Friends of HCL Events Update
We are mindful of the latest developments in regards to the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and the precautions we need to take as an organization and as individuals to stay healthy.
At Friends of HCL, we are carefully monitoring all updates from the governor, the Minnesota Department of Health, and the Center for Disease Control, and 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), Pen Pals with Tommy Orange on April 30 & May 1 (more info here), and local library book sales through April 30 (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!