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Family Storytime
Mondays, Sept. 15–Nov. 3, 10 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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Family Storytime
Tuesdays, Sept. 16–Nov. 4, 10 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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Jumpstart Your Job Search: Drop-in Day
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 1–3 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 28, 1–3 p.m.
Tuesday, Nov. 25, 1–3 p.m.

Stop in for free, 15-minute, one-to-one job search assistance. Services may include résumé development, résumé review, career assessment, transferable skills assessment, job training options and career counseling. 
Presented in collaboration with Employment Action Center.
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zAmya Theater Project: There's No Place Like Home
Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2–3 p.m.
This new spin on Frank Baum's classic tale imagines what would happen if Dorothy and Toto were left homeless after a flood. Meet the actors after and discuss how this live play relates to the lives of homeless Twin Cities residents. 
Presented in collaboration with zAmya Theater.
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Baby Storytime
Wednesdays, Sept. 17–Nov. 5, 9:30 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8800.
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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Baby Storytime
Wednesdays, Sept. 17–Nov. 5, 10:30 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8800.
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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Books You Don't Have Time to Read
Wednesdays, Sept. 17–Nov. 5, 12:30–2 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8800.
Each week, hear a U of M Osher Lifelong Learning Institute member present a book that tackles a challenging subject of the day. Then discuss the issues involved. 
Presented in collaboration with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
What We're Reading:
September 17: An Idea Whose Time Has Come, by Todd S. Purdom.
September 24: The Devil's Highway, by Luis Alberto Urrea.
October 1: The Innovator's Prescription , by Clayton M. Christensen et al.
October 8: Uncertain Justice, by Laurence Tribe and Joshua Matz.
October 15: The Loudest Voice in the Room , by Gabriel Sherman.
October 22: Hard Choices, by Hillary Rodham Clinton.
October 29: Freedom's Daughters, by Lynne Olson.
November 5: How the West Was Won, by Rodney Stark.
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Socrates Café
Thursdays, Sept. 4–Nov. 20, 7 p.m.
Sit back and philosophize with your friends and neighbors. The topic is decided by popular vote at the beginning of the meeting. All welcomed; no experience necessary. The concept of Socrates Café is based on the book of the same name by Christopher Phillips. 
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Toward a More Perfect Union: Talking About the Constitution
Thursdays, September 25 Nov. 20, 6:45 – 9 p.m.
Join a respectful community conversation exploring the most basic, yet profound, questions of our democracy. Register for each session online at http://www.lwv.org/local-league/lwv-golden-valley or call the Golden Valley Library at 612-543-6390.
Sept. 25: Personal liberties
Nov. 20: Equal rights
 
Presented in partnership with Golden Valley League of Women Voters, City of Golden Valley, Minnesota Humanities Center, Twin Cities Public Television and National Endowment for the Humanities.
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Family Storytime
Thursdays, Sept. 18–Nov. 6, 10 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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STEM Exploration Day
Sunday, Sept. 28, 2–4 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8800.
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 Works; Sponsored by the MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
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