Wednesday, December 19, 2012
Hennepin County librarians have a couple of days off coming up.
Hennepin County libraries will be closed on Dec. 24 and 25 (Christmas Eve and Christmas Day), and Jan. 1 (New Year’s Day). Also, all libraries usually open on Mondays will close at 5 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 31 For library hours and locations: http://www.hclib.org/pub/info/locations.cfm. Hennepin County operates 41 libraries in the city of Minneapolis and suburban Hennepin County. Libraries in Minnetonka include the Minnetonka Library and Ridgedale Library. Nationally recognized as one of the top libraries in the United States, Hennepin County Library serves 1.2 million residents in Hennepin County and offers approximately 5 million books, CDs, DVDs, newspapers, magazines and online resources — including data bases and downloadables, plus more…
Saturday, September 22, 2012
Special events are scheduled to encourage teens to visit Hennepin County libraries during Teen Read Month.
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Saturday, September 22, 2012
Do you have some “steampunk” books on your coffee table? Chances are, if you have a teen in the house, you do. “’Steampunk’ is a fairly new genre that combines alternate history and low-tech machines that can do very high-tech things,” said Johannah Genett, Hennepin County Library program librarian. Teen Read Month, which begins Oct. 1 at Hennepin County libraries, is a great time for teens and parents to learn about this and other recent teen reading trends, enjoy special activities, and make the most of their library’s teen resources. Every year, the American Library Association’s Young Adult Library Services Association celebrates Teen Read Week in October “to encourage teens to take advantage of reading in all its forms — books, …
Thursday, August 23, 2012
Lots of opportunities are on the way for learning at the local libraries.
Free programs for young readers, clubs and other activities for teens, computer classes, writing labs, author programs, job search assistance, multicultural events, arts and craft workshops, genealogy research tips, and lifelong learning for all will be presented free in September at Hennepin County libraries. Hennepin County operates 41 libraries in the city of Minneapolis and suburban Hennepin County. Following are programs scheduled in September at Hennepin County libraries in Minnetonka. For Hennepin County Library’s complete program schedule, plus access to the catalog, online databases and other online resources, information about the Friends of the Hennepin County Library, and other library information, visit them online. …
Wednesday, June 27, 2012
July events at Minnetonka libraries include an anime lantern festival, teen book clubs and family story time.
“Bookawocky,” Hennepin County Library’s summer program series for kids and teens, is in full swing at local libraries. Storytimes, book clubs, art programs, music, movies, online activities and other free activities are scheduled. Author, small business, career and other free programs for adults are offered this summer, too. Hennepin County operates 41 libraries in the city of Minneapolis and suburban Hennepin County. Access Hennepin County Library's complete program schedule, the catalog, online databases and other online resources, information about the Friends of the Hennepin County Library and other library information 24/7 at www.hclib.org The following activities are scheduled in July at Hennepin County libraries in Minnetonka: …