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Events for Jul 28, 2014

Teen Book Club Online
Online Library
July 28–August 1
Register Online or call 612-543-8529.
Entering grades 6-8. Join other teens (guys and girls) to talk about a great book! Participate in the book discussion online through www.hclib.org/summerreading, Monday-Friday, any time of day. We will have a daily discussion question, opinion polls and trivia. You must have a current email address (may use family email) and Internet access (you can use a computer at the library, at home or a mobile device) to participate. 
What We're Reading:
July 28: Liar & Spy, by Rebecca Stead.
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Camp Bookawocky
North Regional Library
Tuesday, July 22, 1–5 p.m.
Wednesday, July 23, 1–5 p.m.
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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Family Storytime
Ridgedale Library
Mondays, July 7–28, 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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Family Storytime
Champlin Library
Mondays, June 30–Aug. 4, 10 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6250.
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
Brooklyn Park Library
Mondays, June 9, June 16, June 23, June 30, July 14, July 21 & July 28, 10:30 a.m. 
Register Online or call 612-543-6225.
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
Oxboro Library
Mondays, June 9–July 28, 10:30 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5775.
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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Job Counseling
Brookdale Library
Monday, July 28, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 4, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 11, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 18, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 25, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

A job counselor will be available to guide and assist you in achieving your employment goals. 
Presented in partnership with Goodwill/Easter Seals.
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Genealogy Research: Online Resources
Ridgedale Library
Monday, July 28, 10 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8840.
Uncover valuable family history information with two free genealogy tools you can use at the Library or online from anywhere with your library card. Includes brief demonstrations of Ancestry Library Edition and HeritageQuest. 
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Tour Minneapolis Central Library
Minneapolis Central Library
Welcome Station
Mondays, June 9, June 23, July 14, July 28, Aug. 11 & Aug. 25, 1:00 p.m.
Tour this stunning Cesar Pelli-designed library with a green roof, four fireplaces, an art gallery, a piano room, four-story atrium and 2.4 million items in the collection -- including government documents and much more! Families welcome. Groups of 15 or more, or with mobility issues, contact: Rochelle, 612-543-8120, rhenry@hclib.org 
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Library Lab for Kids: Illustrate a Myth
Walker Library
Monday, July 28, 1–3 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8400.
Entering grades 4-6. Draw characters and creatures inspired by fantasies, myths, legends and sci-fi. Perfect for Percy Jackson fans! Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with Minnetonka Center for the Arts; Sponsored by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library and MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Creating Comics
Golden Valley Library
Monday, July 28, 1 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6375.
Entering grades 4-6. Create your own comic book character in this cartooning workshop. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Golden Valley Library.
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Camp Bookawocky
Franklin Library
Tuesday, July 22, 1–5 p.m.
Wednesday, July 23, 1–5 p.m.
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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Learn Together: Music With Paul Spring
Osseo Library
Monday, July 28, 2–3 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5750.
All ages. Folksinger Paul Spring will share his original songs about characters from children's literature. Join us for this participatory, literary, musical escapade! 
Sponsored by Friends of the Hennepin County Library and MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Art Out of the Box: Eye Wonder
East Lake Library
Monday, July 28, 2–3 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8425.
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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Movie Matinee Mondays
Penn Lake Library
Monday, July 28, 2p.m.
For families. Enjoy family-friendly movies for all ages. Movies are projected on the wall for big-screen viewing. Bring your own blankets and pillows for snuggling! 
Sponsored by Friends of the Penn Lake Library.
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Kids Fantasy Book Club
Southdale Library
Monday, July 28, 2 p.m.
Tuesday, July 29, 2 p.m.

Location: Tuesday, July 29: Augsburg Park Library, 7100 Nicollet Ave. S., Richfield
Register Online or call 612-543-5900.
Entering grades 4-6. Join other kids to talk about a great fantasy book! Lending copies may be picked up at the information desk prior to meeting. Tuesday, July 29: Meet at Augsburg Park Library to meet author Anne Ursu who will discuss her book, "Breadcrumbs."
Sponsored by Friends of the Southdale Library.
What We're Reading:
July 28: Breadcrumbs, by Anne Ursu.
July 29: Breadcrumbs, by Anne Ursu.
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Microsoft PowerPoint: Basics
Eden Prairie Library
Monday, July 28, 2–3:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6275.
Learn to create presentations and use the ribbon to create a basic slide show. Handout 
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Kids Book Club
Pierre Bottineau Library
Monday, July 28, 3–4:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6850.
Entering grades 4-6. 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:
July 28: Everything on a waffle, by Horvath, Polly.
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SCORE® Small Business Consultations
Southdale Library
Monday, July 28, 4–6 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 11, 4–6 p.m.

Meet with a business counselor to develop your business plan, discuss a new idea or tackle a business problem. Consultations are free and confidential. Walk-ins are welcome or call 952-938-4570 to make an appointment. Visit the SCORE website at www.minneapolis.score.org for details. 
Presented in partnership with SCORE.
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Microsoft Excel: Basics
North Regional Library
Monday, July 28, 4:30–6 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8450.
Learn the basics of working with an Excel spreadsheet: navigation, entering data and using formulas. Handout 
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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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Work of Art: Pricing Your Work
North Regional Library
Monday, July 28, 5:30–8 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8450.
How can you ensure that you are compensated fairly for the art you create? Learn what to consider when setting a price for your work or the services you provide. 
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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Girls Only Kids Book Club
Southdale Library
Mondays, June 16, July 7 & July 28, 5:00 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5900.
Girls entering grades 4-6. Join other girls to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the information desk prior to meeting.
Sponsored by Friends of the Southdale Library.
What We're Reading:
June 16: Countdown, by Deborah Wiles.
July 7: Lions of Little Rock, by Kristin Levine.
July 28: Three times lucky, by Sheila Turnage.
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Movie Mondays
Rockford Road Library
Monday, July 28, 6p.m.
For families. Join us for blockbuster family films shown on the big screen. Bring your own blankets and pillows for snuggling! 
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
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eBook Basics
Eden Prairie Library
Monday, July 28, 6–8 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 16, 10 a.m. – noon
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 6–8 p.m.

Register Online or call 612-543-6275.
Learn how to search for, select, download and use eBooks from the HCL website on your personal eReader device or computer. 
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Microsoft Excel: Charts and Graphs
North Regional Library
Monday, July 28, 6:30–8 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8450.
Learn to create and integrate graphs and charts into your Excel spreadsheets. Handout 
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Computer Skills Workshop
North Regional Library
Monday, July 28, noon–1:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 31, noon–1:30 p.m.

Register Online or call 612-543-8450.
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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Computer Skills Workshop
Eden Prairie Library
Monday, July 28, noon–1:30 p.m.
Thursday, July 31, 2:30–4 p.m.
Monday, Aug. 25, noon–1:30 p.m.

Register Online or call 612-543-6275.
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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