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Friends Groups Host Book Sales to Raise Funds for their Local Libraries

August 11th, 2014 | Friends Group News Posts, Press Releases

Support the Library and Build Your Own Library of Great Reads! Fall 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 books in hardcover and paperback. Most books are priced at $2

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INSIGHTS: a new business author series

August 10th, 2014 | Press Releases

Friends of the Hennepin County Library is launching a new business author series at the Library. INSIGHTS brings world-class business authors to the downtown Library for an intimate and rare opportunity to learn from visionaries in their respective fields. Tickets for the inaugural season include the presenter’s book: Insights with Michael S. Malone: Monday, September

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Announcing Childish Films’ New Season of Programming at the Library

July 31st, 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,

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Change in Leadership at Friends of HCL

July 22nd, 2014 | Press Releases

Change in Leadership at Friends of HCL A Letter from our Board President: Greg Weyandt This is notification about a leadership change at Friends of the Hennepin County Library (Friends of HCL). Brian Herstig, who served for two years as our Executive Director, is leaving the organization. During his time with Friends of HCL, Brian

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Announcing the New Talk of the Stacks Season

July 1st, 2014 | Press Releases

Talk of the Stacks, a free author series exploring contemporary literature and culture, will host five author programs. Mark your calendars for our most genre-varying season yet. • August 11: Prolific mystery writer J.A. Jance will share new release, Remains of Innocence, from her popular Joanna Brady series. • September 10: Beloved Minnesota author Lorna

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Summer Learning at Hennepin County Libraries

June 24th, 2014 | Press Releases

Hennepin County Libraries will be hosting hundreds of events for kids this summer from building a kaleidoscope to earning virtual badges for reading! Bookawocky, the Library’s summer reading program, runs through Saturday, August 16, with hundreds of reading, art, science and other events at all 41 Hennepin County libraries and online at www.hclib.org/summerreading. Last year,

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Friends of the Plymouth Library June 2014 Newsletter

June 24th, 2014 | Friends Group News Posts

The Friends of the Plymouth Library have a new June 2014 newsletter. Pick up a copy in the Library, or click the link below! Click here to download a PDF of the Plymouth Friends June 2014 newsletter!

Friends of the Plymouth Library June 2014 Events

June 24th, 2014 | Friends Group News Posts

The Friends of the Plymouth Library has a variety of events this month for all ages! You can check the Plymouth Library website or click the link below for more. Click here to download a PDF of the March 2014 list of events!

Friends Groups Host Book Sales to Raise Funds for their Local Libraries

May 22nd, 2014 | Friends Group News Posts, Press Releases

Support the Library and Restock Your Summer Reading Collection Library Friends Groups throughout Hennepin County host book sales to raise funds for their local library. Each sale features hundreds of adult and children’s fiction and nonfiction books in hardcover and paperback. Most books are priced at $2 or less. Mark your calendar for a sale

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Announcing the 2014-2015 Pen Pals Season

May 9th, 2014 | Uncategorized

Friends of the Hennepin County Library is pleased to announce the 18th season of Pen Pals, the highly regarded and longest running literary series in the Twin Cities. The 2014-15 Pen Pals season offers an eclectic range of presenters from different genres who have collectively written, critiqued or created thousands of books. • Joyce Carol

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