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February 2016
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Explore historical chocolate with GYST & Wangensteen Library – SOLD OUT

February 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
GYST Fermentation Bar,
25 E 26th St
Minneapolis, MN 55404 United States
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Start your Valentine's weekend right with a journey through historical and modern chocolates, Saturday, 13 February 2016 at noon. Join GYST Fermentation Bar's Jill Mott, along with Lois Hendrickson and Emily Beck from the University of Minnesota's Wangensteen Historical Library of Biology and Medicine when they take chocolate to new heights this February by sewing together the tales and myths surrounding the history of chocolate.

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Free

Our Umbra Search: Bringing Black History Out of the Shadows

February 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Please join us February 18, 7:00 p.m., at Elmer L. Andersen Library for Our Umbra Search: Bringing Black History Out of the Shadows. Erin Sharkey and Junauda Petrus deliver capstone presentations related to their residency with the Archie Givens, Sr., Collection of African American Literature.

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Free

Critical Conversations About Diversity and Justice

February 26 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Join us Friday, February 26, 1:30 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120 for an event in the Critical Conversations About Diversity and Justice series, "Our Somali Neighbors: Learning More about Somali Culture and Community."

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Friends Member Appreciation Event, featuring Tom Fisher

February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
McNamara Alumni Center,
200 S.E. Oak St.
Minneapolis, 55414 United States
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Join us for the Friends of the Libraries Member Appreciation event featuring Tom Fisher, "Urban Design and the Changing Face of the Twin Cities." The event takes place Sunday, February 28, 2016, 2:00 p.m. at McNamara Alumni Center, Al Johnson Great Room. Not a member of the Friends? Join today!

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March 2016
Free

First Fridays: March 2016

March 4 @ 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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The First Fridays Series continues with The 500 Boxes of Bartholomew Cubbins: The Children’s Theatre Company Archives, presented by the Performing Arts Archives; and Humor and Technological Change, presented by the Charles Babbage Institute Archives, March 4, 2016, noon to 1:00 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120.

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Free - $41.79

Rankine to speak at 2016 NOMMO

March 10 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cowles Auditorium and Atrium, Humphrey School of Public Affairs,
301 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Claudia Rankine is the featured speaker at the 2016 NOMMO African American Authors Series event on March 10 at Cowles Auditorium, University of Minnesota. The event is sponsored by the Givens Foundation.

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Free

Peter Brown to give Chase Lecture

March 30 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Peter Brown will deliver the 2016 Naomi C. Chase Lecture on Children's Literature March 30 at the University of Minnesota.

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Free

Rutherford Aris Memorial Lecture in Medieval Communication Technologies

March 31 @ 5:45 pm - 8:30 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Please join us March 31 for the Rutherford Aris Memorial Lecture, featuring . Lisa Fagin Davis, executive director of the Medieval Academy of America. Fagin will present Scattered Leaves: Reconstructing the Beauvais Manuscript. A dessert reception is tentatively planned to follow the lecture.

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Free

Celebration of the Whittington Press and Archives

March 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wilson Library,
309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join us March 31, 7:00 p.m., for a presentation by noted British fine press printer John Randle plus an exhibit of journals and books printed by renowned letterpress publisher Whittington Press, whose archives are now a part of the Libraries Special Collections.

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April 2016
Free

First Fridays: April 2016

April 1 @ 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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The 2015-2016 First Fridays Series continues with That’s Snot Funny!, presented by the Children’s Literature Research Collections, April 1, 2016, noon to 1:00 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120.

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The Children’s Theatre Company at 50

April 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Join the Performing Arts Archives in celebrating the opening of Never Grow Up: The Children’s Theatre Company at 50, an exhibit featuring the Children’s Theatre Company’s expansive archives. The event takes place Wednesday, April 6, 6:00 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library.

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Free

The Map Thief

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wilson Library,
309 19th Avenue S
Minneapolis, MN 55455 United States
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Join us Wednesday, April 13, as author Michael Blanding talks about his book, The Map Thief: The Gripping Story of an Esteemed Rare-Map Dealer Who Made Millions Stealing Priceless Maps.

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Ray Gonzalez featured at 7th Pankake Poetry event

April 14 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Join us for the 7th Annual Pankake Poetry Reading, featuring Ray Gonzalez on April 14, 2016, 4:00 p.m. at Elmer L. Andersen Library.

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$20 - $25

Kerlan Award Ceremony, honoring Betsy and Ted Lewin

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120,
222 21st Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN, 55455 United States
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Join us for a luncheon and award ceremony honoring the winners of the 2016 Kerlan Award of the Children’s Literature Research Collections of the University of Minnesota Libraries: Betsy and Ted Lewin. The event takes place Saturday, April 30 at Elmer L. Andersen Library, Room 120. Tickets are required to attend the lunch at noon. The presentation at 1:00 p.m. is free to attend, but reservations are required.

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May 2016
$48 - $58

Kevin Kling highlights Friends’ annual celebration

May 4 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
McNamara Alumni Center,
200 S.E. Oak St.
Minneapolis, 55414 United States
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Join us on Wednesday, May 4, 5:30 p.m. at McNamara Alumni Center for the Friends of the Libraries Annual Celebration, featuring Kevin Kling, "Books Cast Their Spell on Me: Trafficking in the Alphabet."

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