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Edina's Southdale Library

Maud Hart Lovelace Book Award, March 1–March 22
Kids in grades 3-8 can vote for their favorite book between March 1 and March 22 at the library. You must read at least three nominated titles to be eligible to vote!

Family Storytime
Wednesdays, March 6–April 24, 10:30 a.m.
For children age 2 and up. Share books, stories, rhymes, music, and movement with your children.  

Baby Storytime
Mondays, January 14, Jan. 28, Feb. 4, Feb. 11 & Feb. 25, 10:30 a.m. 
Tuesdays, Jan. 15–Feb. 26, 10:30 a.m. Register Online or call 612-543-5900.
For children from birth to 24 months. Delight and stimulate your baby's senses with books and music. Build brain power.

Musical Stories
Wednesdays, Jan. 16–Feb. 20, 10:30 a.m.
Register Online or call 612-543-5900.
Toddlers (age 2 and up). Enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and movement with an emphasis on music.

Chess Club
Wednesday, Feb. 27, 6:30–8 p.m.
Wednesday, March 13, 6:30–8 p.m.
Wednesday, March 27, 6:30–8 p.m.
Wednesday, April 10, 6:30–8 p.m.
Wednesday, April 24, 6:30–8 p.m.

For families. Chess it out! Have fun learning the basics of chess, improving your game, mastering strategies and meeting other chess fans. Walk-ins welcome.

Paws to Read
Saturday, March 9, 10:30 a.m. – noon
Saturday, May 11, 10:30 a.m. – noon

For families. Certified volunteers will help put young readers at ease so they can cuddle up with a dog or other animal and practice reading aloud. Call ahead to find out what types of animals will be visiting. Arrive between 10:30-11:40 a.m. to sign up for a time slot.

Make This: Assemblage Art
Tuesday, March 19, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Feb 19. Register online or call 612-543-5900.
Grades 7-12. Found materials, drawings, photographs, fabrics and natural objects can be unified to create new art that makes a statement. Expand your understanding of two-dimensional art forms such as assemblage and collage. No prior art-making experience required.

Anime Showcase

Wednesday, April 3, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
For teens. Don’t miss this chance to watch an amazing line-up of Japanese animation on the big screen! Anime Twin Cities has teamed up with the library to offer something for everyone. Cosplay is encouraged! Visit or stop by the library for more information.

Teen Anime Club
Wednesday, April 3, 7–8:30 p.m.
For teens. Can't get enough anime? Join up to watch and review brand-new anime episodes, share artwork and hang out with other anime fans.

Paint It Green: Frame Ups
Thursday, April 4, 2–3 p.m.
Registration required, begins Mar 7. Register online or call 612-543-5900.
K-grade 6. Create a fun picture frame using discarded mat board and a variety of materials such as seashells and beads. Materials provided.

Teens Know Best: Tamora Pierce
Saturday, April 6, 1–3:30 p.m.
For teens. Meet teen fiction legend Pierce and talk to other fantasy fans. Hear about Pierce's famous fantasy series: "The Tortall Universe" and "The Circle Universe."

Make This: Altered Books
Tuesday, April 23, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Registration required, begins Mar 26. Register online or call 612-543-5900.
Grades 7-12. Take an unloved book, alter it with drawing, painting and collage techniques, and create a work of art. Bring an unloved book from home or choose from one provided.  


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