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This calendar includes events, book sales and meeting presented by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library and local Friends groups.

To search for an event, simply enter in a keyword, author, program or location and click on the “search events” button. You can also click on one of our popular program categories on the left to view by series.

Events are listed in chronological order below. Please join us at an upcoming event. Being a Friend makes these activities possible.

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October
2

Pen Pals

Pen Pals with Joyce Carol Oates (sold out)

In conversation with Michael Dirda

October
4

October
10

October
11

Events

Talk of the Stacks with Steven Pinker

a Twin Cities Book Festival partner event

October
11

October
11

October
11

October
11

October
12

October
13

October
14

October
16

October
17

October
17

October
18

October
18

October
18

October
18

October
18

October
18

October
19

October
19

October
23

October
24

Events

Pen Pals with Doris Kearns Goodwin

a ticketed author series benefiting Friends of HCL

October
25

October
25

October
25

October
26

October
26

October
30

Events

Talk of the Stacks with Dana Cowin

in conversation with Andrew Zimmern

November
1

November
3

November
8

November
8

November
8

Special Events

Bookmatch

a new literary love connection

November
13

November
15

November
18

Events

Talk of the Stacks with Michael Bazzett

co-sponsored by Milkweed Editions and the Lindquist & Vennum Foundation

December
20

March
12

Events

Pen Pals with Richard Blanco

a ticketed author series benefiting Friends of HCL

March
13

Events

Pen Pals with Richard Blanco

a ticketed author series benefiting Friends of HCL

April
16

Events

Pen Pals with Jodi Picoult

a ticketed author series benefiting Friends of HCL

April
17

Events

Pen Pals with Jodi Picoult

a ticketed author series benefiting Friends of HCL

May
7

Events

Pen Pals with Chip Kidd

a ticketed author series benefiting Friends of HCL

May
8

Events

Pen Pals with Chip Kidd

a ticketed author series benefiting Friends of HCL

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