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Events at Pierre Bottineau Library
Pierre Bottineau Library, 55 Broadway St. NE. All programs are free and open to the public. Registration may be required for some. Info: Svetlana Pavlova, Adult Services Librarian, 612-543-6859, firstname.lastname@example.org, Angel Gardner-Kocher, Youth Services Librarian, 612-543-6860, email@example.com; General and registration info: hclib.org, 612-543-6850, 612-543-KNOW (5669), hclib.org/about/locations/pierre-bottineau.
Researching the History of Your Home: Saturday, Feb. 1, 10-11:30 am. Learn about the historical resources at the library and across the county that will help you piece together a history of your Hennepin County house, neighborhood or property. Staff from Hennepin County Library’s Special Collections will explain print and online resources, including permit records, maps, photos and more, and will set you on the path to jump-start your research. Free, registration required.
Re-imagining Aging Book Club: Saturday, Feb. 8: “On the Brink of Everything,” by Parker Palmer. Saturday, March 14: “You Learn by Living,” by Eleanor Roosevelt, 9-10:30 am. Dicuss engaging and enlightening books about aging and what it means to live a vital life today. They will re-frame the idea of aging as opportunity, the responsibility to reach out to other generations, share wisdom, and learn new ways of living in the world is how we can grow up and grow old together. A limited number of lending copies may be picked up at the information desk prior to each discussion. For additional information, contact the library. Collaborator: East Side Neighborhood Services. Free, registration required.
Music of Bob Dylan: Thursday, Feb. 13, 6-7 pm. Minnesota native son Bob Dylan popularized a new era of the poet-songwriter. His simple, folk-like melodies helped keep the prominence of the lyrics front and center, and his reliance on traditional musical forms redefined the sounds of the time. Collaborator: MacPhail Center for Music. Funded by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Free, registration required.
Social Media Basics for Artists: Saturday, Feb. 15, 1:30-4 pm. Using Facebook and Twitter examples, learn core functionality, best practices and exercises to help you build an online strategy for your artistic business. Collaborator: Springboard for the Arts. Funded by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Free, registration required.