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What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library – April 2018

What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library – April 2018

By ERIN THOMASSON K-12 Homework Help Tuesdays, Wednesdays, & Thursdays, 3:30-7:30pm Free in-person tutoring: K-12 students. No advance sign-up. Info: www.hclib.org/homework. Sponsor: Friends of the Hennepin County Library. TEEN PROGRAMS Urban 4-H Club Tuesdays, 5-7pm Urban gardening to digital photo/video & theater. Partner: U of MN. Dhalinta Horumar sare rabta / Young Achievers Wednesdays, 4:30-6pm  U dabaaldag Dhaqanka Soomalida, sameyso saaxiibo cusub iyo in aad isticmaasho hab nololeed cafimaad leh. Lamaane: WellShare International. Celebrate Somali culture, make new friends and practice healthy lifestyles. Partner: WellShare International. Teen Tech Workshop Wednesdays, 5-6:30pm Create music, videos, animation & other projects using high & low-tech, from iPads & 3D printers to synthesizers & sewing machines. Led by the library”'s Teen Tech Squad. Franklin Learning Center: 612-543-6934 flc@hclib.org Free, one-to-one tutoring for adults who are learning English & math, preparing for the GED & citizenship exams, and gaining life skills. Community volunteers needed; No experience necessary. Training and materials given.

What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library – March 20118

What’s Up at the Franklin Community Library – March 20118

By ERIN THOMASSON K-12 Homework Help Tues, Wed, & Thurs, 3:30-7:30 pm Free in-person tutoring for K-12 students. No advance sign-up needed. Info: www.hclib.org/homework. Sponsor: Friends of the Hennepin County Library. Teen Programs Urban 4-H Club Tuesdays, 5”“7 pm We do everything from urban gardening to digital photo/video to theater. Partner: University of Minnesota. Dhalinta Horumar sare rabta / Young Achievers Wednesdays, 4:30-6 pm  U dabaaldag Dhaqanka Soomalida, sameyso saaxiibo cusub iyo in aad isticmaasho hab nololeed cafimaad leh. Lamaane: WellShare International. Celebrate Somali culture, make new friends and practice healthy lifestyles. Partner: WellShare International. Teen Tech Workshop Wednesdays, 5-6:30 pm. Make music, videos, animation & other projects using both high- & low-tech tools, everything from iPads & 3D printers to synthesizers & sewing machines. Led by the library”'s Teen Tech Squad. Franklin Learning Center: 612-543-6934 flc@hclib.org Free, one-to-one tutoring for adults learning English & math, preparing for GED, citizenship exams, & life skills. Volunteers needed; no experience necessary; we provide training & materials.

Who”'s Who at the Franklin Library

Who”'s Who at the Franklin Library

Albert Einstein tells us that “the only thing that you absolutely need to know, is the location of the library.” That”'s easy; our Library is at 1314 East Franklin Avenue since 1914. Twenty-four years previous it was within the A.J.Bernier Building-17th and East Franklin Avenue. Newly arrived, Cassie Warholm-Wohlenhaus, delves into service and archives Cassie Warholm-Wohlenhaus By Erin Thomasson “This is your library,” says Cassie Warholm-Wohlenhaus, “and we”'re here to serve you, the community.” Cassie is Franklin Community Library”'s newest librarian, having joined the staff in March of this year. She is passionate about Franklin Library and the community it serves ”“ young and old, Native and non-Native, immigrant and long-time resident alike. “Franklin was my top choice of libraries to work in,” explains Cassie. “It”'s a well-used library, with a collection of books and other materials in languages relevant to the local people, including Somali, Oromo, Spanish and Arabic.” She especially appreciates the Library”'s location in the midst of the Native American community. Cassie recently attended a back-to-school resource fair at Little Earth of United Tribes to promote library services, and would like to see more programs and partnerships with both the Native and Somali communities. (more…)

What”'s Up at the Franklin Community Library

1314 E. Franklin Avenue 952-847-2925 ”¢ www.hclib.org  By Erin Thomasson Hours: Tues & Thurs: 12 ”“ 8 pm Wed, Fri & Sat: 10 am ”“ 6 pm Children”'s Programs   ECFE: Reading Fun Friday, June 1, 10:30”“11:30 a.m. Register Online or call 612-543-6925. Infants-Preschool. Parents, bring your infants and preschoolers! Come and enjoy Early Childhood Family Education (ECFE) sessions to learn fun, interactive activities you can do at home with your child to build literacy skills.  Presented in partnership with Minneapolis Public Schools Early Childhood Education. Puzzlemania! Thursdays, June 14, 21 & 28, 2 ”“3 p.m. Entering K-grade 6. Enjoy a variety of educational and fun puzzles and games! Read the Book, See the Movie - for Kids Friday, June 15, 2”“4 p.m. Entering grades 3-6. So many books are being made into movies! Come watch the movie at the library and chat about the differences between the book and movie afterwards. Call to see what we'll be reading and watching! The Adventures of Juan Bobo Wednesday, June 20, 10:30a.m.”“noon Entering K-grade 6. Enjoy a colorful puppet show inspired by Puerto Rican folk character Juan Bobo, or “Foolish John,” who must set off to make things right again in a world turned upside-down. Performed in a combination of Spanish and English by Open Eye Figure Theater.  Funded by the Friends of the Hennepin County Library. Family Storytime Wednesdays, June 6, 13 & 20, 10:30”“11 a.m. For children age 2 and up. Share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement with your children. (more…)

July 2011 Programs at the Franklin Library

By Erin Thomasson Children”'s Programs Ross Sutter: Songs, Games and Instruments. Wed. July 6, 10:30 a.m. Entering kindergarten and up. Clap your hands, stomp your feet, and get moving to the beat as Sutter sings folk songs. Children will have a chance to try out different rhythm instruments.1 Puzzlemania! Thurs. through Aug. 25, 2 ”“3 p.m. Entering grade 2 and up. Enjoy a variety of educational and fun puzzles and games! Family Storytime Wed. July 13 & 20, 10:30”“11 a.m. Age 2 and up. Share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement with your children. Dakota Wild Animals Wed. July 27, 10:30 a.m. Entering kindergarten and up. See animals from around the world and discuss habitat, feeding and characteristics unique to each critter.2 Kids Book Club Fri. July 29, 4”“5 p.m. Entering grades 4-6. Join other kids to talk about a great book! No pre-reading required. We will share a book and discuss. Pick up a copy of the book at the children”'s information desk. (more…)

May Programs at the Franklin Library

By Erin Thomasson Children”'s Programs Celebrate Children”'s Book Week. Fri. May 6, 4”“5 pm Grades 2-5. Join us for special children”'s stories. We will read some of our very favorite children”'s picture books. Waxbarasho iyo Ciyaar Caruureed Af-Soomaali ah/Somali Play and Learn Fri. May 6 & 20, 10:30 a.m. ”“ 12:30 pm. Preschool-grade 2. Dhammaan caruurta ka yar da”' dugsi. Ka soo qaybgal sheekooyin caruur, heeso iyo hawlo waxbarasho. Join us for stories, songs and activities. * Family Storytime Wed. through May 25, 10:30”“11 am. 2 and up. Share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement with your children. Sheeko Caruur Af-Soomaali ah/World Language Storytime: Somali . Tue. through May 31, 6”“7 pm. La wadaag bugagga, sheekoyinka, jaan-gooyada maansada iyo muusikada Soomaalida. Age 2 and up. Experience the world in other languages. ** Kids Book Club Fri. May 27, 4”“5 pm Grades 4-6. Join other kids to talk about a great book! No pre-reading required. We will read a book and discuss. (more…)

January Programs at the Franklin Library

By Erin Thomasson Children”'s Programs Family Storytime Wed. Feb. 23, 10:30 ”“11 a.m. Age 2 & up. Share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement with your children. Waxbarasho iyo Ciyaar Caruureed Af-Soomaali ah/Somali Play and Learn Fri., thru Jan. 7 & 14, 10:30a.m.”“12:30 p.m. Preschool-grade 2. Dhammaan caruurta ka yar da”' dugsi. Ka soo qaybgal sheekooyin caruur, heeso iyo hawlo waxbarasho. Soo bandhigidda barnaamijkan waxaa lala kaashaday Join us for stories, songs and activities. * Sheeko Caruur Af-Soomaali ah/World Language Storytime: Somali Tues. thru Feb. 22, 6”“7 p.m. La wadaag bugagga, sheekoyinka, jaan-gooyada maansada iyo muusikada Soomaalida. Mashruucaan waxaa lagu maalgaliyey lacag ka timid tage Fund. Age 2 and up. Experience the world in other languages. ** Celebrate Winter Fri. Jan. 21, 4”“5 p.m. Grade 2 and up. Join us for winter-themed stories and crafts! Kids Book Club Fri., Jan. 28, 4”“5 p.m. Grades 4-6. Join other kids to talk about a great book! No pre-reading required. We will read a book and discuss. (more…)

November Programs at the Franklin Library

By Erin Thomasson Children”'s Programs Waxbarasho iyo Ciyaar Caruureed Af-Soomaali ah/Somali Play and Learn Fri. Nov. 5 & 19, 10:30 a.m. ”“ 12:30 p.m. Preschool-grade 2. Dhammaan caruurta ka yar da”' dugsi. Ka soo qaybgal sheekooyin caruur, heeso iyo hawlo waxbarasho. Join us for stories, songs and activities! Thanks for Thanksgiving Friday, Nov. 12, 4”“5 p.m. Grade 2 and up. Share stories and activities in celebration of this fun holiday. Sheeko Caruur Af-Soomaali ah/World Language Storytime: Somali Tues. thru Nov. 30, 6”“7 p.m. Registration required. Register online or call 952.847.2925. Is-qoristu waa shardi. La wadaag bugagga, sheekoyinka, jaan-gooyada maansada iyo muusikada Soomaalida. Fund. Age 2 and up. Experience the world in other languages. Preschool Storytime Wed thru Nov. 17, 10:30”“11 a.m. For children ages 4 to 6. Help your preschooler get ready to read. Enjoy stories together and build language skills. Kids Book Club Fri. Nov. 19, 4”“5 p.m. Grades 4-6. Join other kids to talk about a great book! No pre-reading required. We will share a story and discuss. (more…)

What”'s Up at the Franklin Library-March 2010

By Erin Thomasson Children”'s Programs Sheeko Caruur Af-Soomaali ah/World Language Storytime: Somali. Tues. March 2”“May 25, 6”“7 p.m. La wadaag bugagga, sheekoyinka, jaan-gooyada maansada iyo muusikada Soomaalida. Ages 2 and up. Experience the world in other languages. Cuentos y Canciones/World Language Storytime: Spanish Thur., March 4”“May 27, 6 p.m. Para niños de 2 años en adelante. Comparta y disfrute con sus niños libros, cuentos, rimas y música en español. Ages 2 and up. Share books, stories, rhymes and music in Spanish. Waxbarasho iyo Ciyaar Caruureed Af-Soomaali ah/Somali Play and Learn Fri., March 5 & 19, 10:30 a.m. Dhammaan caruurta ka yar da”' dugsi. Ka soo qaybgal sheekooyin caruur, heeso iyo hawlo waxbarasho. Join us for stories, songs and activities! Hip Hop Hippety Hop Fri., March 12, 4 p.m. K and up. Hop on over to learn about rabbits through fun activities. Kids Book Club Fri., March 26, 4 p.m. G 4-6. Join other kids to talk about a great book! No pre-reading required! We will share a story and discuss. Preschool Storytime Wed., 10:30-11 a.m. 4 to 6. Help your preschooler get ready to read. Enjoy stories together and build language skills. Teen Programs O.P.E.N. Time Tue., March 2”“May 25, 4”“5 p.m. G 6 and up. Options for Play and Enrichment Now Time provides just that: options. Come downstairs to the Teen Center and choose from computers, magazines, board games, video games, brain teasers, conversation with friends and more! Group Games Tue., March 2”“May 25, 5”“6 p.m. G 6 and up. No consoles needed! Learn social games designed for large groups of all ages: Charades, Wink, Mafia, Whiz Bam, Thumper, Taboo and others. Sure to make you laugh! Teens Talk Tue., March 2”“May 25, 6”“8 p.m. G 6 and up. Take time to enjoy old friends and make new ones at the Teen Center with something simple: talking. [...]

What”'s Up at the Franklin Library-February 2010

By Erin Thomasson All Ages Make a Valentine Fri., Feb. 12, 3:30 p.m. All ages. Create shimmery, glittery valentines for family and friends! All the shine and glimmer will be provided. We will also be sharing Valentine”'s Day stories. Children”'s Programs Cuentos y Canciones/World Language Storytime: Spanish Thur., Feb. 4”“Feb. 25, 6 p.m. Para niños de 2 años en adelante. Comparta y disfrute con sus niños libros, cuentos, rimas y música en español. * For children ages 2 & up. Share books, stories, rhymes and music in Spanish. Waxbarasho iyo Ciyaar Caruureed Af-Soomaali ah/Somali Play and Learn Fri., Feb. 5, 10:30 a.m. Kids through preschool. Dhammaan caruurta ka yar da”' dugsi. Ka soo qaybgal sheekooyin caruur, heeso iyo hawlo waxbarasho. Join us for stories, songs and activities! ****** What Can You Do With Money? Fri., Feb. 5, 4 p.m. Grades 4-5. Want to buy that new video game or doll? Or would you like to save, invest or share it with those less fortunate than you? Develop a financial plan and learn how best to use your money to reach that goal. ** Kids Book Club Fri., Feb. 26, 4 p.m. Grades 4-6. Join other kids to talk about a great book! No pre-reading required! We will share a story and discuss. (more…)

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