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Camp Bookawocky
Franklin Library
Thursday, July 24, 1–5 p.m.
Friday, July 25, 1–5 p.m.
Monday, July 28, 1–5 p.m.
Tuesday, July 29, 1–5 p.m.
Wednesday, July 30, 1–5 p.m.
Thursday, July 31, 1–5 p.m.

For families. Entering grades 1-4. Keep up with your reading over the summer at Camp Bookawocky. Drop in for one-on-one reading tutoring or creative games and projects. 
Presented in partnership with Minnesota Literacy Council and AmeriCorps VISTA.
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Camp Bookawocky
North Regional Library
Thursday, July 24, 1–5 p.m.
Friday, July 25, 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Monday, July 28, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Tuesday, July 29, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Wednesday, July 30, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday, July 31, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

For families. Entering grades 1-4. Keep up with your reading over the summer at Camp Bookawocky. Drop in for one-on-one reading tutoring or creative games and projects. Look for our Camp Bookawocky Book Club and join other kids to talk about a great book!
Presented in partnership with Minnesota Literacy Council and AmeriCorps VISTA.
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Súper Kínder: listos para el kínder/Súper Kínder: A School Readiness Program for Latinos
Oxboro Library
Thursdays, June 19–Aug. 21, 10 a.m.–noon p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5775.
Entering kindergarten. Inscríbete a partir de mayo 22. ¡Aprenda como preparar a sus niños para entrar al kínder! La Biblioteca Oxboro ofrecerá una clase gratis en español para los niños que van a entrar al kínder en septiembre y sus padres o quien los cuida. Una vez a la semana le enseñaremos como preparar a su niño para entrar a la escuela con actividades divertidas que podrán hacer en casa. Este programa es gratis y está diseñado especialmente para familias que hablan español como primer idioma. Inscríbase directamente en la Biblioteca Oxboro o llame al 612-543-5648.
Patrocinado por los Friends of the Hennepin County Library y los Friends of the Oxboro Library.
Children ages 4-5 and their parents/caregivers will meet at Oxboro Library for 10 weeks to learn activities and skills that build early literacy and ensure school success. This program is for families who speak Spanish as their first language. Register directly at Oxboro Library or call 612-543-5648. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Hennepin County Library; Sponsored by the Friends of the Oxboro Library.
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Adult Reading Circle
Sumner Library
Thursdays, June 5, June 12, June 19, June 26, July 10, July 17, July 24, July 31, Aug. 7, Aug. 14, Aug. 21 & Aug. 28, 4:00 – 5 p.m.
Join adults who want to improve their reading skills. Have fun reading and sharing with others. 
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Writing Your Story
Sumner Library
Thursday, July 24, 4:30–6 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Thursday, July 31, 4:30–6 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Thursday, Aug. 7, 4:30–6 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Thursday, Aug. 14, 4:30–6 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Thursday, Aug. 21, 4:30–6 p.m. This session has been cancelled
Thursday, Aug. 28, 4:30–6 p.m. This session has been cancelled

Trained volunteers will support writers of all levels - ordinary people with tales to tell. Explore different ways to unleash your story. Bring your favorite pen and paper. You may start at any session. 
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New Yorker Discussion Group
Washburn Library
Thursdays, June 5–Aug. 28, 2–4 p.m.
The New Yorker magazine provides a unique mix of articles on current topics, literature and the arts. Join other New Yorker readers in discussing articles from the magazine. Participants are encouraged to take turns choosing articles and leading the discussions. Ask librarians to help you access The New Yorker magazine articles if needed.
Presented in collaboration with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute.
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Ridgedale Library
Friday, July 25, 10–11:30 a.m.
Friday, Aug. 8, 10–11:30 a.m.

For families. Entering grades 1 and up. Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. Sign up for a time slot at the children's information desk on the day of the event.
Presented in collaboration with North Star Therapy Animals.
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Learn Together: Storytime Activities
North Regional Library
Fridays, June 6, June 13, June 20, June 27, July 11, July 18, July 25, Aug. 1, Aug. 8, Aug. 15, Aug. 22 & Aug. 29, 11:00 a.m.
For families. After storytime (10:30-11 a.m.), do a craft, learn a new poem or enjoy other activities and get tips on how to encourage and support reading and literacy at home. 
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Hopkins Library
Saturday, July 26, 2–3:30 p.m.
For families. Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. Arrive between 2-3 p.m. to sign up for a time slot.
Presented in collaboration with North Star Therapy Animals.
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Pierre Bottineau Library
Saturday, July 26, 11a.m.–12:30 p.m.
For families. Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. 
Presented in collaboration with North Star Therapy Animals.
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Paws to Read With an Animal
Southdale Library
Saturday, July 26, 10:30a.m.–noon
For families. Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals will be visiting. 
Presented in collaboration with North Star Therapy Animals.
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