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Unpacked: Suitcases, Briefcases and Bags From Hennepin County Hospitals
Event Type: Special Events
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time:
Library: Hennepin - Minneapolis Central
Description: Have you ever wondered what a nurse traveled with in 1917? Hennepin Medical History Center tells the story of 20 patients, nurses, doctors and other staff by examining the contents of their bags.
Age(s): Adult
Baby Storytime
Event Type: Storytimes
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 9:30 AM
Library: Hennepin - Nokomis
Description: For children from birth to 24 months and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format designed especially for babies. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and moveme...
Age(s): Baby
Adult Homework Help
Event Type: Special Events
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 10:30 AM
Library: Hennepin - Minneapolis Central
Description: Trained volunteer tutors will help adults with college homework assignments in any subject. Also open to adults working to improve their English, prepare for the GED, occupational, citizenship and dri...
Age(s): Adult
Baby Storytime
Event Type: Storytimes
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 10:30 AM
Library: Hennepin - Linden Hills
Description: For children from birth to 24 months and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format designed especially for babies. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and moveme...
Age(s): Baby
Childish Films
Event Type: Arts/Entertainment
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 10:30 AM
Library: Hennepin - Minneapolis Central
Description: A program of children's cinema and arts, featuring unique films, hands-on arts activities, live entertainment and educational introductions for children's film fans. For more information, visit: www.s...
Age(s): Children
Conversation Circles
Event Type: New Immigrants Resources
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Library: Hennepin - Brooklyn Park
Description: Non-native English speakers: practice your English and make new friends in an informal, volunteer-led setting, and learn about the library, too. Call 612-543-5669 for more information in English or, i...
Age(s): Adult
First Pages for Adults: Selecting Literary Agents
Event Type: Languages/Writing
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 10 AM
Library: Hennepin - Minnetonka
Description: Most publishers won?t look at your manuscript unless an agent represents you. How do you get an agent? Learn what good agents do and don?t do, and how to find one right for your work, along with query...
Age(s): Adult
Kids Gaming
Event Type: Special Events
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 10:00 AM
Library: Hennepin - Hosmer
Description: Meet your friends to play Wii games and other gaming activities such as Uno, the card game.
Age(s): School Age
Author Talk: Kristy Abbott
Event Type: Books/Authors
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 11 AM
Library: Hennepin - Rogers
Description: Abbott will read from her book, "The Ghosted Bridge," a ghost story set against the backdrop of mystical Sedona, Arizona and the real life disaster of Minnesota's I-35W bridge collapse on Au...
Age(s): Adult
Family Storytime
Event Type: Storytimes
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 11:00 AM
Library: Hennepin - Nokomis
Description: For children of all ages and their parent or caregiver. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement.
Age(s): Children
Tour Minneapolis Central Library & Special Collections
Event Type: Special Events
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 11:00 AM
Library: Hennepin - Minneapolis Central
Description: Tour the James K. Hosmer Special Collections and other highlights including architectural design elements, the Cargill Art Gallery, an overview of services and of the collection of more than 2.4 milli...
Age(s): Adult
Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day: Loterưa, Fiesta and Art Display
Event Type: Arts/Entertainment
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 1:00 PM
Library: Hennepin - Brookdale
Description: Earle Brown Elementary School students present their artwork and introduce Loterưa, a Mexican game of chance. Stay to make your own Loterưa board and play!
Age(s): School Age
Conversation Circles
Event Type: New Immigrants Resources
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 1:00 PM
Library: Hennepin - Minneapolis Central
Description: Non-native English speakers: practice your English and make new friends in an informal, volunteer-led setting, and learn about the library, too. Call 612-543-5669 for more information in English or, i...
Age(s): Adult
K-12 Homework Help
Event Type: Special Events
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 1:00 PM
Library: Hennepin - Hosmer
Description: Free in-person tutoring for K-12 students. No advance sign-up needed.
Age(s): Teen
Paw Pals.
Event Type: Storytimes
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 1:30 PM
Library: St. Paul - Hamline Midway Library
Description: Toby and Marsha are a dog and human team that is trained to encourage young readers, ages 6-12.


Advance registration is required.


...
Age(s): Children

All Ages Yoga Storytimes with Leah
Event Type: Storytimes
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 1:30 PM
Library: Scott - Shakopee Library
Description: No yoga experience required! Enjoy fun stories with playful and easy movements and poses. Registration is not required. This program is sponsored by the Shakopee Friends of the Library.

Age(s): All Ages
Kids Book Club
Event Type: Books/Authors
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 1:30 PM
Library: St. Paul - Hamline Midway Library
Description: Book lovers unite! Activities and fabulous prizes!!! Lets meet and eat treats while we discuss books. Ages 8-12.
Age(s): Children
Take Great Photos with Point-and-Shoot and Smartphone Cameras
Event Type: Hobbies/Recreation
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 1:30 PM
Library: Washington - Hardwood Creek Branch
Description: Tom Baker shares simple techniques and professional secrets for taking great photos with point-and-shoot and smartphone cameras.
Age(s): All Ages
Other: These programs are funded with money from Minnesota?s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
A Visit from Maud Hart Lovelace
Event Type: Books/Authors
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Library: Anoka - Columbia Heights Public Library
Description: Just in time to celebrate the Maud Hart Lovelace Award, a History Player will tell Maud's story using props and artifacts. You'll learn about her childhood in Mankato and what it was like to grow up i...
Age(s): School Age, Family
Adult Homework Help
Event Type: Special Events
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Library: Hennepin - Brooklyn Park
Description: Trained volunteer tutors will help adults with college homework assignments in any subject. Also open to adults working to improve their English, prepare for the GED, occupational, citizenship and dri...
Age(s): Adult
Game On!
Event Type: Games/Gaming
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Library: Hennepin - East Lake
Description: Join up to learn the basics ? or some new tips and tricks ? to the popular "Magic: The Gathering" trading card game. Use our free cards and decks, or bring your own!
Age(s): Teen
Hosmer World Music Concert Series
Event Type: Arts/Entertainment
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Library: Hennepin - Hosmer
Description: Enjoy live music from around the world!
Age(s): Adult
K-12 Homework Help
Event Type: Special Events
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Library: Hennepin - Sumner
Description: Free in-person tutoring for K-12 students. No advance sign-up needed.
Age(s): Teen
LEGO Make It (but don't take it!) Club
Event Type: Hobbies/Recreation
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Library: Anoka - North Central Branch
Description: Attention all lego-lovers! We'll provide the legos and some idea books, and you can come build and share project ideas with others who like legos as much as you do. For kids in grades 1-5.

Age(s): School Age
Raising Awareness: Children's Mental Health
Event Type: Books/Authors
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 2:30 PM
Library: Hennepin - North Regional
Description: "Fidgety Fairy Tales ? The Mental Health Musical" is a fun, family-friendly show that reduces fear and misunderstanding around common mental health disorders. Talented youth actors use music...
Age(s): School Age
Read to Write (for Teens)
Event Type: Reading and Writing
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 2:00 PM
Library: Washington - R. H. Stafford Branch
Description: Can reading The Hunger Games teach you to be a writer? You bet it can! By reading as much fiction as you can get your hands on, available right here at your public library, you can become the writer y...
Age(s): Teen
Teen Book Club
Event Type: Books/Authors
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 2 PM
Library: Hennepin - Eden Prairie
Description: Join other teens to talk about a great book! Lending copies may be picked up at the information desk prior to meeting.
Age(s): Teen
Teen Book Club
Event Type: Books/Authors
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 2:30 PM
Library: St. Paul - Hamline Midway Library
Description: The library will provide treats and fun activities for attendees. Open ages 12-18.
Age(s): Teen
Celebrate Children's Day/Book Day: Music and Dance
Event Type: Arts/Entertainment
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 3:00 PM
Library: Hennepin - Sumner
Description: Enjoy music and dance performed by Los Alegres Bailadores!
Age(s): School Age
Paws to Read With an Animal
Event Type: Books/Authors
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 3:00 PM
Library: Hennepin - Nokomis
Description: Volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a certified therapy animal and practice reading aloud. Most libraries host dogs and you can call ahead to see if other animals...
Age(s): School Age
Poetry Lovers Converge
Event Type: Books/Authors
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 3:00 PM
Library: Hennepin - Washburn
Description: All ages. Share an original or a favorite poem or listen to your neighbors share theirs. Hosted by Doug Wilhide, Poet Laureate of Linden Hills and Southwest Journal poetry pages editor.
Age(s): Adult
Conversation Circles
Event Type: New Immigrants Resources
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 12:00 PM
Library: Hennepin - Hosmer
Description: Non-native English speakers: practice your English and make new friends in an informal, volunteer-led setting, and learn about the library, too. Call 612-543-5669 for more information in English or, i...
Age(s): Adult
Library Lab for Adults: Bike Maintenance
Event Type: Special Events
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 12:30 PM
Library: Hennepin - Brooklyn Park
Description: Do you know how to fix a flat tire? Remove a wheel? Lube the chain without covering yourself in oil? Learn the essentials of bike maintenance from Thad Cialek of Freewheel Bike.
Age(s): Adult
National Coin Week: Kids' Zone Table
Event Type: Special Events
Date: Saturday, April 19, 2014
Start Time: 12:30 PM
Library: Hennepin - Brookdale
Description: Celebrate National Coin Week (April 20-26) and discover the fun of coin collecting, also known as numismatics. See half cents, Flying Eagles, Indian Head cents, half dimes, half dollars and the larges...
Age(s): School Age


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