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!
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
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
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
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
October 12th, 2015 | Press Releases
Talk of the Stacks, a free author series exploring contemporary literature and culture, will host Cathy de Moll, executive director of the 1990 International Trans-Antarctica Expedition, in a riveting presentation about the historic journey, reading from her recently-released book, Think South: How We Got Six Men and Forty Dogs Across Antarctica. Tuesday, October 20 at 7pm.
September 10th, 2015 | Press Releases
Friends of the Hennepin County Library (Friends of HCL) will kick off its 19th season of the Pen Pals Author Lecture series with Judy Blume in conversation with Nancy Pearl. Held at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, Pen Pals events benefit Friends of HCL. Judy Blume will discuss her extraordinary life and her groundbreaking