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Do Something for Earth Day
Cover Art DoSomething.Org is an organization for young people who want to "make the world suck less". With Earth Day right around the corner, why not use your time and talents to show some love for the environment? Ideas include trash pick-up relay races and locating energy vampires at your school.
posted Apr 20, 2014 by Tracy H. Category: GetInvolved

Now Hiring: Teen Tech Squad Facilitators
Looking for a part time job? Are you 16-18 years old? Are you creative, interested in technology and sharing your knowledge with others? Hennepin County Library may have a job for you! Apply online through May 1st online at: http://www.hclib.org/pub/info/jobs.cfm
posted Apr 14, 2014 by Aaron L. Category: BBTTC

Local History on Tumblr
When our Special Collections Librarians find something interesting in our archives, they post it to the Hennepin County Library's Tumblr. Give us a follow to learn a little more about Minnesota history!
posted Apr 13, 2014 by Christina G. Category: Minnesota

One poem may change your life
Write a poem, and win a scholarship. Interested? Here's how you do it. Power Poetry is holding a scholarship slam. The winning poet will receive $1000 for college. The theme is One Job... May Change My Life. Think about your dream job, the job that could transform your life. What would it be? How would you get there? What do you need to make your dream job into a reality? Write a poem about your ideal job and submit it to Power Poetry by April 30. You just might get $1000 closer to your dreams.
posted Apr 6, 2014 by Tony H. Category: English/LanguageArts

Spring Break Adventures
If you're doing some traveling this spring break, check out the library's subject guide for Countries and Geography. The Stately Knowledge website contains great information on each state in the U.S. including historical sites and other points of interest.
posted Mar 30, 2014 by Tracy Hvezda-Lehtola Category: Countries/Geography

Teen Tech Center will be closed April 7-10
The Best Buy Teen Tech Center will be closed April 7th - April 10th while staff attend the Intel Computer Clubhouse Annual Conference in Denver. The Tech Center will resume regular hours on Monday, April 14th.

We are a proud member of the Intel Computer Clubhouse Network. More information about the the Computer Clubhouse is online at www.computerclubhouse.org
posted Mar 24, 2014 by Aaron L. Category: BBTTC

Pi Day
Cover Art Pi Day is the March 14th celebration of the mathematical constant, π. Make and eat pie, memorize as many of its infinite digits as you can, and check out our Math Subject Guide to further geek out about math.
posted Mar 9, 2014 by Christina G. Category: Math/Science

CQ Researcher
Producing weekly reports since 1991 covering controversial topics, CQ Researcher covers various sides of issues as wells as pointing you toward additional resources. You can access this database from home using your library card or in any Hennepin County Library building.
posted Mar 2, 2014 by Jody W. Category: CurrentEvents/SocialIssues