Friends of HCL Events Update
Friends of HCL is carefully monitoring all updates on COVID-19 from the governor, the Minnesota Department of Health, and the Center for Disease Control. We will communicate event updates via e-mail, social media, and on this website. Please check individual event pages prior to attending any event for the most up-to-date information.
At this time, the following events have been canceled or postponed: Talk of the Stacks with Julia Alvarez on April 20 (more info here), and local library book sales through August 31 (more info here).
At this time, the following events have been rescheduled and/or changed to a virtual event: Talk of the Stacks with Larry Watson on July 23 (more info here), and Pen Pals with Tommy Orange on September 24 (more info here).
About Pen Pals
The highly acclaimed and longest running literary series in the Twin Cities returns for a very special 20th Anniversary Season! Enjoy today’s brightest literary talents in thought-provoking, candid conversation, and celebrate this milestone year in Pen Pals history. Proceeds from Pen Pals benefit our nationally-acclaimed Hennepin County Library.
About Talk of the Stacks
Talk of the Stacks is an award-winning author series featuring some of today's most vibrant literary voices. It's a free reading series committed to connecting extraordinary authors with a community of readers at the Library. Programs take place at Minneapolis Central Library in Pohlad Hall. Doors open at 6:15pm for general admission seating and programs begin at 7pm. Book sales and signings follow each event.
Free Library Events
Looking to join your neighbors for a free event at a local library location? Hennepin County Library hosts dozens of programs and events each month at its 41 libraries. Browse or search Hennepin County Library's events calendar by clicking below!