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Events for Sep 27, 2014

Baby Storytime
Roosevelt Library
Saturdays, Sept. 13–Oct. 11, 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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Conversation Circles
Brooklyn Park Library
Saturdays, Sept. 6–Nov. 22, 10–11:30 a.m.
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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Baby Storytime
Linden Hills Library
Saturdays, Sept. 6–27, 10:30 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6825.
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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Paws to Read With an Animal
Southdale Library
Saturdays, September 27 Nov. 1, 10:30 a.m. – noon 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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STEM Exploration Day
Eden Prairie Library
Saturday, Sept. 27, 10:30a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6275.
Grade 1 and up with a caregiver. Learn together by creating a sound sandwich, experimenting with rainbow glasses and building a bridge. 
Presented in collaboration with The Works; Sponsored by the MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Adult Homework Help
Minneapolis Central Library
4th Floor
Sunday, Sept. 14, 1–3 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 20, 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 21, 1–3 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 27, 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday, Sept. 28, 1–3 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 4, 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 5, 1–3 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 12, 1–3 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 18, 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 19, 1–3 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 25, 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 26, 1–3 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 1, 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 2, 1–3 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 8, 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 9, 1–3 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 15, 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 16, 1–3 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 22, 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 23, 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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Clear Clutter and Organize Your Home
Penn Lake Library
Saturday, Sept. 27, 10 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5800.
Constantly losing things? Feeling like there's too much stuff? Professional organizer Barbara Tako, author of "Clutter Clearing Choices" will teach tips and tricks to declutter and organize. Learn how to simplify your life so you have more free time and energy! Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Sponsored by Friends of the Penn Lake Library.
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Dance Together
Brooklyn Park Library
Saturdays, Sept. 20–Oct. 4, 10:30–11:15 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6225.
For children 1 and up. Dance with your child to develop their physical, social and literacy skills. A maximum of 2 caregivers may attend with each child.  
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Presented in collaboration with Young Dance.
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MacPhail Center for Music: Sing, Play, Learn!
Nokomis Library
Saturdays, Sept. 6–27, 10:30–11:15 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6800.
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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Family Storytime
Webber Park Library
Saturdays, Sept. 6–Nov. 29, 11–11:30 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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K-12 Homework Help
Hosmer Library
Monday, Sept. 15, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 17, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 20, 1–4:30 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 22, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Sept. 27, 1–4:30 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 29, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 4, 1–4:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 6, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 11, 1–4:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 13, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 20, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 25, 1–4:30 p.m.
Monday, Oct. 27, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 29, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 1, 1–4:30 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 3, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 8, 1–4:30 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 10, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 15, 1–4:30 p.m.
Monday, Nov. 17, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 3:30–7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 22, 1–4:30 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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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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LEGO® Lab
Linden Hills Library
Saturday, Sept. 27, 1–4 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m. – 1 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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Author Talk: Guthema Roba
Hopkins Library
Saturday, Sept. 27, 1 p.m.
Ethiopian poet and Golden Valley librarian Roba will read from his newest book of meditational poetry, “Wake Up and Roar.” He invites all to “come and drink from the sea of this love.” Roba leads a monthly poetry discussion group at the Golden Valley Library. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Sponsored by Friends of the Hopkins Library.
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Work of Art: Your Promotional Toolkit
Golden Valley Library
Saturday, Sept. 27, 1–3:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6375.
What should be in your portfolio? Learn about targeting your résumé, choosing a work sample, and composing the catalog page that accompanies it. Feel free to bring promotional materials along for review. 
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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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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Hosmer World Music Concert Series
Hosmer Library
Saturdays, Sept. 20–Nov. 29, 2 p.m.
Enjoy live music from around the world! 
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.
What We're Reading:
September 20: Ensemble Limousin
September 27: Axolotl
October 4: Daithi Sproule
October 11: Begonia Orive & James Allen
October 18: Nordic Bees
October 25: Up the Mountain, Down the Mountain
November 1: Kyle Fosburgh & Christoph Bruhn
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Adult Homework Help
Brooklyn Park Library
Saturdays, September 13, Sept. 20, Sept. 27, Oct. 4, Oct. 11, Oct. 18, Oct. 25, Nov. 8, Nov. 15 & Nov. 22, 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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Teen Book Club
Eden Prairie Library
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2–3:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2–3:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 22, 2–3:30 p.m.

Register Online or call 612-543-6275.
Grades 7-12. Join other teens to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the information desk prior to meeting.
Sponsored by Friends of the Eden Prairie Library.
What We're Reading:
September 27: Okay For Now, by Gary D. Schmidt.
October 25: To be determined.
November 22: To be determined.
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Global Folk: Flamenco
Rockford Road Library
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2–3 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5875.
All ages. Flamenco guitar master Michael Hauser will get you moving with this intrinsically Spanish folk music. 
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
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Paint It Green: See-D Mosaic
St. Anthony Library
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2–3:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6075.
K-grade 6. Create a mosaic from a variety of seeds from beans to lentils. Bring your seed art home in its own ready-made frame using an old CD case. Materials provided. 
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Presented in collaboration with ArtStart.
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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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Conversation Circles
Hosmer Library
Saturdays, September 6, Sept. 13, Sept. 20, Sept. 27, Oct. 4, Oct. 11, Oct. 18, Oct. 25, Nov. 1, Nov. 8, Nov. 22 & Nov. 29, 12:00 – 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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Identity Theft
Brooklyn Park Library
Saturday, Sept. 27, 12:30–1:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6225.
Modern day criminals target children, low-mid income families and seniors, and create financial hardship. Topics include the top 10 scams to steal your information, how your personal data is used, how to protect you and your family, and what to do before you become a victim. 
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