Maple Grove, Osseo Libraries keep summer fun during August

The Maple Grove and Osseo Libraries will be hosting events throughout August. Some of the events include those for kids, teens, adults and a book sale.

Upcoming events at the Maple Grove Library, 8001 Main St. N., include:

“Teen Anime Club,” Thursday, Aug. 8, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. — For teens. Watch anime, discuss manga and share artwork. Something different every time. Sponsored by Friends of the Maple Grove Library.

“Guys Read Kids Book Club,” Wednesday, Aug. 14, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. — Register for guys entering grades four to six. Join other guys to talk about a great book. Lending copies may be picked up at the information desk prior to meeting. Sponsored by Friends of the Maple Grove Library. What We’re Reading: Aug. 14 is “NERDS: National Espionage, Rescue, and Defense Society,” by Buckley, Michael.


The Osseo Library, 415 Central Ave., will host the following upcoming events:

“Act Out for Kids: Creative Movement,” Monday, Aug. 12, from 2 to 3:30 p.m. — Register for those entering grades one and two. Learn how to walk like a bear, creep like a tiger or be like a tiny fly. An experienced Guthrie teaching artist will show participants fun and creative ways to use imaginative movement. 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 Guthrie Theater.

“Used Book Sale,” Friday, Sept. 6, from noon to 4 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 7, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Bargain hunters and book lovers take note: the Friends of the Library will host a sale of hundreds of adult and children’s fiction and nonfiction books in hardcover and paperback. Most books, withdrawn from the Hennepin County Library system or donated by the public, will be priced $1 or less. Funds raised will benefit the library. Book donations accepted at the library.


To register or for more information, call the Maple Grove Library at 612-543-6450 or the Osseo Library at 612-543-5750.