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Pen Pals Season Finale with Tracy K. Smith

April 9th, 2014 | Press Releases

“…a poet of extraordinary range and ambition.” —The New York Times On May 8 and 9, Friends of the Hennepin County Library will be present Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Tracy K. Smith for the season finale of Pen Pals. Held at the Hopkins Center for the Arts, Pen Pals benefits Friends of the Hennepin County Library.

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Francine Prose to Present New Novel at Talk of the Stacks

April 9th, 2014 | Press Releases

Talk of the Stacks, a free author series exploring contemporary literature and culture, will present acclaimed writer Francine Prose and her latest novel Lovers at the Chameleon Club, Paris 1932. Held at the Hennepin County Library – Minneapolis Central in Pohlad Hall (300 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55401), the program is free and open to

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2014 Member Survey Available Online

April 2nd, 2014 | Press Releases

We need 5 minutes of your time to help shape the future of Friends of the Hennepin County Library. Please complete the confidential survey by April 20 for a chance to win a $50 gift certificate to Target. Thanks for your time and continued support.

Friends of the Wayzata Library Spring/Summer 2014 Newsletter

March 25th, 2014 | Friends Group News Posts, Uncategorized

The Friends of the Wayzata Library has released the Spring/Summer 2014 newsletter. Pick up a copy in the Library, or check it out here! Click here to download a PDF of the Wayzata Friends Spring/Summer 2014 newsletter!

Friends of the Minneapolis Central Library 2014 Newsletter

March 20th, 2014 | Friends Group News Posts

The Friends of the Minneapolis Central Library have released the March 2014 issue of its newsletter The LINK. Pick up a copy in the Library, or check it out here! Click here to download a PDF of the Minneapolis Central Library Friends Spring 2014 newsletter!

Friends of the Plymouth Library March 2014 Events

March 3rd, 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 of the Plymouth Library Spring 2014 Newsletter

March 3rd, 2014 | Friends Group News Posts

The Friends of the Plymouth Library released a Spring 2014 newsletter. Pick up a copy in the Library, or check it out here! Click here to download a PDF of the Plymouth Friends Spring 2014 newsletter!

Share Your Library Love This February

February 6th, 2014 | Press Releases

This Valentine’s Day share your love for the Library by sending a note of appreciation for all the Library does in our community. If you want to highlight a particular person or location, don’t hold back, the feeling is mutual. How to write your love letter to the Library: Use the comment box below to

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Local Friends Groups to Host Spring Booksales

January 30th, 2014 | Press Releases

Friends Groups Host Book Sales to Raise Funds for their Local Libraries Support the Library and Build Your Own Library of Great Reads   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

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Talk of the Stacks Season Features Authors with New Nonfiction, Short Story, Poetry and Fiction Books

January 13th, 2014 | Press Releases

Talk of the Stacks, a free author series exploring contemporary literature and culture, will host four new programs this season all celebrating the publication of new works. Mark your calendars: February 18: New York Magazine contributing editor, Jennifer Senior, discusses her much-anticipated nonfiction work, All Joy and No Fun: The Paradox of Modern Parenting. March

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