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Events for Thursday, July 24

Art Out of the Box: Eye Wonder
Edina Library
Thursday, July 24, 2–3 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6325.
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 the Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Sponsored by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library.
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Kids Jr. Book Club
Hopkins Library
Thursday, July 24, 1:30–2 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6400.
Entering grades 2-3. Join other kids to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the information desk prior to meeting.
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Guys Read Kids Book Club
Hopkins Library
Thursday, July 24, 2:30–3:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6400.
Guys entering grades 4-6. Join other guys to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the information desk prior to meeting.
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Girls Only Kids Book Club
Minnetonka Library
Thursday, July 24, 2–3 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5725.
Girls entering grades 4-6. Join other girls to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the service desk prior to meeting.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Minnetonka Library.
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Guys Read Kids Book Club
Oxboro Library
Thursday, July 24, 2–3 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2–3 p.m.

Register Online or call 612-543-5775.
Guys entering grades 4-6. Join other guys to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the information desk prior to meeting.
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Girls Only Jr. Book Club
Ridgedale Library
Thursday, July 24, 9:30–10:30 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8847.
Girls entering grades 2-3. Join other girls to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the children's information desk or reserve your own copy online prior to meeting.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ridgedale Library.
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Guys Read Jr. Book Club
Ridgedale Library
Thursday, July 24, 1–1:45 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8847.
Guys entering grades 2-3. Join other guys to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the children's information desk or reserve your own copy online prior to meeting.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ridgedale Library.
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Guys Read Kids Book Club
Ridgedale Library
Thursday, July 24, 2–2:45 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8847.
Guys entering grades 4-6. Join other guys to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the children's information desk or reserve your own copy online prior to meeting.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ridgedale Library.
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Girls Only Kids Book Club
Ridgedale Library
Thursdays, June 26, July 10 & July 24, 11 a.m. – noon p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8847.
Girls entering grades 4-6. Join other girls to talk about a great book! Author Sheila O'Connor will speak on July 10. Lending copies may be picked up at the children's information desk or reserve your own copy online prior to meeting.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Ridgedale Library.
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Game On! Board Games
Rogers Library
Thursday, July 24, 6–8 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6050.
All ages. Join us for an exciting time of playing board games! 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Rogers Library.
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Girls Only Kids Book Club
St. Louis Park Library
Thursdays, June 19, June 26, July 10, July 17 & July 24, 1:00 –1:45 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6125.
Girls entering grades 4-6. Join other girls to talk about a great book! Lending copies of the first book may be picked up at the service desk starting June 2.
Sponsored by the Friends of the St. Louis Park Library.
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LEGO® Lab
Southdale Library
Thursday, July 24, 3–4:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5914.
Entering grades 1-5. Calling all future engineers and architects! We've got the bricks, but we need you to bring your imagination. No experience necessary. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Southdale Library; Sponsored by the Friends of the Edina Library; Sponsored by the Friends of the Eden Prairie Library.
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Library Lab for Kids: Kaleidoscopes
Westonka Library
Thursday, July 24, 2–2:45 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6175.
Entering grades 1-6. Build a unique and colorful kaleidoscope to take home. Have fun exploring reflection and symmetry with bendable mirrors. Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the The Works; Sponsored by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library and MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Library Lab for Kids: Timber!
East Lake Library
Thursday, July 24, 10:30a.m.–noon
Register Online or call 612-543-8425.
Entering grades 1-2. Take a photo scavenger hunt, learn about the life cycle of a tree and transfer a photo to a wooden necklace. Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the Three Rivers Park District; Sponsored by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library and MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Camp Bookawocky
Franklin Library
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.

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 the Minnesota Literacy Council and AmeriCorps VISTA.
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Library Lab for Kids: Discovery Days
North Regional Library
Wednesday, July 23, 2–4 p.m.
Thursday, July 24, 2–4 p.m.
Wednesday, July 30, 2–4 p.m.
Thursday, July 31, 2–4 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2–4 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 6, 2–4 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2–4 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2–4 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2–4 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2–4 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2–4 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2–4 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2–4 p.m.
Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2–4 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2–4 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 28, 2–4 p.m.

Check out the Discovery Room where you'll have minds-on, hands-on fun, with new themed activities each week. 
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Camp Bookawocky
North Regional Library
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.

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 the Minnesota Literacy Council and AmeriCorps VISTA.
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Kids Jr. Book Club
Roosevelt Library
Thursday, July 24, 4–5 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 14, 4–5 p.m.

Register Online or call 612-543-6700.
Entering grades 2-3. Join other kids to talk about a great book! 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Roosevelt Library.
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Kids Book Club
Sumner Library
Thursdays, June 12–Aug. 21, 3–4 p.m.
Entering grades 4-6. Join other kids to talk about a great book! 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Sumner Library.
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Learn Together: Snapdragon Seeds Music
Walker Library
Thursday, July 24, 2–3 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8400.
All ages. Join us for an upbeat, fun and educational music performance that teaches rhymes, patterns, synonyms, sentence structure, songwriting, movement and the intellectual power of asking questions. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library and MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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