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Northeast Library Events
October 6, 2021 @ 8:00 am - October 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Northeast Library, 2200 Central Ave. N.E., 612-543-6775, register at www.hclib.org/northeast.
Free online tutoring for all ages, in English or Spanish. Online every day from 1 to 11 pm. Available on computers in the library or at home with your Hennepin County Library card. Visit https://apps2.hclib.org/auth/BrainFuse
Ask Us Reference services are available by phone, email, or chat. Call 612-543-KNOW (5669) or visit https://www.hclib.org/contact/
Theater Workshop: zAmJam!: zAmya Theater invites you to zAmJam! zAmJam is a chill creative space that is open to all who are ready to play. People who’ve experienced housing instability especially encouraged to attend. Participants will play games, learn skills and generate content for zAmya’s fall season of Homeless Network NewZ. Funding provided by the Minnesota State Arts Board, Metropolitan Regional Arts Council and Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Online event. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 19, 26, 2:30-4:00 pm.
Indigi-Nerd Monthly Meet-up: A facilitated one-hour conversation will be held each month relating to Indigenous Comics. Feel free to join anytime for open-ended discussion. Online event. Wednesday, Oct. 6, 7-8 pm.
Career Training and Job Search Support from Goodwill-Easter Seals MN: Are you looking for a new job or career? Learn about no-cost training classes from Twin Cities area residents and services available from career navigators at Goodwill-Easter Seals MN during this virtual information session. Online event. Registration required. Wednesdays, Oct. 6 and 20, 1-2 pm.
Virtual Magnet Senior center: Virtual Magnet Senior Center is for patrons 50 years old and up. Have open conversations about anything and everything as well as planned events such as history discussion. Wednesdays, Oct. 6, 13, and 20, 10:30-11:30 am.
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, Oct. 9, 1-3:30 pm.
More Than a Single Story – The Suitcases We Carry: An Afternoon With Haitian Women Writers: More Than a Single Story is a series of programs that strives to break down the stereotyping of people of color by celebrating their diverse voices and experiences. Founded and curated by writer Carolyn Holbrook. Online event. Registration required. Sunday, Oct. 10, 2-3:30 pm.
Great Decisions: The End of Globalization?: Will protectionist trade policies enacted by the United States and other countries bring an end to globalization as the contemporary world has known it? Robert Scarlett, senior advisor to Clearwater Biologic, LLC, a bioremediation business located in Babbitt, Minn., will speak on this topic. He also leads Hunter Scarlett Consulting. Sponsors: Friends of the Edina Library, Edina Senior Center, Minneapolis Community Education, Plymouth and Washburn libraries. Online event. Registration required. Monday, Oct. 11, 4-5:30 pm.
Mary Ann Key Book Club: A Conversation with Cathy Park Hong: Join the Mary Ann Key Book Club for an exclusive evening featuring Cathy Park Hong, award-winning author of the library’s fall 2021 book club selection, “Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning.” The author will be joined in conversation by Star Tribune columnist and book club partner Myron Medcalf. The virtual talk will conclude with a live Q&A session with participants. Collaborator: Star Tribune. Sponsor: Friends of the Hennepin County Library. Online event. Registration required. Tuesday, Oct. 12, 7-8:30 pm.
Talk of the Stacks with Claudia Rankine: Claudia Rankine is the award-winning author of five collections of poetry, including “Citizen: An American Lyric,” which uses poetry, essay, cultural criticism, and visual images to explore what it means to be an American citizen in a “post-racial” society. She will discuss her latest genre-defying work “Just Us: An American Conversation” in which she questions what it means to interrogate white privilege, well-meaning liberal politics, and white male aggression in our current age. A Q&A session with webinar participants will follow Rankine’s presentation. Online event. Registration required. Wednesday, Oct. 13, 7-8 pm.
Eviction Expungement Clinic: Expungement is the process of going to court to ask a judge to seal a court record. People request expungement of an eviction record to make it easier to find housing in the future. Attend a virtual informational session via Microsoft Teams to learn more about the eviction expungement process and have general questions answered by attorneys. Online event. Registration required. Thursday, Oct. 14, 1:30-2:30 pm.
emPowerU: LinkedIn Lab: Join Dress for Success Twin Cities to learn how to set up and start your own LinkedIn account and use it to make meaningful connections that help you advance your networking and your successful job search. Online event. Registration required. Thursday, Oct. 14, 7-8:30 pm.
Portfolio Kit for Artists: Your portfolio is the core of your promotional material. Focus on essential elements: sharpening your artist statement, tailoring your artistic resume, and selecting and formatting your work samples. Collaborator: Springboard for the Arts. Funded by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Online event. Registration required. Saturday, Oct. 16, 1-3:30 pm.