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Pen Pals Honors Earth Day with Terry Tempest Williams

April 8th, 2016 | Press Releases

An inspiring lecture by “Citizen Writer” and author of environmental literature classic, Refuge: An Unnatural History of Family and Place A naturalist and fierce advocate for freedom of speech, Terry Tempest Williams has been praised as a”Citizen Writer.” She has consistently shown how environmental issues are social issues that ultimately become matters of justice. Williams,

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Pen Pals Welcomes Jon Meacham, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Biographer

March 2nd, 2016 | Press Releases

Everyone in attendance will receive a complimentary copy of his most recent book, Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush Friends of the Hennepin County Library (Friends of HCL) will welcome Pulitzer Prize-winner Jon Meacham to the Pen Pals stage on March 10 and 11. Mr. Meacham received the 2009 Pulitzer Prize

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The LINK Newsletter January 2016 – Friends of the Minneapolis Central Library

January 26th, 2016 | Friends Group News Posts

The Friends of the Minneapolis Central Library have released the January 2016 issue of The LINK. Pick up a copy in the Library, or click below to view it online! Minneapolis Central Library Friends January 2016 issue of The LINK!

Breaking News … IRA Rollover Update!

December 21st, 2015 | Press Releases

On December 18, the President signed into law legislation that extends the special IRA rollover incentive for gifts completed in 2015 and future years. By partnering with Friends of the Hennepin County Library, you can take advantage of the IRA Rollover. The IRA Rollover allows individuals aged 70½ and older to donate up to $100,000

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June 2015 Newsletter – Friends of the Plymouth Library

November 18th, 2015 | Friends Group News Posts

The Friends of the Plymouth Library have released the June 2015 issue of its newsletter. Pick up a copy in the Library, or check it out here! Click here to download a PDF of the Plymouth Library Friends June 2015 newsletter!

January 2015 Newsletter – Friends of the Plymouth Library

November 18th, 2015 | Friends Group News Posts

The Friends of the Plymouth Library have released the January 2015 issue of its newsletter. Pick up a copy in the Library, or check it out here! Click here to download a PDF of the Plymouth Library Friends January 2015 newsletter!

Give to the Max to Help Your Library Build a Thriving Community!

October 22nd, 2015 | Press Releases

Help the Library you love do MORE!  Give to the Max Day is the single biggest day of giving to the Library of the year.  Literally hundreds of Library fans from all corners of our county reach out and support Friends of HCL on this one special day. We hope you will join the party

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Talk of the Stacks with Bestselling Novelist B.A. Shapiro

October 15th, 2015 | Press Releases

Talk of the Stacks, a free author series exploring contemporary literature and culture, will host B.A. Shapiro, author of the award-winning New York Times bestseller The Art Forger, in a book release event for her newest novel, The Muralist. Illuminating the art world of the 1940s, Shapiro will discuss how she weaves together historical figures such

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Marlon James, Next Pen Pals Lecturer, Wins The Man Booker Prize

October 14th, 2015 | Press Releases

Friends of the Hennepin County Library (Friends of HCL) will welcome The Man Booker Prize-winner Marlon James to the Pen Pals stage on October 29 and 30. Announced October 13, the award is given to the best novel of the year written in English and published in the United Kingdom. Marlon James is the first Jamaican writer

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The LINK Newsletter Fall 2015 – Friends of the Minneapolis Central Library

October 12th, 2015 | Friends Group News Posts

The Friends of the Minneapolis Central Library have released the Fall 2015 issue of The LINK. Pick up a copy in the Library, or click below to view it online! Minneapolis Central Library Friends Fall 2015 issue of The LINK!

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