Friends of the Hennepin County Library (Friends of HCL) is pleased to announce the appointment of three new board members and a new slate of board officers, effective January 1, 2015. The following individuals were elected as new members to Friends of HCL’s Board of Directors: Susan Gray, Community Volunteer Aimee Rogstad Guidera, Founder and
January 12th, 2015 | Press Releases
January 5th, 2015 | Press Releases
Friends of the Hennepin County Library announces the spring line-up for Talk of the Stacks, a free author series exploring contemporary literature and culture. Mark your calendars: • February 19: Boris Fishman presents his debut novel, A Replacement Life: A Novel, named one of the New York Times’ 100 Notable Books for 2014. • March
December 1st, 2014 | Press Releases
Childish Films @ the Library is a free program of children’s cinema and arts for all ages. Each screening features a pre-show activity, complimentary healthy snacks and an educational introduction for children’s film fans. Childish Films takes place the third Saturday of the month at the Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central (300 Nicollet Mall,
November 24th, 2014 | Press Releases
Friends Groups Host Book Sales to Raise Funds for Local Libraries Support the Library and Build Your Own Library of Great Reads Winter is book sale season! Library Friends Groups throughout Hennepin County are hosting book sales to raise funds for their local library. Each sale features hundreds of adult and children’s fiction and nonfiction
November 17th, 2014 | Friends Group News Posts
The Friends of the Minneapolis Central Library have released the November 2014 issue of The LINK. Pick up a copy in the Library, or download a copy! Click here to download a PDF of the Minneapolis Central Library Friends November 2014 issue of The LINK!
November 3rd, 2014 | Press Releases
Talk of the Stacks, a free author series exploring contemporary literature and culture, will host Michael Bazzett, author of “You Must Remember This,” the Milkweed Edition’s 2014 Lindquist & Vennum Prize for Poetry, on November 18. Held at the Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central (300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401) in Pohlad Hall, the
October 30th, 2014 | Press Releases
Give to the Max Day – the great Minnesota Give Together – is the single biggest day of giving to the Library. In fact, we were #16 out of more than 3,300 Minnesota non-profits last year in total donors. Wow! We hope you will join the party and donate as generously as you are able.
October 15th, 2014 | Press Releases
Talk of the Stacks, a free author series exploring contemporary literature and culture, will host celebrated food expert Dana Cowin in conversation with with fellow foodie and friend Andrew Zimmern. At this special culinary Talk of the Stacks, slated for October 30th, Ms. Cowin will share her new book, Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen.
September 16th, 2014 | Press Releases
Chris Farrell to Present at Insights, the New Business Author Series at the Library INSIGHTS: Read. Think. Lead. Chris Farrell will present at the new morning business author series, Insights, at the Library on October 14. The series brings world-class business authors to the downtown Library for an intimate and rare opportunity to learn from