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Library Lab for Kids: Discovery Days
North Regional Library
Tuesday, Sept. 16, 3–5 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 18, 3–5 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 22, 3–5 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 3–5 p.m.
Thursday, Sept. 25, 3–5 p.m.
Monday, Sept. 29, 3–5 p.m. This session has been cancelled
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.

Check out the Discovery Room where you'll have minds-on, hands-on fun, with new themed activities each week. 
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Sumner Library
Thursday, Sept. 18, 5:30–7 p.m.
Thursday, Oct. 16, 5:30–7 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 5:30–7 p.m.

Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. 
Presented in collaboration with the North Star Therapy Animals.
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Brookdale Library
Thursday, Sept. 18, 6–7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 5, 1–2:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 9, 1–2:30 p.m.

Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. Time slots are 15 minutes.
Presented in collaboration with the North Star Therapy Animals.
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Library Lab for Kids: Origami
Penn Lake Library
Saturday, Sept. 20, 10 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5800.
All ages. Celebrate autumn and create cool paper art with a local origami master. Materials provided. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Penn Lake Library.
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STEM Exploration Day
North Regional Library
Saturday, Sept. 20, 2–4 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8450.
Grade 1 and up with a caregiver. Learn together by creating a sound sandwich, experimenting with rainbow glasses and building a bridge. 
Presented in collaboration with the The Works; Sponsored by the MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Nokomis Library
Saturday, Sept. 20, 2:30–4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Oct. 18, 2:30–4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2:30–4:30 p.m.

Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. 
Presented in collaboration with the Reading Education Assistance Dogs.
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Paws to Read With an Animal
St. Louis Park Library
Sunday, Sept. 21, 1–2:30 p.m.
Sunday, Oct. 19, 1–2:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 16, 1–2:30 p.m.

Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. Time slots are 15 minutes.
Presented in collaboration with the North Star Therapy Animals.
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Girls Only Kids Book Club
Augsburg Park Library
Monday, Sept. 22, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6200.
Girls in 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 Augsburg Park Library.
What We're Reading:
September 22: The Music of Dolphins, by Karen Hesse.
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LEGO® Lab
Southdale Library
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 3:30–5 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5914.
K-grade 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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Guys Read Kids Book Club
Augsburg Park Library
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 6:30–7:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6200.
Guys in 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 Augsburg Park Library.
What We're Reading:
September 23: Sidekicked, by John David Anderson .
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STEM Exploration Day
Eden Prairie Library
Saturday, Sept. 27, 10:30a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6275.
Grade 1 and up with a caregiver. Learn together by creating a sound sandwich, experimenting with rainbow glasses and building a bridge. 
Presented in collaboration with the The Works; Sponsored by the MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Southdale Library
Saturdays, September 27 Nov. 1, 10:30 a.m.–noon p.m.
Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. 
Presented in collaboration with the North Star Therapy Animals.
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LEGO® Lab
Linden Hills Library
Saturday, Sept. 27, 1–4 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 15, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Calling all future engineers and architects! We've got the bricks, but we need you to bring your imagination. No experience necessary. 
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Global Folk: Flamenco
Rockford Road Library
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2–3 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5875.
All ages. Flamenco guitar master Michael Hauser will get you moving with this intrinsically Spanish folk music. 
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Paint It Green: See-D Mosaic
St. Anthony Library
Saturday, Sept. 27, 2–3:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6075.
K-grade 6. Create a mosaic from a variety of seeds from beans to lentils. Bring your seed art home in its own ready-made frame using an old CD case. Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the ArtStart.
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STEM Exploration Day
Ridgedale Library
Sunday, Sept. 28, 2–4 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8847.
Grade 1 and up with a caregiver. Learn together by creating a sound sandwich, experimenting with rainbow glasses and building a bridge. 
Presented in collaboration with the The Works; Sponsored by the MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Golden Valley Library
Sunday, Sept. 28, 12:30–2 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 2, 12:30–2 p.m.

Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. 
Presented in collaboration with the North Star Therapy Animals.
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Game On for Kids
Nokomis Library
Thursday, Oct. 2, 4:30–6 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 6, 4:30–6 p.m.

Join us for collectible card-playing! We will have Pokemon and Magic the Gathering cards, and you can bring your own, too. Play, trade and learn tips from each other. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Nokomis Library.
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Paint It Green: Build Small
Ridgedale Library
Saturday, Oct. 4, 10:30a.m. – noon
Register Online or call 612-543-8847.
K-grade 6. Imagine if the world's tallest building were 3 inches high. What would that mean about the size of your family, friends and animals? Create your world in miniature using self-drying clay, paint and other materials. Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the ArtStart.
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Pierre Bottineau Library
Saturday, Oct. 4, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 15, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. 
Presented in collaboration with the North Star Therapy Animals.
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Augsburg Park Library
Saturday, Oct. 4, 1:30–3 p.m.
Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. 
Presented in collaboration with the North Star Therapy Animals.
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Family Code Day
Northeast Library
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2–3 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6775.
Grade 3 and up with a caregiver. Learn computer coding together. An IT specialist will introduce basic computer programming concepts. Learn about websites so you can continue learning code. Computers provided and you can bring your own laptop with Wi-Fi from home. 
Sponsored by the MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Paint It Green: Build Small
Pierre Bottineau Library
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2–3:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6850.
K-grade 6. Imagine if the world's tallest building were 3 inches high. What would that mean about the size of your family, friends and animals? Create your world in miniature using self-drying clay, paint and other materials. Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the ArtStart.
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LEGO® Lab
Nokomis Library
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2–4 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2–4 p.m.

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 Nokomis Library.
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Library Lab for Kids: Art
Roosevelt Library
Saturday, Oct. 4, 2–4 p.m.
Art projects. Materials provided. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Roosevelt Library.
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Paint It Green: Rube Goldberg Marble Machine
Maple Grove Library
Monday, Oct. 6, 2–3:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6450.
K-grade 6. Design and make your own marble machine using a variety of tubes, papers, unusual scraps, tape, glue and wire. Then add a few marbles and watch the good times roll! Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the ArtStart.
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Internet Safety
Wayzata Library
Monday, Oct. 6, 6–7 p.m.
Sorry, this event has been cancelled. Presented in collaboration with the Hennepin County Sheriff's Office.
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Paint It Green: Rube Goldberg Marble Machine
Eden Prairie Library
Saturday, Oct. 11, 10–11:30 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6275.
K-grade 6. Design and make your own marble machine using a variety of tubes, papers, unusual scraps, tape, glue and wire. Then add a few marbles and watch the good times roll! Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the ArtStart.
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STEM Exploration Day
Minneapolis Central Library
Children's Library
Saturday, Oct. 11, 10:30a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8000.
Grade 1 and up with a caregiver. Learn together by creating a sound sandwich, experimenting with rainbow glasses and building a bridge. 
Sponsored by the MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency); Presented in collaboration with the The Works.
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Northeast Library
Saturday, Oct. 11, 1:30–3 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 1, 1:30–3 p.m.

Register Online or call 612-543-6775.
K-grade 4. Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. 
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Saturday at the Movies
Champlin Library
Saturdays, September 13, Oct. 11 & Nov. 8, 2 – 4 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6250.
K-grade 6. Bring the whole family to watch a great movie on the big screen. There will be fun activities before the show. Call 612-543-6250 or stop by to find out what will be playing. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Champlin Library.
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Global Folk: Music of the Andes Mountains
Brooklyn Park Library
Saturday, Oct. 11, 2–3 p.m.
Held at Brooklyn Park Community Activity Center, 5600 85th Ave. N.
Register Online or call 612-543-6225.
All ages. Enjoy cumbia, salsa and merengue music styles from Alma Andina Trio, local musicians who fuse contemporary electronic rhythms and textures with traditional South American folk instruments such as the quena (flute), zampoñas (panpipes) and charango (lute). 
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Roosevelt Library
Saturday, Oct. 11, 3–5 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 8, 3–5 p.m.

Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. 
Presented in collaboration with the Reading Education Assistance Dogs.
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Paint It Green: Junk Paleontology
Champlin Library
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2–3:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Sep 17. Register online or call 612-543-6250.
K-grade 6. Fossilized bones of a new dinosaur – the Junkosaurus – have just been discovered in landfills around the world! Work with an artist to create your own version of this reptile using a lot of imagination and junk. Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the ArtStart.
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Game On!
Minneapolis Central Library
Children's Library
Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2–3:30 p.m.
It's your turn! Drop in for board games, card games and more. 
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Paint It Green: Junk Paleontology
Brooklyn Park Library
Thursday, Oct. 16, 10:30a.m.–noon
Registration required, begins Sep 18. Register online or call 612-543-6225.
K-grade 6. Fossilized bones of a new dinosaur – the Junkosaurus – have just been discovered in landfills around the world! Work with an artist to create your own version of this reptile using a lot of imagination and junk. Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the ArtStart.
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Library Lab for Kids: Raptors
Minneapolis Central Library
Pohlad Hall
Thursday, Oct. 16, 10 a.m.
Meet an owl, hawk, falcon and very special guest - a bald eagle - from the University of Minnesota's Raptor Center. Learn about the different types of raptors, their characteristics, identification, diets and habitats. 
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Paint It Green: Rube Goldberg Marble Machine
St. Louis Park Library
Thursday, Oct. 16, 1–2:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Sep 18. Register online or call 612-543-6125.
K-grade 6. Design and make your own marble machine using a variety of tubes, papers, unusual scraps, tape, glue and wire. Then add a few marbles and watch the good times roll! Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the ArtStart.
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First Pages for Kids: Let Your Imagination Soar
Rogers Library
Thursday, Oct. 16, 1–2:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Sep 18. Register online or call 612-543-6050.
Grades 4-6. Do you like to write stories about magical, mythical beings? Unleash your imagination here! Invent your own creature and create a story about its mythology. 
Presented in collaboration with the The Loft Literary Center.
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LEGO® Lab
Penn Lake Library
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2–3:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Sep 18. Register online or call 612-543-5800.
K-grade 5. Calling all future engineers and architects! We've got the bricks, but we need you to bring your imagination. No experience necessary. If space permits, younger children will be admitted with an adult.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Penn Lake Library.
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First Pages for Kids: Writing Short Stories
Sumner Library
Thursday, Oct. 16, 4–5:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Sep 18. Register online or call 612-543-6875.
Grades 4-6.
Can you tell stories that keep your friends on the edge of their sleeping bags? Explore different ways to come up with story ideas, and then shape them into engaging, fun stories – complete with characters, plot and setting – that you can share with all your friends! 
Presented in collaboration with the The Loft Literary Center.
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Paint It Green: Junk Paleontology
Rogers Library
Friday, Oct. 17, 10:30a.m.–noon
Registration required, begins Sep 19. Register online or call 612-543-6050.
K-grade 6. Fossilized bones of a new dinosaur – the Junkosaurus – have just been discovered in landfills around the world! Work with an artist to create your own version of this reptile using a lot of imagination and junk. Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the ArtStart.
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LEGO® Lab
Wayzata Library
Friday, Oct. 17, 1–2:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Sep 19. Register online or call 612-543-6150.
K-grade 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 Wayzata Library; Sponsored by the Friends of the Plymouth Library; Sponsored by the Friends of the Ridgedale Library.
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Paint It Green: See-D Mosaic
Linden Hills Library
Saturday, Oct. 18, 11a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Sep 20. Register online or call 612-543-6825.
K-grade 6. Create a mosaic from a variety of seeds from beans to lentils. Bring your seed art home in its own ready-made frame using an old CD case. Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the ArtStart.
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LEGO® Lab
Plymouth Library
Saturday, Oct. 18, 2–3:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Sep 20. Register online or call 612-543-5825.
K-grade 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 Plymouth Library.
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STEM Exploration Day
Franklin Library
Saturday, Oct. 18, 2–4 p.m.
Registration required, begins Sep 20. Register online or call 612-543-6925.
Grade 1 and up with a caregiver. Learn together by creating a sound sandwich, experimenting with rainbow glasses and building a bridge. 
Presented in collaboration with the The Works; Sponsored by the MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Global Folk: Music of the Andes Mountains
Walker Library
Saturday, Oct. 18, 2–3 p.m.
All ages. Enjoy cumbia, salsa and merengue music styles from Alma Andina Trio, local musicians who fuse contemporary electronic rhythms and textures with traditional South American folk instruments such as the quena (flute), zampoñas (panpipes) and charango (lute). 
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Paws to Read With an Animal
North Regional Library
Saturday, Oct. 18, noon–1:30 p.m.
Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. 
Presented in collaboration with the North Star Therapy Animals.
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STEM Exploration Day
Rockford Road Library
Sunday, Oct. 19, 2–4 p.m.
Registration required, begins Sep 21. Register online or call 612-543-5875.
Grade 1 and up with a caregiver. Learn together by creating a sound sandwich, experimenting with rainbow glasses and building a bridge. 
Presented in collaboration with the The Works; Sponsored by the MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Minnetonka Library
Saturday, Oct. 25, 9:30–11 a.m.
Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. 
Presented in collaboration with the North Star Therapy Animals.
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Paint It Green: Junk Paleontology
Southeast Library
Saturday, Oct. 25, 10:30a.m.–noon
Registration required, begins Sep 27. Register online or call 612-543-6725.
K-grade 6. Fossilized bones of a new dinosaur – the Junkosaurus – have just been discovered in landfills around the world! Work with an artist to create your own version of this reptile using a lot of imagination and junk. Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the ArtStart.
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Family Code Day
Champlin Library
Saturday, Oct. 25, 10:30–11:30 a.m.
Registration required, begins Sep 27. Register online or call 612-543-6250.
Grade 3 and up with a caregiver. Learn computer coding together. An IT specialist will introduce basic computer programming concepts. Learn about websites so you can continue learning code. Computers provided and you can bring your own laptop with Wi-Fi from home. 
Sponsored by the MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Read Together: Halloween
St. Louis Park Library
Saturday, Oct. 25, 10:30 a.m.
Enjoy Halloween stories, poems and flannel boards. Participate in "The Little Old Lady Who was Not Afraid of Anything." Be sure to wear your Halloween costume. We will parade around the library to "The Monster Mash!" Costume parade begins at 10:30 a.m. Face painting will follow the program. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the St. Louis Park Library.
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LEGO® Lab
Walker Library
Saturday, Oct. 25, 1–4 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 22, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Calling all future engineers and architects! We've got the bricks, but we need you to bring your imagination. No experience necessary. 
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Washburn Library
Saturday, Oct. 25, 2:30–4:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 22, 2:30–4:30 p.m.

Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. 
Presented in collaboration with the North Star Therapy Animals.
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STEM Exploration Day
Hopkins Library
Sunday, Oct. 26, 2–4 p.m.
Registration required, begins Sep 28. Register online or call 612-543-6400.
Grade 1 and up with a caregiver. Learn together by creating a sound sandwich, experimenting with rainbow glasses and building a bridge. 
Presented in collaboration with the The Works; Sponsored by the MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Paint It Green: Rube Goldberg Marble Machine
Long Lake Library
Monday, Oct. 27, 1–2:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Sep 29. Register online or call 612-543-6425.
K-grade 6. Design and make your own marble machine using a variety of tubes, papers, unusual scraps, tape, glue and wire. Then add a few marbles and watch the good times roll! Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the ArtStart.
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Library Lab for Kids: Poetry and Music
Webber Park Library
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 4–6 p.m.
Held at Webber Park Community Building, 4400 Dupont Ave. N., Minneapolis
Learn how poems and music communicate ideas, and compose your own songs by exploring the legacy of African-American poetry and music with T Mychael Rambo. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Webber Park Library; Sponsored by the Our Neighborhood Works
.
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Live Show! Wendy's Wiggle, Jiggle and Jam!
Minneapolis Central Library
Children's Library
Thursday, Oct. 30, 10 a.m.
Get creative with fabulous musical fun. Everyone in the audience will get a chance to be a star on stage. Halloween costumes admired, but not required.
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Kids Jr. Book Club
Southdale Library
Thursday, Oct. 30, 5–5:45 p.m.
Registration required, begins Oct 2. Register online or call 612-543-5914.
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.
What We're Reading:
October 30: White Fur Flying, by Patricia MacLachlan.
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Global Folk: Chinese Pipa Music
Washburn Library
Saturday, Nov. 1, 11:30a.m.–12:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Oct 4. Register online or call 612-543-8375.
All ages. Gao Hong, world-renowned Chinese musical prodigy and master of the pipa (a pear-shaped lute), will captivate you with music steeped in Chinese styles but familiar to western ears. 
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STEM Exploration Day
Maple Grove Library
Saturday, Nov. 1, 2–4 p.m.
Registration required, begins Oct 4. Register online or call 612-543-6450.
Grade 1 and up with a caregiver. Learn together by creating a sound sandwich, experimenting with rainbow glasses and building a bridge. 
Presented in collaboration with the The Works; Sponsored by the MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Paint It Green: Build Small
Wayzata Library
Monday, Nov. 3, 1–2:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Oct 6. Register online or call 612-543-6150.
K-grade 6. Imagine if the world's tallest building were 3 inches high. What would that mean about the size of your family, friends and animals? Create your world in miniature using self-drying clay, paint and other materials. Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the ArtStart.
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Paint It Green: Rube Goldberg Marble Machine
Hopkins Library
Tuesday, Nov. 4, 10:30a.m.–noon
Registration required, begins Oct 7. Register online or call 612-543-6400.
K-grade 6. Design and make your own marble machine using a variety of tubes, papers, unusual scraps, tape, glue and wire. Then add a few marbles and watch the good times roll! Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the ArtStart.
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LEGO® Lab
Washburn Library
Saturday, Nov. 8, 10a.m.–2 p.m.
Calling all future engineers and architects! We've got the bricks, but we need you to bring your imagination. No experience necessary. 
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Wayzata Library
Saturday, Nov. 8, 10–11:30 a.m.
Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. Call ahead to reserve your 15-minute time slot.
Presented in collaboration with the North Star Therapy Animals.
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Paint It Green: Build Small
Southdale Library
Saturday, Nov. 8, 1:30–3 p.m.
Registration required, begins Oct 11. Register online or call 612-543-5914.
K-grade 6. Imagine if the world's tallest building were 3 inches high. What would that mean about the size of your family, friends and animals? Create your world in miniature using self-drying clay, paint and other materials. Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the ArtStart.
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Library Lab for Kids: Duct Tape
Walker Library
Saturday, Nov. 8, 2–3 p.m.
Registration required, begins Oct 11. Register online or call 612-543-8400.
Grades 1-6. Play with duct tape! Learn the basics of creating fun stuff (bookmarks, wallets and more) with duct tape. Materials provided.  
Sponsored by the Friends of the Walker Library.
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Rockford Road Library
Monday, Nov. 10, 6–7:30 p.m.
Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. 
Presented in collaboration with the North Star Therapy Animals.
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Maple Grove Library
Thursday, Nov. 13, 6:30p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 6:50 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 7:10 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 7:50 p.m.

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K-grade 2. Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. 
Presented in collaboration with the North Star Therapy Animals.
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Eden Prairie Library
Saturday, Nov. 15, 10–11:30 a.m.
Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. K-grade 5. To register, call 612-543-6275 beginning Nov. 3. Registration for 20-minute time slots is done in person or over the phone only.
Presented in collaboration with the North Star Therapy Animals.
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Read the Book, See the Movie Kids Club
Southdale Library
Saturday, Nov. 15, 11 a.m.
Registration required, begins Oct 18. Register online or call 612-543-5914.
Grades 4-6. Join others to talk about a great book that's been turned into a movie. Lending copies may be picked up at the information desk prior to meeting.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Southdale Library.
What We're Reading:
November 15: The lion, the witch, and the wardrobe, by C.S. Lewis.
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International Games Day
Rockford Road Library
Saturday, Nov. 15, 1–4 p.m.
Bring the whole family! Come and enjoy your favorite board game and Wii bowling, too. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Rockford Road Library.
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International Games Day
Eden Prairie Library
Saturday, Nov. 15, 1–3 p.m.
Come and enjoy your favorite board game, xBox Kinect and more. Bring a game from home to share, or try something new!
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Global Folk: Chinese Pipa Music
Northeast Library
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2–3 p.m.
Registration required, begins Oct 18. Register online or call 612-543-6775.
All ages. Gao Hong, world-renowned Chinese musical prodigy and master of the pipa (a pear-shaped lute), will captivate you with music steeped in Chinese styles but familiar to western ears. 
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International Games Day
Plymouth Library
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2–4 p.m.
Come and enjoy your favorite board game, xBox Kinect and more. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Plymouth Library.
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Paint It Green: See-D Mosaic
Oxboro Library
Saturday, Nov. 15, 2–3:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Oct 18. Register online or call 612-543-5775.
K-grade 6. Create a mosaic from a variety of seeds from beans to lentils. Bring your seed art home in its own ready-made frame using an old CD case. Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the ArtStart.
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Plymouth Library
Sunday, Nov. 16, 2–3:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Oct 19. Register online or call 612-543-5825.
K-grade 3. Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Call ahead to see which animals will be visiting. 
Presented in collaboration with the Doggone Good Coaching, LLC .
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Live Show! Dazzling Dave
Edina Library
Monday, Nov. 17, 6:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Oct 20. Register online or call 612-543-6325.
For families. Dazzling Dave Schulte, one of 12 recognized National Yo-Yo Masters, will give an exciting freestyle performance and will demonstrate various types of yo-yos, with help from the audience. 
Sponsored by the Friends of the Edina Library.
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Paint It Green: Rube Goldberg Marble Machine
Westonka Library
Saturday, Nov. 22, 10:30a.m.–noon
Registration required, begins Oct 25. Register online or call 612-543-6175.
K-grade 6. Design and make your own marble machine using a variety of tubes, papers, unusual scraps, tape, glue and wire. Then add a few marbles and watch the good times roll! Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the ArtStart.
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Paint It Green: Rube Goldberg Marble Machine
Sumner Library
Wednesday, Nov. 26, 3–4:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Oct 29. Register online or call 612-543-6875.
K-grade 6. Design and make your own marble machine using a variety of tubes, papers, unusual scraps, tape, glue and wire. Then add a few marbles and watch the good times roll! Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with the ArtStart.
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LEGO® Lab
Rockford Road Library
Saturday, Nov. 29, 1–4 p.m.
Calling all future engineers and architects! We've got the bricks, but we need you to bring your imagination. No experience necessary. 
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