Champlin Library Events – September

Free programs for young readers, clubs and other activities for teens, computer classes, writing labs, author programs, job search assistance, multicultural events, arts and craft workshops, genealogy research tips, and lifelong learning for all will be presented free in September at Hennepin County libraries.

Hennepin County operates 41 libraries in the city of Minneapolis and suburban Hennepin County. For library hours and locations: http://www.hclib.org/pub/info/locations.cfm

Following are programs scheduled in September at Hennepin County Library – Champlin.  For Hennepin County Library’s complete program schedule, plus access to the catalog, online databases and other online resources, information about the Friends of the Hennepin County Library, and other library information, go towww.hclib.org

The Hennepin County Library – Champlin is located at 12154 Ensign Ave. N., Champlin. Info: 612-543-6250

 

Toddler Storytime

Mondays, Sept. 10-Nov. 12, 10:30 a.m. at Champlin Library

For children ages 2 and 3. Interact with your toddler to nurture a love of books. Learn letters, sounds, and new words. Be active with music and movement.

 

Preschool Storytime

Tuesdays, Sept. 11-Nov. 13, 10:30 a.m. at Champlin Library

For children ages 4 to 6. Help your preschooler get ready to read. Enjoy stories together and build language skills.

 

Author Talk: Darby Nelson

Tuesday, Sept. 11, 6:30 p.m. at Champlin Library

Do you love lakes? Are you curious about what’s below the waves or along the shore? Are you concerned about lakes and their future? Minnesota author Nelson, aquatic ecologist, will discuss his book “For Love of Lakes,” a Minnesota Book Award finalist. Books will be available for purchase and signing.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Champlin Library.

 

Senior Tech Club: There’s an App for That!

Wednesdays, Sept. 12 & 26, Oct. 10 & 24, Nov. 7; 3:30-5 p.m. at Champlin Library

Registration required; began Aug. 15. Does today’s plethora of technology leave you bewildered, overwhelmed and intrigued? Here’s your chance to learn from a young technology expert! Get explanations, demonstrations and hands-on experience on a variety of devices, including ones you bring along.

 

Teen Manga Book Club

Thursdays, Sept. 13 & Nov. 8, 6-7:30 p.m. at Champlin Library

Grades 6-12. Whether you like shojo or shonen, or don’t know the difference yet, discuss your favorite series and find new favorites here.

 

Baby Storytime

Saturdays, Sept. 15-Oct. 27 (except Oct. 6), 10:30 a.m. at Champlin Library

Registration required; began Aug. 18; limit 20. For children from birth to 24 months. Delight and stimulate your baby’s senses with books and music. Build brain power.

 

Marvelous Mondays

Mondays, Sept. 17, Oct. 1 & 22, Nov. 5 & 19; 3-4:30 p.m. at Champlin Library

K-grade 6. Mondays are marvelous at the library! Drop in to build LEGO® masterpieces or show off your skills on the PS2, Wii and Xbox Kinect.

Sponsored by the Friends of the Champlin Library.

 

Art for Life: Fabric Wreaths

Wednesday, Sept. 19, 10:30 a.m.-noon at Champlin Library

Registration required; begins Aug. 22; limit 20. For adults 55+. Fall and winter wreaths are a nice addition to any home. Make your own from a huge variety of fabrics, colors, textures and ornaments that will suit any décor. Materials provided. Find related books and more at the Library.

This project is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Presented in collaboration with ArtsySmartsy.

 

Baby Storytime

Wednesdays, Sept. 26-Oct. 31, 9:30 a.m. at Champlin Library

Registration required; begins Aug. 29; limit 25. For children from birth to 24 months. Delight and stimulate your baby’s senses with books and music. Build brain power.

 

Teen Anime Club

Thursdays, Sept. 27, Oct. 25, Nov. 15; 6-7:30 p.m. at Champlin Library

Grades 6-12. Can’t get enough anime? Join up to watch brand-new anime episodes and hang out with other anime fans.

 

Saturday at the Movies

Saturdays, Sept. 29, Oct. 20, Nov. 3; 2-4 p.m. at Champlin Library

Preschool-grade 6. Bring the whole family to watch a great movie on the big screen. There will be fun activities before the show. Call 612-543-6250 or stop by to find out what will be playing.

This project is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.

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