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By CARZ NELSON All information listed here is accurate as of December 15, 2021. 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 Noon to 8 PM Wednesday    12 Noon to 8 PM Thursday    12 Noon to 8 PM Friday        9 AM to 5 PM Saturday    9 AM to 5 PM Sunday        12 Noon to 5 PM LIBRARY SERVICE AND COVID PRECAUTIONS Everyone must wear a mask in the library and in all county buildings. Children under five years old are exempt. People who have tested positive for COVID 19 or who are experiencing symptoms should not enter the library.  FAIR AT FRANKLIN - GET HELP MANAGING YOUR MONEY Have trouble opening and keeping a banking account? FAIR is a program that can help you with banking services. Their goal is to help people cash their paychecks, build credit and increase their financial literacy. FAIR offers accounts with predictable fees and no overdraft penalties. In partnership with Build Wealth Minnesota, FAIR is hosting a series of pop-ups in January. All accounts opened at these events will receive a $25 opening deposit or a gift card. FAIR ambassadors will be in the Franklin Library community room on January 28 from 1 pm until 4 pm to answer questions and sign up new people who may be interested in the program. Can’t make it to the library? FAIR is also hosting a virtual event on January 22, 2022 from 10 AM to 2 PM. Register in advance for either of these events at fairfinancial.org/events. For more information, call Build Wealth Minnesota at 651-262-2173.  PHOTO DISPLAY Franklin Library is featuring a new exhibit of archival photographs in the upstairs display case. Salvage for Victory documents supply shortages during World War II. There are some great [...]

Arts and Culture Spaces in Phillips are Opening Up

Arts and Culture Spaces in Phillips are Opening Up

By LINDSEY FENNER The Phillips neighborhood”™s wealth of galleries and museums have started opening up for in-person visits. Please go to each organization”™s website or call for most up-to-date information on hours and COVID restrictions. All My Relations Arts: 1414 East Franklin Avenue, Minneapolis Gallery hours Monday-Friday 10 am - 5 pm and Saturdays 10 am - 3 pm. 612-235-4970  www.allmyrelationsarts.com Current Exhibition: Inherent Right, Artist: Peter Williams, April 26 ”“ June 26, 2021 Exhibition Statement: Yup”™ik artist and designer Peter Williams bridges worlds of fashion, art, tradition and innovation. His hand-sewn works from self hunted animals challenges anti-Native policy and viewers who subscribe to mainstream, non-Indigenous views of conservation, believing that we must “preserve” nature by minimizing human interaction with it. This is in contrast to Indigenous perspectives: We must build reciprocal, intimate relationships with plants and animals, as we nourish ourselves and adorn our bodies with them every day. His fur objects go a step beyond to address the legacy of colonization and the struggle to keep ancient customs alive. By celebrating natural cycles and living in harmony with the animal and spiritual worlds, Yup”™ik culture has survived for thousands of years in some of the harshest environments. -All My Relations Arts American Swedish Institute: 2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis Museum hours: Thursday-Sunday, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m., reservations required  www.asimn.org/ 612-871-4907 Current Exhibitions: Papier - Bea Szenfeld and Stina Wirsén, Feb 06, 2021 to Jul 11, 2021 In a juncture between art and fashion, two renowned Swedish artists meet in a mutual affection for the handmade and paper. The exhibition Papier, now open at American Swedish Institute through July 11, 2021 - unites Bea Szenfeld”™s spectacular [...]