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Events for Wednesday, July 30

Game On!
Brookdale Library
Wednesday, July 30, 3–5 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 3–5 p.m.

Play a variety of Wii and PS2 games at the library, all on the big screen! 
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Art Out of the Box: Eye Wonder
Brooklyn Park Library
Wednesday, July 30, 2–3 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6225.
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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Girls Only Kids Book Club
Edina Library
Wednesday, July 30, 11–11:45 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6325.
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 the Friends of the Edina Library.
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Live Show! Schiffelly Puppets
Excelsior Library
Wednesday, July 30, 10:30 a.m.
Held at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 301 County Road 19, Excelsior
The classic fairy tale of the girl with the long hair gets an updated twist in this parody “Rupunzel, Rupunzel, Let Down Your Golden… Stair? Or This Isn’t a Mother Goose Tale Folks!” 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Excelsior Library.
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Library Lab for Kids: Kaleidoscopes
Hopkins Library
Wednesday, July 30, 2–2:45 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6400.
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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Guys Read Kids Book Club
Maple Grove Library
Wednesday, July 30, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6450.
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.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Maple Grove Library.
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Live Show! Bill the Juggler
Oxboro Library
Wednesday, July 30, 2 p.m.
Bill the Juggler will amaze and delight audiences by juggling things that just shouldn't be juggled, such as bowling balls, rubber chickens and other odd objects. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Oxboro Library.
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Learn Together: Reading With Horse Power!
Rockford Road Library
Wednesday, July 30, 10–11 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5875.
All ages. Learn all about horses through stories. At the end of the event, you will be able to pet and interact with a live miniature horse. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library and MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Game On! Puzzlemania
Franklin Library
Wednesdays, June 11, June 18, June 25, July 2, July 9, July 16, July 23, July 30, Aug. 13 & Aug. 20, 2 p.m.
Enjoy a variety of fun and challenging puzzles and games! Something different every week. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library.
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Camp Bookawocky
Franklin Library
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 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 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
Sumner Library
Wednesdays, June 11–Aug. 27, 2:30–3:30 p.m.
Entering grades 2-3. Join other kids to talk about a great book! 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Sumner Library.
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