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Family Storytime
Tuesdays, September 16, Sept. 23, Sept. 30, Oct. 7, Oct. 14, Oct. 21, Oct. 28, Nov. 4, Nov. 18 & Nov. 25, 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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Teen Anime Club
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 3:30–5 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 3:30–5 p.m.
Wednesday, Oct. 22, 3:30–5 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 12, 3:30–5 p.m.

For teens. Watch anime, discuss manga and share artwork. Something different every time! 
Sponsored by Friends of the Penn Lake Library.
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Baby Storytime
Thursdays, Sept. 18–Nov. 20, 10:30 a.m.
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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Clear Clutter and Organize Your Home
Saturday, Sept. 27, 10 a.m. 
Register Online or call 612-543-5800.
Constantly losing things? Feeling like there's too much stuff? Professional organizer Barbara Tako, author of "Clutter Clearing Choices" will teach tips and tricks to declutter and organize. Learn how to simplify your life so you have more free time and energy! Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Sponsored by Friends of the Penn Lake Library.
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Senior Surf Day
Thursday, Oct. 2, 9–11 a.m.
Thursday, Nov. 6, 9–11 a.m.

Register Online or call 612-543-5800.
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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Kitchen Remodeling on a Budget
Saturday, Oct. 4, 10 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5800.
Want to redesign your kitchen? Learn about the remodeling process from start to finish and cost-saving secrets from local designers. Bring your questions, photos and measurements of your space. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Penn Lake Library; Presented in collaboration with Castle Building & Remodeling.
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Health Insurance Counseling for Seniors
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 1–2 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2–3 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 7, 3–4 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 1–2 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2–3 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 14, 3–4 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 1–2 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2–3 p.m.
Tuesday, Oct. 21, 3–4 p.m.

Register Online or call 612-543-5800.
A certified state health insurance counselor will assist with senior health insurance (enrollment steps, plan choices, low-income subsidy). Bring your list of prescriptions or your prescription bottles, Medicare, supplemental insurance, and/or Part D drug plan questions. Limit 1 or one couple per session.
Presented in collaboration with Metropolitan Area Agency on Aging.
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Hats for the Homeless
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 1–2:30 p.m.
Calling all knitters! Last winter, 2100 hats were distributed to homeless Minnesotans. Help us add to the total! Bring one size #7 16-inch circular needle and a skein of dark-colored worsted weight washable wool. Patterns provided. 
Presented in collaboration with Hats for the Homeless.
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Make This: One-Page Comics
Wednesday, Oct. 8, 3:30–5:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5800.
Grades 7-12. Learn how to create a one-page comic by developing basic story concepts, designing effective page layouts, and practicing with pencils, pens and brushes. Materials provided. 
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Presented in collaboration with Minnetonka Center for the Arts.
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Friends of the Penn Lake Library Adult Book Club
Thursday, Oct. 9, 1p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 13, 1 p.m.

Join our discussion of new and interesting titles. Bring along your recommendations for future meetings. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Penn Lake Library.
What We're Reading:
September 11: The Kitchen House, by Kathleen Grissom.
October 9: Safe from the Sea, by Peter Geye.
November 13: The Sound of Things Falling, by Juan Gabriel Vasquez.
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Kitchen Crazies: Bring Calm to the Heart of Your Home
Saturday, Oct. 11, 10 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5800.
The kitchen is a high-traffic area that needs to be organized and functional. Professional organizer Anna Braasch will share practical tips and strategies to declutter and organize the heart of your home. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Penn Lake Library.
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