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Events for Jul 24, 2014

Girls Only Jr. Book Club
Ridgedale Library
Thursday, July 24, 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8840.
Girls entering grades 2-3. Join other girls to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the children's information desk or reserve your own copy online prior to meeting.
Sponsored by Friends of the Ridgedale Library.
What We're Reading:
June 26: Balloons Over Broadway, by Melissa Sweet.
July 10: Hamster Magic, by Lynne Jonell.
July 24: The Doll Shop Downstairs, by Yona Zeldis McDonough.
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Senior Surf Day
Maple Grove Library
Thursday, July 24, 9:30–11:30 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6450.
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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Family Storytime
Edina Library
Thursdays, July 10–31, 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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Baby Storytime
Eden Prairie Library
Thursdays, July 3–31, 9:30 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6275.
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
Minneapolis Central Library
Children's Library
Thursdays, July 17–Aug. 14, 9:30 a.m.
Location: Stories in the Park in Cancer Survivor's Park, corner of Nicollet Mall and Washington Ave. Storytimes held in library if raining.
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, July 24, 9–10 a.m.
Thursday, July 24, 10–11 a.m.
Thursday, July 24, 11 a.m. – noon
Thursday, Aug. 7, 9–10 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 10–11 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 11 a.m. – noon
Thursday, Aug. 14, 9–10 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 14, 10–11 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 14, 11 a.m. – noon
Thursday, Aug. 21, 9–10 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 21, 10–11 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 21, 11 a.m. – noon
Thursday, Aug. 28, 9–10 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 28, 10–11 a.m.
Thursday, Aug. 28, 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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Microsoft Excel: Creating and Managing Lists
Brookdale Library
Thursday, July 24, 10–11:30 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5600.
Learn to create lists (inventory, contact or collection, etc.), sort data and print using Microsoft Excel. Prerequisite: Microsoft Excel Basics or familiarity with spreadsheets is highly recommended. Handout 
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Microsoft Publisher: Basics
Southdale Library
Thursday, July 24, 10–11:30 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5900.
Learn to use the menus and toolbars to create and publish your own fliers, brochures and greeting cards. Handout 
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Baby Storytime
Eden Prairie Library
Thursdays, July 3–31, 10:30 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6275.
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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Library Lab for Kids: Timber!
East Lake Library
Thursday, July 24, 10:30a.m. – noon
Register Online or call 612-543-8425.
Entering grades 1-2. Take a photo scavenger hunt, learn about the life cycle of a tree and transfer a photo to a wooden necklace. Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with Three Rivers Park District; Sponsored by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library and MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Súper Kínder: A School Readiness Program for Latinos
Oxboro Library
Thursdays, June 19–Aug. 21, 10 a.m.–noon p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5775.
Entering kindergarten. Inscríbete a partir de mayo 22. ¡Aprenda como preparar a sus niños para entrar al kínder! La Biblioteca Oxboro ofrecerá una clase gratis en español para los niños que van a entrar al kínder en septiembre y sus padres o quien los cuida. Una vez a la semana le enseñaremos como preparar a su niño para entrar a la escuela con actividades divertidas que podrán hacer en casa. Este programa es gratis y está diseñado especialmente para familias que hablan español como primer idioma. Inscríbase directamente en la Biblioteca Oxboro o llame al 612-543-5648.
Patrocinado por los Friends of the Hennepin County Library y los Friends of the Oxboro Library.
Children ages 4-5 and their parents/caregivers will meet at Oxboro Library for 10 weeks to learn activities and skills that build early literacy and ensure school success. This program is for families who speak Spanish as their first language. Register directly at Oxboro Library or call 612-543-5648. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Hennepin County Library; Sponsored by the Friends of the Oxboro Library.
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Baby Storytime
Penn Lake Library
Thursdays, June 12–Aug. 14, 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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Girls Only Kids Book Club
Ridgedale Library
Thursdays, June 26, July 10 & July 24, 11 a.m. – noon p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8840.
Girls entering grades 4-6. Join other girls to talk about a great book! Author Sheila O'Connor will speak on July 10. Lending copies may be picked up at the children's information desk or reserve your own copy online prior to meeting.
Sponsored by Friends of the Ridgedale Library.
What We're Reading:
June 26: The Shadows (Books of Elsewhere series), by Jacqueline West.
July 10: Keeping Safe the Stars, by O'Connor, Sheila.
July 24: How to Survive Anything, by Rachel Bucholz.
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Remember When? A Social Club for Adults 55+
Roosevelt Library
Thursday, July 24, 1–3 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Thursday, July 31, 1–3 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Thursday, Aug. 7, 1–3 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Thursday, Aug. 14, 1–3 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Thursday, Aug. 21, 1–3 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Thursday, Aug. 28, 1–3 p.m. This session has been cancelled

Gather with others from the community to share stories, memories and good company. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Roosevelt Library; Presented in collaboration with Minneapolis Community Education.
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Camp Bookawocky
Franklin Library
Thursday, July 24, 1–5 p.m.
Friday, July 25, 1–5 p.m.
Monday, July 28, 1–5 p.m.
Tuesday, July 29, 1–5 p.m.
Wednesday, July 30, 1–5 p.m.
Thursday, July 31, 1–5 p.m.

For families. Entering grades 1-4. Keep up with your reading over the summer at Camp Bookawocky. Drop in for one-on-one reading tutoring or creative games and projects. 
Presented in partnership with Minnesota Literacy Council and AmeriCorps VISTA.
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Camp Bookawocky
North Regional Library
Thursday, July 24, 1–5 p.m.
Friday, July 25, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Monday, July 28, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday, July 29, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday, July 30, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday, July 31, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

For families. Entering grades 1-4. Keep up with your reading over the summer at Camp Bookawocky. Drop in for one-on-one reading tutoring or creative games and projects. Look for our Camp Bookawocky Book Club and join other kids to talk about a great book!
Presented in partnership with Minnesota Literacy Council and AmeriCorps VISTA.
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Guys Read Jr. Book Club
Ridgedale Library
Thursday, July 24, 1–1:45 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8840.
Guys entering grades 2-3. Join other guys to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the children's information desk or reserve your own copy online prior to meeting.
Sponsored by Friends of the Ridgedale Library.
What We're Reading:
June 26: Third Grade Angels, by Jerry Spinelli.
July 10: Super Amoeba: Squish No. 1, by Jennifer Holm.
July 24: The One and Only Ivan, by Katherine Applegate.
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Girls Only Kids Book Club
St. Louis Park Library
Thursdays, June 19, June 26, July 10, July 17 & July 24, 1:00 – 1:45 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6125.
Girls entering grades 4-6. Join other girls to talk about a great book! Lending copies of the first book may be picked up at the service desk starting June 2.
Sponsored by Friends of the St. Louis Park Library.
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Job Search Assistance
Southdale Library
Thursdays, June 5, June 12, June 19, June 26, July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31, Aug. 7, Aug. 14, Aug. 21 & Aug. 28, 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. Sign up on the day of the program in the Jobs and Small Business Center on the third floor.
Presented in partnership with Goodwill/Easter Seals.
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15-Minute Résumé Critique
Brookdale Library
Thursday, July 24, 1:30–3:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5600.
In your 15-minute appointment, a trained career counselor will work with you to make your résumé the best it can be. Bring your résumé to the session. 
Presented in partnership with HIRED.
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Kids Jr. Book Club
Hopkins Library
Thursday, July 24, 1:30–2 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6400.
Entering grades 2-3. Join other kids to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the information desk prior to meeting.
What We're Reading:
June 26: Magician's Boy, by Susan Cooper.
July 10: White Fur Flying, by Patricia MacLachlan.
July 24: Judy Moody & Stink : the mad, mad, mad, mad treasure hunt, by Megan McDonald.
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Guys Read Kids Book Club
Hopkins Library
Thursday, July 24, 2:30–3:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6400.
Guys entering grades 4-6. Join other guys to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the information desk prior to meeting.
What We're Reading:
June 26: My Side of the Mountain, by Jean Craighead George.
July 10: One Dog and His Boy, by Eva Ibbotson.
July 24: The Paradise Trap, by Catherine Jinks.
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Library Lab for Kids: Discovery Days
North Regional Library
Thursday, July 24, 2–4 p.m.
Wednesday, July 30, 2–4 p.m.
Thursday, July 31, 2–4 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2–4 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2–4 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2–4 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2–4 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2–4 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2–4 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2–4 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2–4 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2–4 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2–4 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2–4 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2–4 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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Library Lab for Kids: Kaleidoscopes
Westonka Library
Thursday, July 24, 2–2:45 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6175.
Entering grades 1-6. Build a unique and colorful kaleidoscope to take home. Have fun exploring reflection and symmetry with bendable mirrors. Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with The Works; Sponsored by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library and MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Altoid Tin Mini-books
Augsburg Park Library
Thursday, July 24, 2–4 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6200.
Entering grades 7-12. Repurpose empty Altoid tins into journals with a natural theme. These tiny accordion books will have pockets for collecting, pages for recording your thoughts and plenty of room for making collages, and more. Materials included. 
Presented in collaboration with Three Rivers Park District; Sponsored by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library and MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Teen Book Club
Plymouth Library
Thursday, July 24, 2–3 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2–3 p.m.

Register Online or call 612-543-5825.
Entering grades 6-9. Join other teens to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the customer service desk prior to meeting.
Sponsored by Friends of the Plymouth Library.
What We're Reading:
July 24: Legend, by Marie Lu.
August 12: Battling Boy, by Paul Pope.
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Teen Anime Club
Maple Grove Library
Thursday, July 24, 2:30–4 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2:30–4 p.m.

For teens. Watch anime, discuss manga and share artwork. Something different every time! 
Sponsored by Friends of the Maple Grove Library.
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Girls Only Kids Book Club
Minnetonka Library
Thursday, July 24, 2–3 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5725.
Girls entering grades 4-6. Join other girls to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the service desk prior to meeting.
Sponsored by Friends of the Minnetonka Library.
What We're Reading:
June 26: Cornelia and the Audacious Escapades of the Somerset Sisters, by Blume, Lesley.
July 10: City of Ember, by DuPrau, Jeanne.
July 24: Theodosia and the Serpents of Chaos, by LaFevres, R.L..
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Guys Read Kids Book Club
Ridgedale Library
Thursday, July 24, 2–2:45 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8840.
Guys entering grades 4-6. Join other guys to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the children's information desk or reserve your own copy online prior to meeting.
Sponsored by Friends of the Ridgedale Library.
What We're Reading:
June 26: Meanwhile, by Jason Shiga.
July 10: Liar and Spy, by Rebecca Stead.
July 24: Skulduggery Pleasant, by Derek Landy.
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Art Out of the Box: Eye Wonder
Edina Library
Thursday, July 24, 2–3 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6325.
Entering grades 2-5. Discover artists' secrets and uncover illusions meant to trick the eye by looking closely at art from the Minneapolis Institute of Arts (http://new.artsmia.org/). Museum-trained teens will help you make art to hide your own secret messages. Materials provided.  
Presented in partnership with Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Sponsored by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library.
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Learn Together: Snapdragon Seeds Music
Walker Library
Thursday, July 24, 2–3 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8400.
All ages. Join us for an upbeat, fun and educational music performance that teaches rhymes, patterns, synonyms, sentence structure, songwriting, movement and the intellectual power of asking questions. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Hennepin County Library and MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Guys Read Kids Book Club
Oxboro Library
Thursday, July 24, 2–3 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2–3 p.m.

Register Online or call 612-543-5775.
Guys entering grades 4-6. Join other guys to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the information desk prior to meeting.
What We're Reading:
July 10: The strange case of Origami Yoda, by Tom Angleberger.
July 24: Secret science alliance and the copycat crook, by Eleanor Davis.
August 7: The mostly true adventures of Homer P. Figg, by Rodman Philbrick.
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Job Search Assistance
North Regional Library
Thursdays, June 5–Aug. 28, 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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New Yorker Discussion Group
Washburn Library
Thursdays, June 5–Aug. 28, 2–4 p.m.
The New Yorker magazine provides a unique mix of articles on current topics, literature and the arts. Join other New Yorker readers in discussing articles from the magazine. Participants are encouraged to take turns choosing articles and leading the discussions. Ask librarians to help you access The New Yorker magazine articles if needed.
Presented in collaboration with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
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Teen Book Club
St. Louis Park Library
Thursday, July 24, 3:30–4:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6125.
Entering grades 9-12. Join other teens to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the service desk prior to meeting.
Sponsored by Friends of the St. Louis Park Library.
What We're Reading:
June 26: The Fault in Our Stars, by Green, John.
July 24: Eleanor and Park, by Rowell, Rainbow.
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Franklin Teen Center: Young Achievers
Franklin Library
Thursdays, June 5–Aug. 28, 3–4:30 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! 
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Guys Read Teen Book Club
Ridgedale Library
Thursday, July 24, 3–4 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8840.
Guys entering grades 6-12. Join other guys to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the children's information desk or reserve your own copy online prior to meeting.
Sponsored by Friends of the Ridgedale Library.
What We're Reading:
June 26: Juvie Three, by Gordon Kormon.
July 10: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, by Ransom Riggs.
July 24: Dodger, by Terry Pratchett.
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Kids Book Club
Sumner Library
Thursdays, June 12–Aug. 21, 3–4 p.m.
Entering grades 4-6. Join other kids to talk about a great book! 
Sponsored by Friends of the Sumner Library.
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Teen Tech Workshop
Brooklyn Park Library
Thursday, July 24, 3–5 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Thursday, Aug. 14, 3–5 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 28, 3–5 p.m.

For teens. Get creative and make music, videos, animation and other projects using both high- and low-tech tools, everything from iPads to LEGOS® to wooden dowels. Led by the library's Teen Tech Squad. 
Made possible by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library through a grant from Youthprise.
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Franklin Teen Center: O.P.E.N. Time
Franklin Library
Thursdays, June 5–Aug. 28, 3–4 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! 
Made possible by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library through a grant from Youthprise.
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LEGO® Lab
Southdale Library
Thursday, July 24, 3–4:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5900.
Entering grades 1-5. 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 Southdale Library; Sponsored by the Friends of the Edina Library; Sponsored by the Friends of the Eden Prairie Library.
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Game On! Gaming Thursdays
Nokomis Library
Thursdays, June 5, June 12, June 26, July 3, July 10, July 24, July 31, Aug. 7, Aug. 14 & Aug. 28, 4:30 –6 p.m.
For teens. Play Xbox 360 or Magic: The Gathering games at the library! Materials provided. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Nokomis Library.
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Franklin Teen Center: Movies for Teens
Franklin Library
Thursdays, June 5–Aug. 28, 4 p.m.
For teens. Movie titles are chosen by teens to ensure your viewing pleasure. We have comfy couches and chairs - all we need is you! 
Made possible by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library through a grant from Youthprise.
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Conversation Circles
Minneapolis Central Library
4th Floor
Thursday, July 24, 4–6 p.m.
Saturday, July 26, 1–3 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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Adult Homework Help
Sumner Library
Thursday, July 24, 4–7:45 p.m.
Friday, July 25, 10 a.m. – noon
Monday, July 28, 4–7:45 p.m.
Thursday, July 31, 4–7:45 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 1, 10 a.m. – noon
Monday, Aug. 4, 4–7:45 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 4–7:45 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 8, 10 a.m. – noon
Monday, Aug. 11, 4–7:45 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 14, 4–7:45 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 15, 10 a.m. – noon
Monday, Aug. 18, 4–7:45 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 21, 4–7:45 p.m.
Friday, Aug. 22, 10 a.m. – noon
Monday, Aug. 25, 4–7:45 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 28, 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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Adult Reading Circle
Sumner Library
Thursdays, June 5, June 12, June 19, June 26, July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31, Aug. 7, Aug. 14, Aug. 21 & Aug. 28, 4:00 – 5 p.m.
Join adults who want to improve their reading skills. Have fun reading and sharing with others. 
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Writing Your Story
Sumner Library
Thursday, July 24, 4:30–6 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Thursday, July 31, 4:30–6 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Thursday, Aug. 7, 4:30–6 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Thursday, Aug. 14, 4:30–6 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Thursday, Aug. 21, 4:30–6 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Thursday, Aug. 28, 4:30–6 p.m. This session has been cancelled

Trained volunteers will support writers of all levels - ordinary people with tales to tell. Explore different ways to unleash your story. Bring your favorite pen and paper. You may start at any session. 
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Kids Jr. Book Club
Roosevelt Library
Thursday, July 24, 4–5 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 14, 4–5 p.m.

Register Online or call 612-543-6700.
Entering grades 2-3. Join other kids to talk about a great book! 
Sponsored by Friends of the Roosevelt Library.
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Genealogy Research: Assistance
Minneapolis Central Library
4th Floor
Thursday, July 24, 5–8 p.m.
Tuesday, July 29, 5–8 p.m.
Wednesday, July 30, 10:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

A genealogy volunteer will help you get started or offer suggestions on where to find more useful genealogy information. No appointment necessary.  
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Adult Manga Club
Brookdale Library
Thursday, July 24, 5–7 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 14, 5–7 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 28, 5–7 p.m.

Discuss manga, share artwork, watch videos and more! 
Sponsored by the Anime Twin Cities.
What We're Reading:
June 12: xxxHOLiC, by CLAMP (Mangaka group).
June 26: Tiger & Bunny, by Mizuki Sakakibara.
July 10: Koshun Takami, by Battle Royale.
July 24: Blood-C, by Ranmaru Kotone.
August 14: Pandora Hearts, by Jun Mochizuki.
August 28: Blood-C, by Ranmaru Kotone.
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Work of Art +: Build Your Own Website
Pierre Bottineau Library
Thursdays, July 17–31, 5:30–8 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6850.
Get an introduction to portfolio-style websites and how to build and manage a WordPress© site.  Register only if you can attend all three workshops.
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Presented in collaboration with Springboard for the Arts.
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Skateboard Art
Northeast Library
Thursday, July 24, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6775.
Entering grades 7-12. Using permanent markers and templates, create art on a skateboard deck. Materials provided. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Hennepin County Library and MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Friends Meeting
Northeast Library
Thursday, July 24, 6:30–8 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 28, 6:30–8 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. 
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Game On! Board Games
Rogers Library
Thursday, July 24, 6–8 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6050.
All ages. Join us for an exciting time of playing board games! 
Sponsored by Friends of the Rogers Library.
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Teen Anime Club
Champlin Library
Thursdays, June 26 July 24, 6 –7:30 p.m.
For teens. Watch anime, discuss manga and share artwork. Something different every time! 
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Socrates Café
Ridgedale Library
Thursdays, June 5–Aug. 28, 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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Cloud Computing: Microsoft Office Web Apps and Google Docs
Brookdale Library
Thursday, July 24, noon–1:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 6:30–8 p.m.

Register Online or call 612-543-5600.
Learn about Google Docs and Microsoft Office Web Apps, free Web-based applications for creating documents, spreadsheets, and more. (Familiarity with Internet and email use required.) Handout 
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Computer Skills Workshop
Southdale Library
Thursday, July 24, noon–1:30 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 21, noon–1:30 p.m.

Register Online or call 612-543-5900.
Work on projects and practice skills from using the mouse and keyboarding to using email and Microsoft Office with our software instructors and volunteer assistants. 
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