doty Board Room
Thursday, Sept. 18, 7–9 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8000.
How do writers and artists use the library to enhance their work? Join local writer, editor and bookseller Weyandt to learn how a residency at the James K. Hosmer Special Collections at Minneapolis Central Library changed his perspective on his own stock and trade. Join us at 6:15 p.m. for a tour of Special Collections on the fourth floor.
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Presented in collaboration with Coffee House Press and funded with a grant from The McKnight Foundation.
Tell a Friend Tell a Friend

Basic Steps to Starting a Small Business
Room Location: N-202
Thursday, Sept. 18, 3–4 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8000.
A representative from the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) will discuss the SBA loan programs, procurement and exporting, business plans and mentoring. Time for Q&A. 
Presented in partnership with U.S. Small Business Administration.
Tell a Friend Tell a Friend

Baby Storytime
Room Location: Children's Library
Fridays, Sept. 19–Nov. 21, 9:30 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. 
Tell a Friend Tell a Friend   Remind Me Remind Me

hcl mobile app
hclib
mobile
app
Facebook Twitter Tumblr YouTube Vimeo Flickr Federal Depository Library Federal
Depository
Library
Hennepin County Government Hennepin
County
Government
© 2014  Hennepin County Library12601 Ridgedale Drive, Minnetonka, MN 55305 Comments and Feedback    |    RSS