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March 31, 2020
This April during National Poetry Month, your library is a center for inspiration and creation with online resources and your library card.
Category: Events, Resources
February 25, 2020
From February 25-March 31, 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).
January 30, 2020
January 27, 2020
An exhibition of artwork by Minneapolis public high school students is on display in Cargill Hall at Minneapolis Central Library, February 5-March 30.
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 15, 2020
Join Plymouth Library for Plymouth READS events this March and April around the book “Virgil Wander” by Leif Enger.
November 20, 2019
Hennepin County Library offers a variety of resources and services to help students choose and research their History Day projects.
Category: Resources, Events
October 25, 2019
A showcase of youth projects created at the Best Buy Teen Tech Center will be on display in Cargill Hall at Minneapolis Central Library, November 1-30.
October 8, 2019
Connect with expert genealogists and dig into your family history on Saturday, October 26, 9 a.m.-3:15 p.m., at Minneapolis Central Library.
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.
April 17, 2019
A collection of psychedelic music posters from 1969-1970 will be on display at Minneapolis Central Library, May 4-June 28.