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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 www.hclib.org/teens/AnimeManga 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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