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Events at Northeast Library
August 15, 2022 @ 8:00 am - September 24, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
Online and in-person offerings at Northeast Library, 2200 Central Ave. NE, 612-543-6775 or www.hclib.org/northeast
HelpNow: Free online tutoring for all ages. Get help from a tutor in English or Spanish. Online every day from 1-11 pm. Available on computers in the library or at home with your Hennepin County Library card. Visit https://apps2.hclib.org/auth/BrainFuse
Business Consultations with City of Minneapolis: A representative from the City of Minneapolis will meet with business owners and entrepreneurs to share resources (financing, city regulations, and business technical assistance) and assist those who want to start, maintain, or expand a business in the City of Minneapolis. No appointment necessary. In English and Spanish. Collaborator: City of Minneapolis Small Business Team. 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, 1:30-4:30 pm.
Virtual Citizenship Workshop: Drop in to online study sessions to practice for your citizenship interview. Work in small groups or individually with a volunteer from Literacy Minnesota. Study English vocabulary, reading, writing and civics. Classes are held every Monday and Tuesday, 11 am-12:30 pm, through Sept. 6. Exception: Monday, Sept. 5. Online event. Register for each session you would like to attend.
Criminal Expungement Information Session: Expungement is the process of going to court to ask a judge to seal a court record. People request an expungement when they have been denied a job, housing, or a professional license because of a criminal incident that shows up on a background check. Attend the virtual informational session via Microsoft Teams to learn more about the expungement process and have general questions answered by attorneys. The session is free but registration is required. Expungement court forms will be provided to all registrants. Presented by Central Minnesota Legal Services in partnership with Hennepin County Law Library. Funded by Friends of the Hennepin County Library. Online event. Registration required. Thursday, Sept. 8, 1:30-2:30 pm.
Social Security Disability Benefit 101: Social Security Disability provides a source of income to those who are unable to work due to a severe disability. Learn about the basic requirements for Social Security Disability programs, and if this may be an option for you. The presentation will cover two of the basic programs – Social Security Disability Insurance (SSDI) and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) – and will include information on work requirements for eligibility, income limitations for programs, information Social Security will review when considering a claim, plus options if you are denied Social Security Disability. The session is free, but registration is required. Presented by Central Minnesota Legal Services in partnership with Hennepin County Law Library. Funded by Friends of the Hennepin County Library. Online event. Registration required. Thursday, Sept. 29, 3-4 pm.
Halcyon Days Book Club: Malibu Rising: Halcyon Days is a book club that doesn’t take itself too seriously, like hanging out with old friends you didn’t know you had. Hosted by Kyle from Arvonne Fraser Library, this book club will meet the second Thursday of every month. Online event. Registration required. Thursday, Sept. 8, 7-8:30 pm.
Writer to Writer: Marcie Rendon and Leya Hale: Writer to Writer is a series featuring conversations between BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of color) writers. Join author and playwright, Marcie Rendon (White Earth Nation) and documentary producer Leya Hale (Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota and Diné Nations) in a conversation on their writing and their lives. They will also discuss issues that affect their Indigenous communities such as generational trauma, reclaiming Indigenous cultures and languages, murdered and missing Native people and more. Collaborator: More Than a Single Story. Funded by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Online event. Registration required. Tuesday, Sept. 13, 6:30-8 pm.
Career Planning for Artists: Where do you want to be artistically and professionally? Learn how to define your values, identify key choices, and develop a plan to achieve your career goals. Collaborator: Springboard for the Arts. Funded by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Online event. Registration required. Saturday, Sept. 17, 1-3:30 pm.
Time Management for Artists: Discover analytical and tool-based approaches to managing your time. Tackle hurdles related to efficiency, flexibility and your work-life balance. Collaborator: Springboard for the Arts. Funded by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Online event. Registration required. Saturday, Sept. 24, 1-3:30 pm.