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Events for Jul 26, 2014

Used Book Sale
Brooklyn Park Library
Saturday, July 26, 9a.m. – 3 p.m.
Bargain hunters and book lovers take note: the Friends of the Library will hold a sale of hundreds of adult 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 Most books are withdrawn from the Hennepin County Library system or donated by the public.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. 
Adult materials only.
Book donations accepted at the library.
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Baby Storytime
Roosevelt Library
Saturdays, July 12–Aug. 16, 9:30 a.m.
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Baby Storytime
Nokomis Library
Saturdays, June 7–Aug. 16, 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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Dance Together
Walker Library
Saturdays, July 12–26, 10:30–11:15 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8400.
For children 1 and up. Dance with your child to develop their physical, social and literacy skills. Registered caregivers may bring one or two children. 
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Presented in collaboration with Young Dance.
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Adult Homework Help
Minneapolis Central Library
4th Floor
Saturday, July 26, 10:30a.m.–3 p.m.
Sunday, July 27, 1–3 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
Brooklyn Park Library
Saturdays, June 7, June 14, June 21, June 28, July 12, July 19, July 26, Aug. 2, Aug. 9, Aug. 16 & Aug. 23, 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. Jul 26 session is cancelled.
Register Online or call 612-543-6225.
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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Learn Together: Reptiles and Amphibians
Hosmer Library
Saturday, July 26, 10:30 a.m.
For families. Meet a variety of reptile and amphibian ambassadors as you discover some of the amazing adaptations these scaly and slimy animals possess. Learn why amphibians are called "environmental indicators" and how fingernails and snake scales are related! 
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Small Business Start-up Guidelines
Minneapolis Central Library
RKMC Meeting Room
Saturday, July 26, 10a.m.–noon
Register Online or call 612-543-8000.
Find out what needs to be considered for a small business start-up and what resources are available to help you succeed. Focus: the business plan, its organization, issues and preparation techniques. 
Presented in partnership with SCORE.
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Southdale Library
Saturday, July 26, 10:30a.m.–noon
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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Paws to Read With an Animal
Pierre Bottineau Library
Saturday, July 26, 11a.m.–12:30 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. 
Presented in collaboration with North Star Therapy Animals.
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Family Storytime
Webber Park Library
Saturdays, June 7, June 14, June 21, July 12, July 19, July 26, Aug. 2, Aug. 9, Aug. 16 & Aug. 30, 11:00 a.m.–noon p.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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Conversation Circles
Minneapolis Central Library
4th Floor
Wednesday, July 23, 4–6 p.m.
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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LEGO® Lab
Rockford Road Library
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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Adult Homework Help
Brooklyn Park Library
Saturdays, June 14, June 21, June 28, July 12, July 19, July 26, Aug. 2, Aug. 9, Aug. 16 & Aug. 23, 2:00 – 5 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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Hosmer World Music Concert Series
Hosmer Library
Saturdays, June 14, June 21, June 28, July 12, July 19, July 26, Aug. 2, Aug. 9, Aug. 16 & Aug. 23, 2:00 p.m.
Sorry, this event has been cancelled. Sponsored by Friends of the Hosmer Library; Sponsored by the This program is made possible by a grant from the Metropolitan Regional Arts Council in collaboration with the Lyndale Neighborhood Association, the Bryant Neighborhood Organization and KFAI Radio.
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Hopkins Library
Saturday, July 26, 2–3:30 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. Arrive between 2-3 p.m. to sign up for a time slot.
Presented in collaboration with North Star Therapy Animals.
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Washburn Library
Saturday, July 26, 2:30–4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 23, 2:30–4:30 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. 
Presented in collaboration with North Star Therapy Animals.
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LEGO® Lab
Oxboro Library
Saturday, July 26, 2–4 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. 
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Conversation Circles
Hosmer Library
Saturdays, June 7–Aug. 30, noon–2 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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