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September 15, 2021

Celebrando Juntos

Join us as we celebrate Latino culture and language this September and October with book lists, online events and more.

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August 2, 2021

MNspin artists playing live at local parks

Artists on our local music streaming service are playing free shows at Twin Cities parks this month.

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June 28, 2021

Somali Cultural Festival

Learn how to make Somali tea, watch a special online storytime and view an exhibit at Franklin Library.

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June 3, 2021

June is Pride Month

Online events and book lists featuring LGBTQIA+ themes and identities.

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May 3, 2021

May is American Indian Month in Minnesota

Join us as we celebrate American Indian Month in Minnesota with online events, book lists and other library resources.

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April 28, 2021

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month

Celebrate Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders with online events, videos and recommended books.

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April 21, 2021


Commemorate Juneteenth with your library with online family friendly-events, story strolls and book lists.

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February 24, 2021

Kids read and vote book awards

From February 24-March 24, kids can vote online for two book awards: Star of the North and Maud Hart Lovelace.

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February 16, 2021

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women

Franklin Library is hosting a photo exhibit by Ne-Dah-Ness about the local and national issue of missing and murdered Indigenous women.

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February 8, 2021

Plymouth READS 2021

Join Plymouth Library for online Plymouth READS events this March and April around the book “This Tender Land” by William Kent Krueger.

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January 25, 2021

February is Black History Month

Join us as we celebrate and honor Black History Month with online events, displays and book lists.

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October 12, 2020

Twin Cities Zine Fest, October 19-25

The Twin Cities Zine Fest is going virtual this year and Hennepin County Library is participating by offering free zine kits at participating libraries.

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October 2, 2020

Indigenous Peoples Day is October 12

Join us as we celebrate Indigenous Peoples Day. Access library resources like books and music and more.

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October 2, 2020

Victory Rally Toy Theater

All My Relations Arts in partnership with the Hennepin County Library is hosting a Victory Rally Toy Theater Film Project for youth in grades K-12.

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June 30, 2020

Get started using Microsoft Teams to view and participate in virtual library events

Virtual events from your library are hosted on Microsoft Teams. Here are tips to get started.

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