On Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day), Hennepin County libraries are closed.
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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 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.
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.
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.