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September 12, 2019
Join us this October as we build community and pride with a film series, special storytimes and other events.
August 16, 2019
See artist interpretations of our natural world through images, text and books, on display in Cargill Hall at Minneapolis Central Library, September 5-October 25.
June 24, 2019
Portraits of Minnesota Holocaust survivors will be on display during the Transfer of Memory exhibit in Cargill Hall at Minneapolis Central Library, July 2-August 29.
June 21, 2019
Join Golden Valley Library for Golden Valley Reads events, July-September, around the book “Never Coming Back” by Alison McGhee.
June 12, 2019
This event series explores the historical legacy of racially restrictive housing practices that are echoed in today’s racial segregation of Southwest Minneapolis and Edina.
June 7, 2019
At Stories Together: Pride this summer, children and caregivers are celebrating families and self-expression through stories, music and movement.
May 23, 2019
Join us throughout the month of June as we celebrate Pride with free events for adults, teens and families.
May 21, 2019
A venue for Northern Spark this year, June 14-15, Franklin Library will be “indigenized” into Haŋyétu Wówapi Thípi/Dibiko-Agindaasoowigami: the Night Library in Dakota and Ojibwe.
May 10, 2019
Celebrate Juneteenth at your library with family friendly-events, film screenings, book lists and more.
May 7, 2019
Lori Barbero is the Vinyl Revival curator in residence for May/June. Vinyl Revival is a series of artist residencies, programs and listening opportunities at Minneapolis Central Library.
Category: Events, Resources
April 17, 2019
A collection of psychedelic music posters from 1969-1970 will be on display at Minneapolis Central Library, May 4-June 28.
April 3, 2019
Vinyl Revival is a new series of artist residencies, programs and listening opportunities at Minneapolis Central Library.
Category: Resources, Events
March 26, 2019
Hennepin County libraries have resources for people who are just starting to retrace family journeys, or who are looking for the next step in a familiar path.
March 18, 2019
Write about your life experiences, build writing skills, or learn to be persuasive in writing with these classes from The Loft Literary Center at Hennepin County libraries.
March 15, 2019
View a juried exhibit of extraordinary artwork by Minneapolis Public Schools high school students at Minneapolis Central Library, March 20-April 29.
March 1, 2019
In March, kids are invited to vote for two book awards at any Hennepin County library: Star of the North (preK-grade 8) and Maud Hart Lovelace (grades 3-8).
February 11, 2019
Craft Club has brought the joy of crafting to Minneapolis Central Library with patrons feeling empowered by their own creativity and encouraged by passionate staff.
Category: People, Events
February 1, 2019
Learn about new media technologies, including image editing, collaborative online tools, social media, smartphone security and more.
Category: Services, Events
January 31, 2019
This exhibit celebrating art created by transgender and gender non-confirming artists in our community, is at Minneapolis Central Library, February 12-March 15.
January 25, 2019
Join us as we celebrate and honor Black History Month in February with events, displays and activities in libraries, and recommended online book lists.
January 22, 2019
Join Plymouth Library for Plymouth READS events this March and April around the book “Marathon” by Brian Freeman.
December 19, 2018
Excelsior Library is participating in local winter festival Arctic Fever with a coloring contest and an event with Brodini Comedy Magic, Saturday, January 19, 10:30 a.m.
November 16, 2018
Drawing inspiration from the ancient art form, this Cargill Hall exhibit features original artworks in sumi-e.
October 15, 2018