As the summer fades away and many of us return to back-to-school routines, we at the Library are looking forward to partnering with you in the pursuit of learning and graduation. Read the success story of an adult learner and check the many resources for completing school assignments. more...
4,700 more downloadable audiobooks available
Hennepin County residents of all ages who also are HCL card holders can download popular fiction and nonfiction audiobooks from OneClickdigital.
Penn Lake and Walker libraries under renovation Both Penn Lake and Walker libraries will be undergoing renovation. Penn Lake will reopen mid-September and Walker will close Sept. 22, 2012, and reopen in 2014.
Choose to Reuse Directory at your library Reuse: easy on the environment, easy on your pocketbook! Pick up a coupon book at any Hennepin County Library in October. Learn more about Hennepin County’s Choose to Reuse.
Tiptoe through the 60s Dig out those flower-power bell bottoms! Relive the unforgettable music and stories of the 60s in a sing-along on Oct. 18.
Tracing your family roots Where and how to start? Connect with genealogy experts and community organizations on Nov. 3 at Minneapolis Central’s Family History Fair and attend any of the genealogy programs offered at libraries throughout the system.
Rembrandt: read and tour Teens: read Susan Runholt′s “The Mystery of the Third Lucretia” and tour the Rembrandt exhibit at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts with the author.
Meet your favorite authors (some programs include books for purchase and signing): Frederick Blanch • Brenda J. Child • Club Book • Sal Di Leo • Monica Ferris • Carla Hagen • Ray Harris • Ellen Hart • Kevin Kling • Jim Klobuchar • Julie Kramer • Ray Meadows • Larry Millet • Darby Nelson • Pen Pals Lecture Series • Larry Watson • Talk of the Stacks