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Baby Storytime
Thursday, April 24, 10 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5725.
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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Friends Meeting
Monday, May 12, 6:30–8 p.m.
Join fellow library enthusiasts to hear what's happening at Hennepin County Library. Help support your local library by planning and volunteering at book sales, programs, and special events. The Friends look forward to meeting you. Board meeting.
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Used Book Sale
Saturday, May 17, 9a.m. – 3 p.m.
Bargain hunters and book lovers take note: the Friends of the Library will hold a sale of hundreds of adult and children's fiction and nonfiction books in hardcover and paperback. Most books are withdrawn from the Hennepin County Library system or donated by the public. Funds raised will benefit the library. 
Book donations accepted at the library beginning May 5. No textbooks, magazines or phonograph records, please.
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Act Out for Adults: Be Heard!
Tuesday, June 3, 6–7:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins May 6. Register online or call 612-543-5725.
Do you want to be heard? To be more easily understood? Learn tips, exercises and practical applications from an experienced Guthrie teaching artist on how to speak with a more motivating, inspiring and commanding voice. No experience necessary! See related materials for further information. Find more by searching the library catalog or Ask Us
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Presented in collaboration with Guthrie Theater.
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Friends Meeting
Monday, June 9, 6:30–8 p.m.
Monday, July 14, 6:30–8 p.m.

Join fellow library enthusiasts to hear what's happening at Hennepin County Library. Help support your local library by planning and volunteering at book sales, programs, and special events. The Friends look forward to meeting you. Board meeting.
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Art Out of the Box: Eye Wonder
Thursday, June 19, 2–3 p.m.
Registration required, begins May 22. Register online or call 612-543-5725.
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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Learn Together: Dream Collage
Friday, June 20, 1–3 p.m.
Registration required, begins May 23. Register online or call 612-543-5725.
Entering grades 1-3. Create a colorful collage inspired by your dreams and Elly MacKay's book, “If You Hold a Seed.” 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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Guys Read Teen Book Club
Tuesday, June 24, 3–4 p.m.
Tuesday, July 8, 3–4 p.m.
Tuesday, July 22, 3–4 p.m.

Registration required, begins May 27. Register online or call 612-543-5725.
Guys entering grades 7-9. Join other guys to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the service desk prior to meeting.
Sponsored by Friends of the Minnetonka Library.
What We're Reading:
June 24: Juvie Three, by Korman, Gordon.
July 8: Dodger, by Pratchett, Terry.
July 22: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children , by Riggs, Ransom.
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Guys Read Jr. Book Club
Tuesday, June 24, 12:30–1:15 p.m.
Tuesday, July 8, 12:30–1:15 p.m.
Tuesday, July 22, 12:30–1:15 p.m.

Registration required, begins May 27. Register online or call 612-543-5725.
Guys entering grades 2-3. Join other guys to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the service desk prior to meeting.
Sponsored by Friends of the Minnetonka Library.
What We're Reading:
June 24: Squish No. 1, Super Amoeba, by Holm, Jennifer.
July 8: Fortunately, the Milk, by Gaiman, Neil.
July 22: One and Only Ivan, by Applegate, Katherine.
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Guys Read Kids Book Club
Tuesday, June 24, 1:30–2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 8, 1:30–2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, July 22, 1:30–2:30 p.m.

Registration required, begins May 27. Register online or call 612-543-5725.
Guys entering grades 4-6. Join other guys to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the service desk prior to meeting.
Sponsored by Friends of the Minnetonka Library.
What We're Reading:
June 24: Liar & Spy, by Stead, Rebecca.
July 8: Skulduggery Pleasant, by Landy, Derek.
July 22: Meanwhile, by Shiga, Jason.
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Girls Only Jr. Book Club
Wednesday, June 25, 2–2:45 p.m.
Wednesday, July 9, 2–2:45 p.m.
Wednesday, July 23, 2–2:45 p.m.

Registration required, begins May 28. Register online or call 612-543-5725.
Girls entering grades 2-3. Join other girls to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the service desk prior to meeting.
Sponsored by Friends of the Minnetonka Library.
What We're Reading:
June 25: Bink and Gollie: Best Friends Forever, by DiCamillo, Kate.
July 9: BabyMouse: Mad Scientist, by Holm, Jennifer.
July 23: Golden Ghost, by Bauer, Marion Dane.
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