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Memorial Day Weekend

Monday, May 28, 2018
Anoka County Library
All Anoka County libraries will be closed.
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Technology help at Coon Rapids Senior Center

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Anoka County Library - Offsite locations
Coon Rapids Senior Center (11155 Robinson Drive Coon Rapids, MN 55433)
Technology HELP!: Library staff will be on hand at the Coon Rapids Senior Center to answer questions and provide support and guidance with technology-related issues. Sign up for a free, one-to-one, 45 minute appointment and get help with setting up an email account, downloading library eBooks, using Word, Excel or PowerPoint, using Social Media, and more. If we can’t answer a question, we’ll find resources or organizations that can! To register call the Coon Rapids Senior Center at 763-767-6473.
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Teen Craft Hour: Choose Your Own Craft-venture

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Rum River Library
Rum River Library - Meeting Room A & B

Join us for a craft hour of your own making - you bring the ideas, we'll bring the supplies!  Make your requests at the other craft hours, or vote on your favorite ideas in the Teen Section in March and April.

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Dementia Dialogue

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Rum River Library
Rum River Library - Meeting Room A & B
A film and book discussion group that explores dementia through stories, both real and fictional.  Presented in coordination with the Anoka County Family Caregiver Connection and ACT on Alzheimer's Anoka. Call the library and request your copy of the title that will be discussed Spectrum of hope: an optimistic and new approach to Alzheimer's disease and other dementias by Gayatri Devi.
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Scrabble Club

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Columbia Heights Public Library
Community Room (Room 100)
Exercise your brain and challenge others to a friendly game of Scrabble. All levels welcome! Hosted by the Friends of Columbia Heights Library. Scrabble Club meets the first and third Tuesday of every month in the community room. 
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Senior Surf Computer Class (55+)

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Columbia Heights Public Library
History Room (Room 130)
Get hands-on computer experience with help from representatives of the Senior LinkAge Line. Learn computer basics, how to navigate and search the Internet and how to access websites of interest to seniors. Register online for any session or call 763-706-3690.
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Teen Game Club

2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Rum River Library
Rum River Library - Meeting Room A & B
Have fun and play the library's video and board games, or bring your own to share with other gamers.
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Afternoon Art Club

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Crooked Lake Library
Crooked Lake Library - Meeting Room
Learn about famous artist each month, and then complete a project in the artist's style.
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Bedtime Math Crazy 8s

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Rum River Library
Rum River Library - Meeting Room A & B
Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8ers build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess... all while bonding with new friends over math. For kids in Grades K - 2 Meeting Wednesday, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. for 8 sessions; Starting April 4 and ending May 23, 2018.
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Consult with the Law Library Director

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Law Library
Crooked Lake Library
Each month the Anoka County Law Library Director will be at different library locations to answer legal reference questions, help locate legal forms, and provide referral services where possible. Please note that law library staff are not attorneys and cannot provide legal opinions, interpretations, or advice.
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Habla con el Director de la Biblioteca de Derecho del Condado de Anoka

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Law Library
Crooked Lake Library
Tienes alguna pregunta sobre leyes? Ven y habla con el Director de la Biblioteca de Derecho del Condado de Anoka. Cada mes, el Director de la Biblioteca de Derecho del Condado de Anoka estara en diferentes Bibliotecas para contestar tus dudas legales, ayudar a localizar formularios legales y proporcionar servicios de referencias cuando sea posible.

Por favor, ten en cuenta que el personal de la Biblioteca de Derecho no son abogados y no pueden proporcionar una opinior juridica, interpretacion or asesoria.
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Staff Day

All Day
Anoka County Library
All Anoka County Libraries will be closed.
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Tech Time

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Rum River Library
Rum River Library - Computer Lab
Library staff will be on hand in the Rum River Digital Learning Lab to answer questions and provide support and guidance with technology-related issues. Drop in for help to: • Create a resume • Set up an email account • Apply for jobs online • Get help with Word, Excel, or PowerPoint • Download library eBooks, eAudioBooks and magazines • Apply for unemployment • Download digital photos If we can’t answer a question, we’ll find resources or organizations that can! This is a regular, drop-in program, with help being provided on a first come basis.
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Minecraft May

4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Rum River Library
Rum River Library - Computer Lab
Share strategies with other Minecrafters, explore new terrain, gather raw materials and create amazing structures. For kids age 7 and up.
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Book a Tech Tutor

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tech Tutor
Northtown Library
Northtown Study Room 108

Book a session and get one-on-one help from a private technology coach! It’s easy! Just make an appointment with library staff or reserve a time online using the registration form at https://www.anokacounty.us/FormCenter/Library-19/Book-a-Tech-Tutor-Signup-179Library staff will contact you to confirm your appointment.

Topics include: Digital photos, Email, Google Calendar, Google Drive, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Online Safety, and Social Media. Topics updated regularly. Check online or ask a librarian for an up-to-date topic list and scheduled times.

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Teenclub

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Centennial Library
Centennial Library - Meeting Room
Do you love anime? Fan Fiction? Dr. Who? Something else entirely? Come geek out with fellow fans! Enjoy snacks games, and crafts. No registration required, open to any teens.
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4-H Tech Wizards

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Columbia Heights Public Library
Community Room (Room 100)

Tech Wizards is a free program that engages youth in small group mentoring around technology and STEM concepts in partnership with Anoka County 4-H.  For grades 5-8. 

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Author Talk: Frantic 7

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Columbia Heights Public Library
Community Room (Room 100)

Learn about the American effort to aid the Warsaw Uprising during Operation Frantic in World War II. The Frantic 7 operation in 1944 led to the formation of a Sister City relationship between Columbia Heights and Lomianki, Poland.

 

In addition to his most recent book, “Frantic 7,” John Radzilowski is the author or co-author of numerous works on U.S. and Polish history, including “A Traveller's History of Poland” and “Poles in Minnesota.”

 

This free program is sponsored by the Columbia Heights Sister Cities International program. No registration is required.

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Lupita Doesn't Want to Sleep: A Bilingual Puppet Show

6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Northtown Library
Northtown Meeting Room
This is a story about a feisty little girl who always finds a way to keep playing when it is time to go to sleep. The show highlights the joyful moments of parent-child relationships. Esta es una historia sobre una niña juguetona que siempre encuentra la manera deseguir jugando cuando es hora de irse a dormir. Este espectáculo destaca los momentos tiernos de las relaciones entre padres e hijos. Performed in English and Spanish. Sponsored by a grant from the Anoka County Children and Family Council.
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Fridley Senior Center Tech Time

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Anoka County Library - Offsite locations
Fridley Community Center (6085 7th St NE, Fridley, MN 55432)
Are you overwhelmed with today's technology? Library staff will be on hand to answer your questions and provide support and guidance with technology-related issues. Sign up for a free, one-to-one, 20-minute appointment and get help with setting up an email account, downloading library eBooks, using Word, Excel or PowerPoint, using social media, and more. Register by calling the Senior Center at 763-502-5150.
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LEGO Club

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Columbia Heights Public Library
Community Room (Room 100)

Do you love all things LEGO? We’ll provide the LEGOs, you bring the imagination.  For grades K-6. No registration required.  

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Bedtime Math Crazy 8s

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Rum River Library
Rum River Library - Meeting Room A & B
Crazy 8s is an after-school math club designed to get kids fired up about math. Every week Crazy 8ers build stuff, run and jump, make music, make a mess... all while bonding with new friends over math. For kids in Grades K - 2 Meeting Wednesday, 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. for 8 sessions; Starting April 4 and ending May 23, 2018.
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Consult with the Law Library Director

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Law Library
Rum River Library
Each month the Anoka County Law Library Director will be at different library locations to answer legal reference questions, help locate legal forms, and provide referral services where possible. Please note that law library staff are not attorneys and cannot provide legal opinions, interpretations, or advice.
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Registration is closed

Habla con el Director de la Biblioteca de Derecho del Condado de Anoka

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Law Library
Rum River Library
Tienes alguna pregunta sobre leyes? Ven y habla con el Director de la Biblioteca de Derecho del Condado de Anoka. Cada mes, el Director de la Biblioteca de Derecho del Condado de Anoka estara en diferentes Bibliotecas para contestar tus dudas legales, ayudar a localizar formularios legales y proporcionar servicios de referencias cuando sea posible.

Por favor, ten en cuenta que el personal de la Biblioteca de Derecho no son abogados y no pueden proporcionar una opinior juridica, interpretacion or asesoria.
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Meditation Workshop

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Columbia Heights Public Library
Community Room (Room 100)

Learn how meditation can help you cope with the stresses of life.  Join long-time meditator and lecturer Arvind Naik in the library’s community room. There will be a short meditation sitting after the presentation.

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