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April 2019

Programming and Pizza, April 2019

April 26 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, 309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join DASH on April 26 for Programming & Pizza – Research Programming Consultations Served with a Slice. Make an appointment Friday, April 2612:00-1:00 pm Wilson Research Collaboration Studio, (first floor, Wilson Library) Do you have an idea for a web design project but need a little technical guidance? Want to experiment with scripting in R or Python? Curious about Git or GitHub? Want advice about how to create an map using GIS? Perhaps you don’t even know what you don’t know…

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May 2019

The ABC of It: Whose Story is Being Told?

May 10 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120, 222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Join us for an in-depth panel discussion on bias and social justice in the world of children's books  — historically and today. This event was created following conversations surrounding the celebrated exhibit: The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter currently on display at the Elmer L. Andersen Library.

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Furious beautiful zines

May 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 13, 2019

An event every month that begins at 6:30 pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until May 13, 2019

Walter Library Breakerspace, Room 204D, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Drop in, learn what a zine is, and make one of your own to share with the world (or just your cat)! This workshop is guest-hosted by Jimmy Cooper. Questions etc. go to furiousbeautiful@gmail.com! All are welcome.

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Libraries sponsored Software Carpentry workshops

May 16 - May 17
Walter Library, 117 Pleasant St SE
Minneapolis, 55455 United States

About Software Carpentry Software Carpentry workshops are hands-on, two-day events that cover the core computational research skills needed to be productive as an individual scientist or in small research teams.  No previous experience is needed and each workshop is taught by experienced researchers who use these tools in their own work. Participants will learn how to automate tasks using the Unix shell, will be introduced to a structured programming language like Python or R, and will gain experience using Git and Github for version control.…

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Truth, Tweets, and Tomorrows

May 17 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
McNamara Alumni Center, 200 S.E. Oak St.
Minneapolis, 55414 United States
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$55 – $65
David S. Ferriero

The Friends of the Libraries Annual Celebration  Featuring: David S. Ferriero, 10th Archivist of the United States in conversation with Journalist Tom Weber When: Friday, May 17, 2019 |5:30 p.m. Social hour, 6:15 p.m. Dinner & Program Where: McNamara Alumni Center | Parking and Directions Tickets: $55 for Friends members | $65 for general public | Cash Bar Buy Tickets! About the event  History lives in many forms — from parchment and ink to bits and bytes — all under…

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