Northeast Library events and activities
Northeast Library, 2200 Central Ave. NE, in the Northeast Minneapolis Arts District, offers free upcoming events and activities. Info: 612-543-6775. Register: hclib.org/northeast.
Baby Storytime: For children birth-24 months and their caregivers. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format especially designed for babies. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. Tuesdays, 9:30-10 am.
Family Storytime: For children of all ages and their caregivers. Talk, sing, read, write and play together in a format appropriate for young children. Share books, stories, rhymes, music and movement. Starting Tuesdays 10:30-11 am.
Job Search Assistance: Are you seeking new employment or re-entering the workforce? Do you need help looking for a job, filling out applications or writing your résumé? Stop in for free assistance with a job search representative. Monthly, every second and fourth Tuesday, 2:30-4:30 pm.
City of Minneapolis Small Business Consultations: A representative from the City of Minneapolis will meet with Minneapolis-based business owners to answer your permitting, financing and licensing questions, and give advice about business plans and mentoring. No appointment necessary. Partner: City of Minneapolis City Coordinator’s Office. Monthly, every first Tuesday 3-5 pm.
Maker Monday for Teens: Make something cool. It might be a building challenge, a piece of jewelry, a work of art, or something totally off-the-wall. Drop in to find out what they’re making. Materials provided. Sponsor: Friends of the Northeast Library. Mondays, 3:30-4:30 pm.
Sing, Play, Learn: For children ages 1-5. Hands-on musical play activities led by early childhood music specialists will let your family experience music’s impact on learning and reading readiness. Together you will sing, rhyme, read, move and create. Collaborator: MacPhail Center for Music. Funded by Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Registration required online or call 612-543-6775. Saturday’s, Feb. 1, 8, 15, and 22, 10:30-11:15 am.
Chinese Calligraphy: Learn how to write Chinese characters in this interactive calligraphy lesson. Try using authentic ink and brushes, while also discovering the history and principles behind Chinese writing. Registration required online or call 612-543-6775. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2-4 pm.
Artsy Playdate: My Heart is a Zoo: Create (he)art projects together with the whole family. They’ll start by reading “My Heart Is Like a Zoo,” by Michael Hall, but feel free to drop in at any time. Materials provided. Sponsor: Friends of the Northeast Library. Friday, Feb. 14, 10-11:30 am.