On Monday, January 21 (Martin Luther King Jr. Day), Hennepin County libraries are closed.
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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 29, 2018
Libraries built community and pride with a film series and special storytimes in October.
October 17, 2018
November is National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). Your library offers a variety of resources and events to inspire you.
October 15, 2018
Hennepin County Library offers a variety of resources and services to help students choose and research their History Day projects.
Category: Resources, Events
September 27, 2018
A Cargill Hall exhibit illuminating life affected by brain injury to give survivors and caregivers a voice will be on display October 4-November 29.
September 20, 2018
Connect with expert genealogists and dig into your family history on Saturday, October 27, 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m., at Minneapolis Central Library.
September 13, 2018
Local comic Brandi Brown will present a series of comedy shows featuring her favorite Twin Cities funny people and interviews with library staff at three libraries this fall.
Category: People, Events
August 24, 2018
Learn about Filipino culture, Henna, meet local authors and more at twelve libraries this fall.
August 16, 2018
Process, connect and gain tools to heal from trauma at North Regional, Sumner and Webber Park libraries.
July 20, 2018
Join us for a community conversation about immigration enforcement sparked by this children's art exhibit at Augsburg Park Library on Wednesday, October 24, 6 p.m.
July 16, 2018
An exhibit inspiring empathy through stories of crime, privilege, punishment and second chances will be at Minneapolis Central Library, August 1-September 29.
June 25, 2018
Join Golden Valley Library for Golden Valley Reads events, August-October, around the book “Vacationland” by Sarah Stonich.
June 20, 2018
At Stories Together: Pride this summer, children and caregivers are celebrating families and self-expression through stories, music and movement.
May 29, 2018
Discover the works of the eclectic and generous community of artists that make the art lending library possible, at Minneapolis Central Library June 7-July 26.
May 16, 2018
Brookdale Library’s 10th annual Anime Prom on Saturday, May 12 was a teen-planned celebration of Japanese animation, comics, fandoms, and all things geeky cool.
May 11, 2018
During Pride month and beyond, Hennepin County libraries are offering free events for LGBTQIA adults, teens and families.
May 9, 2018
Celebrate Juneteenth at your library with family friendly-events, poetry readings, book lists and more.
May 4, 2018
Explore your community with the Dakota Rail Regional Trail and outdoors-themed programs and activities at your library.
April 12, 2018
Brookdale Library offers bilingual Hmong family storytimes for children of all ages and their caregivers.
March 26, 2018
A Cargill Hall exhibit featuring six young Native American artists is at Minneapolis Central Library April 10-May 30.
March 23, 2018
This April during National Poetry Month, your library is a center for inspiration and creation with poetry-themed book lists, online resources and events.
Category: Events, Resources
March 9, 2018
Enjoy masterfully created comedic dialogue around serious truths with this all-black troupe at a performance on Monday, March 12, 7 p.m. and 3 workshops later this spring.
March 1, 2018
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 15, 2018
Chess Club at Minneapolis Central Library takes place every Wednesday, 10 a.m.-noon. It attracts a variety of players: young and old, beginners and experts.