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What’s Up at Your Community Libraries

By LINDSEY FENNER Hennepin County Libraries are reopening with limited in-person services. For Updated information on Hennepin County Library (HCL) services during the Coronavirus Pandemic, visit www.hclib.org.   All information is accurate as of July 15, 2020 Library Updates:  As of Tuesday, July 14, Franklin Library is open [...]

Community Libraries

By Lindsey Fenner As of May 21, all HN Cty libraries are still closed to the public, although there are 8 locations currently doing curbside pick-up for requested materials. Please do not return library materials at this time. Library workers have been advocating for returns to be delayed until a safe process can been developed. With the end of [...]

What’s Up at Your Community Libraries

What’s Up at Your  Community Libraries

Photo: PATRICK LARKIN By Lindsey Fenner On April 5, Hennepin County Library locked out around 311 County workers, including about 220 library workers. Most workers locked out are library specialists, who are among the lowest paid County workers. Library specialists usually provide the support functions that make libraries run, and had been [...]

What’s Up at Your Community Libraries

What’s Up at Your  Community Libraries

By Lindsey Fenner All Hennepin County Libraries closed on March 17 and are tentatively scheduled to reopen to the public on April 6. Please check the library website at www.hclib.org for updates, as the reopening date may change. Availability of listed services below may change. Starting March 20, ALL library staff are working from [...]

What’s Up at Your Community Libraries

What’s Up at Your Community Libraries

Franklin LibraryThe Franklin Library renovation is 98% complete! Look for a reopening celebration in the early spring!  Seeking nature donations for a Franklin Library Teen ProgramA teen-led science and technology program at Franklin Library is looking for donated nature items. We are most interested in found animal skulls and interesting [...]

What’s up at your community libraries

What’s up at your community libraries

By Lindsey Fenner Franklin Library Events The Franklin Av Library is CLOSED for renovations but events below at other places:  LitKnit (for all ages)Mondays, 3:30-4:30pmWaite House, 2323 11th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404Do you want to learn to knit and get to know your neighbors? Or, do you know how to knit and want to work on your [...]

What’s Up at Your Community Libraries

What’s Up at Your Community Libraries

FRANKLIN LIBRARY EVENTSFranklin Library building is closed for renovation, but there are still library events going on in and around Phillips!  LitKnit (for all ages)Mondays beginning January 6, 3:30-4:30pmWaite House, 2323 11th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55404LitKnit circles are inter-generational spaces where neighbors spend time together [...]

What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library September 2019

By ERIN THOMASSON All Ages Live at Franklin: Kashimana Thursday, Sept. 5, 5:30-7:30 pm Kashimana has a rich, soulful blues voice; her compelling songs paint stories of her experiences growing up in Nigeria and Kenya, traveling through Africa and Europe, and living in the United States. Kashimana will perform an original set for [...]

What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library August 2019

By ERIN THOMASSON All Ages 15-Minute Guitar and Voice Lessons Thursday, Aug. 1, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Registration Required. For kids & teens. Come participate in a 15-minute one-on-one voice or guitar lesson with local musicians, Dallas & Siama! Learn to sing or play guitar for the first time, or learn tips to improve your gifts in a [...]

What’s up at the Franklin Library July 2019

By ERIN THOMASSON All Ages Dabaal-dega Dhaqanka Somaliyeed / Somali Cultural Festival Saturday, July 6, 11am – 4pm Kaalay oo la Dabaal deg Maktabadda Franklin Hiddaha iyo Dahaqanka Soomalida! Qofwalbo waan soo Dhoweyneynaa. Come celebrate Somali Culture with Franklin Library! All are welcome. Funded by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural [...]

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