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Art of Memory: Personal Journal
Wayzata Library
Fridays, Sept. 12–Oct. 3, 9:30–11:30 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6150.
For adults 55+. Create a personal record of travels, memories or other important events from your life. Use writing, drawing, painting and collage memorabilia to create beautiful pages that capture your life experiences. Most materials provided, but bring personal photos. 
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Presented in collaboration with Bloomington Theatre and Art Center.
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Senior Surf Day
East Lake Library
Friday, Sept. 19, 9:30–11:30 a.m.
Friday, Oct. 24, 9:30–11:30 a.m.

Register Online or call 612-543-8425.
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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First Pages for Adults: Starting Your Writing Project at 55+
Southdale Library
Saturday, Sept. 20, 11a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5900.
Have you retired and found time to devote to your novel idea? Interested in writing a memoir so favorite family stories aren't forgotten? With creative writing prompts and exercises, learn simple tips for starting – and staying with – your writing project, no matter what it is. 
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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Tuesdays With a Scholar
Southdale Library
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 10–11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 10–11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 10–11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 10–11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 10–11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 10–11:30 a.m.

Join local scholars for weekly lectures and discussions about timely and fascinating topics, from brain science to international politics. 
Presented in partnership with University of Minnesota.
September 16: Humanity Should Be Learned From the Past
September 23: Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate?
September 30: The Vatican Diaries
October 7: Generation of Wealth: Story of Control Data
October 14: Japanese Internment Experience
October 21: Somali Diaspora: Minnesota
October 28: Visions and Visionaries
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Social Security Online Assistance
Brookdale Library
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 1–1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 1:30–2 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2–2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2:30–3 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 3–3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 3:30–4 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 1–1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 1:30–2 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2–2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2:30–3 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 3–3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 3:30–4 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 1–1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 1:30–2 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2–2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2:30–3 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 3–3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 3:30–4 p.m.

Register Online or call 612-543-5600.
Get one-on-one help from an official Social Security representative to set up and manage your online Social Security account. Learn what you can do to save time and travel while completing business online. Leave with new Internet skills. Limit 1 individual or couple per session.
Presented in collaboration with Social Security Administration.
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Health Insurance Counseling for Seniors
Southdale Library
Thursday, Sept. 25, 9–10 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 10–11 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 11 a.m. – noon

Location: Public conference room in second-floor lobby
Register Online or call 612-543-5900.
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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55+ Book Club
Nokomis Library
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 3 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 3 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 Nokomis Library.
What We're Reading:
September 3: Let the Great World Spin, by Colum McCann.
October 1: The House I Loved, by Tatiana de Rosnay.
November 5: Olive Kitteridge, by Elizabeth Strout.
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Health Insurance Counseling for Seniors
Southdale Library
Thursday, Oct. 2, 9–10 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 10–11 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 11 a.m. – noon
Thursday, Nov. 6, 9–10 a.m.
Thursday, Nov. 6, 10–11 a.m.
Thursday, Nov. 6, 11 a.m. – noon
Thursday, Nov. 13, 9–10 a.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 10–11 a.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 11 a.m. – noon
Thursday, Nov. 20, 9–10 a.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20, 10–11 a.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20, 11 a.m. – noon

Register Online or call 612-543-5900.
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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Senior Surf Day
Penn Lake Library
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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Diabetes Support Group
Nokomis Library
Friday, Oct. 3, 1–3 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 7, 1–3 p.m.

Are you a person with diabetes or prediabetes? Share experiences with others living with diabetes and get tips and advice from a health care professional on blood sugar management, diet and exercise. Please call Nokomis Healthy Seniors, 612-729-5499, to make arrangements for free transportation to the program. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Nokomis Library; Presented in collaboration with Nokomis Healthy Seniors.
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Senior Surf Day
Northeast Library
Monday, Oct. 6, 10 a.m. – noon
Register Online or call 612-543-6775.
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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