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Events for Sep 18, 2014

Baby Storytime
Hopkins Library
Thursdays, Sept. 4–25, 9:30 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6400.
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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Family Storytime
Edina Library
Thursdays, September 4, Sept. 11, Sept. 18, Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Oct. 9, Oct. 16 & Oct. 30, 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. 
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Family Storytime
Minneapolis Central Library
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. 
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Health Insurance Counseling for Seniors
Southdale Library
Thursday, Sept. 18, 9–10 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 18, 10–11 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 18, 11 a.m. – noon
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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Understanding Medicare
Oxboro Library
Thursday, Sept. 18, 10–11:30 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5775.
Medicare open enrollment is just around the corner! Learn what's covered by Parts A, B, C and D. Find out about supplemental options and extra help for prescription drug costs. Discover how to navigate Medicare with help from the Senior LinkAge Line®
Presented in collaboration with Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging.
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Family Storytime
Ridgedale Library
Thursdays, Sept. 18–Nov. 6, 10 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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Senior Surf Day
Rogers Library
Thursday, Sept. 18, 10a.m. – noon
Register Online or call 612-543-6050.
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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Baby Storytime
Penn Lake Library
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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Family Storytime
Maple Grove Library
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 10–10:30 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 18, 10–10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 10–10:30 a.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 10–10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 10–10:30 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 10–10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 10–10:30 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 9, 10–10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 10–10:30 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 16, 10–10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 10–10:30 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 23, 10–10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 10–10:30 a.m.
Thursday, Oct. 30, 10–10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 10–10:30 a.m.
Thursday, Nov. 6, 10–10:30 a.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 10–10:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 10–10:30 a.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20, 10–10:30 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
Plymouth Library
Thursdays, Sept. 4–25, 10 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5825.
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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Baby Storytime
Maple Plain Library
Thursdays, September 11, Sept. 18, Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Oct. 16, Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13 & Nov. 20, 10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5700.
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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Family Storytime
Maple Plain Library
Thursdays, September 11, Sept. 18, Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Oct. 16, Oct. 23, Oct. 30, Nov. 6, Nov. 13 & Nov. 20, 11:00 –11:45 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5700.
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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Memoir Writing Group
Franklin Library
Thursday, Sept. 18, 1–3 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 16, 1–3 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20, 1–3 p.m.

Would you like to create a record of your personal history? Bring what you have written and are willing to read to the group for helpful comments and suggestions. 
Presented in collaboration with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
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Senior Surf Day
Webber Park Library
Thursday, Sept. 18, 1–3 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6750.
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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Job Search Assistance
Southdale Library
Thursdays, Sept. 4–Nov. 20, 1–3 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. Register at the third-floor information desk on the day of the program.
Presented in partnership with Goodwill/Easter Seals.
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Job Search Assistance
North Regional Library
Thursdays, Sept. 4–Nov. 20, 2:30–4:30 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.
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K-12 Homework Help
Northeast Library
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 18, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 20, 1–4 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 27, 1–4 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 4, 1–4 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 9, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 1–4 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 23, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 25, 1–4 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 30, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 1, 1–4 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 6, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 8, 1–4 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 15, 1–4 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 22, 1–4 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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K-12 Homework Help
East Lake Library
Monday, Sept. 15, 3:30–7:30 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 3:30–7:30 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Thursday, Sept. 18, 3:30–7:30 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Monday, Sept. 22, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 29, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 6, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 9, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 13, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 20, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 23, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 27, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 30, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 3, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 6, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 10, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 17, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20, 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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Basic Steps to Starting a Small Business
Minneapolis Central Library
Room 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.
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K-12 Homework Help
Sumner Library
Monday, Sept. 15, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 18, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 20, 2–4:30 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 22, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2–4:30 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 29, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2–4:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 6, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 9, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2–4:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 13, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 16, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 18, 2–4:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 20, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 23, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2–4:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 27, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 30, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2–4:30 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 3, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 6, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 8, 2–4:30 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 10, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2–4:30 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 17, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 22, 2–4:30 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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K-12 Homework Help
Franklin Library
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 18, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 9, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 23, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 30, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 6, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20, 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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K-12 Homework Help
North Regional Library
Monday, Sept. 15, 3:30–7 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 3:30–7 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 18, 3:30–7 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 22, 3:30–7 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 3:30–7 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 3:30–7 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 29, 3:30–7 p.m.
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 3:30–7 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 3:30–7 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 6, 3:30–7 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 3:30–7 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 9, 3:30–7 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 13, 3:30–7 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 3:30–7 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 20, 3:30–7 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 3:30–7 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 23, 3:30–7 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 27, 3:30–7 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 3:30–7 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 30, 3:30–7 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 3, 3:30–7 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 3:30–7 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 6, 3:30–7 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 10, 3:30–7 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 3:30–7 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 17, 3:30–7 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 3:30–7 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20, 3:30–7 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 24, 3:30–7 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 3:30–7 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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Make This: Fashion Design
Sumner Library
Thursday, Sept. 18, 3:30–5:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6875.
Grades 7-12. Deconstruct, up-cycle and modify old clothing. Basic sewing, appliqué and surface design techniques that push the limits of ordinary fashion will be demonstrated. Bring along a few pieces of clothing that you aren't afraid to cut-up, color or fray. 
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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Library Lab for Kids: Discovery Days
North Regional Library
Monday, Sept. 15, 3–5 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 3–5 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 18, 3–5 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 22, 3–5 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 3–5 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 3–5 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 29, 3–5 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 3–5 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 3–5 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 6, 3–5 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 3–5 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 9, 3–5 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 13, 3–5 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 3–5 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 16, 3–5 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 20, 3–5 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 3–5 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 23, 3–5 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 27, 3–5 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 3–5 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 30, 3–5 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 3, 3–5 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 3–5 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 6, 3–5 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 10, 3–5 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Thursday, Nov. 13, 3–5 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 17, 3–5 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Tuesday, Nov. 18, 3–5 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20, 3–5 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 24, 3–5 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 3–5 p.m.

For families. Check out the Discovery Room where you'll have minds-on, hands-on fun, with new themed activities each week. 
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K-12 Homework Help
Nokomis Library
Monday, Sept. 15, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 18, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 22, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 29, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 6, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 9, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 20, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 23, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 27, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 30, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 3, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 6, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 10, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 17, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20, 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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Game On!
Nokomis Library
Thursdays, Sept. 4–Nov. 20, 4:30–6 p.m.
For teens. Play Playstation 4 or Xbox 360 at the library! 
Sponsored by Friends of the Nokomis Library.
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Writing Your Story
Sumner Library
Thursdays, Sept. 4–Nov. 20, 4:30–6 p.m.
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Adult Homework Help
Sumner Library
Monday, Sept. 15, 4–7:45 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 18, 4–7:45 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 19, 10 a.m. – noon
Monday, Sept. 22, 4–7:45 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 4–7:45 p.m.
Friday, Sept. 26, 10 a.m. – noon
Monday, Sept. 29, 4–7:45 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 4–7:45 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 3, 10 a.m. – noon
Monday, Oct. 6, 4–7:45 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 9, 4–7:45 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 10, 10 a.m. – noon
Monday, Oct. 13, 4–7:45 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 16, 4–7:45 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 17, 10 a.m. – noon
Monday, Oct. 20, 4–7:45 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 23, 4–7:45 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 24, 10 a.m. – noon
Monday, Oct. 27, 4–7:45 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 30, 4–7:45 p.m.
Friday, Oct. 31, 10 a.m. – noon
Monday, Nov. 3, 4–7:45 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 6, 4–7:45 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 7, 10 a.m. – noon
Monday, Nov. 10, 4–7:45 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 4–7:45 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 14, 10 a.m. – noon
Monday, Nov. 17, 4–7:45 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20, 4–7:45 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 21, 10 a.m. – noon
Monday, Nov. 24, 4–7:45 p.m.

Trained volunteer tutors will help adults with college homework assignments in any subject. Also open to adults working to improve their English, prepare for the GED, occupational, citizenship and driver’s exams. 
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Conversation Circles
Minneapolis Central Library
4th Floor
Sunday, Sept. 14, 1–3 p.m.
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. 
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Franklin Teen Center: Young Achievers
Franklin Library
Thursdays, Sept. 4–Nov. 20, 4:30–6 p.m.
For teens. Do you want to be involved in your community? Then bring your friends and come for poetry, arts, games and more! 
Made possible by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library through a grant from Youthprise.
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Adult Reading Circle
Sumner Library
Thursdays, Sept. 4–Nov. 20, 5–6 p.m.
Join adults who want to improve their reading skills. Have fun reading and sharing with others. 
Presented in collaboration with Open Door Learning Center.
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Sumner Library
Thursday, Sept. 18, 5:30–7 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 16, 5:30–7 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 5:30–7 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 North Star Therapy Animals.
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Comics Club
North Regional Library
Thursday, Sept. 18, 5–6 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 16, 5–6 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20, 5–6 p.m.

For teens. Can't get enough superheroes? Join up to learn everything you ever wanted to know about superheroes and comic books. Come monthly for movies, comic books, games and a discussion of comics' major themes. 
Sponsored by Friends of the North Regional Library.
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Franklin Teen Center: ArtVentures
Franklin Library
Thursday, Sept. 18, 6–7:15 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 6–7:15 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 16, 6–7:15 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 30, 6–7:15 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 6–7:15 p.m.

Sorry, this event has been cancelled. Made possible by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library through a grant from Youthprise.
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Franklin Teen Center: Teen Job Workshop
Franklin Library
Thursday, Sept. 18, 6–7:15 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 6–7:15 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 16, 6–7:15 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 30, 6–7:15 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 6, 6–7:15 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20, 6–7:15 p.m.

Sorry, this event has been cancelled. Made possible by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library through a grant from Youthprise.
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Brookdale Library
Thursday, Sept. 18, 6–7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 5, 1–2:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 9, 1–2:30 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. Time slots are 15 minutes.
Presented in collaboration with North Star Therapy Animals.
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Crafty Minnesota: X Marks the Spot
St. Louis Park Library
Thursday, Sept. 18, 6–8 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6125.
For adults. Cross stitch never goes out of style. Learn the basics you need to create a tiny piece of embroidered art. Design your own snarky saying on a sampler or “8-bit” character for your favorite video game geek. Materials provided. 
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Presented in collaboration with Textile Center.
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Friends Meeting
Roosevelt Library
Thursday, Sept. 18, 6p.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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MacPhail Center for Music: Sing, Play, Learn!
Brookdale Library
Thursdays, Sept. 4–25, 6:30–7:15 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5600.
For children ages 1-6. Hands-on musical play activities led by early childhood music specialists will let your family experience music’s impact on learning and reading readiness. Together you will sing, rhyme, read, move and create! 
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Sponsored by MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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First Pages for Adults: Writing for Magazine Publications
Pierre Bottineau Library
Thursday, Sept. 18, 6:30–8 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6850.
Have you always had a secret desire to see your name in a magazine? Do you have a knack for writing, but just don't know how to get published? Learn tips that will get you on your way to writing for magazines. 
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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Author Talk: Pauline Knaeble Williams
Webber Park Library
Thursday, Sept. 18, 6–7:30 p.m.
Location: Webber Park Community Building, 4400 Dupont Ave. N., Minneapolis
Set in 1944 North Minneapolis, Williams' "Finding Hollis" transcends ethnic and racial barriers through the eyes of a young white woman who witnesses a tragic car accident only to discover as much about herself as the new world "where the black folks on this side of downtown were relegated." 
Presented in collaboration with Minneapolis Parks and Recreation.
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Chess Club
Eden Prairie Library
Thursdays, Sept. 11–Nov. 20, 6–8 p.m.
For teens. Chess it out! Have fun learning the basics of chess, improving your game, mastering strategies and meeting other chess fans. Walk-ins welcome. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Eden Prairie Library.
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Franklin Teen Center: O.P.E.N. Time
Franklin Library
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 6–7 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 18, 6–7 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 6–7 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 6–7 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 6–7 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 2, 6–7 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 6–7 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 9, 6–7 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 6–7 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 16, 6–7 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 6–7 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 23, 6–7 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 6–7 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 30, 6–7 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 6–7 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 6, 6–7 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 6–7 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 6–7 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 20, 6–7 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 6–7 p.m.

For teens. Options for Play and Enrichment Now (O.P.E.N.) Time provides just that: options. Join us in the Teen Center and choose from computers, magazines, board games, video games, special activities, conversation and more! 
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Writers in the Library: Hans Weyandt
Minneapolis Central Library
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.
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Socrates Café
Ridgedale Library
Thursdays, Sept. 4–Nov. 20, 7 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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