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Library News September ’22

By CARZ NELSON

All information listed here is accurate as of August 15, 2022. For the most recent information, check out the library website at www.hclib.org.

FRANKLIN LIBRARY HOURS

Monday 9 AM to 5 PM

Tuesday 12 PM to 8 PM

Wednesday 12 PM to 8 PM

Thursday 12 PM to 8 PM

Friday 9 AM to 5 PM

Saturday 9 AM to 5 PM

Sunday 12 PM to 5 PM

WRITING TO TELL A STORY – LEYA HALE

Dakota and Diné Documentary Producer Leya Hale, will share her process for developing story structures and character narratives for non-fiction documentary storytelling. The workshop will be followed by a Q&A.You must pre-register for this event at hclib.org. Register soon, there is limited space available.

Franklin Library, September 21, 2022 at 5 – 7 PM

CAREER AND JOB ASSISTANCE

Meet with a CareerForce employment specialist for job and career help. Stop by for individual assistance with job searches, resume writing, and more!

Franklin September 7 at 1 PM to 3 PM

Hosmer Mondays and Tuesdays at 1 to 4 PM

WOMEN OF COLOR AFFINITY GROUP

Looking for a space where women of color can come together and share their experiences? Then join the Women of Color Affinity Group at Hosmer Library.

September 9 at 3 PM to 4 PM

RESOURCES AND SUPPORT

The Bridge for Youth visits Franklin Library on the fourth Wednesday of each month, from 2 to 5 PM. They connect people with resources and provide hygiene items and other supplies. Look for them in their outreach van on the corner of 14th and Franklin Avenues.

FREE FOOD

Franklin and Hosmer Libraries are collaborating with Every Meal to distribute free meal bags. Bags are free for anyone to take, while supplies last.

HOMEWORK HELP

One-on-one tutors are available during the school year, October 25 to May 2022. In the meantime, you can connect with a tutor online at hclib.com. And as ever, you can always ask a librarian to help you find the study resources you need.

READING SUGGESTIONS

Looking for a good book to read? You can ask a librarian. At hclib.org, towards the bottom of the page, you’ll find the link, Ask us for reading suggestions. This leads to a form you fill out about what sorts of books you like, and what sorts you don’t like. Fill in the form and you will get an email with reading recommendations. If you don’t want to fill out a form, you can always ask librarians for recommendations in person, over the phone, or via chat.

AT HOME SERVICE

At Home service is provided free of charge to Hennepin County residents who can’t get to a library due to illness, disability, or visual impairment. To apply for At Home service, submit an online application or apply by phone at 612-543-8850.

ASK THE LIBRARY

Have a reference or library account question? You can chat, email, text, or call the library. Chat or email at www.hclib.org/contact, text to 612-400-7722, or call 612-543-KNOW (5669) to reach library staff by phone.

Español/Spanish: Llame o envíe un texto al 651-503-8013 para recibir ayuda en español.

Hmoob/Hmong: Hu losis text rau lub tsev nyeem ntawv ntawm 612-385-0886 txais kev pab hais lus Hmoob.

Soomaali/Somali: Caawimaad Soomaali ah, soo wac ama qoraal (text) usoo dir maktabada 612-235-1339.

Carz is a Phillips resident and an enthusiastic patron of Hennepin County Library.

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