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Borrowing From Other Libraries
Your Hennepin County Library card gives you access to many other libraries' materials. If you can't find an item at Hennepin County Library, go to MnLINK to search the holdings of academic and public libraries throughout Minnesota. More info.
Posted on Feb. 25, 2014
Exhibitors Wanted for 2014 Teen Job Fair
Businesses and organizations can sign up now to host a table at the 8th annual Teen Job Fair, Saturday, April 26 at Minneapolis Central Library. Talk with teens about jobs, internships and volunteer opportunities, and build community awareness of your business or organization. More info.
Posted on Feb. 25, 2014
Tax Forms and Instructions
Most tax forms and instructions are available online 24/7 through the Minnesota Department of Revenue and the IRS. For contact information, taxpayer assistance and additional resources, review our Taxes guide.
Posted on Feb. 21, 2014
First Pages Writing Classes
First Pages Writing Classes Kids, teens and adults can write memoirs, fiction and poetry in these spring library classes presented with The Loft Literary Center. Funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. More info.
Posted on Feb. 19, 2014
One Minneapolis One Read: Photography Exhibit
"A Choice of Weapons: A Living Legacy," is at Mill City Museum Commons through June 6. It features photographs by Gordon Parks alongside photographs by students who participated in the One Minneapolis One Read photography residency at Juxtaposition Arts. More info.
Posted on Feb. 19, 2014
Worldwide Big Library Read
eBook "Keys to the Kitchen" by star chef Aida Mollenkamp is available without a waitlist or holds through March 5 as part of OverDrive's Big Library Read. Mollenkamp's cookbook covers what to cook and how to cook it, with quick tips for the kitchen.
Posted on Feb. 17, 2014
Best Buy Teen Tech Center Showcase
You're invited! Teen Tech Center members will show off some of what they've produced in the past year. Marvel at their multimedia projects including music, graphic design, animation and other creative works. Thursday, Feb. 20, 5:30-7 p.m., Minneapolis Central Library. More info.
Posted on Feb. 16, 2014
Talk of the Stacks with Jennifer Senior
Thousands of books have examined the effects of parents on their children. Senior's new book, "All Joy and No Fun," considers the effects of children on their parents. Senior is an award-winning journalist and contributing editor at New York Magazine. Minneapolis Central Library, Tuesday, Feb. 18, 7 p.m. More info.
Posted on Feb. 14, 2014
New Video Fingerplays
Explore our refreshed collection of video fingerplays from Library staff. The videos show parents and caregivers ways to sing and play with children to support early literacy. Fingerplays, rhymes, and songs slow down language so children can hear the different sounds that make up words.
Posted on Feb. 12, 2014
Wayzata Reads Events in February
Wayzata Reads Events in February The Wayzata community is reading "The Lighthouse Road" by Peter Geye. Discuss the book at The Bookcase on Feb. 19, 7 p.m. and Wayzata Library on Feb. 27, 1 p.m. Meet the author on Feb. 27, 7 p.m. More info.
Posted on Feb. 12, 2014
February is Black History Month
The Library offers many ways to learn about African American history. Find a book on Black History, read a Coretta Scott King Award winner with a child in your care, attend a genealogy research class or see a screening of a film about Jackie Robinson.
Posted on Feb. 10, 2014
Westminster Town Hall Forum
Westminster Town Hall Forum Sue Monk Kidd, the celebrated author of "The Secret Life of Bees," discusses her new novel, "The Invention of Wings," Tuesday, Feb. 11, 7 p.m., Westminster Presbyterian Church. Sponsored by HCL. More info.
Posted on Feb. 7, 2014
Plymouth Reads: Six-Word Memoirs
Plymouth residents are invited to tell their story in just six words! Share your story at Plymouth Library, Plymouth Creek Center, or online. Memoirs will be on display in March and April at Plymouth Library, elsewhere in Plymouth, and online on Flickr. More info.
Posted on Feb. 5, 2014
What We're Reading at HCL
Get reading recommendations from library staff. Our What We're Reading list on BookSpace features adult fiction and nonfiction titles that staff have enjoyed. You can also Ask Us for book suggestions by phone, in person and online.
Posted on Feb. 4, 2014
Reliable Business Information
Business directories in our Business & Investments subject guide offer industry profiles on the latest trends, legal issues, leading companies and their competitors, plus financial, product and personnel information.
Posted on Feb. 3, 2014
'Shhh!' Exhibit at Minneapolis Central
'Shhh!' Exhibit at Minneapolis Central Minneapolis College of Art and Design MFA candidates use a mix of art forms to explore the nature of silence in public spaces. Join them in asking what silence means in the library. Cargill Hall, Feb. 1-28. More info.
Posted on Feb. 1, 2014

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