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First Pages for Adults: Turn Grief Into Poetry
Thursday, Sept. 4, 6–7:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6700.
Work through your feelings from a loss or grief by writing poetry. Learn writing prompts and exercises. 
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Presented in collaboration with The Loft Literary Center.
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Mystery/Thriller Adult Book Club
Saturday, Sept. 6, 1p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 4, 1 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 1, 1 p.m.

Join our discussion of new and interesting mystery and thriller titles. Bring along your recommendations for future meetings. Lending copies may be picked up at the information desk prior to meeting.
Sponsored by Friends of the Roosevelt Library.
What We're Reading:
September 6: The Way of the Traitor, by Laura Joh Rowland.
October 4: To be determined.
November 1: To be determined.
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Family Storytime
Tuesday, Sept. 9, 6:30 p.m.  This session has been cancelled
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 6:30 p.m.  This session has been cancelled
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 6:30 p.m.  This session has been cancelled

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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K-12 Homework Help
Tuesdays, September 9, Sept. 16, Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4 & Nov. 18, 3:30 – 7:30 p.m.
Free in-person tutoring for K-12 students. No advance sign-up needed. 
Funded by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library.
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Baby Storytime
Saturdays, Sept. 13–Oct. 11, 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. 
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Saturday, Sept. 13, 3–5 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 3–5 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 8, 3–5 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 Reading Education Assistance Dogs.
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Friends Meeting
Thursday, Sept. 18, 6 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 16, 6 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20, 6 p.m.

Join fellow library enthusiasts to hear what's happening at Hennepin County Library. Help support your local library by planning and volunteering at book sales, programs, and special events. The Friends look forward to meeting you. Board meeting.
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Library Lab for Kids: Art
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2–4 p.m.
For families. Art projects. Materials provided. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Roosevelt Library.
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Used Book Sale
Saturday, Oct. 18, 10a.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. 
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Dance Together
Saturdays, Oct. 25–Nov. 8, 10:30–11:15 a.m.
Registration required, begins Sep 27. Register online or call 612-543-6700.
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.
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Master Gardener: Landscape Plants for Winter Interest
Thursday, Nov. 6, 6–7:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Oct 9. Register online or call 612-543-6700.
Plants - from trees to perennials - are admired for their beauty in winter, complementing the magic of hoarfrost. Some plants bring wildlife to your winter landscape, others show off when they drop their leaves. 
Presented in collaboration with Hennepin County Master Gardeners, University of Minnesota Extension.
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