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Author Lisa See Presents New Novel at Talk of the Stacks

February 24th, 2015 | Press Releases

The beloved New York Times bestselling author Lisa See will present her new novel, China Dolls, on March 25 at Friends of the Hennepin County Library’s Talk of the Stacks series. Talk of the Stacks is held at the Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central (300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401) in Pohlad Hall. The

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Inaugural Poet Richard Blanco Presents at Pen Pals

February 11th, 2015 | Press Releases

Friends of the Hennepin County Library (Friends of HCL) will host the fifth inaugural poet of the United States, Richard Blanco, as part of the Pen Pals Author Lecture Series. Held at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, Pen Pals events benefit Friends of HCL. Richard Blanco will offer an evening and daytime presentation of

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Friends Groups Host Book Sales to Raise Funds for Local Libraries

February 9th, 2015 | Friends Group News Posts, Press Releases

Friends Groups Host Book Sales to Raise Funds for Local Libraries Support the Library and Build Your Own Library of Great Reads It’s spring reading 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

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Boris Fishman Presents Acclaimed Debut Novel at Talk of the Stacks

January 26th, 2015 | Press Releases

Friends of the Hennepin County Library will kick-off the spring season of Talk of the Stacks with Boris Fishman, bestselling author of A Replacement Life, named one of the New York Times’ 100 Notable Books for 2014. Talk of the Stacks is held at the Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central (300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis,

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Friends of HCL Elects New Board Officers and Members

January 12th, 2015 | Press Releases

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: Beverly Cottman, Artist and Educator Susan Gray, Community Volunteer

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Talk of the Stacks Spring Season Announced

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

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Announcing Five New Childish Films’ Programs at the Library

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,

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Friends Groups Host Book Sales to Raise Funds for Local Libraries

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

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The LINK Newsletter November 2014 – Friends of the Minneapolis Central Library

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!

Milkweed Editions Poet Michael Bazzett Presents at Talk of the Stacks Season Finale

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

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