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LEGO® Lab
Saturday, July 26, 1–4 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 4, 6–7:30 p.m.

For families. Calling all future engineers and architects! We've got the bricks, but we need you to bring your imagination. No experience necessary. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Rockford Road Library.
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Movie Mondays
Monday, July 28, 6 p.m.
For families. Join us for blockbuster family films shown on the big screen. Bring your own blankets and pillows for snuggling! 
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
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Learn Together: Reading With Horse Power!
Wednesday, July 30, 10–11 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5875.
All ages. 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 Hennepin County Library and MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Girls Only Kids Book Club
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 1–2 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5875.
Girls entering grades 4-6. Join other girls to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the information desk prior to meeting.
What We're Reading:
June 24: The Penderwicks, by Jeanne Birdsall.
July 15: When You Reach Me, by Rebecca Stead.
August 5: Homework Machine, by Dan Gutman.
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Guys Read Kids Book Club
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 1–1:45 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5875.
Guys entering grades 4-6. Join other guys to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the service desk starting two weeks prior to meeting.
Sponsored by Friends of the Rockford Road Library.
What We're Reading:
June 25: Liar & spy , by Rebecca Stead.
July 16: How Angel Peterson got his name : and other outrageous tales about extreme sports , by Gary Paulsen.
August 6: Snow Treasure, by Marie McSwigan.
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Guys Read Jr. Book Club
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2–2:45 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5875.
Guys entering grades 2-3. Join other guys to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the service desk starting two weeks prior to meeting.
Sponsored by Friends of the Rockford Road Library.
What We're Reading:
June 25: The case of the lost boy, by Dori Hillestad Butler.
July 16: The stories Huey tells , by Ann Cameron.
August 6: Zachary Zormer : shape transformer : a math adventure , by Joanne Reisberg.
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Learn Together: Community Helpers
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 10 a.m.
For families. Who are the helpers in your community? Meet a police officer and a firefighter, learn important safety tips, and inspect a police car and a fire truck in the parking lot. 
Presented in collaboration with City of Crystal and the West Metro Fire-Rescue District.
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Socrates Café
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 6:30 p.m.
Sit back and philosophize with your friends and neighbors. The topic is decided by popular vote at the beginning of the meeting. All welcomed; no experience necessary. The concept of Socrates Café is based on the book of the same name by Christopher Phillips. 
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Adult Book Club
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 6:30 p.m.
Join our discussion of new and interesting 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 Rockford Road Library.
What We're Reading:
June 17: The man who loved books too much, by Bartlett, Allison.
July 15: What Alice Forgot, by Moriarty, Liane.
August 19: The Girls of Atomic City, by Kiernan, Denise.
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Socrates Café
Wednesday, Sept. 3, 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 6:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 6:30 p.m.

Sit back and philosophize with your friends and neighbors. The topic is decided by popular vote at the beginning of the meeting. All welcomed; no experience necessary. The concept of Socrates Café is based on the book of the same name by Christopher Phillips. 
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Baby Storytime
Tuesdays, September 9, Sept. 16, Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, Nov. 18 & Nov. 25, 11:00 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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