In March, the Maple Grove Library, 8001 Main St. N., will host several events for all members of the family.
Also during March at area libraries is the “Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award.” Between now and March 22 kids in grades third to eighth can vote for their favorite book between at the library. Kids must read at least three nominated titles to be eligible to vote. Sponsored by MELSA (Metropolitan Library Service Agency).
The following events are scheduled at the Maple Grove Library:
“First Pages for Teens: Novel Writing for Teens,” Tuesday, March 26, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. — Register. For grades seven to 12. Has someone always wanted to write the great American novel, but don’t know where to begin? Learn the core elements of the novel to help get started, then go home and begin a first draft. See related materials for further information. Find more by searching the library catalog or Ask Us. This project is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Presented in collaboration with The Loft Literary Center.
“Paint It Green: Japanese Chirimen Art,” Wednesday, March 27, from 2 to 3 p.m. — Register. For kindergarten to grade six. Chirimen is a traditional Japanese weaving technique developed during the Edo period. Learn about it and create a miniature animal. Materials provided. This project is funded with money from Minnesota’s Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund. Presented in collaboration with ArtStart.
To register or for more information, call the Maple Grove Library at 612-543-6450.