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Girls Only Kids Book Club
Ridgedale Library
Thursdays, June 26, July 10 & July 24, 11 a.m. – noon p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-8800.
Girls entering grades 4-6. Join other girls to talk about a great book! Author Sheila O'Connor will speak on July 10. Lending copies may be picked up at the children's information desk or reserve your own copy online prior to meeting.
Sponsored by Friends of the Ridgedale Library.
What We're Reading:
June 26: The Shadows (Books of Elsewhere series), by Jacqueline West.
July 10: Keeping Safe the Stars, by O'Connor, Sheila.
July 24: How to Survive Anything, by Rachel Bucholz.
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Kids Fantasy Book Club
Southdale Library
Monday, July 28, 2 p.m.
Tuesday, July 29, 2 p.m.

Location: Tuesday, July 29: Augsburg Park Library, 7100 Nicollet Ave. S., Richfield
Register Online or call 612-543-5900.
Entering grades 4-6. Join other kids to talk about a great fantasy book! Lending copies may be picked up at the information desk prior to meeting. Tuesday, July 29: Meet at Augsburg Park Library to meet author Anne Ursu who will discuss her book, "Breadcrumbs."
Sponsored by Friends of the Southdale Library.
What We're Reading:
July 28: Breadcrumbs, by Anne Ursu.
July 29: Breadcrumbs, by Anne Ursu.
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Kids Fantasy Book Club
Augsburg Park Library
Tuesday, July 29, 2–3 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6200.
Entering grades 4-6. Join other kids to talk about a great fantasy book! Lending copies may be picked up at the information desk prior to meeting. Author Anne Ursu will attend the July 29 meeting to discuss her book, "Breadcrumbs."
Sponsored by Friends of the Augsburg Park Library.
What We're Reading:
June 24: The City of Ember, by Jeanne DuPrau.
July 8: Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher, by Bruce Coville.
July 29: Breadcrumbs, by Anne Ursu.
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South Lake Minnetonka One Book, One Community: Author William Kent Krueger
Excelsior Library
Wednesday, July 30, 7–8:30 p.m.
Location: SouthShore Community Center, 5735 Country Club Road, Shorewood
2014 Minnesota Book Award-finalist Krueger will discuss "Ordinary Grace." Looking back at a tragic event that occurred during his 13th year, protagonist Frank Drum explores how secrets and betrayal shattered his family and their small 1961 Minnesota community. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Sponsored by Friends of the Excelsior Library; Presented in collaboration with SouthShore Community Center and Excelsior Bay Books.
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Write by Showing, not Telling
Rogers Library
Thursday, July 31, 6:30 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6050.
Entering grades 1-6. Join Ron Gamer, author of the outdoor adventure Chance Series, as he demonstrates how to craft emotion- and image-centered writing passages. Practice by rewriting several sample paragraphs to hook the reader and move the storyline forward.  
Sponsored by Friends of the Rogers Library.
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Guys Read Kids Book Club
Augsburg Park Library
Tuesday, Aug. 5, 5–6 p.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-6200.
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. Author Will Alexander will attend the June 17 meeting to discuss his book, "Goblin Secrets."
Sponsored by Friends of the Augsburg Park Library.
What We're Reading:
June 17: Goblin Secrets, by William Alexander.
July 15: Go Big or Go Home , by Will Hobbs.
August 5: The Strange Case of Origami Yoda, by Tom Angleberger.
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Author Talk: Guthema Roba
Brooklyn Park Library
Monday, Aug. 11, 6:30 p.m.
Ethiopian poet and Golden Valley librarian Roba will read from his newest book of meditational poetry, “Wake Up and Roar.” He invites all to “come and drink from the sea of this love.” Roba leads a monthly poetry discussion group at the Golden Valley Library. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Brooklyn Park Library.
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Talk of the Stacks With J.A. Jance
Minneapolis Central Library
Pohlad Hall
Monday, Aug. 11, 7 p.m.
Jance is a New York Times bestselling author and prolific writer of mysteries and thrillers, including the J.P. Beaumont, Ali Reynolds and Walker Family series. Jance will share her most recent release from the popular Joanna Brady series, "Remains of Innocence." Books will be available for purchase and signing. Seating is first-come, first-served. Doors open at 6:15 p.m.
A program of the Friends of the Hennepin County Library. Funding from the National Endowment for the Arts Art Work grant. Sponsors: MinnPost and Magers and Quinn Booksellers.
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Mystery Book Store Owner Gary Schulze
Penn Lake Library
Wednesday, Aug. 20, 6:30–8 p.m.
Winner of Mystery Writers of America's Raven Award and owner of Once Upon a Crime Books, Schulze will discuss his experiences, including hosting hundreds of mystery authors from Minnesota and beyond. 
Sponsored by Friends of the Penn Lake Library.
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First Pages for Teens: Creating Fictional Worlds
East Lake Library
Thursday, Sept. 4, 6–7:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Aug 7. Register online or call 612-543-8425.
Grades 7-12. How do you create fictional, but vivid and detailed, “other worlds” in fiction? Learn how celebrated authors have mastered the art of creating these alternate worlds where anything is possible, and how you can too! 
This project is funded with money from Minnesota's Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Presented in collaboration with The Loft Literary Center.
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Author Talk: Guthema Roba
Golden Valley Library
Saturday, Sept. 6, 1 p.m.
Ethiopian poet and Golden Valley librarian Roba will read from his newest book of meditational poetry, “Wake Up and Roar.” He invites all to “come and drink from the sea of this love.”  
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