March 23 - April 1
Northeast Library, 2200 Central Ave. NE, 612-543-6775, www.hclib.org/northeast
Afterschool Snack Program: Youth 18 years of age and under may stop by the Northeast meeting room for a free nutritious afterschool snack. Snacks must be consumed on site. Monday-Friday at 3:15-4:15 pm.
K-12 Homework Help: Free in-person tutoring for K-12 students. No advance sign-up needed. Every Wednesday and Thursday, through June 1, 4:30-7 pm.
Business Consultations with City of Minneapolis/Consulta de Negocios: A representative from the City of Minneapolis will meet with business owners and entrepreneurs to share resources and assist those who want to start, maintain or expand a business in the City of Minneapolis (e.g., financing, city regulations and business technical assistance). No appointment necessary. In English and Spanish. Asistencia disponible en inglés y español. Collaborator: City of Minneapolis Small Business Team. 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month, 2-4 pm.
Virtual Citizenship Workshop: Online study sessions help you practice for your citizenship interview. Work in small groups or individually with a volunteer from Literacy Minnesota. Study English vocabulary, reading, writing and civics. Collaborator: Literacy Minnesota. Classes are held every Tuesday and Thursday, 1-2:30 pm through June 29. Online event. Registration required.
Career Counseling: Drop in to meet with a career counselor who will give you one-on-one help with your job search, edit your résumé, help you navigate job applications or discuss interview strategies. Bring your résumé or be prepared to share it electronically. Learn about the various employment and training programs offered by Avivo’s Employment Services department and talk with staff about next steps in enrollment. Collaborator: Avivo Employment Services. Every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month, 2-4 pm.
Chess Club: Have fun learning the basics of chess, improving your game, mastering strategies and meeting other chess fans. All ages and walk-ins welcome. Every Thursday, 4:30-6:30 pm.
PRIDE Gaming: Teens. Join the teen edition of PRIDE Gaming to explore a series of virtual adventures in the “Monster of the Week” game system. This is LBGTQIA+ safe space intended for queer teens, hosted by queer staff. Online event. Registration required. Wednesday, March 22, 4-6 pm.
Microsoft Basics Workshop: Excel: Learn about the basics of Microsoft Excel. In this class for Microsoft Excel beginners, you will learn about entering information into cells, how to use Autofill, and how to incorporate basic formulas into a spreadsheet. This workshop will also cover basic data analysis by sorting, filtering, and using conditional formatting. Online event. Registration required. Thursday, March 23, 6-8 pm.
Ready Go! Make Your Art Mobile: Learn about practical and conceptual strategies to translate your art into a mobile tool that can be used to engage community and prompt interaction. Collaborator: Springboard for the Arts, funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Online event. Registration required. Saturday, March 25, 1-3:30 pm.
Writer to Writer: Carlyle Brown and David Grant: Join playwrights and screenwriters Carlyle Brown and David Grant in a conversation about how they see Black artists in theater and film doing powerful and necessary work that responds to our current socio-political moment – not just here, but around the world. What do they see that takes them to a dark and pessimistic place? Conversely, what do they see that gives them hope? How does their own work respond to the world as they see it at this moment? What personal passion project is closest to their hearts right now, and why? Collaborator: More Than a Single Story, funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Online event. Registration required. Tuesday, March 28, 6:30-8 pm.
Neurodiverse Author Reading and Book Release: Come for the release of the newest Cow Tipping Press book – a collection of writing from neurodiverse students who participated in writing workshops at Northeast Library. The program will feature live reading and discussion with new authors from RISE. Collaborator: Cow Tipping Press, funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Friday, March 31 at 10-11 am.
Business Structure Basics for Artists: An attorney from Springboard’s Minnesota Lawyers for the Arts (MnLA) program will cover business models from LLCs to 501(c)3s, including information on how to prepare, and benefits and risks. Collaborator: Springboard for the Arts, funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Online event. Registration required. Saturday, April 1, 1-2:30 pm.