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Events for Sep 30, 2014

Master Gardener: Putting Your Yard and Garden to Bed
Champlin Library
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 6–7:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6250.
It's late fall and time to prepare your yard and garden for winter. Learn proper techniques of composting, pruning, protecting shrubs, winterizing roses and covering perennials. We'll also discuss landscape plants, which are admired for their beauty in winter. 
Presented in collaboration with Hennepin County Master Gardeners, University of Minnesota Extension.
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Baby Storytime
Nokomis Library
Tuesdays, September 9, Sept. 16, Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14, Oct. 28, Nov. 4 & Nov. 18, 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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Baby Storytime
Edina Library
Tuesdays, September 2, Sept. 9, Sept. 16, Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14 & Oct. 28, 9:30 a.m. Oct 7 session is cancelled.
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
Northeast Library
Tuesdays, Sept. 23–Nov. 4, 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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Baby Storytime
Augsburg Park Library
Tuesdays, Sept. 9–30, 9:30 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6200.
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
Rogers Library
Tuesdays, Sept. 16–Oct. 21, 9:30 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6050.
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
Brookdale Library
Tuesdays, September 9, Sept. 16, Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4 & Nov. 18, 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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Family Storytime
Rockford Road Library
Tuesdays, September 9, Sept. 16, Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, Nov. 18 & Nov. 25, 10:00 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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Tuesdays With a Scholar
Southdale Library
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 10–11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 10–11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 10–11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 10–11:30 a.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 10–11:30 a.m.

Join local scholars for weekly lectures and discussions about timely and fascinating topics, from brain science to international politics. 
Presented in partnership with University of Minnesota.
September 16: Humanity Should Be Learned From the Past
September 23: Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate?
September 30: The Vatican Diaries
October 7: Generation of Wealth: Story of Control Data
October 14: Japanese Internment Experience
October 21: Somali Diaspora: Minnesota
October 28: Visions and Visionaries
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Family Storytime
Maple Grove Library
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
Westonka Library
Tuesdays, September 9, Sept. 16, Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, Nov. 18 & Nov. 25, 10:00 – 10:45 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6175.
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
Northeast Library
Tuesdays, September 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4 & Nov. 18, 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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Family Storytime
Penn Lake Library
Tuesdays, September 16, Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, Nov. 18 & Nov. 25, 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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Family Storytime
Brooklyn Park Library
Tuesdays, September 9, Sept. 16, Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, Nov. 18 & Nov. 25, 10:00 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6225.
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
Wayzata Library
Tuesdays, September 16, Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4 & Nov. 18, 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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Family Storytime
Ridgedale Library
Tuesdays, Sept. 16–Nov. 4, 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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Baby Storytime
Edina Library
Tuesdays, September 2, Sept. 9, Sept. 16, Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14 & Oct. 28, 11 a.m.  Oct 7 session is cancelled.
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
Westonka Library
Tuesdays, September 9, Sept. 16, Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, Nov. 18 & Nov. 25, 11:00 – 11:45 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6175.
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
Rockford Road Library
Tuesdays, September 9, Sept. 16, Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, Nov. 18 & Nov. 25, 11:00 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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Library Lab for Kids: Discovery Days
North Regional Library
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
North Regional Library
Sept. 2 – Nov. 25
Mon., Tues., and Thurs., 3:30-7 p.m. (except Oct. 16 and Nov. 11)

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
Roosevelt Library
Sept. 9 – Nov. 18
Tues., 3:30-7:30 p.m. (except Oct. 14 and Nov. 11)

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
Sept. 2 – Nov. 22
Tues., Wed., and Thurs., 3:30-7:30 p.m. (except Oct. 14, 15, 16, and Nov. 11)

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
Augsburg Park Library
Sept. 8 – Nov. 19
Mon., Tues., and Wed., 3-7 p.m. (except Nov. 11)

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
Brookdale Library
Sept. 8 – Nov. 24
Mon., Tues., and Wed., 3:30-7:30 p.m. (except Oct. 15 and Nov. 11)

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
Sept. 22 – Nov. 20
Mon. and Tues., 3:30-7:30 p.m.; Thurs. 3:30-7:30 p.m. (except Oct. 16 and Nov. 11)

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
Room N-402
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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World War I: 1914-2014
Edina Library
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 4–5:30 p.m.
Location: Fireside Room, Edina Senior Center, below the library
Register Online or call 612-543-6325.
Many issues in contemporary foreign policy are rooted in World War I. This monumental war redrew the maps of Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Retired Foreign Service officer and media commentator Tom Hanson will speak. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Edina Library; Sponsored by the Edina Senior Center.
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K-12 Homework Help
Brooklyn Park Library
Sept. 2 – Nov. 25
Mon., Tues., and Wed., 4:30-7:30 p.m.; Sun., 3-5 p.m. (except Oct. 15, 19, 22, and Nov. 11)

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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Genealogy Research: Assistance
Minneapolis Central Library
4th Floor
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 5–8 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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Franklin Teen Center: 4-H Mentoring
Franklin Library
Tuesdays, September 2, Sept. 9, Sept. 16, Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, Nov. 18 & Nov. 25, 5 – 7 p.m.
For teens. We do everything from urban gardening to digital photo/video to theater. 
Made possible by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library through a grant from Youthprise; Presented in partnership with University of Minnesota.
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Family Storytime
Roosevelt Library
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 6:30p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 6:30 p.m.  This session has been cancelled

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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Excel Basics for Building Job Skills
Minneapolis Central Library
Best Buy Learning Lab
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 6–8 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8000.
Excel is used in the workplace for accounting, tracking inventory and organizing data. Learn how to work with spreadsheets, create formulas and build a budget.
Presented by Science Museum of Minnesota - Computer Education
Sponsored by MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency) 
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iPad Apps and Your Prereader
St. Anthony Library
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 6:30 p.m.
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First Pages for Adults: Fall Poetry
Maple Plain Library
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 6:30–8 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5700.
Summer is over and now the world outside is changing. Capture the sights, sounds, smells and tastes of the new season on the page by learning how to write poems inspired by the season. 
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: Erin Hart
Plymouth Library
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 7–8 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5825.
Join Hart as she discusses her award-winning crime novels set in the mysterious boglands of Ireland. Irish button accordion master, author and storyteller Paddy O'Brien will join the conversation. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Sponsored by Friends of the Plymouth Library.
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Finding Historical Information
Minneapolis Central Library
Doty Board Room
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 7–8:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8000.
Interested in researching an historical event, place, person or thing? Have a favorite history-related website or HCL database? Join us as we explore and share useful resources. 
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Franklin Teen Center: O.P.E.N. Time
Franklin Library
Tuesdays, September 2, Sept. 9, Sept. 16, Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4 & Nov. 18, 7 –8 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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Opera Viva! Kick-Off Performance
Ridgedale Library
Tuesday, Sept. 30, 7 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8840.
Celebrate the kick-off to the Minnesota Opera's season-long residency by attending this concert of operatic proportions! Opera favorites will be performed by Minnesota Opera Artists and will be a feast for the eyes and ears! 
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Presented in collaboration with Minnesota Opera.
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