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Family Storytime
Tuesdays, July 8–29, 10–10:30 a.m.
For children of all ages and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. 
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Library Lab for Kids: Illustrate a Myth
Tuesday, July 22, 2–4 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6450.
Entering grades 4-6. Draw characters and creatures inspired by fantasies, myths, legends and sci-fi. Perfect for Percy Jackson fans! Materials provided. 
Presented in collaboration with Minnetonka Center for the Arts; Sponsored by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library and MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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Installation Art
Wednesday, July 23, 2–4 p.m.
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Entering grades 6-12. Make art out of the library! Learn about contemporary installation artists and use their materials and methods as inspiration to transform part of the library into a temporary installation art piece. Materials added. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Maple Grove Library.
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Senior Surf Day
Thursday, July 24, 9:30–11:30 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6450.
Learn computer basics, how to navigate and search the Internet and how to access websites of interest to seniors. Get hands-on computer experience with help from representatives of the Senior LinkAge Line®
Presented in collaboration with Minnesota Board on Aging and Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging.
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Teen Anime Club
Thursday, July 24, 2:30–4 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 7, 2:30–4 p.m.

For teens. Watch anime, discuss manga and share artwork. Something different every time! 
Sponsored by Friends of the Maple Grove Library.
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Baby Storytime
Fridays, July 18–Aug. 8, 9:30–10 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6450.
For children from birth to 24 months and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format designed especially for babies. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. 
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Art Out of the Box: Eye Wonder
Tuesday, July 29, 2–3 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6450.
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 Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Sponsored by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library.
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Social Security Online Assistance
Wednesday, July 30, 1–1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 30, 1:30–2 p.m.
Wednesday, July 30, 2–2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 30, 2:30–3 p.m.
Wednesday, July 30, 3–3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, July 30, 3:30–4 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 1–1:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 1:30–2 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2–2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2:30–3 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 3–3:30 p.m.
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 3:30–4 p.m.

Register Online or call 612-543-6450.
Get help from a Social Security representative in managing your online Social Security account and leave with new Internet skills that will save you time. This one-on-one help is for claimants and potential beneficiaries. Limit 2 per session.
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Guys Read Kids Book Club
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 Friends of the Maple Grove Library.
What We're Reading:
June 25: No Talking, by Clements, Andrew.
July 9: Iron Thunder, by Avi.
July 30: The City of Ember, by DuPrau, Jeanne.
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3-D Printing
Thursday, July 31, 2–4 p.m.
Thursday, Aug. 14, 2–4 p.m.

Register Online or call 612-543-6450.
Entering grades 6-12. Learn the basics of 3-D design using Google SketchUp and print your creation. Materials provided. 
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Girls Only Kids Book Club
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2–3 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6450.
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 Friends of the Maple Grove Library.
What We're Reading:
June 24: May B., by Rose, Caroline Starr.
July 15: Rapunzel's Revenge, by Hale, Shannon.
August 5: The Old Willis Place: A Ghost Story, by Hahn, Mary Downing.
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